A Different World

  • 1987
  • 6 Seasons
  • 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 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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Mon Jul 22 4:53am
Take This Job and Love It(Season 2, Episode 19) BET

After Whitley wrecks Mr. Gaines' car, Kim helps her get a job at the Pit to pay for the damage, and Whitley does a bang-up job, much to Kim's chagrin. Mr. Gaines: Lou Myers. Whitley: Jasmine Guy. Kim: Charnele Brown.

Mon Jul 22 5:26am
To Have and Have Not(Season 3, Episode 4) BET

Whitley (Jasmine Guy) teaches ballet to underprivileged kids at a youth center, but a bad experience with a student shows her that the inner city is no Swan Lake. Dion: Brandon Adams. Norm: Norm Nixon.

Mon Jul 29 4:53am
Forever Hold Your Peace(Season 3, Episode 5) BET

The torch that Dwayne's been carrying for Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) is extinguished when he meets her husband, while Whitley gives a Bronx cheer to her father's Big Apple wedding. Dwayne: Kadeem Hardison.

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