History Trivia / ADifferentWorld

17th Mar '16 2:13:56 PM HighCrate
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Terrell Walker (season 6, played by Patrick Malone) Prior to ''Series/ADifferentWorld'', Malone had appeared in episodes of ''[[Series/TwentyOnejumpStreet 21 Jump Street]]'', ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'', and ''Series/ChinaBeach''. He also played Henry Lamb (the boy hit by the car) in the 1990 film ''[[Literature/TheBonfireoftheVanities The Bonfire of the Vanities]]'' and Otis (Danny Glover's troubled nephew) in 1991's ''Film/GrandCanyon''. After ''Series/ADifferentWorld'', Malone made guest appearances on over 25 different TV series, including ''Series/{{CSI}}'', ''Series/DesperateHousewives'', ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', ''Series/LasVegas'', and ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.
8th Dec '15 11:49:16 AM SpideyTerry
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* ContractualPurity: Lisa Bonet got pregnant in-between seasons. Cosby was among those that felt viewers wouldn't accept Denise as an unwed mother, so Denise was transferred back to ''The Cosby Show'' before getting PutOnABus so Bonet could have the baby.


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Allen Payne was asked to join the cast in the sixth season along with Karen White. (Both had appeared as their characters from ''Series/TheCosbyShow'' in Season 5's "Conflict of Interest" to tour the campus.) However, Payne opted to pursue a movie career, so Lance and Charmaine have a long-distance relationship that ultimately ends.
** Debbie Allen actually wanted to keep Marissa Tomei on the show and had worked on potential story ideas for Maggie following the retool.
30th Jul '15 12:13:22 PM wuggles
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: According to the cast interviewed on ''Unsung'', they believe that NBC canceled the show because of their decision to do an episode about the Rodney King verdict.
18th May '15 10:52:36 AM creader
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* TheCastShowoff: Several cast members get to show off their singing talents in various episodes.
27th Jul '14 9:46:14 AM TimDH426
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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.

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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: HeyItsThatGuy: Terrell Walker (season 6, played by Patrick Malone) Prior to ''Series/ADifferentWorld'', Malone had appeared in episodes of ''[[Series/TwentyOnejumpStreet 21 Jump Street]]'', ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'', and ''Series/ChinaBeach''. He also played Henry Lamb (the boy hit by the car) in the 1990 film ''[[Literature/TheBonfireoftheVanities The Bonfire of the Vanities]]'' and Otis (Danny Glover's troubled nephew) in 1991's ''Film/GrandCanyon''. After ''Series/ADifferentWorld'', Malone made guest appearances on over 25 different TV series, including ''Series/{{CSI}}'', ''Series/DesperateHousewives'', ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', ''Series/LasVegas'', and ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.
* HeyItsThatVoice:
Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.
20th Apr '14 12:45:09 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* RomanceOnTheSet: Kadeem Hardison dated Creator/CreeSummer for a while during the show's run.

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* RomanceOnTheSet: Kadeem Hardison dated Creator/CreeSummer for a while during the show's run.run.
* WrittenByCastMember: Jasmine Guy wrote a handful of episodes.
20th Apr '14 12:44:37 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.

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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.like.
* RomanceOnTheSet: Kadeem Hardison dated Creator/CreeSummer for a while during the show's run.
20th Apr '14 12:44:06 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* DawsonCasting: Several of the cast members, including Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and later Karen Malina White in the show's final season, were in their mid-20s when they were cast as Hillman students.
** Ironically, not so with Dawnn Lewis/Jaleesa, who was supposed to be older than the other students. Jaleesa was said to be 26 at the start of the series and Dawnn Lewis was in real-life.
* DirectedByCastMember: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Harrison and Glynn Turman directed episodes from time to time.
19th Oct '12 3:31:45 PM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.

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\n* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what CreeSummer, Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.
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