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A Different World

Denise Huxtable is in ``a different world'' -- predominantly black Hillman College -- in this popular ``Cosby Show'' spinoff. A sophomore, Denise shares her quarters with divorced freshman Jaleesa and naive Maggie, one of Hillman's few white students. Other Hillman students include Whitley, a Southern belle full of attitude; Dwayne, a math major, and his best friend, Ron; and Col. Taylor, aka ``Dr. War.''

Premiere:
Sep 24, 1987
Original Network:
NBC
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All Upcoming Times for A Different World

Episode Air Date Channel

War and Peace

S04, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1991)
Emotions run high as Dwayne's classmates send their friend Zelmer to the Persian Gulf.
  • Mon 5/30
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Sister to Sister, Sister

S04, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 28, 1991)
Kim decides to pledge a sorority and finds that Whitley is the pledge mistress.
  • Mon 5/30
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Monet Is the Root of All Evil

S04, E22  (First Aired: Apr. 4, 1991)
Whitley sponsors an art show that is labeled obscene by an outside group.
  • Tue 5/31
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

If I Should Die Before I Wake

S04, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 11, 1991)
An oratory professor (Whoopi Goldberg) gives her class a unique assignment.
  • Tue 5/31
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Dwayne Mutiny

S05, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 1991)
Dwayne is not getting any support when Whitley threatens to walk out and his algebra class mutinies.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 4:00AM-4:30AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Home Is Where the Fire Is

S05, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 3, 1991)
Bickering distracts Whitley and Kim from a hazard in Lena's (Jada Pinkett) room.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 4:30AM-5:00AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Almost Working Girl

S05, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1991)
When Jaleesa sends Freddie on a temporary job at Whitley's workplace, she insults an executive (Beverly Todd).
  • Wed 6/1
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

In the Eye of the Storm

S05, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1991)
As a hurricane batters the campus, Ron and Freddie confront their differences while trapped together.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Rule Number One ...

S05, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1991)
Dwayne fails to foresee the consequences of his tutoring Lena (Jada Pinkett); Ron goes into the cosmetics business.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 6:00AM-6:30AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Baby, I'm a Star

S05, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1991)
Kim's new-found arrogance loses her a spot in Ron's band; Col. Taylor frets over his age.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 6:30AM-7:00AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Never Can Say Goodbye

S04, E24  (First Aired: Apr. 25, 1991)
Ron pleads with the dean (Robert Guillaume) about graduating; a ``roast'' is in the works for Walter.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

To Be Continued

S04, E25  (First Aired: May. 2, 1991)
Whitley faces a post-graduation decision; Ron and his father (Art Evans) negotiate with the dean (Robert Guillaume).
  • Wed 6/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Liza Who-Little

S05, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1991)
Whitley's wealthy cousin Liza (Jasmine Guy in a dual role) goes husband-hunting at Hillman.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 4:33AM-5:02AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

To Tell the Truth

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1991)
Dwayne gets into hot water when he is spotted holding hands with a woman other than Whitley.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 5:02AM-5:31AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Do You Take This Woman?

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1991)
As his wedding nears, Dwayne's cold feet are thawed by the hot tempers of the combative future mothers-in-law.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 5:31AM-6:00AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

Mammy Dearest

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1991)
Whitley plans for a display of slave art until Lena (Jada Pinkett) reveals that Gilbert ancestors owned slaves.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 6:00AM-6:30AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

The Twelve Steps of Christmas

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1991)
Dwayne and Whitley go separately to a Christmas party, unaware the other will be there.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 6:30AM-7:00AM
  • 163
  • LOGO

We've Only Just Begun

S05, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 19, 1991)
Dorm director Whitley has a run-in with a street-smart freshman; Dwayne plans a surprise for Whitley.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Dwayne Mutiny

S05, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 1991)
Dwayne is not getting any support when Whitley threatens to walk out and his algebra class mutinies.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

No Means No

S02, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 30, 1989)
Dwayne fears Freddie may face date rape when she goes out with an aggressive athlete (Taimak).
  • Fri 6/3
  • 12:00AM-12:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

All's Fair

S02, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 15, 1988)
Whitley is squeezed out when Kim's boyfriend (Brian Wesley Thomas) monopolizes their room.
  • Fri 6/3
  • 12:30AM-1:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

High Anxiety

S02, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 2, 1989)
Kim takes on too many responsibilities; Mr. Gaines (Lou Myers) moves in with Col. Taylor (Glynn Turman).
  • Fri 6/3
  • 1:00AM-1:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Citizen Wayne

S02, E21  (First Aired: Apr. 27, 1989)
Ron claims that Dwayne has Jesse Jackson's endorsement for student government president.
  • Fri 6/3
  • 1:30AM-2:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Home Is Where the Fire Is

S05, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 3, 1991)
Bickering distracts Whitley and Kim from a hazard in Lena's (Jada Pinkett) room.
  • Fri 6/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Almost Working Girl

S05, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1991)
When Jaleesa sends Freddie on a temporary job at Whitley's workplace, she insults an executive (Beverly Todd).
  • Fri 6/3
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

In the Eye of the Storm

S05, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1991)
As a hurricane batters the campus, Ron and Freddie confront their differences while trapped together.
  • Mon 6/6
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Rule Number One ...

S05, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1991)
Dwayne fails to foresee the consequences of his tutoring Lena (Jada Pinkett); Ron goes into the cosmetics business.
  • Mon 6/6
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Baby, I'm a Star

S05, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1991)
Kim's new-found arrogance loses her a spot in Ron's band; Col. Taylor frets over his age.
  • Tue 6/7
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Liza Who-Little

S05, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1991)
Whitley's wealthy cousin Liza (Jasmine Guy in a dual role) goes husband-hunting at Hillman.
  • Tue 6/7
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

To Tell the Truth

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1991)
Dwayne gets into hot water when he is spotted holding hands with a woman other than Whitley.
  • Wed 6/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Do You Take This Woman?

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1991)
As his wedding nears, Dwayne's cold feet are thawed by the hot tempers of the combative future mothers-in-law.
  • Wed 6/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Mammy Dearest

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1991)
Whitley plans for a display of slave art until Lena (Jada Pinkett) reveals that Gilbert ancestors owned slaves.
  • Thu 6/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Twelve Steps of Christmas

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1991)
Dwayne and Whitley go separately to a Christmas party, unaware the other will be there.
  • Thu 6/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Just Another Four-Letter Word

S05, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1992)
Ron is forced to move out of his apartment after he spends the rent money pursuing his music career.
  • Fri 6/10
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Cat's in the Cradle

S05, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1992)
Ron and Dwayne's version of a racial clash differs from that of three students from a rival school, landing all the students in jail.
  • Fri 6/10
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2