A Different World

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A spin-off of 'The Cosby Show' finds Denise Huxtable on her own at Hillman College. Although Denise only remained at school for one year, several of her core of classmates stuck it out for the sitcom's six-year run.

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A Rock, a River, a Lena Season 6, Episode 25 Jul 1, 1993 Subscription

Miss Lena Horne visits Hillman and Mr. Gaines, who claims to have met her years ago, is excited to host -- but Whitely is taking over the affair.

College Kid Season 6, Episode 24 Oct 13, 1988 Subscription

Charmaine, Gina, Lena, Terrel and Dorian must deal with their bitter landlord.

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Terrel is expelled after he starts carrying a gun to class, but he and Dwayne attempt to convince the Dean to give him one more chance.

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Lena's ex-boyfriend visits, causing tension between him, Dorian and Lena.

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A Different World
Whitley returns from summer break determined to solidify her relationship with Dwayne, but his new girlfriend Kinu dashes Whitley's hopes for romance. (more…)
A Different World
Whitley returns from summer break determined to solidify her relationship with Dwayne, but his new girlfriend Kinu dashes Whitley's hopes for romance. (more…)
A Different World
Whitley returns from summer break determined to solidify her relationship with Dwayne, but his new girlfriend Kinu dashes Whitley's hopes for romance. (more…)
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Whitley returns from summer break determined to solidify her relationship with Dwayne, but his new girlfriend Kinu dashes Whitley's hopes for romance. (more…)

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Mon Apr 23 4:10am
Success, Lies and Videotape(Season 3, Episode 15) BET

Clair Huxtable (Phylicia Rashad) returns to Hillman and videotapes the students talking about their aspirations; and Freddie discovers an Underground Railroad shelter. Dr. Zander: Ahmad Rashad. Freddie: Cree Summer.

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That's the Trouble with You All(Season 3, Episode 17) BET

Whitley fixes Dwayne up with another girl, but then has trouble dealing with it; and Jaleesa and Walter pit meek Kobie (Abner Mariri) against Freddie in a poker game. Megan: Torri Whitehead. Julian: Dominic Hoffman.

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Hillman Isn't Through with Ya Yet(Season 3, Episode 19) BET

Whitley has a touch of senioritis, but it's her job prospects that look a little sickly; Ron's sister Rachel (Senait) visits, and he's just like a father to her. Zach: Alfonso Ribeiro. Mr. Santos: Sam Vlahos. Whitley: Jasmine Guy.

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  • Premiered: September 24, 1987
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A spin-off of 'The Cosby Show' finds Denise Huxtable on her own at Hillman College. Although Denise only remained at school for one year, several of her core of classmates stuck it out for the sitcom's six-year run. (more)

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