In Living Color is a sketch comedy series that ran on Fox from 1990 to 1994.
- In the pilot for The Muppet Spotlight, Fozzie Bear reports on the latest Academy Award winners, including Jamie Foxx for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the film Ray. Fozzie complains that he should've won for a comedic role instead, mentioning Foxx's character Wanda (referred to as "Ugly Wanda") from the show (using a brief snippet from episode 318).
- In the third season sketch on a movie spoof of Ghost II, Whoopi Goldberg (T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh) contacted the spirit of Sammy Davis Jr. (Tommy Davidson). When Whoopi is trying to tell Sammy's wife she is in contacted with him, Sammy tells Whoopi to do his fake Hollywood snickering laugh which is a mix of Herman Munster and Kermit the Frog so his wife knows it is him.
- A recurring character in the show's fourth season was a thug named "Snuff A. Luffagus."
- In the fourth season sketch on Al Sharpton's Hunger Strike, Al Sharpton says Big Bird is black because he is octoroon, high yellow, and passing.
- Jim Carrey was a cast member for all five seasons
- LL Cool J performed in episode 311
- Arrested Development performed in episode 417
- Jamie Foxx was a cast member during seasons 3 through 5
- David Alan Grier was a cast member for all five seasons
- Sherman Hemsley played Mr. Jefferson in "Lashawn: Dry Cleaners" in episode 417.
- Carrie Ann Inaba was a Fly Girl from 1990-1992
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appeared in episode 517.
- Queen Latifah performed in episodes 201 and 309
- MC Lyte performed in episode 329
- Ed O'Neill appeared in episode 519
- Rosie Perez made a cameo appearence in Spike's Joint in episode 203
- Denise Richards played Brooke Shields in "Michael Jackson: Little Billy's Not My Lover" in episode 502
- Chris Rock made guest appearances throughout season 5
- Molly Shannon played minor roles in three episodes of season 4
- En Vogue appeared in episode 420
- Billy Dee Williams appeared as himself in episode 208