The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air : Will Gets Committed (1992)
Directed by Shelley Jensen / Jeff Melman / Ellen Gittelsohn
Genres - Comedy | Run Time - 30 min. | Countries - United States |
Synopsis by Hal Erickson
This episode takes place just after the devastating LA riots of 1992. Philip (James Avery) and Vivian (Janet Hubert-Whitten) return to their old neighborhood to spearhead a clean-up effort, prompting a flashback to the couple's early years and their aspirations for the future (offering a glimpse of Philip in a 'fro'!) Meanwhile, Will (Will Smith) runs up against an embittered ghetto dweller (Shavar Ross) who attacks him for forgetting his homeboy roots. The story ends with a surprise announcement that will profoundly affect the family's future.