Waynehead

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Waynehead
Waynehead Title Card.jpg
GenreAnimation
Created byDamon Wayans
Voices of
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkKids' WB
Audio formatDolby Surround
Original releaseOctober 19, 1996 (1996-10-19) –
May 17, 1997 (1997-05-17)

Waynehead is a Canadian-American Saturday morning animated series created by American actor Damon Wayans.[1] It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Nelvana, with animation by TMS-Kyokuchi Corporation (intro only), Hanho Heung-Up Co., Ltd., and PASI. It ran on Kids' WB from 1996–1997.[2] Waynehead lasted for only 13 episodes and has never been released on VHS or DVD.[3] It is about a young boy named Damien "Damey" Wayne from a poor background with a club foot and was based on Wayans' own childhood in the Chelsea neighborhood in the New York City Borough of Manhattan. Actors cast in the show included Gary Coleman, Orlando Brown and Marlon Wayans.

Voice cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Demon of The Dozens"October 19, 1996 (1996-10-19)
Damey digs for dirt when his battle with the school bully turns into a "dozens" fight, a contest of insults.
2"No Mo' Money"October 26, 1996 (1996-10-26)
Damey tries to earn money for the Harlem Week Festival.
3"Brothers And Bros."November 2, 1996 (1996-11-02)
Damey learns the difference between friends and family when he sneaks out of the house to run with his gang.
4"Botswana Aki And The Hydrant of Doom"November 9, 1996 (1996-11-09)
Damey's angry when he's forced to spend the day with the nerdy new kid, but when Aki is endangered by a run-in with the Hydrant of Doom, Damey sets out to rescue his unlikely friend.
5"3 Hats And You're Out"November 16, 1996 (1996-11-16)
Waynehead's cousin Three Hats from Los Angeles comes to visit.
6"Dad's A Spaz"November 23, 1996 (1996-11-23)
Damey asks his dad to coach the gang for a game against the tough St. Mary's team, and soon realizes his dad's a disaster on the court.
7"Be Mine...Or Else"December 31, 1996 (1996-12-31)
Roz falls for Damey when he rescues her from junkyard dogs.
8"To Be Cool Or Not To Be"February 1, 1997 (1997-02-01)
Damey's desperate to keep his opera role a secret from the guys, but circumstances conspire against him.
9"Special Delivery"February 15, 1997 (1997-02-15)
Damey and his pals struggle to get Mom to the hospital when she goes into labor at the library.
10"Quest For Fireworks"April 19, 1997 (1997-04-19)
When Toof and Damey happen to find a firecracker the night before the 4th of July, the gang thinks they've got a secret source for illegal fireworks.
11"A Friend In Greed"April 26, 1997 (1997-04-26)
Damey's torn when Marvin gives him a Ken Griffey, Jr. autographed glove with the money he stole from the gang.
12"Bummed Out"May 3, 1997 (1997-05-03)
Damey helps a homeless DJ who works on his guilt over a prank they'd pulled just before the man was fired.
13"Rebel Without A Paw"May 17, 1997 (1997-05-17)
Damey becomes convinced that the world is against Tripod because of his missing paw.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Perlmutter, David (4 May 2018). "The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows". Rowman & Littlefield. Retrieved 8 September 2018 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Hendershot, Heather (1 February 2004). "Nickelodeon Nation: The History, Politics, and Economics of America's Only TV Channel for Kids". NYU Press. Retrieved 5 September 2018 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Wayans Doesn't Believe Warner Bros". Retrieved 5 September 2018.

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