Trivia / Living Single

  • Actor Allusion: During a dinner involving Max's ex & his new girlfriend/fiancé, 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.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: Sadly, no other season other than the first season has ever been released on DVD.
  • Retroactive Recognition: One of Khadijah's serious boyfriends was played by Isaiah Washington and was also a doctor.
    • T.C. Carson is possibly this for gamers as he goes on to voice Kratos. Which makes a Stinger where Overton asks him to open a Box from his aunt Pandora Hilarious in Hindsight.
    • Throw in a young Will Ferrell as a guest on a talk show the women appeared on in the episode "Talk Showdown".
  • Real-Life Relative: Khadijah's mother and grandmother were played by Queen Latifah's real mother and grandmother. Averted with her baby half sister and her father.
    • Regine's mother is played by Kim Fields' real mother Chip Fields.
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