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A Different World

Film

A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college in the state of Virginia. After Bonet's departure in the first season, the remainder of the series primarily focused more on Southern belle Whitley Gilbert and mathematics whiz Dwayne Wayne. The series frequently depicted members of the major historically black fraternities and sororities.

  • begun on and completed on (21 years ago)
  • 144 episodes of 30 minutes each, in 6 seasons
  • country: United States of America
  • created by Bill Cosby
  • regular cast:
  • genres: Sitcom, Comedy
  • some of the awards:
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Kadeem Hardison
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Diahann Carroll
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Sinbad
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, received by Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Cree Summer
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, received by Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Whoopi Goldberg
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Cree Summer
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy
      • PGA Most Promising Producer in Television nomination for Susan Fales-Hill
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for Kadeem Hardison
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Patti LaBelle
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Drama Series
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
      • PGA Most Promising Producer in Television, received by Susan Fales-Hill
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Jasmine Guy
      • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Jasmine Guy

Writings

"A Different World" is a book by Michael Elder.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1974

Music

  1. "A Different World" is the title of a debut song recorded by American country music artist Bucky Covington. It was released in January 2007 as the lead single from his album Bucky Covington. It was written by Jennifer Hanson, Tony Martin, and Mark Nesler. The song is produced by Mark Miller of Sawyer Brown, and was released by Lyric Street Records, a country label of Disney's Buena Vista Music Group. It peaked at number 6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
  2. "A Different World" is a composition.
  3. "A Different World" is a musical album of Spice and Company.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  4. "A Different World" is a musical album of Mind's Eye Dub.
  5. "A Different World" is a musical album of Renee Garcia.

Miscellanea

  1. A Different World is a tv season.
    • also known as A Different World - Season 2
  2. A Different World a.k.a. A Different World - Season 6 is a tv season.
  3. A Different World a.k.a. A Different World - Season 1 is a tv season.
  4. A Different World a.k.a. A Different World - Season 3 is a tv season.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for A Different World

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

A Different World is also notable for its attempts to explore a range of social and political issues rarely addressed on television — let alone in situation comedies. Featured characters regularly confronted such controversial topics as unplanned ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Actresses in Film and Television (2009)

by Bob McCann

Bonet left A Different World after the first season (due to becoming ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

The forms and ideas were thought to occupy a different world, but one that our world matches in the sense that the order on our planet is a reflection of certain fundamental mathematical principles that govern the order of the cosmos. Thus, in ...

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Quotes about A Different World

You're creating a different world and the actor's job is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world, whether it be actually something that you recognize from your own life or not. (Christian Bale)
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