It was inspired by Hampton University in Virginia.
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In the episode "Porky de Bergerac," Denise was forced to wear a pig nose as repercussion to breaking a new dorm rule.
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Meg Ryan was originally cast to play Maggie, but decided to pursue a film career instead, allowing Marisa Tomei to snag the role.
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The handsome and talented Tupac Shakur guest starred as Lena James's ex-beau Piccolo, alongside his childhood friend Jada Pinkett-Smith.
Dwayne developed a grammar-and-baseball game that he sells, and then he's offered a job that is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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Jasmine Guy played a dual role, playing her original character, Whitley, as well as the role of her cousin, Liza.
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After the first season, the producers didn't feel the show was correctly portraying life at a predominantly black college, so they hired Debbie Allen, who graduated from Howard University.