|"War of the Words"|
|Season 1, Episode #5 |
(#5) in series (144 episodes)
|"A Different World" episode|
|Keenan Ivory Wayans|
|Production code:||12211 (1x05)|
|Writer (s):||Joe Gannon|
|Director (s)||Ellen Falcon|
|Original airdate||October 29, 1987|
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War of the Words is the fifth episode of Season 1 of A Different World, the fifth overall episode. Directed by Ellen Falcon, the episode, which was written by Joe Gannon first broadcast on NBC-TV on October 29, 1987.
Maggie and Whitley debate over whether women can successfully balance a career and family life. But when Maggie's boyfriend visits and asks her to move to Washington, D.C. with him, the issues become personal.
- Lisa Bonet as Denise Huxtable
- Marisa Tomei as Maggie Lauten
- Dawnn Lewis as Jaleesa Vinson
- Jasmine Guy as Whitley Gilbert
- Loretta Devine as Stevie Rallen
- Kadeem Hardison as Dwayne Wayne
Guest stars/Recurring cast
- Keenan Ivory Wayans as Professor Lawrence
- Damon Wayans as Marvin Haven
- Dean Howell as Mike
- Marie-Alise Recasner as Millie
- Bee-Be Smith as Gloria
- Kim Wayans as Allison
- What’s the name of the campus radio station?
- What did Dwayne name the live broadcast?
- Where organization is Mike going to DC to work for?
“Because one day soon Dwayne Wayne will rule the airwaves and I in turn will talk about you...like a DOG!” - Dwayne
“What’s hatnin-n-n Babyface?” - Marvin
“There is a reason why men and women were created different and with our French friends I exclaim, hooray for the dif-er-ance!” - Whitley
-Maggie: “We also decided because of what you did we’re going to name our first born Denise.”
-Denise: “Oh, Maggie that’s sweet.”
-Jaleesa: But Maggie, wait a minute, what if it’s a boy?
-Maggie: “We’ll name him Jaleesa.”
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