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A Different World 

A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college.

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A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college.

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Big laughs on campus.

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Comedy

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24 September 1987 (USA)  »

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(142 episodes) | (1 episode)

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Trivia

The name of the Virginia town Hillman was located in was never clearly identified, though was said to be either in or just outside of Richmond. See more »

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Throughout the course of the series, Whitley's talents go back and forth between being an accomplished singer/dancer and having little to no singing/dancing skills at all. See more »

Quotes

Whitley Marion Gilbert Wayne: [after being sexually harassed by her employee] It's so nice to know women have a place in business. Too bad it's horizontal.
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Addictive
20 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

I watched this show once by accident and couldn't stop. It's one of the best shows on television, it allows you to grow with the characters! Dawnn Lewis, Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Charnele Brown are unforgettable characters! Great show!


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