Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.
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 Khadijah James (118 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Synclaire James-Jones / ... (118 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw (118 episodes, 1993-1998)
John Henton ...
 Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones (118 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Regine Hunter (118 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Kyle Barker (108 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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22 August 1993 (USA)  »

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My Girls  »

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Kim Fields real life breast reductions surgery was written into the script in Season 2 Episode 11 where her character gets a breast reduction. See more »

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Khadijah: Synclaire, I try to be there for you, but you take that fork in the road and you lose me every time!
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17 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just visited a Yahoo site which provided updates for actors who starred in the Facts of Life. Relative to Kim Fields, the site noted that she joined Living Single in 1993. They identified Living Single as "Fox's African-American ANSWER (emphasis mine) to Friends." How could Living Single be an answer to Friends when it preceded Friends by one year? If anything Friends was a rip-off of Living Single. Moreover, Living Single was much better quality show. The characters were well-developed, believable, and provided with better character story arcs. With that said, most people would likely describe Friends as groundbreaking and Living Single as derivative. Oh well, once again those in power get to shape myth into reality.


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