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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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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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

War of the Words

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1987)
Maggie prepares to debate Whitley on the issue of women's rights.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Romancing Mr. Stone

S01, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1987)
Denise has a crush on her geology professor (David Alan Grier).
  • Wed 1/25
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic

S01, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1988)
A former Hillman student (Mary Alice) returns to college to earn her degree.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Wild Child

S01, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1988)
Denise leads a campaign to get her streetwise study partner enrolled at Hillman.
  • Mon 1/30
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Doctor Cupid

S01, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1988)
Dwayne, alias ``Dr. Cupid,'' takes to the airwaves to get a Valentine's Day date.
  • Mon 1/30
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Show Must Go On

S01, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 18, 1988)
Denise and Whitley both appear in a play, and each believes the leading man is interested in her.
  • Tue 1/31
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Mr. Hillman

S01, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 25, 1988)
Whitley believes she has the Miss Hillman contest wrapped up -- until Denise enters Dwayne as a contestant.
  • Tue 1/31
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Speech Therapy

S01, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 1988)
Jaleesa gets help from her roommates in overcoming her stage fright in speech class.
  • Wed 2/1
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Clair's Last Stand

S01, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 24, 1988)
Clair visits Denise at Hillman College; Whitley looks for somebody with whom she can celebrate her birthday.
  • Wed 2/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

If Only for One Night

S01, E20  (First Aired: Apr. 28, 1988)
Dwayne's date with Denise is interrupted when a despondent Whitley shows up.
  • Thu 2/2
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Come Back, Little Eggby

S01, E21  (First Aired: May. 5, 1988)
Maggie cares for an egg as part of a psychology class assignment on parenting.
  • Thu 2/2
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

My Dinner With Theo

S01, E22  (First Aired: Jul. 7, 1988)
Theo pays an unforgettable visit to his sister Denise at Hillman College.
  • Fri 2/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Dr. War Is Hell

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 6, 1988)
Jaleesa and Whitley have new roommates; Dwayne tries to avoid a dreaded course.
  • Fri 2/3
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Mon 2/6
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Some Enchanted Late Afternoon

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 27, 1988)
Walter and Jaleesa are apprehensive about starting a romantic relationship.
  • Mon 2/6
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2