Full List of A Different World Episodes

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Below is a complete A Different World episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual A Different World episodes are listed along with the A Different World episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. A Different World episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. You can vote for any of these items, from “The Show Must Go On” to “Pilot.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the A Different World episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Faith, Hope and Charity: Part 1
Faith, Hope and Charity: Part 2
Reconcilable Differences Sep 24 1987
Denise Huxtable begins her sophomore year at Hillman and moves into Gilbert Hall. She meets her roommate, Jaleesa Vinson, a 26-year-old divorcée who is the subject of much rumor and ...more
Pilot Oct 01 1987
Jaleesa and Denise get a new roommate, talkative transfer student Maggie Lauten. Denise learns that the check for her dorm fees has bounced. To make matters worse, she had also covered Jaleesa's ...more
Porky de Bergerac Oct 15 1987
Denise and Maggie convince Jaleesa to run for dorm monitor to prevent Whitley from getting the position. As one of her campaign promises, Jaleesa vows to address the dorm's litter problem by ...more
Those Who Can't... Tutor Oct 22 1987
Dwayne offers to tutor Denise in calculus after she receives a D on a test. Denise believes that it is a scam, but Dwayne turns out to be an excellent tutor. They study for so long that Dwayne ...more
War of the Words Oct 29 1987
Maggie prepares to debate Whitley on the topic of whether women can balance a career and family life. She is distracted by a surprise visit from her boyfriend, Mike, who stuns her by revealing ...more
Rudy and the Snow Queen Nov 05 1987
Denise's little sister Rudy comes to visit for the weekend. She surprises Denise by immediately hitting it off with Whitley. When Denise and Rudy find it impossible to sleep in the same bed, ...more
Sometimes You Get the Bear, Sometimes the Bear Gets You Nov 19 1987
Denise is apprehensive about a visit from her grandfather, as she fears that she cannot live up to his expectations. Jaleesa and Maggie ask Denise to take part in a traditional homecoming prank ...more
If Chosen, I May Not Run Dec 03 1987
Denise shows potential as a sprinter during P.E. class, and the track coach asks her to come out for the team. Her father is thrilled to have another Huxtable competing for Hillman, as he and ...more
Romancing Mr. Stone Dec 10 1987
Many of the girls become smitten with Byron Walcott, their handsome new geology professor. Professor Walcott's knowledge and enthusiasm for geology inspire Denise to develop a fascination for ...more
The Gift of the Magi Dec 17 1987
Millie tells the other dorm residents that Whitley's parents are divorcing. Whitley tries to maintain a positive attitude, and looks forward to spending the holidays with her father in ...more
Does He or Doesn't He? Jan 07 1988
Dwayne annoys a graduate student with his stupid pick-up lines. She predicts that Dwayne would freak out if a woman actually responded to his advances, and decides to invite him to her ...more
Advise and Descent Jan 14 1988
Denise volunteers for peer counseling duty during finals week. She proves to be a very good counselor, but uses the job as an excuse to put off a major history paper. Dwayne dislikes the head ...more
The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic Jan 21 1988
Jaleesa fills in as resident director after Stevie leaves the university to get married (to Professor Walcott?). The students attend a lecture by Lettie Bostic, a renowned world traveler. Lettie ...more
Wild Child Feb 04 1988
Denise befriends Cougar, an extremely intelligent and creative student from her philosophy class. Cougar asks Denise to sneak her into the dorm for the night, claiming that her roommate has been ...more
Dr. Cupid Feb 11 1988
Dwayne tries to use his radio show to get a Valentine's Day date. He invents a dream man named Darrell Walker in the hopes of eliciting attention from the ladies. Although everyone else realizes ...more
The Show Must Go On Feb 18 1988
Denise and Whitley earn lead roles in Maggie's play, a bizarre (and painfully long) adaptation of the story of Adam and Eve. Denise and Whitley vie for the affections of their leading man, who ...more
Mr. Hillman Feb 25 1988
Whitley enters the Miss Hillman pageant in order to win the approval of her mother, a former pageant winner whom Whitley can never seem to please. Denise decides to fight the elitism of the ...more
Speech Therapy Mar 10 1988
Jaleesa panics at the prospect of making a speech in front of her poetry class. The professor takes pity on her and allows her to substitute a paper for the speech, but suggests that she learn ...more
Clair's Last Stand Mar 24 1988
Maggie and Denise plan a summer vacation in Greece. Denise realizes that her parents may not allow her to go, let alone agree to finance the trip, because of her terrible grades. She plans to ...more
If Only for One Night Apr 28 1988
During the last week of school, Denise accepts a date with Dwayne. She insists that they are only going out as friends, although her roommates note that Dwayne believes otherwise. Dwayne gets ...more
Come Back, Little Eggby May 05 1988
As a class assignment, Maggie and Dwayne must care for eggs as if they were children. Maggie becomes extremely wrapped up in the project, and nearly skips her volleyball game because she is ...more
My Dinner With Theo Jul 07 1988
Denise becomes depressed about her grades. To take her mind of her troubles, she calls her brother Theo and asks him to visit for the weekend. Theo, a high school senior, is considering applying ...more
Dr. War is Hell Oct 06 1988
As the school year begins, Dwayne faces the prospect of taking a calculus class from Col. Taylor, a tough professor nicknamed ""Dr. War."" He fears that Col. Taylor could ...more