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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

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 8/31
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
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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.
  • Wed 8/31
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Love, Hillman Style

S04, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 14, 1991)
Whitley and Dwayne argue over her scheme to publish a ``Hillman hunks'' calendar.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Fri 9/2
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Fri 9/2
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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 9/5
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Mon 9/5
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Tue 9/6
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/6
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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 9/7
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/7
  • 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.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
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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.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 7:00PM-7:30PM
  • 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.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 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).
  • Thu 9/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Strangers on a Plane

S03, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 28, 1989)
Whitley encounters a new Dwayne on the plane ride back to school.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 173
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The Heat Is On

S03, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 12, 1989)
Whitley's avoidance of math classes threatens her chances of graduating.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 2:30PM-3:00PM
  • 173
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The Hats Make the Man

S03, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 19, 1989)
Tensions run high in the dorm when new director Walter clashes with Jaleesa.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 173
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Forever Hold Your Peace

S03, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 2, 1989)
In New York to attend her father's second wedding, Whitley and Dwayne meet up with the Huxtable clan.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 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.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 173
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Wedding Bells From Hell

S03, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 16, 1989)
Romance is in the air as Walter pops the question to Jaleesa and Dwayne asks Whitley to date him.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 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.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 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.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
  • 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.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 173
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Success, Lies and Videotape

S03, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 8, 1990)
A visit by Clair Huxtable (Phylicia Rashad) prompts the students to think about their career goals.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 7:00PM-7:30PM
  • 173
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A World Alike

S03, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 15, 1990)
Kim is offered a scholarship by a company with South African ties.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 173
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Sweet Charity

S03, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 29, 1990)
The students try to help Kim make money to pay for college, Dwayne and Ron appear in a commercial.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 173
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The Getaway

S03, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 19, 1990)
Spring break begins badly when Dwayne and Ron pick up the wrong luggage.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 8:30PM-9:00PM
  • 173
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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 9/8
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 173
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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 9/8
  • 9:30PM-10:00PM
  • 173
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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 9/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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 9/12
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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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 9/12
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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 9/13
  • 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.
  • Tue 9/13
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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