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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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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.
  • Mon 6/26
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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.
  • Mon 6/26
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Conflict of Interest

S05, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 27, 1992)
Charmaine (Karen Malina White) and Lance (Allen Payne) visit the campus after she is accepted; Dwayne is caught in Whitley's room.
  • Mon 6/26
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Sellmates

S05, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1992)
A car buyer (Jana Marie Hupp) outwits Ron in his new job; Kim hears from a medical school.
  • Mon 6/26
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Do the Write Thing

S05, E21  (First Aired: Apr. 2, 1992)
Lena's embellishment of her father's past earns her a journalism scholarship; Whitley commits a public gaffe.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Love Taps

S05, E22  (First Aired: Apr. 23, 1992)
Lena (Jada Pinkett) suspects that a rapper (Edafe Okurume) is putting his woman-hating lyrics into practice.
  • Tue 6/27
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 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.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Special Delivery

S05, E23  (First Aired: May. 7, 1992)
Byron (Joe Morton) sweeps Whitley off her feet on election night; Jaleesa goes into labor.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Interior Desecration or Sofa, So Good

S06, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 8, 1992)
Whitley and Dwayne try to combine their possessions in the new apartment.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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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.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 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.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
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Honeymoon in L.A.

S06, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 24, 1992)
Whitley and Dwayne tell new students about their honeymoon in Los Angeles.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Honeymoon in L.A.

S06, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 1, 1992)
Whitley and Dwayne search for each other after being separated during their honeymoon in Los Angeles.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Sat 7/1
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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).
  • Sat 7/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Mon 7/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Mon 7/3
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Tue 7/4
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 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).
  • Tue 7/4
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 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.
  • Wed 7/5
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Wed 7/5
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Interior Desecration or Sofa, So Good

S06, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 8, 1992)
Whitley and Dwayne try to combine their possessions in the new apartment.
  • Wed 7/5
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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  • 463
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Somebody Say Ho!

S06, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 15, 1992)
Freddie puts her law school studies to good use when Terrell is brought up on charges of verbal abuse.
  • Wed 7/5
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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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.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Really Gross Anatomy

S06, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1992)
Kim ``tosses her cookies'' on Professor Murphy when she tries to dissect her first cadaver; Dwayne hosts a party while Whitley is out of town.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Don't Count Your Chickens Before They're Axed

S06, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1992)
Whitley tries to convince Dwayne to invest in an expensive painting, then loses her job; Ron and Kim reach a crossroads.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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To Tell the Truth

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1991)
Dwayne gets into hot water when he is spotted holding hands with a woman other than Whitley.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Do You Take This Woman?

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1991)
As his wedding nears, Dwayne's cold feet are thawed by the hot tempers of the combative future mothers-in-law.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

The Little Mister

S06, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1992)
In Dwayne's dream, Whitley is running for president against other women.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
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Baby, It's Cold Outside

S06, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1992)
Whitley phones ``The Montel Williams Show'' for marital advice, not realizing everyone at school is listening in.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
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Mammy Dearest

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1991)
Whitley plans for a display of slave art until Lena (Jada Pinkett) reveals that Gilbert ancestors owned slaves.
  • Sat 7/8
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Sat 7/8
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

Just Another Four-Letter Word

S05, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1992)
Ron is forced to move out of his apartment after he spends the rent money pursuing his music career.
  • Sat 7/8
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 220
  • WFLXDT2

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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 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).
  • Sun 7/9
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  •  
  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

To Tell the Truth

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1991)
Dwayne gets into hot water when he is spotted holding hands with a woman other than Whitley.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Do You Take This Woman?

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1991)
As his wedding nears, Dwayne's cold feet are thawed by the hot tempers of the combative future mothers-in-law.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 12:30PM-1:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Mammy Dearest

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1991)
Whitley plans for a display of slave art until Lena (Jada Pinkett) reveals that Gilbert ancestors owned slaves.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 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.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

Just Another Four-Letter Word

S05, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1992)
Ron is forced to move out of his apartment after he spends the rent money pursuing his music career.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 173
  • TVOne
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  • 463
  • TVOne HD

The Cat's in the Cradle

S05, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1992)
Ron and Dwayne's version of a racial clash differs from that of three students from a rival school, landing all the students in jail.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 2:30PM-3:00PM
  • 173
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Prisoner of Love

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1992)
Dwayne and Ron are suspicious of a new student who attracts Whitley.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 173
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Bedroom at the Top

S05, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 30, 1992)
Whitley's boss (Tom Wright) puts her in a difficult position; Terrence (Cory Tyler) finally decides on a major.
  • Sun 7/9
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 173
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