Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.
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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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The first sitcom to feature four African-American females as lead characters. 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 Unsung Hollywood: New York Undercover (2016) See more »

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Really miss this show!
10 April 2003 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

I really miss this show on Thursday nights. I first tuned in because I liked Queen Latifah but soon liked all the other characters, especially Maxine Shaw, Attorney at Law, and Kyle. The episode where they finally got together was a scream and the cliff-hanger for that season. I couldn't wait until the fall season began. I agree that the well-decorated apartments and designer duds were out of sync with the incomes of the characters, but it was fun. Also interesting about the characters in the context of their upscale lives were their eating habits. They were constantly noshing on high-fat snacks, never expressing concern about gaining weight. Imagine Monica in Friends being that carefree about food. In the end, these were humorous young people engaged in active social lives during the early days of their careers.


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