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Yeah I think some of those are returns. 

 

I'm fine with that. I know I'll be binging MOESHA and LIVING SINGLE as early as possible in my time. 

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On 3/7/2021 at 4:32 PM, Khan said:

Why on earth would they have fired T.C. Carson?  His love/hate chemistry with Erika Alexander was one of the best things about the show.  Either he was a bastard BTS, or the producers/production company/network were idiots.

 

 

AFAIC, the show was dead without him. The Max/Kyle relationship was the core of the show.

 

I don't know when this Kim Fields interview happened, but the Source has it dated in December.

 

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Many classic shows are getting the reboot treatment and Fields would need a possible Living Single reboot to be done correctly or not at all.

 

“First of all, you can’t just mess around and just start rebooting something, you know especially if that something was so amazing and iconic and a gamechanger the first go-round,” she said.

 

The actress added that the reboot will have to be parallel to the original series. “[Series creator Yvette Lee Bowser] created…lightning in a bottle.  So for this next go-round, we want to make sure we are true to the characters, true to where they would be…we have to be true to what you expect from the brand of Living Single.”

 

Kim Fields added that they’re all busy with their personal projects and it’s difficult to get them all together at once.

 

T.C. Carson, who portrayed the beloved character Kyle, was fired after expressing discrepancies with the way the show as marketed and character’s stereotypes. Fields spoke about filming the final season without him.

 

“It was very difficult doing the last season without T.C.,” she said. “With Living Single, we spent four years together, so that family dynamic changed and none of us really saw it coming.  It was very difficult personally, professionally, creatively…just know we never stopped being a family behind the scenes and off-camera.”

 

 

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8 hours ago, Vee said:

AFAIC, the show was dead without him. The Max/Kyle relationship was the core of the show.

 

Agree.  LS was so much about presenting African-Americans in a positive light.  Nowhere did that light shine brighter on the show than on Max and Kyle.  They were two college-educated, urban and urbane professionals; who were allowed to be good at their professions; and who were flawed and funny without being reduced to the usual, buffoonish stereotypes.

 

To me, it's shameful, but not at all surprising, that WBTV did a much better job marketing the vastly overrated "Friends," a painfully unfunny show with a similar concept (a half-dozen twentysomethings experience the ups and downs of life in the big city) that never had any POC in its' cast, despite being set in one of the most diverse cities on the planet.  But what REALLY smarts to this day (but, sadly, is no less surprising) is how LS' own network, FOX, appeared to be more concerned with promoting "The Simpsons" than they did with promoting LS or "Martin."

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