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1989

5 Jan. 1989
Radio Free Hillman
Whitley is caught in the middle when Dwayne stages a sit-in at the dean's office.
 
12 Jan. 1989
It Happened One Night
Whitley offers her support to Kim when she fears that she may be pregnant.
 
26 Jan. 1989
I've Got the Muse in Me
Freddie turns to alcohol when she lacks inspiration in her writing.
 
2 Feb. 1989
Risky Business
Clair Huxtable gives a business etiquette seminar at Hillman.
 
9 Feb. 1989
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Couples at Hillman College experience broken hearts and discord as Valentine's Day approaches.
 
23 Feb. 1989
For She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage
Whitley's mother is determined to find a boyfriend for her daughter.
 
2 Mar. 1989
It's Greek to Me
Dwayne and Ron's friendship is strained after they pledge a fraternity.
 
9 Mar. 1989
The Thing About Women
Walter becomes jealous when Jaleesa's ex husband, Lamar, shows up.
 
16 Mar. 1989
High Anxiety
Kim takes on too many responsibilities; Mr. Gaines moves in with Col. Taylor.
 
23 Mar. 1989
Take This Job and Love It
Kim gets Whitley a job at the Pit to help pay for the car she damaged.
 
30 Mar. 1989
No Means No
Dwayne fears that Freddie may face date rape when she goes out with an aggressive athlete.
 
27 Apr. 1989
Citizen Wayne
Ron claims that Dwayne has Jesse Jackson's endorsement for student government president.
 
4 May 1989
There's No Place Like Home
As the semester comes to an end, students make plans for the summer.
 
21 Sep. 1989
Strangers on a Plane
Dwayne and Whitley get to know one another better on an eventful plane ride back to campus while everyone else adapts to the now co-ed dorms.
 
12 Oct. 1989
The Heat Is On
Whitley's avoidance of math classes threatens her chances of graduating.
 
19 Oct. 1989
The Hat Makes the Man
Tensions run high in the dorm when new director Walter clashes with Jaleesa.
 
26 Oct. 1989
To Have and Have Not
Whitley loses faith in her youth-center dance students when her pocketbook disappears.
 
2 Nov. 1989
Forever Hold Your Peace
In New York to attend her father's second wedding, Whitley and Dwayne meet up with the Huxtable clan.
 
9 Nov. 1989
Delusions of Daddyhood
Despite Whitley's objections, rap group Heavy D. and the Boyz arrive at Hillman for a benefit concert.
 
16 Nov. 1989
Wedding Bells from Hell
Romance is in the air as Walter pops the question to Jaleesa and Dwayne asks Whitley to date him.
 
30 Nov. 1989
Great Expectations
Hiring homecoming at Hillman College, Freddy and Kim disobey their parents and to a concert they were told not to go to when Kim's father pays an unexpected visit.
 
7 Dec. 1989
Answered Prayers
The gang rushes Kim to see her policeman father (Richard Roundtree), who has been shot while on duty.
 
21 Dec. 1989
For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls
It is Christmas time at Hillman and Whitley is acting as bitter as the Grinch. One night Whitley is visited by the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future and told to change her ways, or else.
 

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