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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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Faith, Hope & Charity

S06, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1992)
Dwayne's mother (Patti LaBelle), Mrs. Gilbert (Diahann Carroll) and her young date go to the Waynes' for Thanksgiving.
  • Mon 10/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Faith, Hope & Charity

S06, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1992)
Dwayne's mother (Patti LaBelle), Mrs. Gilbert (Diahann Carroll) and her young date go to the Waynes' for Thanksgiving.
  • Mon 10/3
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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The Original Teacher

S06, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1992)
Dwayne tries to convince two rival gang members that their friendship is more important than gang ties.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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Occupational Hazards

S06, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 3, 1992)
An officious claims officer makes it difficult for Whitley to get unemployment; Lena forms a women's literary society.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
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To Whit, With Love

S06, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 7, 1993)
Dwayne lends a hand when Whitley teaches a remedial class; Lena (Jada Pinkett) tries to get a date with Dorian (Bumper Robinson).
  • Wed 10/5
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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).
  • Wed 10/5
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
  • 173
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Take This Job and Love It

S02, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 16, 1989)
Kim gets Whitley a job at the Pit to help pay for the car she damaged.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 173
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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).
  • Wed 10/5
  • 7:00PM-7:30PM
  • 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.
  • Wed 10/5
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Thu 10/6
  • 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.
  • Thu 10/6
  • 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.
  • Fri 10/7
  • 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.
  • Fri 10/7
  • 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.
  • Mon 10/10
  • 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.
  • Mon 10/10
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Tue 10/11
  • 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 10/11
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 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.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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There's No Place Like Home

S02, E22  (First Aired: May. 4, 1989)
As the semester comes to an end, students make plans for the summer.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 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.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 7:00PM-7:30PM
  • 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.
  • Wed 10/12
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 173
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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.
  • Thu 10/13
  • 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.
  • Thu 10/13
  • 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.
  • Fri 10/14
  • 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.
  • Fri 10/14
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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  • 463
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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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 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.
  • Sat 10/15
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 173
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