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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Series creator Yvette Denise Lee loosely based the six main characters of "Living Single" off of the main characters from "A Different World", a show which she helped produced. See more »

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Regine Hunter: Come on Khadijah, do it for our friendship. You can't put a price on that...
Khadijah: Yes I can dear, fifty dollars.
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Referenced in The Crew: The Worst Noel (1995) See more »

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Before FRIENDS . . .
2 January 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Surprisingly, a lot of critics liked this show and compared it to the future megahit FRIENDS. More critics liked LIVING SINGLE than the latter NBC show and I can see why: The LS cast was far more funny without being silly. Each character had their own unique personality and they sparkled when they were on camera. The show also didn't hit the viewer over the head with the fact that the characters were black, their race just happened to be incidental to the show. However, the one thing that I DIDN'T exactly buy was the apartments that Kadijah and the girls lived in and Kyle and Overton had. Somehow, I don't think that these people would have THAT lavish a home considering that "Flava", Kadijah's magazine, wasn't exactly running on the level of, say, "Sister 2 Sister" or "Black Elegance". Heck, it wasn't even on the level of "Rap Pages". But, that aside, I can still enjoy the reruns to this day.


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