Actor Allusion: During a dinner involving Max's ex & his new girlfriend/fiancÚ, Regine comments that she looks familiar and asks her where she went to school. When she mentions that it's a small private school called Eastland, Regine quips that she's 'never heard of it' and shoots a quick glance to camera as she walks away.
Later at dinner, while telling Blatant Lies to make Max seem more successful to her ex-beau, its mentioned that Max has made partner at her firm, the first African American woman to do so, "because that Clair Huxtable wasn't real."
Melvin and Mario Van Peebles play a father and son.
Dueling Shows: With Friends - Both feature six friends living & working in new york, both have characters that are originally just shallow & fashion oriented, both have formerly fat characters, both have characters seen in universe as a Cloudcuckoolander - and while Friends went on to, ultimately, be more popular it was Living Single that premiered first - a year earlier in fact.