What The Cast Of 'A Different World' Is Doing Today

October 27, 2014 3:22 PM

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In the late '80s to early '90s, "A Different World" often pushed the boundaries of television. The "Cosby Show" spinoff about a group of Hillman College friends tackled a wide variety of provocative cultural issues from politics to sex, and enthralled audiences across the country. It's been more than two decades since the series finale aired, but show director and producer Debbie Allen thinks a modern reboot of "A Different World" would be just as successful today -- and may even happen, as she tells "Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

"I've actually been trying [to resurrect the show]," Allen says. "Bill Cosby wants me to do it. I mean, I've gotten hundreds of thousands of hits saying, 'Debbie, is it happening? We want to see it again.'"

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