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Why do you think they cancelled the show?

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    niko15

    [1]Mar 31, 2006
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    I was thinking they cancelled because Shawn and Marlon wanted to do movies, but that wouldn't make sense because if that was the case they both would have been in several movies after the Wayans. I think they cancelled it because of low ratings.
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    THEICE

    [2]Apr 6, 2006
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    niko15 wrote:
    I was thinking they cancelled because Shawn and Marlon wanted to do movies, but that wouldn't make sense because if that was the case they both would have been in several movies after the Wayans. I think they cancelled it because of low ratings.
    i wayced though i wasn't supposed to.
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    homeydaclown

    [3]Apr 16, 2006
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    I think it was cancelled because of low ratings. But they still should've ended somehow. Witout leaving us hanging. It was good show.
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    JazzyOne06

    [4]Jun 13, 2006
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    It was a very good show and I still don't see how the ratings could have been low because it was syndicated for awhile.
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    ebbydmp

    [5]Jun 30, 2006
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    I think that the show was cancelled because The WB wanted its programming to be cater to a certain demographic by 1999. I mean, look at the shows that come on that channel they are nothing like The Wayans Brothers. However, not so great ratings allowed them to cut the show so abruptly.
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    AquaTeen33

    [6]Jul 7, 2006
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    Around 1999-2001 WB cancelled most their shows because the WB critics thought that the show got boring and because of loew ratings but still lots of those WB shows especially this one was really good and I don't know how a funny show like this could get cancelled as fast as it did.
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    joecool_ny

    [7]Jul 31, 2006
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    i still love watching the show on BET
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    TheDiamondDog

    [8]Aug 13, 2006
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    joecool_ny wrote:
    i still love watching the show on BET

    Ditto.  It's hilarious.  I didn't watch it when it was on, but caught it one night and thought it was hilarious.

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    GSU2004

    [9]Sep 10, 2006
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    I definetely think it was the ratings that did this show in.  Jamie Foxx and Steve Harvey were still going strong at the time Wayans Bros got cancelled.  Just like with My Wife and Kids, I think the series played itself out.  
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    boobush

    [10]Oct 26, 2006
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    I think it was the ratings too. I never heard about the show until it was on BET.
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    cheatman106

    [11]Nov 3, 2006
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    well u got to give it a chance it was cancelled since producers woundnt know what to do with it.
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    seinfeld111690

    [12]Jan 1, 2007
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    Not enough viewers
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    danigro89

    [13]Jan 6, 2007
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    A mixture of low amount of viewers and a change in target demographic. Which is why this show along with Sister, Sister and Smart Guy were cancelled that year also.
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    patrickstarfan

    [14]Jan 7, 2007
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    To bad it ended. I guess all shows have to end.
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    danigro89

    [15]Jan 7, 2007
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    Atleast it's in syndication. Although unfortunately I don't see Seasons 2-5 being released in the near future or ever.
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    cheatman106

    [16]Jan 10, 2007
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    i dont think it was cancelled cuz of low ratings it was cancelled since no one knew what to do wit the show it was a heartbreak but should had been in other netwoks like comedy central no the wb
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    danigro89

    [17]Jan 11, 2007
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    Comedy Central probably would have cancelled the show quicker than the WB.
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    PapaSmurf10

    [18]Feb 14, 2007
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    low ratings my ass.. that sho killed all tha other boring shows at that time..had to be someother reason like that one guy said shawn n marlon probably had bigger things goin like movie careers, both were in "dont be a menace..." around the same time n marlon went on to things like senseless and the sixth man... but not enough viewers is bullsh*t cuz that was the funniest show ever.. i still watch it everyday on bet
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    G-UntFan23

    [19]Jul 13, 2007
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    I don`t know why they cancelled it. It was a good show.
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