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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Queen Latifah ...  Khadijah James 118 episodes, 1993-1998
Kim Coles ...  Synclaire James-Jones 118 episodes, 1993-1998
Erika Alexander ...  Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw 118 episodes, 1993-1998
John Henton John Henton ...  Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones 118 episodes, 1993-1998
Kim Fields ...  Regine Hunter 118 episodes, 1993-1998
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ...  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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Comedy

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TV-PG
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Most watched show in African-American households for all five seasons on air. The only other series to tie that record is The Parkers (1999). See more »

Quotes

Maxine: [after learning that Overton is afraid of clowns] Overton, if you don't like clowns, why are you hanging with Kyle?
Kyle: Maxine, I am trying to help a person. You remember people. They're the ones with the torches who chased you out of the castle.
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Referenced in Lucas Bros Moving Co: Tales from the Hoodie (2014) See more »

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Intelligent & Humane
13 October 2001 | by AthanatosSee all my reviews

The foundation of most sitcom humor is the weaknesses of characters; this show is a priceless exception. The writers should be so proud to have presented us with characters who were strong and loving and fun to watch.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Living Single See more »

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1.33 : 1
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