Living Single (1993–1998)

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Lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in the 90's Brooklyn, New York.

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Complete series cast summary:
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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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Lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in the 90's 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 »

Quotes

Maxine: You have to get up pretty early in the morning to fool Maxine Shaw!
Kyle: That's because evil never sleeps.
Maxine: [eyeing Kyle] But ugly gets plenty of rest!
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Featured in Black to the Future: Hour 3: The 90s (2009) See more »

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Today's reruns are still fresh and funny!
5 June 2004 | by (Parsippany, NJ) – See all my reviews

Loved this show and it may have been the reason why I never watch Seinfeld when it was on its original time slot. I just started to watch the reruns every morning. I wake up at 6:00 AM and watch two episodes back to back. Is a nice way to start the day. I now appreciate how well produced it was and I am proud of everyone in that show. They all did a fantastic job. If you watch, you realize it goes beyond of race or color. You don't think they are African American. You just think they are good friends. They are all unique and I can't decide who is my favorite. You identify with the characters. They are not too pretty or neurotic. They are your own friends, neighbors and coworkers. The message was positive and it remains fresh.


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