A Different World

Season 2 Episode 9

All's Fair

Aired Unknown Dec 15, 1988 on NBC

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  • You can pick your battles, you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your friends' noses, as several students learn in this bittersweet episode.

    Kim and Whitley were never two peas in a pod to begin with, but after Kim begins seeing more of her boyfriend,and bringing him over, Whitley is pushed to the margins. Not to mention the couch in the living room. The cold war heats up in a hurry, and when Kim soon needs help for a personal reason, even Whitley may be beyond her reach.

    Meanwhile, Freddie takes a turn at the helm of the school poetry magazine. Power corrupts; editorial power corrupts absolutely. She wields the blue pencil of doom against many an unsuspecting writer. Soon readers and contributors alike can't take it anymore.

    Can all the ships be righted and the happy mood restored? Or will tempers run amok ruin things for everybody?

    There may be hope for all, if the Hillman classmates can learn to forgive and forget.