The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Season 2, Episode 8

She Ain't Heavy (4 Nov. 1991)

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Will has a blind date and likes the girl, Dee Dee, a lot, but her weight is an obstacle to him when it comes to asking her for the school dance.


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Episode cast overview:
Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
Ashley Banks (as Tatyana M. Ali)
Perry Moore ...
Robert (as S. Kyle Parker)
Duane Taniguchi ...


Will has a blind date with Dee Dee, a daughter of one of Uncle Phil's clients. She's not as slim as the girls Will usually dates, but he and Dee Dee have a lot of things in common and really like each other. However, her weight keeps Will from asking her to the school dance. When friends of him ridicule her and he doesn't stand up for her, Dee Dee doesn't want to see him anymore. Meanwhile, Carlton's suit for the dance is ruined and he desperately tries to find a new suit. Uncle Phil has back trouble. Written by Marco van Hoof <>

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This is the second appearance of Queen Latifah. She first appeared as Marissa Redman, the obnoxious, rude actress that Hilary was an assistant to. See more »


At the end of the episode when the whole family is watching TV on Uncle Phil's bed you can see the boom mic when Geoffrey says, "Will you two be quiet!" See more »


William 'Will' Smith: [surprised at seeing Dee Dee at the dance with another guy] I thought...
Dee Dee: You thought just cuz I'm not a size 6 that nobody else would want to ask me out.
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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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