"The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic"
Season 1, Episode #13
(#13) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Mary Alice
Darryl M. Bell
Ron O'Neal
Kevin Vavasseur
Marie-Alise Recasner
Kim Wayans
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 13117 (1x13)
Writer (s): Thad Mumford & Susan Fales
Director (s) Ellen Falcon
Original airdate January 21, 1988
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The Prime of Miss Lettie Bostic is the thirteenth episode of Season 1 of A Different World, also the 13th episode in the series. The episode which was directed by Ellen Falcon), and written by Thad Mumford and Susan Fales, was first broadcasted on NBC-TV on January 21, 1988.

Summary Edit

Leticia "Lettie" Bostic, (Mary Alice) a Hillman dropout with a colorful past, becomes the new resident director at Gilbert Hall, and the ladies are surprised when her straight-talking methods contradict her legend.

Trivia / Notes Edit

  • This episode marks the debut of Mary Alice in her role as Lettie Bostic, the new director of Gilbert Hall on the series.
  • Ron O'Neal, who plays the part of Quentin, later appears as Mercer Gilbert, Whitley's father, in four episodes later in the series.



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