The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Where There's a Will, There's a Way (2)

Season 4, Ep 2, Aired 9/20/93
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  • Episode Description
  • Will brings Carlton shocking news that Jackie is an old friend of his from Philly; the two guys get evicted from their apartment; and Hilary asks for a special proposal from Trevor and gets it.

  • 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 (4)
  • Season 4 Part 2

    By Lostindharma, Jul 16, 2012

  • Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way (2)

    By jimbo_001, Jan 01, 2007

  • This episode contains one of the best moment throughout the whole series.

    By judog1, Sep 03, 2006

  • This episode is about Will and Carlton moving out and living in their own apartment. They get kicked out because of Jazz and they then have to move in the pool house. Hilary gets a special proposal from Trevor.

    By lavan47, Aug 31, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • (Hilary looks at an urn she got from the funeral) Hilary: I love you, Trevor. Will: Um, Hilary? Trevor wasn't cremated. Hilary: EWW! Then who's this?! (she throws the urn to Will, who hands it to Geoffrey) Geoffrey: I'll see him to the door, Miss Hilary. (he exits)

    • (Mr. Gorodetsky enters) Mr. Gorodetsky: (shows Will and Carlton a piece of grass and a banister bar) This used to be my lawn, and this used to be my banister. And you used to be my tenants! (he rips the lease) Will: But... But... Mr. Gorodetsky: I want you out of here by noon! Will: But...! Mr. Gorodetsky: NOON!!! (he leaves)

    • Philip: I guess you've got yourself a pool house. Carlton: How come he gets the pool house while I'm upstairs with the weeping widow?! Will: Uncle Phil, keep this man off my property or I'll shoot him. Carlton: Its my property! I inherit everything when the big guy takes his bungee jump!

    • Carlton (about Jackie): I'll fight you for her. Will: Please, man, I got as much chance with Jackie as you do.

    • Hilary: I just can't understand. Vivian: Sweetheart, the Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away. Hilary: No. I mean, technically, am I a widow or what?!

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    Notes (2)

    • From this episode on until the end of the series Will and Carlton now live in the pool house.

    • The episode was originally shown in a one-hour block with its first part. In sydnication, it can be seen in two separate segments.

    Trivia (2)

    • When Jazz sits Will down in his chair, the door to Jazz's apartment is closed. When the camera POV changes to Will's right, the door is open.

    • In every episode after moving into the pool house, Will has a framed copy of the first issue of Static hanging on the wall near the door. Static is a popular teenage African American superhero on which which the cartoon Static Shock was based.

    Allusions (2)

    • Title: Where There's a Will, There's a Way. The title is a play on the idiom Where there's a will there's a way which is used to express that it is possible to do anything if you are determined to do it.

    • Will (moving his hands in a circular motion): Wax-on, wax-off. This is an allusion to the 1984 film The Karate Kid starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita.

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