The Heat Is On
Season 03, Episode 02
Air Date October 12, 1989
Writer Susan Fales
Director Debbie Allen
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The Heat Is On is the second episode of A Different World's third season which was first broadcast on October 12, 1989.

Summary Edit

Whitley, now a senior, has avoided fulfilling her freshman math requirement and faces the possibility of not graduating. There is one option however, Colonel Taylor, a.k.a. "Dr. War", insists if she enrolls in his course, she'll graduate. What choice does she have? He's not called Dr. War for nothing! Whitley soon finds out Colonel Taylor's class is tougher than tough. Can she do it alone? Whitley's pride keeps her from asking Dwayne for tutoring, that is, until the eleventh hour. Can Dwayne rescue Whitley in time to pass, or will her math phobia get the best of her?