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Living Single 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1993–1998)
Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »
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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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This show was the most-watched show in African-American households for all five seasons that it aired. The only other series to tie that record is The Parkers (1999), which aired from 1999 to 2004 on UPN. See more »

Quotes

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 Beavis and Butt-Head: Right On (1994) See more »

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Still getting it wrong
17 May 2009 | by 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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