How is it in the “four females tradition” when Kyle and Overton were on every single episode? Then came Scooter? And at one point Regine was all up under Heavy D? In “Golden Girls” (a legendary show) the men were afterthoughts, including Stan. Kyle and Overton were on the show as much as the women, partying, working and then Sinclair even moved in with Overton. The men were not an afterthought at all.
On top of that, there’s the timeframe of which came first and the TV executive talking about “Living Single” in the newspaper. Warren Littlefield admitted to wanting “Living Single.” Queen Latifah discussed this.