Living Single (1993–1998)

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Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

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 Khadijah James (117 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Synclaire James-Jones / ... (117 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw / ... (117 episodes, 1993-1998)
John Henton ...
 Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones / ... (117 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Regine Hunter (113 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Kyle Barker (107 episodes, 1993-1998)
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Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

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In an episode where Max's ex-boyfriend comes over for dinner with his new girlfriend, Regine tells the woman that she looks familiar and asks what school she attended. She replies "Eastland" boarding school, and Regine says, "Hmm, never heard of it," while looking towards the camera. This is a reference to actress Kim Fields's role on the sitcom The Facts of Life (1979), which is set at the fictitious "Eastland School for Girls". See more »

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Maxine: Come on Kyle, be a man!
Kyle: Max, if I was half the man you are, I might be willing.
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Referenced in TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) See more »

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I like these "Friends" much, much better!
8 March 2004 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

"Friends" before there were "Friends", Living Single was a far more relatable slice of New York City life and a far funnier one! Set in 1990's Brooklyn, this story of three female roommates living in the same apartment building as two male roommates, with a single-dweller thrown in was good fun to watch. The ensemble cast was great with Erika Alexander one of the stand-outs at the always mooching Max and Kim Fields as the mercenary Regine. And the rest of the cast blended nicely to make for a very funny sitcom. Each character had its own special sparkle, the dialogue was realistic, and the situations fun. If I had to choose between reruns of "Friends" or reruns of "Living Single", I'd take "Living Single" 7 days a week and twice on Sundays! An all around fun show!


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