The Single Guy (1995–1997)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 305 users  
Reviews: 8 user

A struggling New York writer (Jonathan Silverman) attempts to find success and dates.


0Check in

The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

Highly immersive cinematic worlds can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 titles
created 18 Jun 2011
a list of 42 titles
created 21 May 2013
a list of 143 titles
created 05 Sep 2013
a list of 235 titles
created 06 Mar 2014
list image
a list of 36 titles
created 08 Apr 2014

Related Items

Search for "The Single Guy" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Single Guy (1995–1997)

The Single Guy (1995–1997) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Single Guy.

User Polls




2   1  
1997   1996   1995  
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Three twenty-somethings share a Boston apartment and hang around (and work) at a pizza place.

Stars: Traylor Howard, Ryan Reynolds, Richard Ruccolo
Coach (1989–1997)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner, however, does not share his passion for the sport, which frequently causes ... See full summary »

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Shelley Fabares
Ned and Stacey (1995–1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Ned and Stacey get married after one week after meeting each other. He marries her to get a promotion. She marries him because she can't seem to find a place to live and likes his apartment... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Debra Messing, Greg Germann
The Odd Couple (TV Series 2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After being kicked out of their houses by their wives, two friends try to share an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day.

Stars: Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane
Jesse (1998–2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A single mother (Applegate) tries to find love again with her new boyfriend Diego, of whom her father disapproves. She gets help from her two brothers (one voluntarily mute) and two ... See full summary »

Stars: Christina Applegate, Jennifer Milmore, Liza Snyder
Caroline in the City (1995–1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her ... See full summary »

Stars: Lea Thompson, Malcolm Gets, Amy Pietz
12:01 (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Barry Thomas is the average office worker. He becomes attracted to Lisa Fredericks who works in the same company. After work, Barry witnesses the murder of Lisa and goes to a bar to get ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Helen Slater, Jonathan Silverman, Nicolas Surovy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A pair of losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, but the murderer is out to "finish him off".

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart
Boston Common (1996–1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After moving to Boston from Virginia, to spy on his sister who just started college, Boyd finds himself working for the student union where he raises hell more often than he should.

Stars: Anthony Clark, Hedy Burress, Traylor Howard
Picture Paris (2011)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Picture Paris is about an ordinary woman with an extraordinary obsession with Paris and a surprising past.

Director: Brad Hall
Stars: Emmanuel Delcour, Eric Elmosnino, Matthew Fahey
Monty (TV Series 1994)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Monty Richardson is a Conservative talk-show host, a la Rush Limbaugh. His family, however, are rather liberal, including his son's radically left-wing girlfriend. The comedy starts as they... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Winkler, Kate Burton, David Schwimmer
Muddling Through (TV Series 1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After two years in jail for shooting her cheating husband Sonny in his behind, Connie Drego returns home, to the motel she owns and which her oldest daughter Madeline kept open in her ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephanie Hodge, D. David Morin, Jennifer Aniston


Complete series cast summary:
 Doorman / ... (43 episodes, 1995-1997)
 Trudy (43 episodes, 1995-1997)
 Jonathan Eliot (40 episodes, 1995-1997)
 Sam Sloan (24 episodes, 1995-1997)
 Matt Parker (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
 Janeane Percy-Parker (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
 Marie Blake / ... (22 episodes, 1995-1997)
 Russell (19 episodes, 1996-1997)


Jonathan Eliot is an intelligent, sensitive New York writer, whose career is only making little headway, and bachelor who lives on his own, finding the dating scene even more daunting. In his apartment block, which has a very weird doorman, Manny, he gazes with some envy at the love life of others, especially one neighbor, the slick womanizer Dan Montgomery. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

21 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Single kommt immer allein  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(44 episodes)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Suzanne Pleshette was originally going to play Jonathan Silverman's character's mother in six episodes, but due to some writers changing the character to a stereotypical Jewish mother that was a shrew, Pleshette told the producers that she was only going to do the three that she had already done. She, being Jewish herself, to offense to the changes in the character. See more »


[Jonathan is writing a kid-friendly sermon for a priest]
Jonathan Eliot: I'm a Mighty Morphin' Power Prophet.
See more »


Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Very funny
17 March 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This show had a lot going for it. Good actors and good writing. Every episode made me break out into laughter. For those reasons, I really can't understand how this show got cancelled. This was a show that was short lived and really didn't deserve it. At least reruns can be seen on USA.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what was Ross Geller doing in The Single Guy senderosdiaby23
looking for an episode silentfrwy
opening theme adammagic
Episodes a-marasca1
Sitcom confusion tijuanaman
Discuss The Single Guy (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: