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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  • Whitley's father Mercer Gilbert had been played by 3 different actors Conroy Gedeon, Kenneth Washington and Ron O'Neal. Ron O'Neal also played a different character before he played Whitley's father.
  • Lisa Bonet left the show because she was pregnant and the writers could not write around this or exclude her from many scenes or episodes, as she was supposed to be the main character.
  • There where several characters written out of show with no explanation Millie,Maggie,Lettie,Ernest,Jalessa and Terrance.
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