The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Aunt Who Came to Dinner

Season 2, Ep 22, Aired 3/23/92
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  • Episode Description
  • Aunt Helen arrives unexpectedly, and upsets Will and Carlton's plans for a rendezvous with two French women. What will Carlton and Will do now that their plans are foiled?

  • Cast & Crew
  • James Avery (I)

    Philip Banks

  • Alfonso Ribeiro

    Carlton Banks

  • Will Smith

    Will Smith

  • Janet Hubert-Whitten

    Vivian Banks

  • Karyn Parsons

    Hilary Banks

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Will and Carlton try to clear the house

    By Lostindharma, Apr 08, 2012

  • this was a good ep

    By cube2k8, May 02, 2011

  • The Aunt Who Came To Dinner

    By jimbo_001, Apr 26, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • Lester: Anita is my psychiatrist, Will. Will: Oh yeah right and I just won a Grammy. Come on man-to-man, toe-to-toe. Come on! Will paces back and forth as if about to fight Lester Lester: Will! Will, I understand your anger and if you want to take out you passive/aggressive feelings towards your absent father on me go ahead. Will stops pacing, and looks around confused Will: Man you really must be seeing a shrink.

    • Will: (to Lestor) You really must be seeing a shrinq...Hey, what does it mean when you dream you're flying through a tunnel on a scud missle?

    • Helen: I'm always doing things on the spur of the moment: buy a new hat, paint the house, get a divorce. Philip: Not again.

    • Lestor: If you refuse to leave with me, you know what I'm gonna have to do. Will: Drag her home by her extensions? Lestor: Nope. I'm gonna stay right here with you, till you change your mind. Will, Carlton, and Philip all make impatient noises

    • Helen: Vivian, last night I followed Lester. He drove up to this cute little house with this cute little pickett fence and this cute little home wrecker opened the door. Vivian: I would've been reaching for my cute little crow-bar. Helen: I couldn't find it.

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    Allusions (3)

    • Vivian mentions that she greeted Philip wearing Saran wrap and the he asked about the meatloaf. This is an allusion to the 1991 movie titled, Fried Green Tomatoes, Fannie Flagg wrote the book on which the movie was based. Kathy Bates was the actress who modeled the plastic wrap.

    • Will: Oh, yeah, and I just won a Grammy. It's a reference to Will of winning a Grammy with his partner Jeff Townes (DJ Jazzy Jeff).

    • Title: The Aunt Who Came to Dinner This title is a paraphrase of the 1942 movie's title The Man Who Came to Dinner staring Bette Davis and Monty Woolley.

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