Princeton University starts talking to students at Will & Carlton's school about admissions to the university. Will is accepted, but Carlton is not. At night, Carlton has a vision of his guardian angel - Tom Jones.

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Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
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Princeton University starts talking to students at Will & Carlton's school about admissions to the university. Will is accepted, but Carlton is not. At night, Carlton has a vision of his guardian angel - Tom Jones.

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8 February 1993 (USA)  »

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The episode title is a pun on the phrase alma mater, a Latin phrase meaning "nourishing Mother". See more »

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Phil and Carlton are looking at Phil's yearbook from Princeton and identify Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas in a photo. However, Clarence Thomas never attended Princeton. He got his undergraduate degree from Holy Cross and his law degree from Yale. See more »

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Carlton: [Carlton's Guardian Angel is showing him life in the Banks' household without him] What happened? And where's Mom?
Carlton's Guardian Angel: Without you, the family was defenseless against Will. They focused more on happiness than success. Your mom ran away with the milkman, your dad quit his practice to take up painting, Ashley does nothing but dance all day long, and Hilary just does her hair. Well, maybe not *everything* changed.
Carlton: But they're not making any money. So what if they're happy? How are they going to pay for...
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