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A Different World

Series Summary
Denise Huxtable is in "a different world" -- predominantly black Hillman College -- in this popular "Cosby Show" spinoff. A sophomore, Denise shares her quarters with divorced freshman Jaleesa and naive Maggie, one of Hillman's few white students. Other Hillman students include Whitley, a Southern belle full of attitude; Dwayne, a math major, and his best friend, Ron; and Col. Taylor, aka "Dr. War."

Air Dates: 1987 - 1993

Genres: Sitcom

Network: NBC

  • Season 6, Ep. 22 : Great X-Pectations Jul 9, 1993

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    Terrell (Patrick Y. Malone) is caught with a handgun in the classroom; Spencer (Michael Ralph) proposes to Kim.

  • Season 6, Ep. 24 : A Rock, a River, a Lena Jul 8, 1993

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    Lena visits Hillman College to dedicate a scholarship in her grandmother's name.

  • Season 6, Ep. 25 : College Kid Jul 1, 1993

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    Ex-baseball great Langston Paige (Billy Dee Williams) leases part of his home to the college kids.

  • Season 6, Ep. 22 : Homey, Don't Ya Know Me? Jun 17, 1993

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    Lena is torn between the past and the present when her old boyfriend and friends from Baltimore come for a visit.

  • Season 6, Ep. 21 : Cabin in the Sky Jun 10, 1993

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    Dwayne and Whitley plan a romantic getaway in the mountains; Mr. Gaines leaves his son in charge of the Pit.

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