The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

When You Hit Upon a Star

Season 4, Ep 17, Aired 1/31/94
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  • Episode Description
  • Will becomes a jet-setter while dating a pop star. A birthday party is planned, Does he make it home in time to celebrate?

  • Cast & Crew
  • James Avery (I)

    Philip Banks

  • Alfonso Ribeiro

    Carlton Banks

  • Will Smith

    Will Smith

  • Daphne Maxwell Reid

    Vivian Banks

  • Karyn Parsons

    Hilary Banks

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Will's birthday

    By Lostindharma, Sep 01, 2012

  • When You Hit Upon a Star

    By jimbo_001, Jan 01, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Carlton: And to think I laid out 50 big ones for your damn cake. And not just any cake, but I got you the really, really, neat one in those commercials. You know the one that goes (C singing): Sonny the seal, your tummy will squeal, for 49.95 oh what a deal, it's Sonny!

    • Will: She has a yacht, a private jet, a... Hilary: Does she have a brother?

    • Philip: Hilary, is the cost clear? Hilary: No, there's going to be a patchy morning fog with limited visibility. (Philip gives Hilary a strange look) Philip: I meant is Will gone.

    • Will: You know what Uncle Phil? I really think I loved her. Philip: Really? Bull! You didn't love her! It's the life style you were in love with. Will: So you're saying I only loved her for her money and what she could do for me? Well then, I love you too, Uncle Phil!

    Notes (1)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic - Setkání s hvězdou (Meeting with a Star)

    Trivia (1)

    • End Credits: The family gathers around Will, having forgiven him for being absent for his party. Then the scene becomes a blooper when Alfonso pours (what seems to be) the melted remnants of the Sonny the Seal cake on Will's head.

    Allusions (1)

    • Title: When You Hit Upon a Star The title of this episode is in reference to the song When You Wish upon a Star sung by Louis Armstrong.

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