The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Season 5 Episode 14

It's a Wonderful Lie

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Jan 23, 1995 on NBC
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Episode Summary

Will and Lisa each lie about their evening plans. Both feel guilty about the lie. They then wind up at the same party. Ashley is found in the coat room with a football player. Will goes nuts.

Who was the Episode MVP ?

  • Never lie people

    This episode was good. Also, this was the first time I see Ashley in a breakdown, I guess she really does care, deep down.
  • A definitely hilarious episode!

    There were many great moments in this episode and Will Smith's acting was fantastic. The episode had so many funny lines and a great storyline, especially what happens by the end.
  • Will and Lisa to to a party but seperate

    At this time Will and Lisa's realtionship is going good until now. They have their first big fight when they lie about a party. I like that this fight never came too big. It probably would've gotten bigger if Will had not seen Ashley with the football player. Another good part was that Ashley didn't go too far with the guy. I also enjoyed that the football player hooking up with 15 year old Ashley didn't came too big of a thing. although it would probably not be the case now. As with the previous episode this could've been done in a more serious way but done in a more funny way and made it better. Phillp yelling at Ashley and coming in and out again and again was amusing. The funniest part happened when Will tried to correct Phillp and Viv in what position the football player was Ashley was with. My complaints are that Carlton was too much a suck up and the family portrait was not something should've been done.

    Overall it was a nice episode.moreless
  • It's a Wonderful Lie - Weird disconcerting episode.

    It's a Wonderful Lie was a weird disconcerting episode for me. Will finds Ashley in a bedroom with a linebacker at this party and drags her out and starts screaming at her. With all that happens in the world I am surprised he did not ask if she was okay or anything. Then her father, her own father starts yelling at her and freaking out without letting her get a word in. In real life that would be so wrong she could have been abused or raped but no one would listen to her, like that also happens in real life and is also wrong. Rape is serious and not a joke and should be talked about more and made more aware. Although in this scenario nothing did happen and Ashley snuck out, but in real life it is super wrong for parents that care about their daughter to act that way.moreless

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