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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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Episode Air Date Channel

The Getaway

S03, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 19, 1990)
Spring break begins badly when Dwayne and Ron pick up the wrong luggage.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
  • 173
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

The Getaway

S03, E24  (First Aired: Apr. 26, 1990)
Spring break is further complicated for Dwayne and Ron by drug dealers who are pursuing them.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Perhaps Love ...

S03, E25  (First Aired: May. 3, 1990)
Whitley finds comfort with Dwayne at his place -- until she mistakes his mother (Patti LaBelle) for the maid.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Perhaps Love ...

S03, E25  (First Aired: May. 3, 1990)
Whitley finds comfort with Dwayne at his place -- until she mistakes his mother (Patti LaBelle) for the maid.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Everything Must Change

S04, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 20, 1990)
Whitley plans to tell Dwayne that a relationship is possible -- but it may be too late.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

Love, Hillman Style

S04, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 14, 1991)
Whitley and Dwayne argue over her scheme to publish a ``Hillman hunks'' calendar.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Everything Must Change

S04, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 20, 1990)
Whitley plans to tell Dwayne that a relationship is possible -- but it may be too late.
  • Thu 12/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

How Bittersweet It Is

S04, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 27, 1990)
In an effort to make Dwayne jealous, Whitley accepts a date with Ron.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
  • 173
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Blues for Nobody's Child

S04, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 4, 1990)
An orphaned waif (T.J. Evans) plans to make Freddie's dorm room his new home.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Whitley's Last Supper

S04, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1990)
Whitley's father (Ron O'Neal) puts her on a budget; Kim can't relax before an exam.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

A Word in Edgewise

S04, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1991)
Deaf actors (members of the National Theater of the Deaf) perform at the outreach center; Whitley bets she can zip her lips for a day.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Whitley's Last Supper

S04, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1990)
Whitley's father (Ron O'Neal) puts her on a budget; Kim can't relax before an exam.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1989)
Whitley's slumber is troubled by a Christmas nightmare as she envisions herself the campus ``Scrooge.''.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

I'm Dreaming of a Wayne Christmas

S04, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1990)
Whitley tries to make a good impression on Dwayne's mother by getting her an expensive Christmas gift.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 10:30PM-11:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

White Christmas

S06, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1992)
Freddie gets a holiday visit from her mother (Anita Morris); Whitley spends Christmas day at her new job.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1989)
Whitley's slumber is troubled by a Christmas nightmare as she envisions herself the campus ``Scrooge.''.
  • Sat 12/10
  • 1:00AM-1:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

I'm Dreaming of a Wayne Christmas

S04, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1990)
Whitley tries to make a good impression on Dwayne's mother by getting her an expensive Christmas gift.
  • Sat 12/10
  • 1:30AM-2:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1989)
Whitley's slumber is troubled by a Christmas nightmare as she envisions herself the campus ``Scrooge.''.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

I'm Dreaming of a Wayne Christmas

S04, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1990)
Whitley tries to make a good impression on Dwayne's mother by getting her an expensive Christmas gift.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

White Christmas

S06, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1992)
Freddie gets a holiday visit from her mother (Anita Morris); Whitley spends Christmas day at her new job.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1989)
Whitley's slumber is troubled by a Christmas nightmare as she envisions herself the campus ``Scrooge.''.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

I'm Dreaming of a Wayne Christmas

S04, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1990)
Whitley tries to make a good impression on Dwayne's mother by getting her an expensive Christmas gift.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

White Christmas

S06, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1992)
Freddie gets a holiday visit from her mother (Anita Morris); Whitley spends Christmas day at her new job.
  • Sun 12/11
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

The Cash Isn't Always Greener

S04, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 7, 1991)
Dwayne debates going for the big bucks in business or another degree after graduation.
  • Mon 12/12
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

How Great Thou Art

S04, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 14, 1991)
Whitley ignores her boss and buys a painting; Freddie hosts a radio talk show.
  • Mon 12/12
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Love Thy Neighbor

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1990)
Dwayne and Whitley finally commit themselves to a relationship.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

Showtime at Hillman

S04, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1991)
Walter hosts a telethon for the community center, but fails to get the phones ringing.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Love Thy Neighbor

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1990)
Dwayne and Whitley finally commit themselves to a relationship.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Tue 12/13
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Ex-Communication or Fiance What?

S04, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 31, 1991)
Whitley consults a counselor (Debbie Allen) for help in coping with her feelings about her ex-fiance (Dominic Hoffman).
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Ex-Communication or Fiance What?

S04, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 31, 1991)
Whitley consults a counselor (Debbie Allen) for help in coping with her feelings about her ex-fiance (Dominic Hoffman).
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

A Word in Edgewise

S04, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1991)
Deaf actors (members of the National Theater of the Deaf) perform at the outreach center; Whitley bets she can zip her lips for a day.
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

A Word in Edgewise

S04, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1991)
Deaf actors (members of the National Theater of the Deaf) perform at the outreach center; Whitley bets she can zip her lips for a day.
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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).
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Thu 12/15
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Showtime at Hillman

S04, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1991)
Walter hosts a telethon for the community center, but fails to get the phones ringing.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Showtime at Hillman

S04, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1991)
Walter hosts a telethon for the community center, but fails to get the phones ringing.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Fri 12/16
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 12/17
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 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).
  • Mon 12/19
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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 12/19
  • 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 12/20
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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 12/20
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Tue 12/20
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Tue 12/20
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Tue 12/20
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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).
  • Tue 12/20
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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 12/20
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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).
  • Tue 12/20
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
  •  
  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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 12/21
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 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.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

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.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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 12/21
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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 12/21
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne

For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1989)
Whitley's slumber is troubled by a Christmas nightmare as she envisions herself the campus ``Scrooge.''.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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).
  • Wed 12/21
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 463
  • TVOne HD