The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Season 4 Episode 17

When You Hit Upon a Star

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Jan 31, 1994 on NBC

Episode Recap

Will meets Stacey Dash a popular rock star. He is taken by her, She pays a attention to him and Will begins to feel like she really likes him. In the mean time it is going to be Will's birthday and each year the family tries to pull off a prank on Will as to what they are going to do with this years birthday. They decided to have a party at their home. All the events are planned and everything for the perfect birthday is there including all of his friends. They all wait to surprise Will when he walks in the door. The phone rings and it's Will saying he won't be home that night because he is with Stacey. Angry and dissapointed the guest leave. The next day when Will gets home he finds out about the party and tries to explain. He tell the family that he and Stacey are in love. The family try to tell Will differently but Will shows them a ring that Stacey gave him. Believing he is her one and only they go to a concert together. When Will offers to go get Stacey something to drink he leaves and turns around to find Stacey kissing another guy. Will is furious because deep down he knows he has been played. Stacey explains to him that they were not exclusive like Will thought. Will heads for home with a lot to think about.