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"For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls"
Season 3, Episode #10
(#54) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Diahann Carroll
Brandi Royale Petway
Kenneth Washington
Lou Myers
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 312 (3x10)
Writer (s): Cheryl Gard
Director (s) Debbie Allen
Original airdate December 21, 1989
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For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls is the tenth episode of Season 3 of A Different World, also the 54th overall episode in the series. Directed by Debbie Allen, the episode, which was written by Cheryl Gard, was initally broadcasted on NBC-TV on December 21, 1989.

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The joy of Christmas is in the air for everyone at Hillman! Everyone but Freddie and Whitley, that is. Freddie's family is away and Whitley's mother prefers being in France with friends over being at home with her daughter. Whitley turns into a Scrooge.

When Freddie suggests they make the best of things and spend the holidays together, Whitley explodes! That night, while Whitley dreams, she is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. During her journeys with the ghosts, Whitley learns the true meaning of Christmas, or at least how best to keep Dwayne from falling for Freddie! Diahann Carroll special guest stars as Whitley's mother.

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