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Genre Animation
Created by Damon Wayans
Voices of Jamil Walker Smith
Shawn Wayans
Orlando Brown
T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh
Marlon Wayans
Kim Wayans
Gary Coleman
John Witherspoon
Frank Welker
Country of origin

United States

Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Running time 22 minutes (excluding commercials)
Production company(s) Nelvana
Warner Bros. Animation
Original channel Kids' WB!
Audio format Dolby Surround
Original release October 19, 1996 (1996-10-19) – May 17, 1997 (1997-05-17)

Waynehead is a Saturday morning animated series created by American actor Damon Wayans. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Nelvana. It ran on Kids' WB from 1996–1997. 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. Waynehead lasted for only one season.



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

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