The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Season 5 Episode 3

Reality Bites

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Sep 26, 1994 on NBC

Episode Recap

Will wants to take Nicky to the beach to the volleyball contest. Nicky is supposed to go see his favorite cartoon character at the mall. Will decides to take Nicky. While there the whales begins his act for the kids but shows his angry side when he gets feedback from his microphone. He stomps off stage. Will goes back in the back of the makeshift stage to talk to him and finds him with his costume half odd smoking a cigarette. Will tries to talk to him but it does no good. Will gets into a fight with him and it spills onto the stage. Nicky is mad at Will for hurting the whale. Nicky doesn't understand why Will did what he did. Will gets a lesson about breaking the innocence of a child before it's time.