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"War of the Words"
Season 1, Episode #5
(#5) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Keenan Ivory Wayans
Damon Wayans
Dean Howell
Marie-Alise Recasner
Bee-Be Smith
Kim Wayans
Network: NBC-TV
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.

Summary[]

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.

Cast[]

Starring[]

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

Trivia[]

  1. What’s the name of the campus radio station?
  2. What did Dwayne name the live broadcast?
  3. Where organization is Mike going to DC to work for?

Quotes[]

“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.”

Trivia Answers[]

  1. HZU
  2. That's Debatable
  3. The National Pork Board
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