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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 1987
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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A Different World

In this spin-off from the popular sitcom The Cosby Show, Denise Huxtable enters her sophomore year at Hillman, alma mater of her parents and grandfather, where she moves into Gilbert Hall and shares a dorm room with 26-year-old Jaleesa Vinson and talkative new roommate Maggie Lauten. A show that follows the ups and downs of college students lives.

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06x22 Great X-Pectations Aired: Jul. 09, 1993

Dean Davenport gives her students an assignment to write a dialogue detailing what might have been said during the only meeting between Dr. Martin …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 6 seasons and 144 episodes air between 1987 and 1993.

Series Fun Facts

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  • Darryl M. Bell appeared as Ron throughout the first season, but didn't become a regular until the show's second season.
  • In August 2006, Nick At Nite premiered new shorts titled "Hillman College Reunion" with cast members reprising their characters. The shorts featured Lisa Bonet, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison,
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    In August 2006, Nick At Nite premiered new shorts titled "Hillman College Reunion" with cast members reprising their characters. The shorts featured Lisa Bonet, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Cree Summer, and Sinbad. They aired during a week-long marathon of the series.
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  • Mr Gaines is a veteran of World War II, however Lou Myers who played him was born the year the war ended in 1945.
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