Living Single focuses on the personal and professional lives of six African American friends residing in New York City. Khadijah James (Queen Latifah) is the founder and editor of Flavor Magazine, an independent publication aimed at the young urban audience. She shares an apartment in a Brooklyn brownstone with her sweet-but-eccentric cousin Synclaire (Kim Coles), an aspiring actress who works as a receptionist at Flavor; and longtime friend Regine Hunter (Kim Fields), a materialistic woman with a knack for picking up gossip. The trio constantly receives unannounced visits from Khadijah's college friend Maxine Shaw (Erika Alexander), a strong-willed attorney who seems to have an aversion to purchasing her own groceries. Also occupying their fair share of time in the apartment are neighbor Overton Wakefield Jones (John Henton), a handyman who frequently offers homespun wisdom; and his best friend, Kyle Barker (T.C. Carson), a self-assured stock broker who is involved in a bizarre love-hate relationship with Max.
Following the fourth season, FOX failed to put the series on the fall schedule, but it was promoted from midseason status when the Scott Baio sitcom Rewind failed to impress and was cancelled before the first episode aired. T.C. Carson appeared in only a few episodes during this fifth (and final) season; and Mel Jackson joined the cast as Tripp Williams, an aspiring songwriter who moves in with Regine and Khadijah following Synclaire's marriage to Overton.
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Let's Stay Together 05x13
Overton invites Kyle to an impromptu New Year's Eve party after Max makes a stunning discovery about her sperm donor. Synclaire considers a career move.
To Catch a Thief 05x12
Synclaire is upset when one of her colleagues in the Gotham Players steals her material for use in his one-man show. Tripp and Roni continue their flirtation. Max gets a dog, and makes a shocking announcement.
In Your Dreams 05x11
Khadijah is disturbed by recurring romantic dreams about Scooter. Max brings Khadijah and Synclaire along to a New Age retreat as she seeks spiritual fulfillment. A disc jockey who moves into Kyle's apartment has a history with Tripp.
Misleading Lady 05x10
Synclaire poses as a man to win a role in a comedy troupe. Khadijah believes she can become a jingle writer after her suggestion helps Tripp.
Forgive Us Our Trespasses 05x09
Max reluctantly represents a man who claims to be the Son of God, who tries to force her to re-consider her priorities.
Three Men and a Buckeye 05x08
Overton, Tripp and Russell take an eventful road trip to a Michigan-Ohio State football game. Dexter asks Regine to move in with him.
He's the One 05x07
Regine falls for her new client, a handsome millionaire, but fears disappointing him when it appears she can't meet the budget for his charity event. Khadijah attends the party and has several old men flirt with her. Overton and Synclaire learn that Max never gave them a wedding gift.
Up the Ladder Through the Roof 05x06
Khadijah dreams that she and her friends are a fledgling '60s girl group.
The Best Laid Plans 05x05
Max hopes to romantically pursue an old law school professor, unaware that he has a past with Khadijah. Regine fights back after Tripp gives his female visitors access to her things.
Reconcilable Differences 05x04
After Synclaire begins spending all her time at rehearsals, Overton goes out with the guys and finds trouble at a gambling club. Regine dates a man who is too devoted to his dog.