A Different World

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Photo of the cast of A Different World.

A Different World (1987-1993) was a American television sitcom. It dealt with the life of students at the fictional Historically Black College Hillman and ran for six seasons on NBC. A spin-off series from The Cosby Show, it was originally centered around Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet). Later seasons focused on Dwayne Wayne (Kadeem Hardison) and Whitley (Jasmine Guy).

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Cast

Episode 22's Cast

The final episode of the first season, Episode 22, entitled "My Dinner with Theo", had a much different casting lineup than the rest of the series. It was apparently shot before the pilot was, and as such many characters from the rest of the show are not credited at all, and some appear only in this episode. This also marked the end of the run on the series for two regulars: Lisa Bonet, who left upon discovering she was having a baby with her husband at the time, Lenny Kravitz. Marisa Tomei also left the show after what is regarded as an Oscar upset for winning Best Supporting Actress for My Cousin Vinny.

Characters not appearing in this episode

Characters appearing in this episode alone

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