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Best sitcom only '90s kids would remember: 'Living Single' or 'Martin'?

"Living Single" and "Martin" were not only among the best black sitcoms in the '90s but these laugh-out-loud gems were among the greatest sitcoms, period. "Living Single" became a huge hit in black households in 1993, and millennials are reliving the show's glory on Hulu. "Martin" turned Martin Lawrence into a mainstream comedic superstar. The sitcom was a fixture in black households and remained a hit in syndication over the years. Which '90s sitcom is your favorite? ✨ 📺 

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The 1990s were a great time to be a kid, and millennials will never forget it! Beyond childhood fads like Pokémon, Giga Pets, "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and any show on Nickelodeon—'90s kids had an array of sitcoms to choose from and watch with their families on weeknights.

From teen dramedies to big, extended families to squads of single twenty-somethings living in New York, '90s shows will forever be cemented into the hearts of millennials. Which is why The Tylt wants all the '90s kids out there to "get jiggy wit it" and vote on the best sitcom that only we would know!

"Family Matters," "Step By Step," "Boy Meets World," "Moesha," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Roseanne," "Friends" and "Frasier" were all eliminated in the first round. "Home Improvement," "Seinfeld," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Full House" were cut in the third round. Now we're down to the final four sitcoms: "Living Single" versus "Martin," and "Saved by the Bell" versus "Sister, Sister."

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"In a '90s kind of a world, I'm glad a got my girls."

Below is the synopsis of "Living Single," per IMDB.

Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

Queen Latifah spoke out and said "Living Single" inspired "Friends." But Black Twitter got involved and accused "Friends" of whitewashing and ripping off "Living Single." The shows are both set in New York and built around twenty-somethings navigating their way through relationships and careers—having each other's backs along the way. (Hmm...)

"Living Single" premiered in the fall of 1993 and remained a top five sitcom among black households for all five seasons. The show definitely resonated. "Living Single" followed six friends (four women and two men) who all live in a Brooklyn brownstone together, and highlighted their struggles and triumphs within their love lives and careers.

Viewers fell in love with all six characters. Khadijah James (played by Queen Latifah) was a fierce and independent but often times stressed magazine owner. Synclaire James-Jones was Khadijah's kindhearted, but eccentric cousin and receptionist to Flavor magazine. We all have a friend like Maxine "Max" Felice Shaw—strong, smart and successful, but she doesn't cook; Max stayed in her friend's fridge. Kyle Barker was a clean-cut brother and stoke broker who was always at Max's throat; it turned out the two were in love with each other. Overton "Obie" Wakefield Jones was a good dude, Synclaire's love interest, and the building's handyman. And then there's Regina "Regine" Hunter—the pure definition of what it means to be black and boujee.

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"Get to steppin'! Step!"

Below is the synopsis of "Martin," per IMDB.

Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

"Martin" may not have had the same level of crossover appeal as other sitcoms, but the series was super popular in the '90s and ratings winner for FOX. It was laugh-out-loud funny, not only with the crazy antics of Martin, but the sitcom's with many recurrent catchphrases: "Tommy, you ain't got no job," "my mama's biscuits," "oh my goodness," "damn Gina" and "you go, girl." Yep, "Martin" remains a fixture for millennials thanks to syndication.

Recently the cast reunited, only adding fuel to revival rumors. Martin Lawrence told TMZ“Never say never. We don’t know nothing right now, but never say never.”

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Best sitcom only '90s kids would remember: 'Living Single' or 'Martin'?
#TeamLivingSingle
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamMartinFOX