List of Living Single episodes

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This is a list of all episodes of the television sitcom Living Single.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
127August 22, 1993 (1993-08-22)May 15, 1994 (1994-05-15)
227September 1, 1994 (1994-09-01)May 18, 1995 (1995-05-18)
327August 31, 1995 (1995-08-31)May 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)
424August 29, 1996 (1996-08-29)May 8, 1997 (1997-05-08)
513September 11, 1997 (1997-09-11)January 1, 1998 (1998-01-01)

Episode list[edit]

Season 1: 1993–1994[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
11"Judging by the Cover"Tony SingletaryYvette Lee BowserAugust 22, 1993 (1993-08-22)
The housemates must find a diplomatic way to tell Regine her new boyfriend (Cylk Cozart) is married.
22"I'll Take Your Man"Tony SingletaryYvette Lee BowserAugust 29, 1993 (1993-08-29)
Regine's jealousy affects all the roommates when Maxine (Erika Alexander) begins dating her ex-boyfriend (Charles Penland).
33"Whose Date Is It Anyway?"Tony SingletaryBecky HartmanSeptember 5, 1993 (1993-09-05)
After giving Synclaire dating advice, the women follow her to the restaurant and end up causing a scene.
44"A Kiss Before Lying"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornSeptember 12, 1993 (1993-09-12)
Maxine persuades Kyle to act as her boyfriend when an old flame arrives for dinner.
55"In the Black Is Beautiful"Tony SingletaryRoger S. H. Schulman & David CohenSeptember 19, 1993 (1993-09-19)
Khadijah discovers that borrowing money from Max to keep Flavor in business might ruin their friendship.
66"Great Expectations"Ellen FalconCalvin Brown, Jr.September 26, 1993 (1993-09-26)
The housemates visit a local nightclub in search of their dream men but find only nightmares.
77"Full Court Press"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. Schulman & David CohenOctober 3, 1993 (1993-10-03)
A minor traffic accident leaves Khadijah, Regine and Synclaire in need of a good lawyer.
88"Living Single... with Children"Ellen FalconLore KimbroughOctober 10, 1993 (1993-10-10)
Regine agrees to baby-sit her new boyfriend's (Dominic Hoffman) child and gets a quick lesson in motherhood.
99"Just Friends?"Ellen FalconBernadette LuckettOctober 17, 1993 (1993-10-17)
Khadijah fears a night of passion may damage a childhood friendship.
1010"Quittin' Time"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornOctober 24, 1993 (1993-10-24)
Khadijah tries to break in a new secretary after Synclaire decides to quit.
1111"The Naked Truth"Ellen FalconYvette Lee Bowser and Becky HartmanNovember 7, 1993 (1993-11-07)
Overton moves in with the girls after a fight with Kyle, but begins to drive them crazy.
1212"Crappy Birthday"Jim DrakeYvette Lee Bowser and Tom AndersonNovember 14, 1993 (1993-11-14)

While celebrating Khadijah's birthday, Synclaire hits the jackpot in Atlantic City.

Guest stars: Ed McMahon and Flip Wilson
1313"Love Takes a Holiday"Ellen FalconJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiNovember 21, 1993 (1993-11-21)
Kyle falls in love with Khadijah and Synclaire's new friend, but she isn't willing to commit.
1414"Burglar in the House"Ellen FalconYvette Lee Bowser and Becky HartmanNovember 28, 1993 (1993-11-28)
Overton installs a high-tech burglar alarm in the girls' apartment after Regine is mugged.
1515"Living Kringle"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. Schulman & David CohenDecember 19, 1993 (1993-12-19)
Synclaire's holiday effervescence teaches everyone the true meaning of Christmas.
1616"Fatal Distraction"Henry ChanDavid WyattJanuary 9, 1994 (1994-01-09)
Khadijah hires a handsome writer (Richard Whiten) without first checking his references.
1717"The Hand That Robs the Cradle"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornJanuary 16, 1994 (1994-01-16)
Max thinks she has to hide her relationship with a younger man (Terrence Dashon Howard) from her friends.
1818"Love Thy Neighbor"Rob SchillerJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiFebruary 6, 1994 (1994-02-06)
The arrival of a handsome new neighbor (Morris Chestnut) causes friction between Max, Khadijah and Regine.
1919"Mystery Date"Ellen FalconBecky HartmanFebruary 13, 1994 (1994-02-13)

The housemates continue to pursue their neighbor, but only one will get to date him.

Guest star: Morris Chestnut
2020"Hot Fun in the Wintertime"Ellen FalconBernadette LuckettFebruary 20, 1994 (1994-02-20)
Synclaire must decide who to take along on a Bahama vacation for two.
2121"Friends Like These"Ellen FalconColleen Taber & Ellen SvacoFebruary 27, 1994 (1994-02-27)
A friend (Charnele Brown) from Khadijah's college days visits and takes advantage of her success. Arsenio Hall guest stars as himself.
2222"Who's the Boss?"Terri McCoyJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiMarch 13, 1994 (1994-03-13)
Synclaire offers to run the magazine while Overton and Kyle nurse Khadijah back to health.
2323"Five Card Stud"Rob SchillerIan Praiser & Barra GrantMarch 27, 1994 (1994-03-27)
After Regine dates Kyle's boss (Bobby Hosea), he overhears the man maligning her reputation.
2424"Love Is a Many Splintered Thing"Henry ChanLore KimbroughApril 17, 1994 (1994-04-17)

Khadijah neglects her roommates when she becomes involved in a new romance.

Guest star: Adam Lazarre-White
2525"A Tale of Two Tattles"Jim DrakeWarren HutchersonMay 1, 1994 (1994-05-01)

Regine's friend uses material she told him in confidence in his stand-up comedy routine.

Guest star: Mark Curry
2626"She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother"Ellen FalconColleen Taber & Ellen SvacoMay 8, 1994 (1994-05-08)
When Khadijah's mother visits on Mother's Day, she brings her friend Laverne, Regine's estranged mother.
2727"What's Next?"Ellen FalconYvette Lee BowserMay 15, 1994 (1994-05-15)
Khadijah must choose between Alonzo (Adam Lazarre-White) and her old flame, Terrence (Cress Williams), who announces he wants her back.

Season 2: 1994–1995[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
281"There's Got to Be a Morning After"Ellen FalconYvette Lee BowserSeptember 1, 1994 (1994-09-01)
Maxine and Kyle spend the night together after drowning their sorrows in a bottle of tequila.
292"I Love This Game"Ellen FalconWarren HutchersonSeptember 8, 1994 (1994-09-08)
Putting her basketball MVP title on the line, Khadijah plays a grudge match against her high-school rival.
303"They've Gotta Have It"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. Schulman & David CohenSeptember 15, 1994 (1994-09-15)
Max and Regine decide to decrease their dependence on men by taking a motivational seminar; Overton sends gifts to Synclaire.
314"Working Nine to Nine-Fifteen"Ellen FalconBecky HartmanSeptember 22, 1994 (1994-09-22)
Max gets rehired and then quits after she learns her cases and her office have been taken away.
325"Bristle While You Work"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornSeptember 29, 1994 (1994-09-29)
When Regine takes over creation of an ad in Flavor, Khadijah's magazine, tension rises between the roommates.
336"School Daze"John BowabJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiOctober 6, 1994 (1994-10-06)
Synclaire decides to drop out of her night-school art history class after Overton enrolls in the course to spend more time with her.
347"Am I My Sister's Keeper?"John BowabEunetta T. BooneOctober 13, 1994 (1994-10-13)
Overton's younger sister comes for a visit and ends up falling for Kyle; Regine decides to become a vegetarian.
358"Trick or Trust"Henry ChanArthur Harris & Edward C. EvansOctober 27, 1994 (1994-10-27)

Khadijah (Queen Latifah) becomes convinced that Scooter is cheating on her when she finds evidence in his apartment.

Guest star: Cress Williams as Scooter
369"Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornNovember 3, 1994 (1994-11-03)
Synclaire and Overton (Kim Coles, John Henton) must decide if they are ready for a sexual relationship.
3710"Double Indignity"Ellen FalconJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DabaiNovember 10, 1994 (1994-11-10)
Max gets a new job selling subliminal tapes for a telemarketing company.
3811"My Cups Runneth Over"Ellen FalconYvette Lee Bowser and Becky HartmanNovember 17, 1994 (1994-11-17)
Regine has trouble facing herself when she's advised to have breast reduction surgery to rest her overburdened back.
3912"Thanks for Giving"Ellen FalconYvette Lee Bowser and Roger S. H. SchulmanNovember 24, 1994 (1994-11-24)

Things become tense during Thanksgiving dinner when Max's, Kyle's and Regine's dates clash with everyone else.

Guest star: Heavy D
4013"A Hair-Razing Experience"Ellen FalconDavid WyattDecember 8, 1994 (1994-12-08)
Kyle has to decide whether or not to cut his dreadlocks after he's told the style doesn't fit the corporate image.
4114"There's No Ship Like Kinship"Matthew DiamondWarren HutchersonDecember 15, 1994 (1994-12-15)

The jealousy flies when an old friend of Khadijah's gets a job at Flavor and starts hanging out with Synclaire.

Guest Star: Rosie O'Donnell
4215"Singing the Blues"Ellen FalconDavid CohenJanuary 5, 1995 (1995-01-05)
Kyle's singing performance at a local talent contest is disrupted by Maxine's presence; Regine coaches Khadijah for her interview.
4316"Play Ball"Ellen FalconEunetta T. BooneJanuary 12, 1995 (1995-01-12)

The Flavor Unit staff decides to strike after becoming fed up with malfunctioning office equipment.

Guest star: Bobby Bonilla
4417"Stormy Weather"Ellen FalconBecky HartmanFebruary 2, 1995 (1995-02-02)

Regine and Overton get stuck in a van during a blizzard while the rest of their friends is snowed in at home.

Guest star: Roxanne Beckford
4518"The Last Temptation"Henry ChanJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiFebruary 9, 1995 (1995-02-09)
Synclaire is sent reeling after an attractive classmate, Jon Marc, kisses her during a discussion about Freud. Shemar Moore guest stars.
4619"Legal Briefs"Henry ChanEunetta T. BooneFebruary 16, 1995 (1995-02-16)
Things heat up for Max when she finds out her new boss is her former boyfriend (Phil Morris).
4720"If the Crew Fits"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornFebruary 23, 1995 (1995-02-23)
Regine and Darryl (Kim Fields, Heavy D) second-guess their relationship after she fails to hit it off with his friends.
4821"Space Invaders"Rae KrausEdward C. Evans & Arthur HarrisMarch 9, 1995 (1995-03-09)
Kyle becomes annoyed with Overton and Synclaire's relationship; Maxine tries to recover a compromising tape of herself.
4922"Another Saturday Night"John BowabWarren HutchersonMarch 30, 1995 (1995-03-30)
Khadijah and Synclaire help Overton get revenge on pool sharks; Kyle has a date with a princess; Maxine goes to New Jersey to get a tattoo.
5023"Who's Scooping Who?"Ellen FalconJeffrey B. Hodes & Nastaran DibaiApril 13, 1995 (1995-04-13)

Khadijah tries to scoop a rival reporter on a story about a scandal in the boxing world.

Guest stars: Roberto Duran, Kadeem Hardison and Kelly Perine
5124"Raw Talent"John BowabDiana Ayers & Susan SebastianApril 27, 1995 (1995-04-27)

Synclaire's role in a theatrical production is expanded, and she has to decide if she can play the part.

Guest stars: Naughty by Nature
5225"To Grandmother's House We Go"Ellen FalconLisa AlbertMay 4, 1995 (1995-05-04)

Regine and Khadijah's mothers go on vacation, leaving the girls to babysit Khadijah's grandmother (Barbara Montgomery).

Guest stars: Chip Hurd and Rita Owens
5326"Talk Showdown"Ellen FalconMeg DeLoatchMay 11, 1995 (1995-05-11)
An appearance on a talk show about "Roommates From Heaven" ends with Regine packing her bags.
5427"The Shake Up"Ellen FalconYvette Lee BowserMay 18, 1995 (1995-05-18)
Khadijah doesn't take Regine's threat of moving out seriously until she leaves.

Season 3: 1995–1996[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
551"Come Back Little Diva"Ellen FalconYvette Lee BowserAugust 31, 1995 (1995-08-31)
562"The Ex-File"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. SchulmanSeptember 7, 1995 (1995-09-07)
573"On the Rebound"Ellen FalconEunetta T. BooneSeptember 14, 1995 (1995-09-14)
584"Grumpy Old Man"Henry ChanBecky HartmanSeptember 21, 1995 (1995-09-21)
595"Rags to Riches"Rae KrausJim Pond & Bill FullerSeptember 28, 1995 (1995-09-28)
606"The James Bond"Leonard R. Garner, Jr.Warren HutchersonOctober 5, 1995 (1995-10-05)
617"The Handyman Can"Otis SallidChris SheridanOctober 12, 1995 (1995-10-12)
628"He Works Hard for the Money"Henry ChanEdward C. Evans & Arthur HarrisOctober 19, 1995 (1995-10-19)
639"Baby I'm Back...Again"Ellen FalconKriss TurnerNovember 2, 1995 (1995-11-02)
6410"Mr. Big Shot"Ellen FalconChuck TathamNovember 9, 1995 (1995-11-09)
6511"Mommy Not Dearest"Ellen FalconBecky HartmanNovember 16, 1995 (1995-11-16)
6612"The Following Is a Sponsored Program"Ellen FalconChuck TathamNovember 30, 1995 (1995-11-30)
6713"Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow...Dammit"Rae KrausJim Pond & Bill FullerDecember 14, 1995 (1995-12-14)
6814"I'm Ready for My Close-Up"Otis SallidEunetta T. BooneJanuary 4, 1996 (1996-01-04)
6915"Scoop Dreams"Ellen FalconWarren HutchersonJanuary 25, 1996 (1996-01-25)
7016"Likes Father, Likes Son"Ellen FalconDaniel Margosis & Robert HornFebruary 1, 1996 (1996-02-01)
7117"Wake Up to the Breakup"Ellen FalconEdward C. Evans & Arthur HarrisFebruary 1, 1996 (1996-02-01)
7218"Tibby or Not Tibby"Henry ChanKriss TurnerFebruary 8, 1996 (1996-02-08)
7319"Shrink to Fit"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. SchulmanFebruary 15, 1996 (1996-02-15)
7420"Dear John"Henry ChanChris SheridanFebruary 29, 1996 (1996-02-29)
7521"A Raze in Harlem"Ellen FalconChuck TathamMarch 7, 1996 (1996-03-07)
7622"Woman to Woman"Rae KrausJim Pond & Bill FullerMarch 21, 1996 (1996-03-21)
7723"Glass Ceiling"Kim FieldsKriss TurnerApril 4, 1996 (1996-04-04)
7824"Kiss of the Spider Man"Maynard C. Virgil IFred JohnsonApril 11, 1996 (1996-04-11)
7925"What Ever Happened to Baby Sister?"Ellen FalconEunetta T. BooneApril 25, 1996 (1996-04-25)
8026"Compromising Positions"Gil JungerWarren HutchersonMay 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)
8127"The Engagement: Part 1"Ellen FalconBecky HartmanMay 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)

Season 4: 1996–1997[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
821"The Engagement: Part 2"Ellen FalconRoger S. H. SchulmanAugust 29, 1996 (1996-08-29)
832"Ride the Maverick"Gil JungerJim Pond & Bill FullerAugust 29, 1996 (1996-08-29)
843"Not Quite Mr. Right"Rae KrausJacque EdmondsSeptember 5, 1996 (1996-09-05)
854"Not So Silent Partners"Rae KrausChuck TathamSeptember 12, 1996 (1996-09-12)
865"Moi the Jury"Ellen FalconKriss TurnerSeptember 19, 1996 (1996-09-19)
876"Multiple Choice"Rae KrausChris SheridanSeptember 26, 1996 (1996-09-26)
887"I've Got You Under My Skin"Rae KrausClayvon C. HarrisOctober 31, 1996 (1996-10-31)
898"School's Out Forever"Rae KrausEdward C. Evans & Arthur HarrisNovember 7, 1996 (1996-11-07)
909"Do You Take This Man's Wallet?"Ellen FalconChuck TathamNovember 14, 1996 (1996-11-14)
9110"Virgin Territory"Rae KrausJacque EdmondsNovember 21, 1996 (1996-11-21)
9211"Riot on the Set"Gil JungerWarren HutchersonDecember 5, 1996 (1996-12-05)
9312"Doctor in the House"Gil JungerWarren HutchersonDecember 19, 1996 (1996-12-19)
9413"Mother Inferior"Chuck VinsonGene Miller & Karen KavnerJanuary 9, 1997 (1997-01-09)
9514"The Clown That Roared"Rae KrausChris SheridanJanuary 23, 1997 (1997-01-23)
9615"Back in the Day"Ellen FalconStory by : Yvette Lee Bowser
Teleplay by : Jacque Edmonds
January 30, 1997 (1997-01-30)
9716"Oh, Solo Mio"Ellen FalconClayvon C. HarrisFebruary 20, 1997 (1997-02-20)
9817"Playing House"Rae KrausJim Pond & Bill FullerMarch 6, 1997 (1997-03-06)
9918"Swing Out Sisters"Chuck VinsonChuck TathamMarch 20, 1997 (1997-03-20)
10019"Moonlight Savings Time"Chuck VinsonEdward C. Evans & Arthur HarrisApril 3, 1997 (1997-04-03)
10120"Living Single Undercover"Kim FieldsDavid M. MatthewsApril 10, 1997 (1997-04-10)
10221"One Degree of Separation"Gil JungerKriss TurnerApril 17, 1997 (1997-04-17)
10322"Too Good to Screw"Ellen FalconJacqueline DavisApril 24, 1997 (1997-04-24)
10423"Papa Was a Rolling Stone"Ellen FalconWarren HutchersonMay 8, 1997 (1997-05-08)
10524"Never Can Say Goodbye"Ellen FalconJim Pond & Bill FullerMay 8, 1997 (1997-05-08)

Season 5: 1997–1998[edit]

No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1061"Love Don't Live Here Anymore: Part 1"Ellen FalconJim Pond & Bill FullerSeptember 11, 1997 (1997-09-11)
First appearance as a main cast member: Mel Jackson as Ira Lee "Tripp" Williams III
1072"Love Don't Live Here Anymore: Part 2"Ellen FalconNancylee MyattSeptember 18, 1997 (1997-09-18)
Last appearance as a main cast member: Terrence "T.C." Carson as Kyle Barker
1083"High Anxiety"Ellen FalconChris SheridanSeptember 25, 1997 (1997-09-25)
Note: Terrence T.C. Carson is no longer part of the main cast in episodes 108-118, but makes a guest appearance in the series finale.
1094"Reconcilable Differences"Ellen FalconGene Miller & Karen KavnerOctober 16, 1997 (1997-10-16)
1105"The Best Laid Plans"Chuck VinsonClayvon C. HarrisOctober 23, 1997 (1997-10-23)
1116"Up the Ladder Through the Roof"Ellen FalconClayvon C. HarrisOctober 30, 1997 (1997-10-30)
1127"He's the One"J.D. LobueLisa Michelle PaytonNovember 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)
1138"Three Men and a Buckeye"J.D. LobueJanette Kotichas BurleighNovember 13, 1997 (1997-11-13)
1149"Forgive Us Our Trespasses"Ellen FalconNancylee MyattDecember 4, 1997 (1997-12-04)
11510"Misleading Lady"Chuck VinsonRod J. EmelleDecember 11, 1997 (1997-12-11)
Note: Final appearance of Kim Fields as Regine Hunter.
11611"In Your Dreams"Maynard C. Virgil IGene Miller & Karen KavnerDecember 18, 1997 (1997-12-18)
11712"To Catch a Thief"Ellen FalconStory by : Rod J. Emelle
Teleplay by : Chris Sheridan
January 1, 1998 (1998-01-01)
11813"Let's Stay Together"Ellen FalconStory by : Yvette Lee Bowser
Teleplay by : Jim Pond & Bill Fuller
January 1, 1998 (1998-01-01)
Note: Terrence T.C. Carson returns as Kyle Barker in the series finale.

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