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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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Happy Birthday to Moi

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1993)
Dwayne conspires with Kim to stay one step ahead of Whitley, who wants to plan her own surprise birthday party.
  • Tue 4/25
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Mind Your Own Business

S06, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1993)
En Vogue guest star as four frumpy choir members who Ron and Charmaine try to transform into the opening act.
  • Tue 4/25
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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When One Door Closes ...

S06, E17  (First Aired: May. 8, 1993)
A Japanese corporation woos Dwayne for his software; Whitley is pregnant.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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When One Door Closes ...

S06, E18  (First Aired: May. 8, 1993)
A Japanese corporation woos Dwayne for his software; Whitley is pregnant.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Lean on Me

S06, E19  (First Aired: May. 27, 1993)
Dwayne discovers that his ex-girlfriend will be conducting his interview when he applies for a summer job.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Dancing Machines

S06, E20  (First Aired: Jun. 3, 1993)
Freddie asks Ron to host a dance-a-thon; Dwayne and Whitley allow one of her students to stay with them for the weekend.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Dr. War Is Hell

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 6, 1988)
Jaleesa and Whitley have new roommates; Dwayne tries to avoid a dreaded course.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
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Two Gentlemen of Hillman

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 13, 1988)
Dwayne and Ron's friendship is strained when they work together on a research paper.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
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Some Enchanted Late Afternoon

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 27, 1988)
Walter and Jaleesa are apprehensive about starting a romantic relationship.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 173
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Dream Lover

S02, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 3, 1988)
Whitley is upset by the romantic dreams she has been having about Dwayne.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 2:30PM-3:00PM
  • 173
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Three Girls Three

S02, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 17, 1988)
Jaleesa and Whitley are given the chance to become back-up singers for Gladys Knight.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 173
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If You Like Pilgrim Coladas

S02, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 24, 1988)
Whitley takes a homesick Kim to a restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
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A Stepping Stone

S02, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 1988)
Whitley wants to be the team leader in an interdormitory step competition.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 173
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Life With Father

S02, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 8, 1988)
Dwayne falls for his calculus teacher's (Glynn Turman) daughter.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 173
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All's Fair

S02, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 15, 1988)
Whitley is squeezed out when Kim's boyfriend (Brian Wesley Thomas) monopolizes their room.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 173
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Radio Free Hillman

S02, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 5, 1989)
Whitley is caught in the middle when Dwayne stages a sit-in at the dean's (Rosalind Cash) office.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 173
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It Happened One Night

S02, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 12, 1989)
Whitley offers her support to Kim when she fears that she may be pregnant.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
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I've Got the Muse in Me

S02, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 26, 1989)
Freddie turns to alcohol when she lacks inspiration in her writing.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 173
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Risky Business

S02, E13  (First Aired: Feb. 2, 1989)
Clair Huxtable (Phylicia Rashad) gives a business etiquette seminar at Hillman.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 7:00PM-7:30PM
  • 173
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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

S02, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 9, 1989)
Couples at Hillman College experience broken hearts and discord as Valentine's Day approaches.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 173
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For She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage

S02, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1989)
Whitley's mother (Diahann Carroll) is determined to find a boyfriend for her daughter.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
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It's Greek to Me

S02, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 23, 1989)
Dwayne and Ron's friendship is strained after they pledge a fraternity.
  • Thu 4/27
  • 8:30PM-9:00PM
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Cabin in the Sky

S06, E21  (First Aired: Jun. 10, 1993)
Dwayne and Whitley plan a romantic getaway in the mountains; Mr. Gaines leaves his son in charge of the Pit.
  • Fri 4/28
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Homey, Don't Ya Know Me?

S06, E23 
Lena is torn between the past and the present when her old boyfriend and friends from Baltimore come for a visit.
  • Fri 4/28
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Great X-Pectations

S06, E22  (First Aired: Jul. 9, 1993)
Terrell (Patrick Y. Malone) is caught with a handgun in the classroom; Spencer (Michael Ralph) proposes to Kim.
  • Mon 5/1
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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College Kid

S06, E24 
Ex-baseball great Langston Paige (Billy Dee Williams) leases part of his home to the college kids.
  • Mon 5/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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A Rock, a River, a Lena

S06, E25 
Lena visits Hillman College to dedicate a scholarship in her grandmother's name.
  • Tue 5/2
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Reconcilable Differences

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 24, 1987)
Denise begins her sophomore year at Hillman and requests a room change, ending up with Whitley. She soon asks for another chance to room with Jaleesa.
  • Tue 5/2
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Porky De Bergerac

S01, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 15, 1987)
As dorm monitor, Jaleesa must enforce penalties on litterbugs -- including Denise.
  • Wed 5/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Those Who Can't ... Tutor

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1987)
Whitley's reputation suffers when Dwayne is caught climbing out of her window.
  • Wed 5/3
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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War of the Words

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1987)
Maggie prepares to debate Whitley on the issue of women's rights.
  • Thu 5/4
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Sometimes You Get the Bear ... Sometimes the Bear Gets You

S01, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1987)
Denise worries that her grandfather (Earle Hyman) will discover she is involved in a homecoming prank.
  • Thu 5/4
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Romancing Mr. Stone

S01, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1987)
Denise has a crush on her geology professor (David Alan Grier).
  • Fri 5/5
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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The Gift of the Magi

S01, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1987)
Whitley is less than enthusiastic about spending the holidays with her newly divorced father and his girlfriend.
  • Fri 5/5
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Here's to Old Friends

S03, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 11, 1990)
Dwayne's friend comes for a visit and tries to convince him to transfer.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 173
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Pride and Prejudice

S03, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 25, 1990)
Whitley deals with a sales clerk's (Peggy Walton-Walker) racism in her own way, succeeding only in complicating the situation.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 173
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Risk Around the Dollar

S04, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 7, 1991)
Whitley needs to replace the rent money she spent; Terrance wants to become a Muslim.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 173
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Time Keeps on Slippin'

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 29, 1990)
Dwayne's preoccupation with Whitley affects his grades; Ron and Freddie plan a video.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 173
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The Goodwill Games

S04, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1990)
Dwayne is in the middle as Whitley and Kinu (Alise Gyse Dickens) compete on rival academic teams.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 173
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Citizen Wayne

S02, E21  (First Aired: Apr. 27, 1989)
Ron claims that Dwayne has Jesse Jackson's endorsement for student government president.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 173
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Ms. Understanding

S04, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 28, 1991)
The battle of the sexes heats up at Hillman, fueled by an article on campus sex roles.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 2:30PM-3:00PM
  • 173
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It's Greek to Me

S02, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 23, 1989)
Dwayne and Ron's friendship is strained after they pledge a fraternity.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 173
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A Stepping Stone

S02, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 1988)
Whitley wants to be the team leader in an interdormitory step competition.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 173
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Great Expectations

S03, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1989)
After her father (Richard Roundtree) nixes a rock-concert trip, Kim still goes and leaves Whitley to cover for her.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 173
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Answered Prayers

S03, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 14, 1989)
The gang rushes Kim to see her policeman father (Richard Roundtree), who has been shot while on duty.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 173
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Delusions of Daddyhood

S03, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1989)
Despite Whitley's objections, rap group Heavy D. and the Boyz arrive at Hillman for a benefit concert.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 173
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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).
  • Sun 5/7
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 173
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Save the Best for Last

S05, E24  (First Aired: May. 14, 1992)
Dwayne visits Whitley the night before her wedding to apologize for his mistakes.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
  • 173
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Save the Best for Last

S05, E25  (First Aired: May. 14, 1992)
Dwayne attends the wedding, and Whitney realizes that she can not marry Byron.
  • Sun 5/7
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 173
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Does He or Doesn't He?

S01, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 7, 1988)
Jaleesa takes bets on how Dwayne will act when a graduate student tries to seduce him.
  • Mon 5/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Advise and Descent

S01, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1988)
Denise volunteers as a school counselor during final exams to get out of writing a major research paper.
  • Mon 5/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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