The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 4

Season 4

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 4

First Air Date: September 20, 1993

First Aired on    :   1993
Episodes    :   26 episodes

The fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premiered on September 20, 1993 and aired its season finale on May 23, 1994. This was the first season to feature Daphne Maxwell Reid as Vivian Banks after Janet Hubert-Whitten's departure. This was also the first season to feature Nicky Banks as a regular character on the show. With 26 episodes, this was the longest season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.



Episodes

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4x26 The Philadelphia Story (May 23, 1994)


Will returns to the City of Brotherly Love and discovers he's the butt of old friends' jokes, prompting him to go into training to settle an old score and clear his reputation as a chicken.


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4x25 For Sale By Owner (May 16, 1994)


A stranger makes a generous offer for the Banks estate, which prompts the family to reminisce about their good times there.


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4x24 Papa's Got a Brand-New Excuse (May 09, 1994)


Ben Vereen plays Will's long-lost father, who breezes into town and promises Will the moon, which angers an unforgiving Philip.


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4x23 Mother's Day (May 02, 1994)


Say, homie, could you do me a favor? Just-married Jazz makes a surprising request of Will.


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4x22 M is For the Many Things She Gave Me (April 25, 1994)


It's double trouble for Will when Philip's old flame visits with her daughter, who's attracted to Will.


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4x21 The Harder They Fall (March 14, 1994)


Will finds himself stranded in a mountain forest with his new girlfriend's disagreeable father after they parachute out of his disabled plane.


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4x20 The Ol' Ball and Chain (February 28, 1994)


Jazz's bride has a couple of teensy character flaws: She's a convict. And she puts the moves on Will.


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4x19 You'd Better Shop Around (February 21, 1994)


A car dealer hires Will, then persuades him to drop out of college.


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4x18 Stop Will! In the Name of Love (February 14, 1994)


A Valentine's double date finds Will treating Ashley like a kid and Ashley demanding r-e-s-p-e-c-t.


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4x17 When You Hit Upon a Star (January 31, 1994)


Will becomes a jet-setter while dating a pop star.


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4x16 I Know Why the Caged Bird Screams (January 24, 1994)


Bird is the word when Carlton, ULA's peacock mascot, is kidnapped by a rival school before the big game.


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4x15 Who's the Boss (January 10, 1994)


Carlton in charge. Will gets his feathers ruffled when his cousin becomes his boss at the Peacock Stop.


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4x14 Sleepless in Bel-Air (January 03, 1994)


Will pays for putting off studying for a midterm until the last minute, and Ashley pays for staying out late on her first date.


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4x13 'Twas the Night Before Christening (December 20, 1993)


Vivian promises god-motherhood of her child to both of her sisters, while Will hatches a harebrained scheme to get Boyz II Men to perform at baby Nicky's christening.


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4x12 You've Got To Be a Football Hero (November 29, 1993)


Will uses booze to prove his manliness while competing with a hulking football hero who wants to score points with Jackie, and his fraternity brothers leave drunken Will in a cemetery, where he is haunted. Meanwhile, Ashley learns that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


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4x11 Take My Cousin... Please (November 22, 1993)


On academic probation, Will schemes to improve his grades by fixing up a newly divorced English professor with Hilary, who soon finds fault with the man, further jeopardizing Will's academic future.


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4x10 Home is Where the Heart Attack Is (November 15, 1993)


Will sneaks greasy, high-fat foods to Philip after he promises to diet and exercise, then blames himself when Philip has a heart attack.


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4x09 Fresh Prince After Dark (November 08, 1993)


Will breaks a date with Jackie to accompany Hilary to a Playboy Mansion reception for weather reporters being photographed for the magazine.


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4x08 Blood is Thicker Than Mud (November 01, 1993)


A bro with dough? Carlton's upper-class upbringing may make him unwelcome at a black fraternity.


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4x07 Hex and the Single Guy (October 25, 1993)


Will disses a seance - until the spiritualist zaps him with a hex that (uh-oh) seems to work.


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4x06 Will Goes a-Courtin' (October 18, 1993)


When Phillip sues Will and Carlton for unpaid rent, two different versions of the dispute are aired - neither entirely truthful.


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4x05 It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It... (October 11, 1993)


After Will's friends guys rib Carlton about being a virgin, Miss Right appears and sweeps Carlton off his feet. Elsewhere, Geoffrey confesses a secret of his own.


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4x04 Father of the Year (October 04, 1993)


Stuck with caring for Nicky for the day, Will soon discovers the benefits of baby-sitting: he's suddenly a big man on campus with the women so long as he poses as a single dad.


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4x03 All Guts, No Glory (September 27, 1993)


Registration day finds Will signing up for no-brainer classes, plus one that might truly challenge him - a philosophy course he takes to meet a girl.


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4x02 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (2) (September 20, 1993)


Will and Carlton begin their first year of college by moving into their own apartment, while Philip and Vivian enjoy their newborn son. Hilary learns that Trevor plans to propose marriage to her during an elaborate stunt on his TV news show.


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4x01 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (1) (September 20, 1993)


Will and Carlton begin their first year of college by moving into their own apartment, while Philip and Vivian enjoy their newborn son. Hilary learns that Trevor plans to propose marriage to her during an elaborate stunt on his TV news show.




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