"The Power of the Pen"
Season 3, Episode #13
(#57) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Eriq LaSalle
Akila Denise Chinn
Alex Desert
John H. Francis
Rueben Grundy
Amber Mariri
Lou Myers
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 313 (3x13)
Writer (s): Dominic Hoddman & Jasmine Guy
Director (s) Debbie Allen
Original airdate January 18, 1990
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The Power of the Pen was the thirteenth episode of Season 3 of A Different World, also the 57th episode in the series. Directed by Debbie Allen, the episode, which was co-written by Dominic Hoffman and Jasmine Guy, was first broadcasted on NBC-TV on January 18, 1990.

Summary Edit

Dwayne, the consummate mathematician, gets frustrated by a poetry writing homework assignment. After spending much of the weekend in the library trying his best to write poetry, Dwayne falls asleep. He dreams Shakespeare visits him! William's advice to Dwayne? "Write about your passion!" Dwayne wakes and writes a beautiful poem all about his first love: mathematics. When Whitley reads the poem, she thinks it's about her! Passion is passion, or is it?



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