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Black women seek information on a wide variety of topics including African- American hair care, health issues, relationship advice and career. Erika Alexander and T.C. Carson, Max and Kyle, reunited to celebrate. aside from the relationships of the three different roommates (and their. While Kyle practices for his solo, Overton has this piece of advice: Later in the episode, when Kyle finally does sing at the club, upon Max showing up in . " Reconcilable Differences" has Regine dating a man who's overly attached to his pet.
But don't tell us how to live. Besides, if I can't change the way you people dress, I'll never change the way y'all eat. Scooter When Khadijah drops by Scooter's house on an errand before the Halogen Records Halloween party, Regine discovers a fax from a woman telling Scooter how much she had enjoyed the previous night.
Khadijah finds a bottle of perfume under the sink, and grows increasingly suspicious.
Khadijah, Regine and Scooter are embarrassed when they are the only ones in costume at the party because everyone else donated their costume money to charity. Khadijah gets upset when several women are surprised to learn that Scooter has a girlfriend, and orders him to introduce her to every woman at the party. He finally asks about her territorial behavior, and she tells him about the fax and perfume.
He says that he had a business dinner with one of the company's artists, and that the perfume is a promotional item. He tells Khadijah that she needs to trust him, and points out that she is so devoted to her work that she has been neglecting him. Khadijah vows to correct this problem. Overton, Synclaire and Kyle hope to get a cynical Max into the Halloween spirit by scaring the "bejesus" out of her. She proves unflappable, until Overton fakes a fall down the stairs and serious injury.
Max walks through wall after prank left her "scared to death. I didn't know they had polyester on the Nile. But I just want you to know this is the last time I dress up like Cleopatra and sniff strangers for you. Arthur Harris and Edward C. They encourage her to take the next step, but Synclaire is uncertain. She and Overton finally agree to have a romantic evening at his apartment the following night, as Kyle is out of town.
After they experience a series of mishaps including Overton's allergy to Synclaire's perfumeSynclaire admits that she is paralyzed with fear. She tells him that she is just not ready, and that she is feeling too much pressure from her friends. They decide to wait. Khadijah refuses to consider that her string of bad luck may have been caused by a broken chain letter. Khadijah ecstatic over accidents, unaware that chain letter was returned. I got it the time that Overton first said those three special words: That dance is dead, Kyle.
Even Michael's moved on.
She is arrested while talking on the phone with Khadijah. Meanwhile, Overton sets up surveillance and begins recording all the girls' phone calls in the hopes of catching a prank caller.
When the public defender assigned to represent Max proves to be woefully incompetent, she decides to represent herself. She points out that the boss was the only person to run, and cites this as evidence that the employees didn't realize they were committing a crime.
She adds that she was making a personal call at the time that the police raided the building, and proves this through Overton's tape. The judge dismisses the case, and all the other employees ask Max to represent them. The judge recommends Max to the public defender's office, which hires her immediately. Identity of prank caller revealed. Hell, it's like Batman.
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No, he gets off his bat behind and kicks some arch-villain boo-tay. I'm not going out like that. I'm not going out without a fight. Your bat speech really fired her up. Like when I was a kid, I used to like Fat Albert. Jones, please tell the court what is on this tape. Further along on the tape is The Best of Bootsy Collins, but I don't see how that figures into this case. Uh, Bootsy's a bass player. You're gonna work for the people.
I got a job! Elayne Boosler [ Dr. After the surgery, Regine loses her self-esteem and begins throwing herself at men. Kyle assures her that she doesn't look any different, and states that her confidence and personality are what make her attractive to men. Kevon and the other neighborhood children blame Overton when a greedy ice cream man who had been operating in the middle of winter suffers a heart attack while reaching in the back of the truck for the Nutty Buddy that Overton had ordered.
Regine poses for photos at doctor's office. In fact, this should be you.
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Now I was built to hold this shelf. Come on, they're one of my greatest assets. They're part of what makes me a woman. And, if I might say, a diva. Or what if they take too much? What if they give me a third one? And if you're gonna sing that song, She's Out of My Lifedon't choke up at the end; hell, everybody's gonna know it's phony.
Oh, I'm sorry, Kyle; I thought I heard a smoke alarm going off. Later in the episode, when Kyle finally does sing at the club, upon Max showing up in a very low-cut dress, he chokes and storms out. Check out Loser Vandross! I'm not so bad for an old fogey, huh? Yeah, but it would be a whole lot better if your butt wasn't all up in my face!
After falling down in the middle of the game: You don't have to tell me that; I could light up New York City with this cake. Saddled With Unwanted Roommate Synclaire: Proud Freeloader Also, anytime Kyle spoke up and namely when he tried to defend Regine, he gets booed, but the moment he calls the audience members mindless sheep, they cheer him.
Even better is the confused look on his face after they do. Jenifer Lewis' portrayal of Delia in general! One of the other guests on the show was a then-unknown Will Ferrell. Plus the Noodle Incidents between him and his roommates that they were apologizing for where he put out a hit on his one roommate and she burned down his mother's house.
After arriving back home, the girls find that Regine's mother left a message on the answering machine: You weren't supposed to find out about this until after I was dead.
Maxine Shaw & Kyle Barker engaged with child?
Way to keep a secret, Khadijah! Khadijah, keep your sarcasm and tedious work stories to a minimum. Synclaire, honey, try not to get that blank look on your face. Oh, I know that is not my cruelty-free, ozone-friendly, dolphin-safe Condor egg moisturizer!
The sub-plot of "Trick or Trust" has the crew trying unsuccessfully to scare Max. One moment has Kyle and Overton walk into the ladies' apartment with a fake ax in Overton's head, leading Synclaire to fake scream in horror and Max to quip, "Right ax, wrong head.
Okay, Synclaire, I want you to call Max, I want you to get a blanket and a pillow to prevent him from going into shock.
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Just tell me what you want me to do! I want you to represent, 'cuz I'm gonna sue somebody! It gets even better later on, when Max learns they taped the entire ordeal and proceed to make fun of her for it. The ending of "Working Nine To Nine-Fifteen" has the Safe-T-Man a dummy that Regine bought for protection when driving at night singing an off-key rendition of the theme song, complete with "working" mouth.
The actress that Max gave damaging career and personal advice to in "What's Next? After being freed and her whispering "Thank you" after being freedthe others give looks of Oh, Crap! It also counts as a Crowning Moment of Awesome as neither Erika Alexander Max nor any of the other actors broke character. The ending of the episode has Kyle sleeping in the living room having gotten drunk.
As he stretches and changes his position, we then see that Max is sleeping on the couch next to him underneath his arm.