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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Complete series cast summary:
...  Khadijah James 118 episodes, 1993-1998
...  Synclaire James-Jones 118 episodes, 1993-1998
...  Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw 118 episodes, 1993-1998
John Henton ...  Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones 118 episodes, 1993-1998
...  Regine Hunter 118 episodes, 1993-1998
...  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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22 August 1993 (USA)  »

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My Girls  »

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Kim Fields' real-life breast reduction surgery was written into the script in season two episode eleven, "My Cups Runneth Over," in which her character gets a breast reduction. See more »

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Maxine: [excited by winning a case] Do not touch me unless you want to get BURNED!
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Referenced in The Crew: The Mating Season (1995) See more »

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I like these "Friends" much, much better!
8 March 2004 | by See 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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