"Faith, Hope and Charity (Part 1)"
Season 6, Episode #9
(#128) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Nestor Carbonell
Diahann Carroll
Gary Dourdan
Patti LaBelle
Patrick Malone
Lou Myers
Jada Pinkett Smith
Josephine Premice
Bumper Robinson
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 608 (6x09)
Writer (s): Susan Fales
Director (s) Debbie Allen
Original airdate November 12, 1992
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Faith, Hope and Charity (Part 1) was the ninth episode of A Different World's sixth season, the 128th overall episode in the series. The episode, which was first broadcast on NBC-TV on November 12, 1992, was written by Susan Fales, and directed by Debbie Allen. The episode was the first part of a two-part story arc.


The Wayne and Gilbert family celebrate thanksgiving with each other.

Summary Edit

As Whitley is pounding the pavement looking for secretarial work to help pay the bills, her mother phones with a pre-Thanksgiving message; she's coming to visit for the holiday. Despite Dwayne's protests, Whitley wants to hide the fact that she lost her job and their home was burglarized. Over on campus, Ron tries to make Freddie realize she wants him as much as he wants her. The real shock comes when Whitley's mom arrives with her very young Hispanic fiancé, Maleek. Meanwhile, Whitley's having a hard time hiding her economic status from her mother. Could things get any tougher? Yes! Dwayne's mother shows up at the door.



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