The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 3

Season 3

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 3

First Air Date: September 14, 1992

First Aired on    :   1992
Episodes    :   24 episodes

The third season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premiered on September 14, 1992 and aired its season finale on May 10, 1993. This would be the last season for Janet Hubert-Whitten, who was fired from the show following her pregnancy and difficulties working with the cast. She was replaced by Daphne Maxwell Reid in the show's fourth season and for the remainder of the show's run. Additionally, the character Nicky Banks was added to the cast toward the end of the season as Phillip and Vivian's newborn son, due to Janet's pregnancy.



Episodes

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3x24 Six Degrees of Graduation (May 10, 1993)


Vy anticipates Will's graduation with enthusiasm, but there may be discord when she learns Will is failing music. To pass his music class, Will must sing at the graduation ceremony - with a class of eight-year-olds.


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3x23 The Way We Were (May 03, 1993)


Series clips illustrate family recollections as the kids put together a scrapbook for Vivian and Philip, who want to renew their vows on their anniversary.


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3x22 Ain't No Business Like Show Business (April 12, 1993)


Will lands a spot in a comedy showcase after accompanying a comic friend to an audition.


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3x21 You Bet Your Life (March 01, 1993)


Heavyweight boxing champ Riddick Brown wreaks havoc with Carlton's mind and Will's face at a funky cafe-casino in Nevada, where the cousins have stopped on their way to check out a college for Will.


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3x20 The Baby Comes Out (February 22, 1993)


Vivian's baby is a week late, but family members and her visiting sisters are nowhere to be found when it's time to rush to the hospital.


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3x19 Just Say Yo (February 15, 1993)


Will learns a sobering lesson after Carlton pops the wrong pills from Will's locker, mistaking amphetamines for vitamins, and winds up in hospital.


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3x18 The Alma Matter (February 08, 1993)


Depressed and suicidal over having ruined his chances of attending Princeton University, Carlton is visited by his Guardian Angel, who shows him how awful the Banks family would be if he weren't alive.


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3x17 The Best Laid Plans (February 01, 1993)


When Monique refuses to have sex until she's married, Will stages a mock wedding ceremony with D.J. Jazzy Jeff as the preacher.


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3x16 Bundle of Joy (January 25, 1993)


As Vivian's delivery date approaches, the family fantasizes about what the baby will mean to each of them: Ashley feels all but invisible, Geoffrey feels overwhelmed by the family's demands, and Vivian feels like she's having triplets.


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3x15 Robbing the Banks (January 18, 1993)


Philip is quick to judge an ex-con Will urged him to hire as a handyman and temporary assistant after the house is robbed.


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3x14 Winner Takes Off (January 04, 1993)


Geoffrey humiliates himself by insulting the Banks family and quitting his job when Will and Carlton trick him into thinking he has won millions of dollars in the lottery.


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3x13 Mommy Nearest (December 14, 1992)


Will tries to tell his mother that he doesn't want to return to Philadelphia with her after his high school graduation.


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3x12 The Cold War (December 07, 1992)


When Vivian quarantines Will and Carlton in the backyard pool house after both are stricken with contagious colds, they spend the night arguing over a girl that Will stole from Carlton.


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3x11 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (November 23, 1992)


At Vivian's Lamaze class, Will cozies up to a pregnant sportswriter, who takes him to a game - and delivers more than just fun.


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3x10 Asses to Ashes (November 16, 1992)


Election results are in and Philip fights to remain cool amid lies by Judge Robertson, which prompt Will to confront the outspoken incumbent. Will Will go to far? Will he say what everyone is feeling? Will Judge Robertson be able to take it?


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3x09 A Night at the Oprah (November 09, 1992)


The Bankses appear on Oprah's show and fail to invite Will on-stage, which may cause Philip to lose the election.


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3x08 Boyz in the Woods (November 05, 1992)


Philip takes Will and Carlton on a camping trip that turns out to be a disaster when snow traps the unhappy campers.


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3x07 Here Comes the Judge (October 26, 1992)


Will gets arrested for numerous parking tickets as Phil runs for judge against incumbent Judge Robertson.


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3x06 P.S. I Love You (October 24, 1992)


While Philip entertains rude, senile Judge Robertson, Will accepts expensive gifts from Lindsey Simon, a rich classmate who wants to buy his affection.


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3x05 Mama's Baby, Carlton's Maybe (October 12, 1992)


Philip intends to railroad off the bench ineffectual Judge Robertson while Will becomes the "love slave" of a flamboyantly generous plain student.


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3x04 Hilary Gets a Job (October 05, 1992)


Hilary gets a job reporting weather on television.


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3x03 That's No Lady, That's My Cousin (September 28, 1992)


Enrolled at the newly coed Bel-Air Prep, Ashley begins dressing to entice guys, using Will's preferences in women as her examples.


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3x02 Will Gets Committed (September 21, 1992)


When the Banks family returns to its former neighborhood to help old friends after a destructive city-wide riot, Vivian reveals a surprise to Philip.


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3x01 How I Spent My Summer Vacation (September 14, 1992)


Will returns home from spending the summer in Philadelphia with a new look that doesn't sit well with Uncle Phil.




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