The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Season 5 Episode 10

Will's Up a Dirt Road

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Nov 21, 1994 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • When Will tells Lisa in the letter to turn on the music it is the same music that was used in the episodes Not I, Barbecue and Did The Earth Move For You.

    • Will schemes to get John Ridley bumped off the Tonight Show's venue. John Ridley is a story writer for The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

  • Quotes

    • Will: If y'all could sum me up in like one word, how would y'all describe me?
      Philip: Undependable.
      Hilary: Cheap.
      Carlton: Freeloader.
      Ashley: Lazy.
      (everybody arguing with each other)
      Will: Hey! I said one word!
      Philip: What's this for, Will?
      Will: The other day, Lisa said I was kind of, goofy.
      Everybody: YES! That's it!
      Philip: We're going to go with goofy, Will.

    • Jay Leno: Thank you Smith for clearing that up. I really appreciate it.
      Will: Well well, my friends call me Will.
      Jay Leno: Thanks a lot Smith, I really appreciated it.

    • Will: (to Carlton) Man, you know the routine when's a sock in the door you sleep on the lawn!

    • Will: Lisa, there is only one word that describes you.
      Carlton: (turns the light on) Scum!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • T.V. Reporter: ... and that one tree that grows in Brooklyn.
      This is an allusion to the 1943 Betty Smith novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

    • Magazine Title: The National Inquizator
      The title is a parody of the The National Enquirer tabloid magazine.

    • Will asks his family to name one word to describe him and his family keeps coming up with names and at the end they all agree on one. This is an allusion to the game show, Family Feud.