Sep. 10, 1990
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 4 (1993-1994)

4x01 4 4x01 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (1)
Will and Carlton move into their new L.A. apartment. There, Carlton meets Jackie, the girl of his dreams-and Will's.
Sep. 20, 1993
4x02 4 4x02 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (2)
Carlton is shocked to find out that Jackie is a friend of Will's from Philly. The boys soon get evicted. Meanwhile, Hilary receives a special proposal from Trevor.
Sep. 20, 1993
4x03 4 4x03 All Guts, No Glory
During registration day Will signs up for all the easy classes except for one that actually requires staying awake. That class happens to be Western Philosophy. When he drops the class ...
Sep. 27, 1993
4x04 4 4x04 Father of the Year
When Will is forced to take care of Nicky for the day, he soon finds out that chicks dig a single father, but when he gets published for "Father of the Year" in the newspaper he gets ...
Oct. 04, 1993
4x05 4 4x05 It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It...
Carlton loses his virginity when he gets really lucky with Miss Right.
Oct. 11, 1993
4x06 4 4x06 Will Goes a-Courtin'
When Carlton and Will refuse to pay the rent because of a faulty air conditioner, they take the party poolside against Phil's wishes. In the morning they go to court against Phil their ...
Oct. 18, 1993
4x07 4 4x07 Hex and the Single Guy
Hillary tries to get over Trevor's death by going to a TV psychic.
Oct. 25, 1993
4x08 4 4x08 Blood is Thicker Than Mud
Will and Carlton try to join a fraternity, but when Will gets in and Carlton doesn't because of what the frat leader thinks of Carlton they both quit. Meanwhile Phil buys and totals ...
Nov. 01, 1993
4x09 4 4x09 Fresh Prince After Dark
Will pulls the sick act on Jackie so he and Carlton can take a trip to the Playboy Mansion when Hillary goes against Philips wishes and poses for Playboy.
Nov. 08, 1993
4x10 4 4x10 Home is Where the Heart Attack Is
Will sneaks unhealthy food to Phil and is blamed by himself when Phil has a heart attack.
Nov. 15, 1993
4x11 4 4x11 Take My Cousin -- Please
Will tries to get a teacher, who is recently divorced, hooked up with Hilary to improve his grades.
Nov. 22, 1993
4x12 4 4x12 You've Got To Be a Football Hero
Will competes with a football player for Jackie...by drinking. Will gets drunk and has a nightmare of being haunted by ghosts.
Nov. 29, 1993
4x13 4 4x13 'Twas the Night Before Christening
Will has a plan to get Boyz II Men to play at Nicky's Christening, and Vivian promises to let both sisters be god-mother of Nicky.
Dec. 20, 1993
4x14 4 4x14 Sleepless in Bel-Air
Ashley stays out late on her first date, and will doesn't study for a midterm until it's almost time for it. They both pay the consequences.
Jan. 03, 1994
4x15 4 4x15 Who's the Boss
Will quits the Peacock Stop while Carlton makes changes for the worst. Meanwhile, Hillary's ratings go way up with a surprising "I Hate Hillary" newsletter flows around Bel-Air.
Jan. 10, 1994
4x16 4 4x16 I Know Why the Caged Bird Screams
The missing mascot Carlton, ULA's beloved Peacock gets kidnapped when Will and Jazz steal the SCU's beloved Mustang statue.
Jan. 24, 1994
4x17 4 4x17 When You Hit Upon a Star
Private jets, limos, and gold rings. Will is kicking back and relaxing when he starts dating Michelle Michaels.
Jan. 31, 1994
4x18 4 4x18 Stop Will! In the Name of Love
Ashley is being treated like a kid by Will on a double date.
Feb. 14, 1994
4x19 4 4x19 You'd Better Shop Around
Will gets a job from a car dealer, who wants him to drop out of college.
Feb. 21, 1994
4x20 4 4x20 The Ol' Ball and Chain
Jazz plans to marry Jewel, who has been in jail. Only Jewel starts to hit on Will.
Feb. 28, 1994
4x21 4 4x21 The Harder They Fall
Will plans a romantic getaway with his girlfriend Lisa in Palm Springs, Lisa on the other hand wants will to meet her father before they leave.
Mar. 14, 1994
4x22 4 4x22 M is For the Many Things She Gave Me
When Phillips ex-girlfriend from high school comes to visit the Banks family, she tries to hit on Will.
Apr. 25, 1994
4x23 4 4x23 Mother's Day
Jazz and his women Jewel want to have a child. The couple discovers they can't have children and ask Will to help get her pregnant.
May. 02, 1994
4x24 4 4x24 Papa's Got a Brand-New Excuse
Will's abandoning father Lou comes to town and says he's ready to be a father again, but when Philip and Vivian see him they turn blood red with anger. When he says he has to go work ...
May. 09, 1994
4x25 4 4x25 For Sale By Owner
The Banks are offered a big amount of money for their house. Clips are shown.
May. 16, 1994
4x26 4 4x26 The Philadelphia Story
Will and the family go to Will's mother's house. Will is excited to be home-until he finds out he's the laughing stalk of Philadelphia. Dick Clark has a cameo.
May. 23, 1994
Season Guides

Season 4 Characters

Will Smith played by Will Smith
Philip Banks played by James Avery
Vivian Banks played by Daphne Reid
Carlton Banks played by Alfonso Ribeiro
Hilary Banks played by Karyn Parsons
Ashley Banks played by Tatyana Ali
Geoffrey Butler played by Joseph Marcell
Jazz played by DJ Jazzy Jeff
Jackie Ames played by Tyra Banks
Girl played by Christa Miller
Himself played by Branford Marsalis
Viola 'Vy' Smith played by Vernee Watson
Duane played by Duane Martin
Mr. Gorodetsky played by Howard Mann
Jewel Robertson played by Karen Malina White
Mike played by David Bortolucci
Dr. Kevarkian played by Dominic Hoffman
Judge played by Armelia McQueen
Lou Smith played by Ben Vereen
Themselves played by Boyz II Men
Bryan played by Brandon Quintin Adams
Gayle played by Devika Parikh
Louis played by Craig Shoemaker
Paramedic played by Darryl Sivad
Prof. Jeremy Mansfield played by Jim Meskimen

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Season 4 Videos

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Season 4 Quotes

04x14 - Sleepless in Bel-Air Season 4 / Episode 14: - Sleepless in Bel-Air

Ashley Banks: [Philip grounds Ashley for breaking her curfew] Come on, daddy, ten years? The Menendez brothers will be free before I am.
Philip Banks: The Menendez brothers got home on time.
04x01 - Where There's a Will, There's a Way (1) Season 4 / Episode 1: - Where There's a Will, There's a Way (1)

Vivian Banks: I love the way your beard feels.
Philip Banks: I'm surprised you remember.
Vivian Banks: It hasn't been that long since we made love, hasn't it?
Geoffrey: Five months this Tuesday. [Aunt Viv and Uncle Phil stare at him, and he shrugs] Thin walls.
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Season 4 Trivia

  • Episode 20 - When Will shows Uncle Phil the video of Jazz' bride, the song Bad Boys plays. Will also starred in the Movie Bad Boys.
  • Episode 21 - Goof (continuity error): Mr. Adams jumps out of the plane before Will does. The plane keeps moving forward before Will jumps out, meaning he should have landed several feet away from Mr. Adams, rather than in the same tree.
  • Episode 11 - The title is based upon Henny Youngman's signature joke, "Now take my wife. Please!"
  • Episode 08 - Goof (continuity error): In one episode Carlton says his house is across the road from the Aaron Spelling mansion, but in a later episode, Uncle Phil says that Aunt Viv has gone round to the Aaron Spelling mansion next door.
  • Episode 24 - This is claimed to be the most emotional episode of the series, due to the fact of how Will felt about his relationship with his father, both in the show and in reality. Although Will Smith's real-life father was there for him growing up, Will had a lot of friends who never knew t

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