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Living Single 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (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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5   4   3   2   1  
1998   1997   1996   1995   1994   1993  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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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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At 118 episodes, this African-American series lasted exactly half as many episodes as Friends (1994) (236 episodes). 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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Featured in The Tanning of America: Fight the Power (2014) See more »

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I like these "Friends" much, much better!
8 March 2004 | by teejay-4See all my reviews

"Friends" before there were "Friends", Living Single was a far more relatable slice of New York City life and a far funnier one! Set in 1990's Brooklyn, this story of three female roommates living in the same apartment building as two male roommates, with a single-dweller thrown in was good fun to watch. The ensemble cast was great with Erika Alexander one of the stand-outs at the always mooching Max and Kim Fields as the mercenary Regine. And the rest of the cast blended nicely to make for a very funny sitcom. Each character had its own special sparkle, the dialogue was realistic, and the situations fun. If I had to choose between reruns of "Friends" or reruns of "Living Single", I'd take "Living Single" 7 days a week and twice on Sundays! An all around fun show!


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USA

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English

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22 August 1993 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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