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Episode List


Season 1

24 Sep. 1987
Reconcilable Differences
Its the first day at Hillman, and Denise needs to settle with a roommate.
1 Oct. 1987
Denise finds out that her dorm payment check bounced and that her checking account is overdrawn.
15 Oct. 1987
Porky de Bergerac
After convincing the brand new dorm monitor, her roommate Jaleesa, to run in the first place, Denise has to live with the repercussions of breaking one of the monitor's new rules.
22 Oct. 1987
Those Who Can't... Tutor
Dwayne tutors Denise in calculus late into the night and is forced to leave the locked all female dormitory via the fire escape. The problem is, the only way to get to the only unlocked exit is through Whitley's room.
29 Oct. 1987
War of the Words
Maggie and Whitley debate on how women should balance a career and family life. Dwayne tries to get a campus d.j. job.
5 Nov. 1987
Rudy and the Snow Queen
Denise's little sister Rudy visits Hillman and makes Whitley her new role model.
19 Nov. 1987
Sometimes You Get the Bear, Sometimes the Bear Gets You
Denise's grandfather comes for a visit during homecoming weekend, and both he and Denise are planning to steal the rival school's mascot, unbeknownst to the other.
3 Dec. 1987
If Chosen, I May Not Run
Denise joins the Hillman track team, but to her dismay it turns out to be more than she bargained for.
10 Dec. 1987
Romancing Mr. Stone
Denise has a crush on her geology professor.
17 Dec. 1987
The Gift of the Magi
Everybody is participating in secret Santa and are surprised to find out who they got.
7 Jan. 1988
Does He or Doesn't He?
Jalessa takes bets on how Dwayne will act when a graduate student tries to seduce him.
14 Jan. 1988
Advise and Descent
Denise volunteers as a school counselor during final exams to get out of writing a major research paper.
21 Jan. 1988
The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic
A former Hillman student returns to college to earn her degree.
4 Feb. 1988
Wild Child
Denise leads a campaign to get her streetwise study partner enrolled at Hillman.
11 Feb. 1988
Dr. Cupid
On Valentine's day, Dwayne is the host of a radio station and he decides to find his match through his radio show. While Lettie gets a surprise visitor.
18 Feb. 1988
The Show Must Go On
Denise and Whitley both appear in a play, and each believes the leading man is interested in her.
25 Feb. 1988
Mr. Hillman
Whitley believes she has the Miss Hillman contest wrapped up -- until Denise enters Dwayne as a contestant.
10 Mar. 1988
Speech Therapy
Jalessa gets help from her roommates in overcoming her stage fright in speech class.
24 Mar. 1988
Clair's Last Stand
Clair visits Denise at Hillman College; Whitley looks for somebody with whom she can celebrate her birthday.
28 Apr. 1988
If Only for One Night
Dwayne's date with Denise is interrupted when a despondent Whitley shows up.
5 May 1988
Come Back, Little Eggby
Maggie cares for an egg as part of a psychology class assignment on parenting.
7 Jul. 1988
My Dinner with Theo
Theo pays an unforgettable visit to his sister Denise at Hillman College.

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