Martin is a sitcom starring Martin Lawrence as Martin Payne, a disc jockey for the fictional radio station WZUP and later for local Public-access television station Channel 51, with his girlfriend Gina Waters (Tisha Campbell). A common theme of the series is Martin's selfish and free-spirited nature. Episodes often center on Martin's inappropriate behaviors and incessant smart mouth towards his friends, neighbors, and whoever else finds themselves in his presence.
- In the fourth season episode "The Tooth Will Set You Free," Dr. Friendly’s waiting room has toys including a Big Bird plush.
- In the fifth season episode "One Flew Over the Hoochie's Nest," Martin tries to rescue Pam from the mental hospital after being mistaken for her twin cousin Tammy. At the mental hospital, Cole Brown, Martin's friend, and his girlfriend, Shanise, are watching the TV. When Shanise notices that Sesame Street is on, Cole asks his girlfriend, "Was Big Bird a boy or a girl?" Also when Martin is bringing food for Pam's party and makes a joke about her, Pam calls him " Tickle me Earmo”.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appeared in "Why Can't We Be Friends"
- Tichina Arnold played Pam James
- Shaun Baker appeared in "Snow White"
- Halle Berry appeared in "Where the Party At"
- Coolio appeared in "All the Players Came"
- Snoop Dogg appeared in "No Love Lost"
- Erik Estrada appeared in "You Play Too Much"
- Kim Fields played Monica in "Radio Days"
- David Alan Grier played The Reverend Leon Lonnie Love in "Checks Lies And Videotape" and "I, Martin, Take Thee Pam?"
- Sherman Hemsley played the rude DMV clerk in "D.M.V. Blues"
- Rebecca Lobo appeared in "Banging Hard in the School Yard"
- Whitman Mayo appeared in "All the Players Came"
- Richard Pryor appeared in "The Break Up"
- Lou Rawls appeared in "California, Here We come"
- Christopher "Kid" Reid appeared in "Forever Sheneneh"
- Little Richard played the exterminator in "Three Men and a Mouse"
- Chris Rock played Sheneneh's disrespectful date in "The Love Jones Connection"
- Mr. T appeared in "Boo's in the House"
- Chuck Vinson directed "Dead Men Don't Flush", "Forever Sheneneh", and "The Parents Are Coming"
- Billy Dee Williams appeared in "The Break Up"
- Wendy Williams appeared in "Radio Days"
- BeBe & CeCe Winans appeared in "Go Tell It on the Martin"