"White Christmas"
Season 6, Episode #13
(#132) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Tamara Clatterbuck
Gary Dourdan
Annie Korzen
Patrick Malone
Anita Morris
Lou Myers
Jada Pinkett Smith
Bumper Robinson
Marica Wallace
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 613 (6x13)
Writer (s): Glenn Berenbeim
Director (s) Debbie Allen
Original airdate December 17, 1992
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White Christmas is the 13th episode of A Different World's sixth season, also the 132nd overall episode in the series. The episode, which was written by Glenn Berenbeim, and directed by Debbie Allen was first broadcasted on NBC-TV on December 17, 1992.

Summary Edit

Freddie's mother, a counselor, arrives at Christmas and immediately involves herself in everyone's personal problems, to her daughter's discomfort but others' relief; Shazza tries to woo Freddie back from Ron.

Storyline Edit

Freddie's mother Joan, who is white and a real hippie of the '60s, comes to visit for Christmas and creates a stir. She gets the whole dorm chanting and feeling auras. Next, she unwittingly reunites Freddie and Shazade with their joint memories of trips together. As a result, she makes Ron feel left out since he's not a part of her whole transcendental mind-set. It gets so bad that when Ron sees Shazade kiss Freddie, he thinks he's lost her to him. Finally, Freddie, in frustration, tells Joan she wants a mother that acts like a mother, not like a girlfriend. In other words, time for mom to grow up!

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