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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Judging by the Cover

29 August 1993
Regine is dating a new catch while Sinclair has forgotten to secure the front cover celebrity for Flava Magazine. Upon learning Regine's new man is a married man, Sinclair, Khadijah and Max must find a way to tell Regine without her getting upset.

Season 1, Episode 2: I'll Take Your Man

29 August 1993
Regine is dating a man named Charles and is annoyed by him so she dumps him. She gets upset when he starts dating Maxine.

Season 1, Episode 3: Whose Date Is It Anyway?

5 September 1993
The girls set Synclaire up on a date, but show up and pesters her to insure she is taking their dating advice.

Season 1, Episode 4: A Kiss Before Lying

12 September 1993
Maxine's ex-boyfriend comes to town with his new fiancee and she wants to make him jealous by having a new man as well. When she can't get someone on short notice, she pretends Kyle is her boyfriend.

Season 1, Episode 5: In the Black Is Beautiful

19 September 1993
Khadijah is deep in debt and contemplating going into business with a slimy client. The girls try to find a way to help her get the money she needs.

Season 1, Episode 6: Great Expectations

26 September 1993
Khadijah suggests the girls go out and meet some men; Regine says she can get them into an exclusive club. Kyle and Overton must sneak in. Max is annoyed that she always gets approached by the same type of man.

Season 1, Episode 7: Full Court Press

3 October 1993
Maxine represents Khadijah after she is in a car accident and is being sued by the other party and he famous lawyer.

Season 1, Episode 8: Living Single... with Children

10 October 1993
Regine begins dating a man with a child. She believes it will be easy to take care of her but is in for a surprise. Kyle becomes a member of a big brother program and realizes it's not as easy as he thought either.

Season 1, Episode 9: Just Friends?

17 October 1993
Scooter, Regine and Khadijah's childhood friend, comes for a visit. Khadijah tries to sort out her feelings after they spend the night together.

Season 1, Episode 10: Quittin' Time

24 October 1993
Synclaire feels under-appreciated at work so she quits. Khadijah must find a new assistant and Synclaire must find a new job.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Naked Truth

7 November 1993
Overton and Kyle get into a fight and Overton moves in with the girls. He gets in their way and ends up seeing Khadijah naked.

Season 1, Episode 12: Crappy Birthday

14 November 1993
The girls strong-arm Khadijah into going to Atlantic City for her birthday leaving Overton and Kyle to 'water the plants' while they're gone.

Season 1, Episode 13: Love Takes a Holiday

21 November 1993
Khadijah and Synclaire ask their recently jolted co-worker to join them for a girls night out. Kyle falls for her but the feeling isn't entirely mutual.

Season 1, Episode 14: Burglar in the House

28 November 1993
Regine gets mugged and the girls fears that the mugger will break into their place comes true. Overton installs a security system and the fear of another break in sets in.

Season 1, Episode 15: Living Kringle

19 December 1993
Synclaire is saddened to see that none of her friends share her enthusiasm for Christmas. She tries her best to get everyone in the spirit of Christmas.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter

Lee Weaver ... The Bartender

Sid Melton ... The Barfly
Richard Lyons ... Michael Janson
Edafe Okurume ... Malcolm (as Edafe Blackmon)
Gerry Black ... Santa

Kimberly Brooks ... Kimberly
Tonya Chapman ... Customer #1
Donnice Wilson ... Customer #2
Chip Fields ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 16: Fatal Distraction

9 January 1994
Khadijah searches for a new writer for her magazine. Xavier shows up and it seems her is the perfect candidate and easy on the eyes as well. When Khadijah reviews his work, she realizes she made a mistake in hiring him and he threatens to sue for sexual harassment.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Hand That Robs the Cradle

16 January 1994
All of her friends begin making fun of Maxine when she begins seeing a younger man. Regine offers to help Khadijah throw a work party but feels stifled by Khadijah's budget.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter

Terrence Howard ... Brendan King (as Terrence Dashon Howard)
Chip Fields ... Bev

Lewis Dix Jr. ... Bill Warner (as Lewis Dix)
Tommy Morgan Jr. ... The Waiter (as Thomas C. Morgan)

Season 1, Episode 18: Love Thy Neighbor

6 February 1994
Khadijah and Regine has not gotten any sleep because the upstairs couple have sex constantly. Kyle convinces a reluctant Overton to go on a double date with his old flame and her cousin. Synclaire gets jealous of Overton and Summer and sends her tape deck to Mr. Fix-It.

Season 1, Episode 19: Mystery Date

13 February 1994
Overton and Synclaire's relationship starts out shaky, due to bad advice from their friends. The ladies continue to throw themselves at Hamilton, the upstairs neighbor. Kyle throws a gathering to get Synclaire and Overton talking again and to let Hamilton see his options and choose between the ladies.

Season 1, Episode 20: Hot Fun in the Wintertime

20 February 1994
Synclaire wins a trip to the Bahamas from a radio station. Overton and Khadijah compete for who will be the one Synclaire takes. Max and Kyle play practical jokes on each other to sabotage each other's love life.

Season 1, Episode 21: Friends Like These

27 February 1994
Khadijah's friend from college, Jackie, comes to town for an audition. Max tries to protect Khadijah from Jackie because she feels Jackie is an opportunist who will ask Khadijah for money. Overton buys several fish for his apartment and is upset when Kyle's fish eats his fish.

Season 1, Episode 22: Who's the Boss?

13 March 1994
Khadijah gets sick and must be on bed rest. Synclaire takes over her duties at the office and Regine helps out by doing Synclaire's job.

Season 1, Episode 23: U.N.I.T.Y.

27 March 1994
Kyle has to choose between a promotion and his friend when he hears his boss lie about his date with Regine.

Season 1, Episode 24: Love Is a Many Splintered Thing

17 April 1994
The girls feel neglected when Khadijah starts a new relationship.

Season 1, Episode 25: A Tale of Two Tattles

1 May 1994
Regine's new comedian boyfriend uses the girls' secrets in his act.

Season 1, Episode 26: She Ain't Heavy, She My Mother

8 May 1994
Khadijah and Regine's mothers visit for Mother's Day. Regine is annoyed when her mother asks Kyle for advice on why Regine can't keep a man. Overton goes overboard shopping for his mother's present.

Season 1, Episode 27: What's Next?

15 May 1994
Khadijah has to choose between her new boyfriend and an old love. Max gets suspended for advising her client to get a prenup, thereby, causing them to break up. She tries to seek comfort from Khadijah, but with Khadijah being preoccupied, she ends up sleeping with Kyle.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: There's Got to Be a Morning After

1 September 1994
Maxine and Kyle deal with what what's to come after their night together. Scooter tries to get a job at a records company so he can be closer to Khadijah.

Season 2, Episode 2: I Love This Game

8 September 1994
Khadijah is challenged to a rematch by her school basketball rival when she accuses Khadijah of cheating to get an MVP trophy.

Season 2, Episode 3: They've Gotta Have It

15 September 1994
Regine attends a seminar to figure out why none of the men she dates turn out to be the one. Synclaire has a secret admirer and tries to figure out who it is.

Season 2, Episode 4: Working Nine to Nine-Fifteen

22 September 1994
Maxine is annoying everyone with her restlessness over being unemployed. Evans & Bell finally calls her back in, but she quits when she realizes they would not stop punishing her. Overton thinks one of their elderly neighbors is a killer.

Season 2, Episode 5: Bristle While You Work

29 September 1994
Still looking for work, Maxine becomes Overton's handyman apprentice. Khadijah and Regine work together to pitch an idea and their constant disagreements may cause them to lose out on the job.

Season 2, Episode 6: School Daze

6 October 1994
Khadijah needs to manage her finances better so she enlists Kyle to help her. Overton misses Synclaire so he decides to join her night school class, but she is annoyed when he takes her spot as the teacher's pet.

Season 2, Episode 7: Am I My Sister's Keeper?

13 October 1994
Overton's sister comes to visit. Kyle starts dating her and Overton disapproves. Regine sees a program on the dangers of eating meat and decides to become a vegetarian.

Season 2, Episode 8: Trick or Trust

27 October 1994
The gang unsuccessfully try to scare Maxine during Halloween.

Season 2, Episode 9: Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

3 November 1994
Khadijah has a series of misfortunate events after she breaks a chain letter. Synclaire and Overton contemplate if it's finally time to get intimate.

Season 2, Episode 10: Double Indignity

10 November 1994
Maxine gets a job as a telemarketer and is shocked when everyone gets arrested on the job. Overton tries to help the women track down a crank caller.

Season 2, Episode 11: My Cups Runneth Over

17 November 1994
Regine has to get a breast reduction.

Season 2, Episode 12: Thanks for Giving

24 November 1994
The gang prepares for Thanksgiving. Scooter says he has to ask Khadijah something and she thinks he is going to propose.

Season 2, Episode 13: A Hair-Razing Experience

8 December 1994
Kyle is up for a promotion and he finds out one thing that may be holding him back is his hair. Khadijah's long distance relationship is not going so well as she keeps missing Scooter's calls.

Season 2, Episode 14: There's No Ship Like Kinship

15 December 1994
When Khadijah's friend, Sheri, starts working at "Flavor," Khadijah gets jealous of the closeness between Synclaire and Sheri. Overton is suffering from insomnia and tries everything he can to go to sleep.

Season 2, Episode 15: Singing the Blues

5 January 1995
Khadijah is nervous about appearing on camera for an interview. Kyle enters a talent contest and sings. He stammers when Maxine walks into the room and runs off stage.

Season 2, Episode 16: Play Ball

12 January 1995
Kyle and Regine try to write a screenplay. Khadijah hires professional baseball player Bobby Bonilla to write a sports column while his team is on strike, but it backfires when the employees strike against Khadijah.

Season 2, Episode 17: Stormy Weather

2 February 1995
Overton heads over to the boutique to pick Regine up during a blizzard while the rest of the gang is trapped indoors as Maxine rides out a possible pregnancy scare.

Season 2, Episode 18: The Last Temptation

9 February 1995
Maxine gets a coat that Regine set out for donation to charity and it upsets Regine. Synclaire's classmate kisses her and she feels guilty while on her anniversary date with Overton.

Season 2, Episode 19: Legal Briefs

16 February 1995
Max's old flame, Preston August, becomes her boss. Khadijah's magazine mixes up Kyle's biography with a man who is married and it causes problems in his social life.

Season 2, Episode 20: If the Crew Fits

23 February 1995
Regine doesn't fit in with her boyfriend's friends. Kyle and Max bet on a bowling game; the loser has to compliment the other for a month.

Season 2, Episode 21: Space Invaders

9 March 1995
Overton and Synclaire take over Kyle's apartment. Max tries to get a homemade revealing tape back from Kyle before he watches it.

Season 2, Episode 22: Another Saturday Night

30 March 1995
Kyle goes on a date with a royal princess. Overton gets hustled at the pool hall and Khadijah offers to help him get his money back. Max is bored and decides to get a tattoo.

Season 2, Episode 23: Who's Scooping Who?

13 April 1995
Regine discovers a doll named Shareen is modeled after her and she goes after the company for royalties. Khadijah's stories keep getting scooped by Marcus Hughes, a writer for a rival magazine.

Season 2, Episode 24: Raw Talent

27 April 1995
Khadijah tries to get an interview with her childhood friend Vinny who is now in singing group Naughty By Nature. Synclaire has a chance to be in a play, but the role calls for nudity.

Season 2, Episode 25: To Grandmother's House We Go

4 May 1995
Khadijah and Regine send their mothers on a trip to the Bahamas for Mother's Day. They have to look after Khadijah's grandmother which isn't as easy as they thought it would be.

Season 2, Episode 26: Talk Showdown

11 May 1995
Synclaire writes to a talk show and gets the girls invited to be the Roommates From Heaven. Things turn ugly on the show and Regine threatens to move out.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter

Jenifer Lewis ... Delia Deveaux

Will Ferrell ... Roommate from Hell #1
Marjorie Bowman ... Roommate from Hell #2

Shannon K. Dunn ... Audience Member #1
Dino Meminger ... Stage Manager
Garth Ancier ... Himself (voice) (uncredited)
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (voice) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 27: The Shake-Up

18 May 1995
Regine moves out and Khadijah must interview prospective tenants. The stress of the tension between her roommates causes Synclaire to begin chain smoking. Kyle saves Max from an armed robber.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Come Back Little Diva

31 August 1995
Khadijah crashes Regine's housewarming party. Regine's new building neighbors are a lot like her old building neighbors.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (as Chip Hurd)
Desiree Walter ... Lakeisha
Patty Holly ... Polly (as Patty Holley)

Mirron E. Willis ... Karl

James Black ... Orville
Vanessa J. Wells ... Sam

Gary Ballard ... Laundry Man

Season 3, Episode 2: The Ex-File

7 September 1995
Regine moves back into the brownstone, but the girls have made some changes to the apartment. Overton gets a visit from an ex-girlfriend who he previously proposed to.

Season 3, Episode 3: On the Rebound

14 September 1995
Khadijah injures Grant Hill in basketball. He goes to her house for an interview and he asks her on a date. Max and Kyle can't beat Synclaire and Overton at any game.

Season 3, Episode 4: Grumpy Old Man

21 September 1995
Kyle is in a funk because he is turning 30. Synclaire can't seem to keep her plants alive.

Season 3, Episode 5: Rags to Riches

28 September 1995
Overton and Kyle attend a bachelor party where they see an adult film with the star of the film being the spitting image of Overton. Regine's boutique gets bought out and she gets a new job title that she's not too happy about.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (as Chip Hurd)

John O'Hurley ... Jean Luc Gerard

Meg Wittner ... Veronica Mills

Cheryl Francis Harrington ... Pushy Woman

Judy Kain ... Surly Woman

Season 3, Episode 6: The James Bond

5 October 1995
Synclaire and Khadijah's childhood savings bond matures and they get a check, but they have differing opinions about how the money should be spent. Max hides her black book from Kyle and Regine finds it.

Season 3, Episode 7: The Handyman Can

12 October 1995
Overton decides to quit his job as a handyman when his work doesn't hold up. Max discovers she is allergic to chocolate.

Season 3, Episode 8: He Works Hard for the Money

19 October 1995
Khadijah's lie about saving a man's life catches up to her. Kyle tries to sign with an eccentric client.

Season 3, Episode 9: Baby I'm Back... Again

2 November 1995
Khadijah has been going on many dates, while Regine is experiencing a dating drought. Scooter suddenly shows up and proposes to Khadijah.

Season 3, Episode 10: Mr. Big Shot

9 November 1995
Overton gets a chance to take a half-court shot to win some money. Max steals Regine's homemade dress for a fancy banquet, but she doesn't know it was made as a tear away.

Season 3, Episode 11: Mommy Not Dearest

16 November 1995
Khadijah finds Dean Cain's wallet and won't release it to anyone but him. Max's mom comes for a visit and says she wants to have a closer relationship with Max.

Season 3, Episode 12: The Following Is a Sponsored Program

30 November 1995
A discouraged Synclaire is unsure about auditioning for an infomercial for a dashboard grill, but Max encourages her to follow her acting aspirations. Regine volunteers Max to drive Synclaire to the audition in order to keep her from hanging around the apartment on her day off. Max confronts the director when he dismisses Synclaire without allowing her to say her lines. Meanwhile..Overton is racked with guilt when he continually dreams about the R&B group TLC after falling asleep during its videos.

Season 3, Episode 13: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow... Dammit

14 December 1995
The gang takes a trip to the mountains for Christmas. Overton is disappointed when a mountain ranger doesn't let him keep up with his family's Christmas traditions.

Season 3, Episode 14: I'm Ready for My Close-Up

4 January 1996
Khadijah wants Max to write a legal editorial for "Flavor" and they bump heads on what Max writes. Synclaire wants Regine to use her influence to get her a part on her soap opera.

Season 3, Episode 15: Scoop Dreams

25 January 1996
After Khadijah's errand gets Ivan fired from his messenger job, she hires him at Flavor. He doesn't check his facts and causes Khadijah to print a bogus story. Overton is upset when his friend chooses Kyle to be his baby's godfather instead of Overton.

Season 3, Episode 16: Likes Father, Likes Son

1 February 1996
Regine is dating a handsome weather man. She visits him one day at work and on her way out, she bumps into a charming older man who asks her out. Later, she finds out they are father and son. Kyle helps the rest of the gang invest their money in stock.

Season 3, Episode 17: Wake Up to the Break-Up

1 February 1996
Maxine and Kyle breakup after she sends him on a date with another woman. Russell is in danger of being deported and asks Khadijah to help him stay in the country.

Season 3, Episode 18: Tibby or Not Tibby

8 February 1996
Overton's favorite uncle, Tibby, tells Overton to dump Sinclair because she is too upbeat. Kyle gives Max an engraved bracelet that he bought for her before they broke up.

Season 3, Episode 19: Shrink to Fit

15 February 1996
Khadijah sees a therapist to help with the issues of her life. Synclaire and Kyle try to help Overton overcome his fear of clowns when Synclaire takes a job as a clown.

Season 3, Episode 20: Dear John

29 February 1996
Max and Khadijah try to help Regine's boyfriend get a backbone. Kyle's girlfriend makes a pass at Overton.

Season 3, Episode 21: A Raze in Harlem

7 March 1996
Kyle wants to save a lounge club that his great uncle sang in. This episode is set in the prohibition era.

Season 3, Episode 22: Woman to Woman

21 March 1996
Max's college roommate and friend is getting married. Max finds out she is marrying a woman and it throws her for a loop.

Season 3, Episode 23: Glass Ceiling

4 April 1996
Regine is offended when her boyfriend doesn't come to her rescue when a man is inappropriate with her. Reverend Taylor asks Kyle to speak to a group of teens on how to become successful.

Season 3, Episode 24: Kiss of the Spider Man

11 April 1996
Maxine must find a way to defend a man that all signs point to him being guilty. Khadijah's beau asks her to help his sister through her breakup.

Season 3, Episode 25: Whatever Happened to Baby Sister?

25 April 1996
Khadijah's spoiled half sister comes for a visit and her father asks Khadijah to look after her.

Season 3, Episode 26: Compromising Positions

9 May 1996
Regine's mother catches her and her boyfriend, Keith, in a compromising position on the roof. Overton finds the perfect ring for Synclaire, but has to track it down when someone buys it before him.

Season 3, Episode 27: The Engagement: Part 1

9 May 1996
Overton plans a special evening to propose to Synclaire. The evening does not go as planned when he gets mugged in the park and the ring is stolen.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Engagement: Part 2

29 August 1996
Max runs for office and is under fire when her opposition slings mud. Overton gets back his belongings after the mugging. Khadijah is being sued for libel after Russell prints a story accusing a singing group of ripping off Barry Manilow.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)

Bobcat Goldthwait ... Mugger

Shaun Baker ... Russell Montego

Yvette Freeman ... Ms. Peabody

Patrick Labyorteaux ... Officer Solis
Brandon Peterson ... Belching Yam

Michael E. Bauer ... Decoy #1

Frank Noon ... Decoy #2

Joel Brooks ... Del Stuart (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: Ride the Maverick

29 August 1996
Regine becomes Max's campaign manager. Kyle has an awful picture for his driver's license. Kyle accidentally reveals Overton and Synclaire's engagement to their families.

Season 4, Episode 3: Not Quite Mr. Right

5 September 1996
Kyle and Max fight over a parking space. Russell comes to Regine's aid when her boyfriend cares more about his art event than he does defending her honor.

Season 4, Episode 4: Not So Silent Partner

12 September 1996
Regine thinks her soap opera may be getting cancelled. A big company, Majestic, wants to buy part of Flavor. When the representative comes in, he starts making promises and makes Khadijah the fall guy when it doesn't pan out.

Season 4, Episode 5: Moi the Jury

19 September 1996
Regine has jury duty and is the holdout juror convinced that sweet 73-year-old Sarah McQueen is guilty of arson. Synclaire starts a hotline, AHA, to support unemployed actors and she is worried when she doesn't hear from one of her regular callers.

Season 4, Episode 6: Multiple Choice

26 September 1996
Overton and Synclaire argue before taking a mandatory compatibility test for the minister that's going to marry them. They fail the test and the minister says they cannot retake it. Max tries to prove she can get any man by trying to get a waiter's number, but he feels she is too aggressive.

Season 4, Episode 7: I've Got You Under My Skin

31 October 1996
On her way out of the hospital following a hemorrhoid surgery, Khadijah meets a handsome doctor who asks her out. Later, she finds out he was the anesthesiologist for her surgery and she cannot be physically affectionate towards him. Regine moonlights as a wedding coordinator, but her new clients seem to be from another world.

Season 4, Episode 8: School's Out Forever

7 November 1996
Max insults the trashman's union and they retaliate by dumping their trash in front of her building. Kyle and Overton go to their high school reunion where Kyle faces his tormentor, Lester Tate.

Season 4, Episode 9: Do You Take This Man's Wallet?

14 November 1996
Regine learns her soap opera, Palo Alto, has been cancelled. An ex-beau comes back, now wealthy, and asks her to be his wedding coordinator. Regine tries to warn him about hi bride-to-be, but he thinks she is just jealous. Overton and his friend, Ray, invent a wallet alarm system after Ray is the victim of a pickpocket.

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)

Vivica A. Fox ... Tina

Heavy D ... Darryl

Jack Carter ... Ray Kellum
Veronica Redd ... The Reverend (as Veronica Redd Forrest)
Andrea White ... Veronica

Wes Hubbard ... Groomsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 10: Virgin Territory

21 November 1996
Max is shocked to learn her boyfriend wants her to deflower him. She is reluctant because she does not want to deal with the responsibility. Khadijah is going on a ski trip with Charles and Regine suggests she wear and return some ski clothes from a store.

Season 4, Episode 11: Riot on the Set

5 December 1996
Synclaire lucks into starring in a play when the star suddenly drops out. However, the director thinks she stinks as an actress. Kyle is being blackmailed by an IRS auditor and must teach him how to pick up women.

Season 4, Episode 12: Doctor in the House

19 December 1996
Snobby guests at an awards banquet for Charles insult Khadijah. Regine tries to make friends with the women at the banquet, hoping it will lead to her dating a rich man. Max spends all of her Christmas shopping money on a gift for herself and gives everyone else a thoughtless gift.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)

Shaun Baker ... Russell Montego
Sullivan Walker ... Dr. Booker Burghardt Mountebank

Isaiah Washington ... Dr. Charles Roberts

Thom Barry ... Mark

Kymberly Newberry ... Brittany (as Kymberly S. Newberry)
Katherine Heard ... Allison

Season 4, Episode 13: Mother Inferior

9 January 1997
After Overton's van breaks down, he buys a Lincoln from a police auction. Synclaire makes him get rid of it when Max tells them it once belonged to the mob. Regine invites her mother to dinner on a lonely Saturday. Her mother meets a rich man and dates him, but Regine feels he will dump her soon.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (as Chip Hurd)

Clifton Davis ... Harrison Cushmore

Rick Batalla ... Crazy Joey

Patricia Belcher ... Florence Jacobs
Allan Kolman ... The Waiter
Damen Fletcher ... The Pizza Guy

Season 4, Episode 14: The Clown That Roared

23 January 1997
Kyle lands Synclaire a role as a clown sidekick on a popular kid's show. The star of the show is a 12-year-old tyrant who is rude so Synclaire tries to teach him respect. Overton still has not overcome his clown phobia. Khadijah accuses Regine of stealing her grandma's cookie recipe to win a baking contest.

Season 4, Episode 15: Back in the Day

30 January 1997
Khadijah prepares to win an award for her magazine, Flavor, and the gang flashes back to how things were when Flavor was just a dream.

Season 4, Episode 16: Oh, Solo Mio

20 February 1997
Regine (Kim Fields Freeman) goes up against another singer (guest star CeCe Winans) to be the star of the church choir.

Season 4, Episode 17: Playing House

6 March 1997
Max and Kyle lie to their friends about out of town trips in order to sneak off to a hotel together. Regine is suspicious of them and is determined to find out if they are together. While Kyle is away, Synclaire and Overton cohabitate in their apartment to see what it would be like to be married.

Season 4, Episode 18: Swing Out Sisters

20 March 1997
The girls realize that their busy schedules are causing them to miss out on imports events in each other's lives so they plan a girls' night out. Kyle invites his boss to a fight party and Overton gets upset when Kyle's boss doesn't pay like everyone else.

Season 4, Episode 19: Moonlight Savings Time

3 April 1997
Overton moonlights as a handyman in Max's building and gets her evicted when he accidentally reveals her illegal satellite hookup to her landlord. Khadijah, Synclaire, and Regine hire a housekeeper because they are too busy to keep it clean.

Season 4, Episode 20: Living Single Undercover

10 April 1997
Max asks Khadijah to help her uncover an embezzlement scheme in City Hall. Khadijah's new reporter at Flavor has unconventional ways of getting information for his stories. Synclaire tries to help Overton cope with the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore.

Season 4, Episode 21: One Degree of Separation

17 April 1997
Synclaire's and Overton's parents meet for the first time; (guest stars Gladys Knight; Antonio Vargas; Denise Nicholas; Ron O'Neal)

Season 4, Episode 22: Too Good to Screw

24 April 1997
Kyle believes his brother, Damon, is throwing away his life by not having a steady job and sets his brother up for an interview with his firm. Damon thinks Kyle works too much and is not really enjoying life. When Regine refuses to plan Synclaire's bachelorette party, Max and Khadijah get Regine's high school rival, Ava, to organize it.

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)

J. Anthony Brown ... Tiberius 'Tibby' Jones

Emmy Collins ... Red Rash
Pahl Edwards ... Stripper
Kenn Michael ... Damon Barker (as Kenny Blank)
Don Perry ... Mr. Nacogdoches

Tracy Vilar ... Ava Rivera

Season 4, Episode 23: Papa Was a Rolling Stone

8 May 1997
Khadijah's absentee father comes to town for Synclaire's wedding and she tries to accept him for who he is now.

Season 4, Episode 24: Never Can Say Goodbye

8 May 1997
Sinclair and Overton prepare to tie the knot; and Kyle contemplates a move to London for a new job.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)
Desmond Howard ... Himself

Ron O'Neal ... Clinton James

Denise Nicholas ... Lilah James

Antonio Fargas ... Otis Jones

Gladys Knight ... Odelle Jones

Shaun Baker ... Russell Montego

Michole Briana White ... Olivia Jones (as Michole White)
Rita Owens ... Rita James
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (as Chip Hurd)

J. Anthony Brown ... Tiberius 'Tibby' Jones

Dorien Wilson ... Rev. Leslie Taylor
Ferrari Farris ... Tanya

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Love Don't Live Here Anymore: Part 1

11 September 1997
Kyle buys a one way ticket to London for Max in hopes that she will move there with him. A friend of Russell's, Tripp, moves in and takes Synclaire's room. Overton and Synclaire sail off on their honeymoon, but it is disrupted by a pushy activities director. The newlyweds finally get away from her only to find they are stranded on a deserted island.

Season 5, Episode 2: Love Don't Live Here Anymore: Part 2

18 September 1997
Being stuck on an island causes Synclaire and Overton to begin bickering. Kyle and Max refuse to reconsider their positions about his moving to London. Tripp tries but fails at winning Regine over.

Season 5, Episode 3: High Anxiety

25 September 1997
Khadijah goes on a date with Cedric Ceballos of the Phoenix Suns. She gets so nervous before the date that she gets a headache, Max gives her four of what she believes ito be Aspirin, but it turns out to be tranquilizers. An older gentleman comes to Synclaire and Overton's new apartment, looking for the previous tenant, but they cannot bring themselves to tell him that she passed away.

Season 5, Episode 4: Reconcilable Differences

16 October 1997
Synclaire spends most of her evenings at rehearsal and leaves Overton feeling neglected. He goes out gambling with Tripp and Russell and end up gambling away money he and Synclaire set aside for a new bed. Regine's new relationship is complicated by her boyfriend's relationship with his dog.

Season 5, Episode 5: The Best Laid Plans

23 October 1997
Max's former law school professor and mentor, Clayton Simmons, comes to town for a lecture. Max has always had a crush on him and plans to make a move. Khadijah confesses to Synclaire that she once spent the night with Clayton and can't bring herself to tell Max. Regine throws out Tripp's date after she wears Regine's robe and uses her bubble bath. Tripp gets back at Regine by not showering and purposely stinking up her party after she cut his soap-on-a-rope.

Season 5, Episode 6: Up the Ladder Through the Roof

30 October 1997
Synclaire and Overton bring home a pile of classic records from the '60s and it gets the gang singing and dancing. Khadijah tries to get some work done and is annoyed by the loud music so she goes to the hallway, but she ends up falling asleep and dreaming she is in an old school singing group called the Flavorettes.

Season 5, Episode 7: He's the One

6 November 1997
Regine interviews to be an event coordinator for a charity event. She tries to impress a handsome entrepreneur, Dexter Knight, by saying she will take 10% off the lowest bid. She quickly realizes the budget is much less than she hoped and must cut corners. Max has not given Overton and Synclaire a wedding gift so she gives them a blank check, they have a hard time coming up with an amount.

Season 5, Episode 8: Three Men and a Buckeye

13 November 1997
While traveling to a football game, Overton, Tripp, and Russell pick up a hitchhiker. She turns out to be wanted for robbery. Dexter asks Regine to move in with him and she accepts, but needs help from Khadijah on how to break it to her mom.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Mel Jackson ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)

Shaun Baker ... Russell Montego
Chip Fields ... Laverne Hunter (as Chip Hurd)

Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins ... The Hitchhiker

Todd Susman ... The Officer

Don Franklin ... Dexter Knight

John Witherspoon ... Smoke Eye Howard
Thomas Anthony Jones ... The Unruly Fan (as Tom 'T.J.' Jones)

Season 5, Episode 9: Forgive Us Our Trespasses

4 December 1997

Season 5, Episode 10: Misleading Lady

11 December 1997
Synclaire auditions for a play only to realize all the female roles are taken. She dresses like a man and assumes the identity of James "Jimmy" Overton and wins over the directors. Overton is distressed by the fact that Synclaire has to keep up the appearance of Jimmy and he can't be affectionate towards her in public. Khadijah helps Tripp with a jingle and thinks she has what it takes to be a jingle writer.

Season 5, Episode 11: In Your Dreams

18 December 1997
Khadijah keeps dreaming of kissing Scooter in a hot tub. Max drags Khadijah to a new age retreat where she hopes to find her purpose and Synclaire tags along. Khadijah is shocked to find Scooter and the same hot tub from her dream at the retreat. The two discuss their relationship and work and decide to give it another try. Through hypnosis at the retreat, Max discovers she was a man in all of her previous lives. She realizes she must do something she could not do as a man; have a baby.

Season 5, Episode 12: To Catch a Thief

1 January 1998
Synclaire is furious to learn that her coworker has stolen her act and used it for his one-man show. She backs down when he tells her a sob story about needing money to pay child support, but she later finds out he has no children and he receives alimony. Synclaire gets a chance to audition for a role as a renegade nun for a new tv series. Max reveals that The insemination took and she is now pregnant. Khadijah agrees to support her even though she feels Max behaved impulsively.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Mel Jackson ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (credit only) (as Kim Fields Freeman)
William James Jones ... Phil

Idalis DeLeon ... Roni De Santos (as Idalis De Leon)

Sam McMurray ... Marco McCulloch

Joyce DeWitt ... Herself
Tony Jonas ... Himself

Staci Lynn Fletcher ... Audience Member

Crystal Scales ... Michelle

Season 5, Episode 13: Let's Stay Together

8 January 1998
Overton notices that Max picked her sperm donor from the same clinic where Kyle previously donated, following a near-death experience. When Max describes the donor, Khadijah and Synclaire believe it matches Kyle perfectly. Overton checks Kyle's records and confirms that Kyle is the donor that Max selected. Max decides she is not going to tell Kyle. The gang throws together an impromptu New Years gathering and invite Kyle, whose visiting his family in Cleveland for the holiday. Synclaire gets the role of the renegade nun but is upset that the job is in California and she will have to leave Khadijah behind. Khadijah gets a surprise visit from Scooter.

Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James

Kim Coles ... Synlcaire James Jones

Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw
John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones

Mel Jackson ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III

Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (credit only) (as Kim Fields Freeman)

Shaun Baker ... Russell Montego

Cress Williams ... Terrence 'Scooter' Williams

Idalis DeLeon ... Roni De Santos (as Idalis De Leon)

Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Kyle Barker (as T.C. Carson)

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