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Khadijah James (Character)
from "Living Single" (1993)

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"Living Single: Judging by the Cover (#1.1)" (1993)
Synclaire James-Jones: Go ahead Regine let it out, cry. If you don't your tearducts will get blocked up and then when you get old you won't be able to cry.
Khadijah: Just when we thought it was safe to let you back into the conversation.

Regine Hunter: Why does this keep happenin' to me?
Maxine: Cause you keep lookin for someone to carry you.
Regine Hunter: What's wrong with that?
Khadijah: They keep droppin' yo' ass.

Maxine: The bottom line is men are nothing but speed bumps on the road to happiness.
Regine Hunter: No no, I think they're more like cheap pantyhose at the worse possible moment they run on you.
Synclaire James-Jones: But did you ever stop to think about what the world be like without men?
Khadijah: A bunch of fat happy women and no crime!

Regine Hunter: [after being stood up] What is wrong with me? Why do I keep doing this to myself?
Maxine: You just want someone to carry you.
Regine Hunter: What's wrong with that?
Khadijah: 'Cause they keep DROPPIN' yo' ass!


"Living Single: Grumpy Old Man (#3.4)" (1995)
Khadijah James: [Speaking about Kyle being in a funk over turning 30] I don't know why he's tripping like this.
Regine Hunter: Turning 30 can be very difficult. That's why I simply refuse.
Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones: Personally, I look forward to turning 30.
Regine Hunter: Why is that, Obie?
Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones: 'Cause I'm an optimist. I look forward to damn near anything.

Khadijah James: [Speaking about Kyle being in a funk over turning 30] I don't know why he's tripping like this.
Kyle Barker: Turning 30 can be very difficult. That's why I simply refuse.
Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw: Personally, I look forward to turning 30.
Kyle Barker: Why is that, Obie?
Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw: 'Cause I'm an optimist. I look forward to damn near anything.


"Living Single: Come Back Little Diva (#3.1)" (1995)
Khadijah: You mean you and Kyle been together three months and your already buying him draws?
Maxine: I need a little Tabasco with my jalapeño if you know what I'm saying.
Synclaire James-Jones: Well, which way is the front?
Maxine: That depends on how freaky I'm feeling.

Synclaire James-Jones: So, is your new apartment all fixed up nice?
Regine Hunter: Girl, it's fabulous! I've turned it into a little French hideaway.
Khadijah: Apparently so hidden yo ass can't seem to find it.


"Living Single: Full Court Press (#1.7)" (1993)
Synclaire James-Jones: You know what Mark Twain said, "A lawyer who defends himself in court, has a fool for a client."
Khadijah: Did you just call me a fool?
Synclaire James-Jones: No, Mark Twain did.


"Living Single: There's No Ship Like Kinship (#2.14)" (1994)
Sheri: Khadijah, before you say anything, it's my fault Synclaire is late.
Khadijah James: It's cool.
Synclaire James-Jones: It is?
Khadijah James: Sure, what's 20 minutes between cousins?
Sheri: Sounds like a pickup line in a hillbilly bar.


"Living Single: Just Friends? (#1.9)" (1993)
Khadijah: He looked the same, he smelled the same, the next thing I knew he kissed me... and my clothes fell off.


"Living Single: Moi the Jury (#4.5)" (1996)
Judge Wills: Ms. Hunter, don't make me use the magic hammer!
Khadijah James: [Quietly, to Max] I hope she know they're not gonna let her take all them wigs to the big house.
Judge Wills: [to Regine] I wish I had the power to sentence the citizen to shame, but, alas, I do not. I find you in contempt of court and sentence you...
Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw: [Stands up] Excuse me, Your Honor. Maxine Shaw, public defender, Park Slope Alderwoman.
Judge Wills: Yes, Ms. Shaw?
Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw: I'd like to point out that the juror is a solid citizen, with community...
Judge Wills: Ms. Shaw, you are an officer of the court and a public official and you're telling me that you know this simpleton?
Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw: I request my name and comments be stricken from the record.
[Sits down]
Khadijah James: [to Max] You save yourself, Girl. Don't you go down with that ship! You let it sink!