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      Season 3 – The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

      1992 Comedy List
      Reviews 92% 50+ Ratings Audience Score Will Smith more or less plays himself in this good-natured NBC sitcom. As the show's popular theme song explains, fictional Will's mom sends him away from his rough Philadelphia neighborhood to live with wealthy Uncle Phil and Aunt Vivian in Bel-Air. Will often has fun at the expense of stuck-up cousins Carlton and Hilary. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Mar 23 Buy Now

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      Episode 1 Aired Sep 14, 1992 How I Spent My Summer Vacation Will returns from spending the summer in Philadelphia with a new look that doesn't sit well with Uncle Phil. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 21, 1992 Will Gets Committed Will and the Bankses pitch in to help clean up their old neighborhood; Uncle Phil fears Vivian may be involved with another man. Details Episode 3 Aired Sep 28, 1992 That's No Lady ... That's My Cousin Will and Carlton's (Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro) prep school goes coed; Aunt Vivian and Uncle Phil (Janet Hubert-Whitten, James Avery) make a startling announcement. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 5, 1992 Hilary Gets a Job Hilary (Karyn Parsons) gets a job as an on-camera weather forecaster for a local TV station. With Will Smith and guest star Ken Ober. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 12, 1992 Mama's Baby, Carlton's Maybe Carlton's former girlfriend (Lark Voorhies) shows up claiming he is the father of her baby. With Alfonso Ribeiro. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 24, 1992 P.S. I Love You Will can't resist accepting money and luxury gifts from a young woman; Uncle Phil ponders running for office. Details Episode 7 Aired Oct 26, 1992 Here Comes the Judge Will (Will Smith) is arrested for parking tickets just as Uncle Phil (James Avery) declares his candidacy for judgeship. Sherman Hemsley and Jeff Townes guest star. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 5, 1992 Boyz in the Woods Disaster strikes when reluctant Will (Will Smith) joins Uncle Phil and Carlton (James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro) on a wilderness camping trip. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 9, 1992 A Night at the Oprah Will and the family appear on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show," where Will airs all the family's dirty laundry. Details Episode 10 Aired Nov 16, 1992 Asses to Ashes During campaigning, a rival candidate (guest star Sherman Hemsley) slings sleazy charges at Uncle Phil (James Avery). With Janet Hubert-Whitten, Karyn Parsons. Details Episode 11 Aired Nov 23, 1992 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Will (Will Smith) unexpectedly becomes a midwife for a sportscaster (Vanessa Williams) from Vivian's (Janet Hubert-Whitten) Lamaze class. Details Episode 12 Aired Dec 7, 1992 The Cold War Carlton (Alfonso Ribeiro) learns Will (Will Smith) is dating his ex-girlfriend when Will catches the same cold she gave Carlton. With James Avery. Details Episode 13 Aired Dec 14, 1992 Mommy Nearest Will (Will Smith) looks forward to seeing his mother (Vernee Watson-Johnson) until she announces plans to bring him back home. With James Avery. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 4, 1993 Winner Takes Off Will and Carlton (Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro) convince Geoffrey (Joseph Marcell) that he has won a multimillion-dollar lottery. With James Avery. Details Episode 15 Aired Jan 18, 1993 Robbing the Banks The house is burglarized when Will (Will Smith) convinces Uncle Philip (James Avery) to hire an ex-convict (M.C. Gainey) as a handyman. Details Episode 16 Aired Jan 25, 1993 Bundle of Joy As Vivian's delivery date approaches, the family fantasizes about what the baby will mean to each of them. Details Episode 17 Aired Feb 1, 1993 Best Laid Plans Will is smitten with an old-fashioned young woman who insists his amorous intentions include marriage. Details Episode 18 Aired Feb 8, 1993 The Alma Matter A despondent Carlton (Alfonso Ribeiro) is visited by his guardian angel (Tom Jones) after being rejected by Princeton. Quincy Jones guest stars as himself. Details Episode 19 Aired Feb 15, 1993 Just Say Yo Carlton is hospitalized when he mistakes Will's amphetamines for vitamins on the night of the senior prom. Details Episode 20 Aired Feb 22, 1993 The Baby Comes Out Will and Uncle Phil (Will Smith, James Avery) get stuck in an elevator just as Vivian (Janet Hubert-Whitten) is about to give birth. With Charlayne Woodard. Details Episode 21 Aired Mar 1, 1993 You Bet Your Life The boys gamble away their money to a female card shark who takes a fancy to Carlton, making her boyfriend jealous. Details Episode 22 Aired Apr 12, 1993 Ain't No Business Like Show Business Will (Will Smith) welcomes a childhood friend (D.L. Hughley) who is in L.A. to compete in a comedy club showcase. With James Avery. Details Episode 23 Aired May 3, 1993 The Way We Were Aunt Vivian and Uncle Phil (Janet Hubert-Whitten, James Avery) decide to renew their wedding vows on their 25th wedding anniversary. With Will Smith. Details Episode 24 Aired May 10, 1993 Six Degrees of Graduation In order to graduate, Will must enroll in a music class for child prodigies and dress as a flower for the school play. Details

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      Ken Tucker Entertainment Weekly Smith seems so spontaneous, so much at ease in front of the camera, that it's frequently hard to tell which of his lines are scripted and which are ad-libbed. Rated: B Sep 4, 2018 Full Review

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      Audience Member In three words FUNNY ORIGINAL PERFECT Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Season three was another great season. It was humorous and the acting is as great as ever. My favorite episode was Episode 24, "Six Degrees of Graduation". Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Fresh Prince season 3 continues the golden streak with another great 24 episodes. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Shelley Jensen, Chuck Vinson, Werner Walian, Maynard C. Virgil I, Michael Peters
      Executive Producer
      Quincy Jones, Winifred Hervey Stallworth
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Sep 14, 1992