Living Single

Season 2 Episode 7

Am I My Sister's Keeper?

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Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Oct 13, 1994 on FOX
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Am I My Sister's Keeper?
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Overton's younger sister, Olivia, comes for a visit, and Overton is extremely protective of her. When Overton can't make their planned trip to the botanical gardens, Olivia suggests that she could go to a movie with Kyle (with whom she had been flirting). Overton catches them kissing in the hallway and throws a bucket of water on Kyle, ruining his suit. Meanwhile, Regine decides to become a vegetarian, and forces her beliefs on her roommates by throwing out all the meat. Khadijah plots to convert her back to meat-eating by holding a barbecue and giving her nothing to eat but celery. Regine does not give in, but she and her friends agree to respect each other's values. After a pep talk from Synclaire, Olivia finally musters the courage to ask her brother to stop treating her like a kid. Tag: Kyle douses Overton with water, then puts out fire with one drop. John (Henton) waves and says good night to audience.moreless

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    John Henton

    John Henton

    Overton Wakefield Jones

    Kim Coles

    Kim Coles

    Synclaire (James) Jones

    Mel Jackson

    Mel Jackson

    Ira Lee "Tripp" Williams III (season 5)

    Kim Fields

    Kim Fields

    Regine Hunter

    Erika Alexander

    Erika Alexander

    Maxine Felice Shaw (a.k.a. "The Maverick")

    Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    Khadijah James

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    • QUOTES (21)

      • Overton: I can't wait for you ladies to meet my sister Olivia. You're gonna love her. She's beautiful, intelligent, yet sensitive and innocent. Basically, a female version of me.
        Max: Is she bald?

      • Regine: Now, Obie, you rushed us up here. Where's your sister?
        Overton: Aww, she'll be here in about two hours. I just didn't want y'all to be late. I mean, you know how you ladies are.
        Max: Two hours? You only have 45 minutes worth of snacks here.

      • Khadijah: Regine, we can't all store fat in our heads like you.

      • Kyle (to Olivia): Perhaps you can tell us how we can save our ficus.
        Max: It's plastic. Dust it.

      • Regine: Tofu. That's my new trademark greeting. Like it?
        Khadijah, Kyle, & Synclaire: No.

      • Overton: She's beautiful and intelligent, yet sensitive and innocent. Basically, a female version of me.
        Max: Is she bald?

      • Khadijah: If you don't want to eat meat, I can respect that. But don't tell us how to live.
        Regine: Yeah, you're right. Besides, if I can't change the way you people dress, I'll never change the way y'all eat.

      • Olivia: Oh, and you must be Regine. That's a very classy ensemble, girl.
        Regine: Girl, this is just a little Donna Karan I threw together.
        Max: Yes. Looks real nice with Payless shoes.

      • Synclaire: Sometimes I get so mad at Overton I just want to shake him and kick him and lock him in the basement. But it's at those moments that I know how deep my love for him runs.

      • Overton: She idolized me. Called me "Obie Wan Kenobi."

      • Max: So Olivia, tell me. Was Kyle as much of a dork then as he is now?

      • Kyle: You know, my mother always told me you Joneses was crazy.

      • Khadijah: I thought this was another one of your little whims, like the time you waved that crystal over your food to dissolve the fat.
        Regine: Hey! It worked for Liz Taylor.

      • Olivia: I figured I'd hang out a while, spend time with my big brother. See if I could make out with a few more of your friends.
        Overton: Well, I know a couple of firemen. They're used to being hit by water.

      • Kyle: So I guess Max ate all the hot links already. I shouldn't be surprised. There were no bones to slow her down.

      • Synclaire: If you think he's such a pain, then why did you bother to come visit him in the first place?
        Olivia: Oh, I was getting on my parents' nerves, too.

      • Overton: Sorry it took me so long, but a water valve broke and damn near flooded the basement. I gotta go and get a couple of them three-quarter inch reducing Ls.
        Olivia: For a job that size, maybe you should use a two and a half inch reducing T instead.
        Overton: Dad would be so proud.

      • Olivia: At the end of the show, Overton would wrap a red velvet cape around Kyle's shoulders and help him off stage.
        Max: Oh my gosh, a red velvet cape! My God, you were Superdork!

      • Synclaire: I bet you didn't know a buckeye, is a nut-like seed from the horse chestnut variety.
        Kyle: Synclaire, there's a reason why that's a little known fact, baby. Nobody cares.

      • Regine: Did you know that when you die, you'll have ten pounds of undigested meat in your body?
        Khadijah: Well, I guess I won't die hungry then.

      • Regine: I refuse to kill myself slowly with those artery-killing poisons…Bring me some curly fries!

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