A Different World (1987–1993)
During the first season of "A Different World", Denise Huxtable of "The Cosby Show" attends Hillman College - the same university attended by father Cliff and grandfather Russell.
The show is mentioned by name
"Godo went to a different world." Servo: "With Denise Huxtable, from 'The Cosby Show'?"
After Troy Garland tells Evie Garland that the #7 top Antarian power is to make someone else invisible, she says, "that's what they did with Lisa Bonet on A Different World."
Al B Sure! mentions having to watch it.
Snaffle puss can be seen wearing the Dwayne Wayne glasses in every episode.
One of Nikki's friends is wearing the same glasses as Dwayne Wayne in the beginning of the story.
Mentioned in "Don't Make Me Give It Up" rap.
John Kenny gets a part on this show.
Referenced by name
discussed in Carsey-Werner segment
Drama says he was on it
Earl lists Dwayne Wayne as one of the American heroes named "Wayne."
Stewart borrows Gus's Dwayne Wayne Halloween costume.
Mentioned by the Snob.
Mentioned by Anthony Crispino on Weekend Update
"Your guest spot on A Different World is safely secured."
A character in the old Greendale ad from the '80s is dressed the same as Dwayne Wayne.
Chelsea mentions guest Marisa Tomei appearing in the show.
Mentioned in dialogue
There is a poster for the series at NBC.
Clips from the television series are shown while the cast comment on it.