A Different World

1987, TV Show

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Fox's Batman Prequel Gotham Taps Jada Pinkett Smith as Major Villain

Jada Pinkett Smith has joined the cast of Fox's Batman prequel Gotham, TVGuide.com has learned.

The drama pilot, which has a series commitment at Fox, explores the origin stories of...  Read Full Article

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Season 6, Episode 25
Everyone at Hillman is anxiously awaiting the visit of Miss Lena Horne. She's inspired many people, from the Dean, who's singing her praises, to Mr. Gaines, who claims to have met her years ago.

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Season 6, Episode 24
Lena, Gina, Charmaine, Dorian and Terrell decide to rent a house together. While seeing the temperamental landlord about a plumbing problem, Gina, Charmaine and Terrell discover that he is Langston Paige, a former major league baseball star.

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Season 6, Episode 22
Lena's childhood pals from Baltimore visit her at Hillman and proceed to butt heads with her new college friends.

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Season 6, Episode 21
Whitley agrees to baby-sit a prankster student, Deshawn, for the weekend. She thinks it will be a good opportunity to turn the student into a lady. Deshawn is always into mischief, such as rigging the phone and radio not to work.

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Fox's Batman Prequel Gotham Taps Jada Pinkett Smith as Major Villain

Jada Pinkett Smith has joined the cast of Fox's Batman prequel Gotham, TVGuide.com has learned.

The drama pilot, which has a series commitment at Fox, explores the origin stories of... read more

Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dead at 34

Chris Kelly, one-half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, has died, the Fulton County, Ga. medical examiner's office confirms. He was 34.

His cause of death is not yet known. An autopsy is set to be performed early Thursday and further information is expected to be released later that afternoon. According to CBS' Atlanta affiliate, Kelly was found... read more

A Different World Star Lou Myers Dead at 77

Lou Myers, best known for playing Mr. Vernon Gaines on the '80s sitcom A Different World, died Tuesday, TMZ reports. He was 77.

The president of Myers' non-profit organization told the site that he passed away late Tuesday night in West Virginia following a heart-related emergency. His heart stopped and although doctors were able to... read more

Exclusive: A Different World Vet Heads to Grey's Anatomy

There's a new doc at Seattle Grace.

A Different World's Dominic Hoffman will guest-star on Grey's Anatomy this season, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Like the other Season 9 guest stars, details on his role are being kept under wraps, but we can reveal that he'll play... read more

Rap Legend Heavy D Dies at 44

Rapper Heavy D died Tuesday, TMZ.com reports. He was 44.

Heavy D, born as Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital... read more

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Premiered: September 24, 1987, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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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.

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