Comedians Shawn and Marlon Wayans (In Living Color, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood) star as Shawn and Marlon Williams, two brothers with little more in common than their family name, the one-bedroom brownstone they share in New York City and an innate ability to disagree, disrupt and dis'. The Wayans Bros. is a Next to Last Production and BabyWay Production in association with Warner Bros. Television. Phil Kellard and Tom Moore are the executive producers, Josh Goldstein and Eric Gold are co-executive producers, Maiya Williams and Robert Bruce are the consulting producers and Craig Wyrick-Solari is the producer. Shawn and Marlon Wayans serve as executive consultants.
Shawn and Marlon let Grandma move in, then plot to drive her out after she cramps their bachelor lifestyle. The problem: she won't take a hint.
Dumbfounded that his girlfriend would dump him for Marlon, Shawn convinces himself she's just trying to make him jealous. So he sets up a double date to show her that two can play that game.
Shawn falls in with a yuppie crowd, spurning his old pals from the 'hood and masquerading as a business executive, until Marlon sets out to downsize his ego.
Marlon achieves celebrity status by starring in a series of malt-liquor commercials, but there's trouble brewing when he portrays a ghetto stereotype.
Contest-obsessed Marlon hits the jackpot. His prize is a vacation for two, but it's no day at the beach when Shawn, Pops and Grandma battle over the second ticket.
To win Mama a chair, the brothers concoct a family sob story and win $5,000 in a magazine's Wish of the Year contest, then have to stage an elaborate performance when a reporter checks up on them.
A food fight breaks out when Uncle Nate parks his lunch truck across from Pops' diner, taking away his patrons.
Dee flies off the handle when her sister Natalie thinks about giving up her promising Air Force career to be with airhead Marlon.
Pops reunites with his old singing group for a comeback try, but it seems times have changed. And thanks to modern surgery, so has one of its members.
Shawn falls for an older woman (Grier), while Marlon meets a young thrill-seeker and finds that love is just a hop, skip and bungee jump away -- unless he wimps out.
Shawn becomes Marlon's agent and undermines his client's sputtering acting career by demanding the full star treatment. Meanwhile, Pops tries to foist spoiled food on the church mission.
Pops browbeats the boys into going camping, but he's hurt to find their idea of ""quality time"" is partying with babes in the woods.
In a twist on the film It's a Wonderful Life, Marlon's guardian angel shows him how the family would have fared had he never been born. (Not half badly, actually.)
Marlon suspects a friend in need is a friend with greed when his apartment is burglarized after he rebuffed T.C.'s plea for a loan.
Shawn and Marlon decide to play a prank on a hated teacher from junior high -- but find themselves delivering his eulogy when he drops dead at his retirement party.
Shawn figures he's movin' on up when he lands a job at the ad agency in the building, but he's knocked off the fast track when his boss Ted takes credit for his slogan. Meanwhile, Marlon is left to run the newsstand, where he hires Dupree as his assistant.
When Pops starts dressing in fine clothes, closing the diner early and staying out late, Shawn and Marlon suspect the reason is another woman.
Marlon's relationship with his girlfriend is suddenly altared -- er, altered -- when her brother, a neighborhood bully, learns how close they've become and forces young Williams to propose.
Dee delivers a woman's baby, and her maternal instincts surface.
The boys fear it's a match made in hell after introducing a lonely Grandma to Fred, a smooth-talking diner regular who they later believe is a wanted murderer known as ""The Black Widower.""
Marlon looks to even the score with an old Little League teammate who supposedly ruined his chances at a big-league career by hogging all the glory.
Shawn's plans to expand ""Williams Brothers News"" are interrupted when Marlon lands a part in a national musical starring R&B artist Keith Sweat.