Living Single (1993–1998)
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Misleading Lady 

Synclaire auditions for a play only to realize all the female roles are taken. She dresses like a man and assumes the identity of James "Jimmy" Overton and wins over the directors. Overton ... See full summary »

Director:

Chuck Vinson

Writers:

Yvette Lee Bowser (created by) (as Yvette Denise Lee), Rod J. Emelle

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Queen Latifah ... Khadijah James
Kim Coles ... Synclaire James-Jones
Erika Alexander ... Maxine 'Max' Felice Shaw
John Henton John Henton ... Overton 'Obie' Wakefield Jones
Mel Jackson ... Ira Lee 'Tripp' Williams III
Kim Fields ... Regine Hunter (as Kim Fields Freeman)
William James Jones William James Jones ... Phil
Sam McMurray ... Marco McCulloch
Crystal Scales ... Michelle
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Storyline

Synclaire auditions for a play only to realize all the female roles are taken. She dresses like a man and assumes the identity of James "Jimmy" Overton and wins over the directors. Overton is distressed by the fact that Synclaire has to keep up the appearance of Jimmy and he can't be affectionate towards her in public. Khadijah helps Tripp with a jingle and thinks she has what it takes to be a jingle writer.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1997 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

James Overton (Synclaire): "The ladies love cool James, know what I'm saying?" This is a nod to LL Cool J, aka James Todd Smith, because that's what LL Cool J stands for, Ladies Love Cool James. LL Cool J and Queen Latifah (Khadijah) are close friends. See more »

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References What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) See more »

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