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"Original Teacher"
Season 6, Episode #11
(#130) in series (144 episodes)
"A Different World" episode
Guest Star(s):
Recurring cast
Chris Kelly
Peter Koch
Ronald William Lawrence
Jenifer Lewis
Lou Myers
Jada Pinkett Smith
Chris Smith
Jermaine Dupri
Network: NBC-TV
Production code: 611 (6x11)
Writer (s): Reggie Rock Bythewood
Director (s) Debbie Allen
Original airdate November 19, 1992
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Original Teacher was the eleventh episode of A Different World's sixth season, the 130th overall episode in the series. Written by Reggie Rock Blythewood, the episode, which was directed by Debbie Allenm was first aired on NBC-TV on November 19, 1992.

Summary Edit

Kris Kross play two juvenile deliquents who are mentored by Professor Dwayne. After a potentially violent run-in with the father of one of the boys, Dwayne manages to get through to the pair, teaching them both a life lesson.

Storyline Edit

Freddie has a group of youth offenders brought to Hillman as part of a PA Program. Dwayne gets two really difficult kids, Michael and Billy. They think only of violence and they're about to kill each other over gang affiliation. Dwayne asks them to do a presentation on a model, someone honorable. The only person they can think of is action adventure star Steven Segal. Seeking help, Dwayne visits Billy's father, but the father thinks Dwayne is a meddler. Despite this, Dwayne does goes through to the kids and helps them see there's something worth living for. Michael and Billy team up and rap on non-vehicle for their final presentation.

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