A Different World (1987–1993)
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Lena is losing her engineering scholarship until she writes a moving story about her father, which later is proven to be fabricated. It earns her a journalism scholarship and brings her ... See full summary »

Director:

Otis Sallid

Writers:

Bill Cosby (created by) (as William Cosby Jr. Ed.D.), James E. West II

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jasmine Guy ... Whitley Gilbert
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Dr. Barnabus Foster
Anne Gee Byrd ... Maude Mitchell
Ron Canada ... Grover James
Leonard Lightfoot Leonard Lightfoot ... Ted Selman
Joe Morton ... Byron Douglas III
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Lena James (as Jada Pinkett)
Ajai Sanders Ajai Sanders ... Gina Devereaux
Cory Tyler Cory Tyler ... Terrence Taylor
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Storyline

Lena is losing her engineering scholarship until she writes a moving story about her father, which later is proven to be fabricated. It earns her a journalism scholarship and brings her closer to her gambler father. Whitley jeopardizes Byron's fund raising when she wears a fur to an event. Written by KristenT

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Carsey-Werner Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Byron's house is the same one from season 3 episodes called "Getaway" See more »

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