During an earthquake, Will finds out more about his new found love than he ever wanted to know. Kathleen begins to reveal her true self when she and Will are trapped in the basement during the quake. Is Katleen all Will thought she was?
Ashley is having trouble with a girl at school. She goes to Will for advice on what to do. Will tries to teach Ashley to fight while Carlton steps in to teach her to bribe. Which does Ashley choose?
When Philip calls Will by Carlton's name several times Will becomes paranoid that he is becoming like Carlton and living totally off Uncle Phil. Homecoming is on the way and Philip offers Will money for it. Will decides to take matters into his own hands isntead of accepting his uncle's assistance.
Will is the picture of confidence while Carlton is a frazzled bundle of nerves preparing for college aptitude tests. Carlton is basing his whole future on this one test score while Will thinks of it as only a test.
Philip can't bear to think of having a new man in his mother's life. He feels this way after spying on his mother kissing the handyman. Will Philip speak up or stay silent?
Tensions spill over just before the wedding of Will's Aunt Janice when Will's mom meets Janice's fiance. With Vy not accepting Janice's soon to be husband she also forbids Will to attend the interracial wedding. Does Will listen to his mom or follow his heart?
Vivian is terrified of turning 40 years old. She thinks of her past; what some of her goals were, what she has achieved, and what she has not acheived. She remembers back to a time when her soul and main purpose was to be a dancer. Does she fulfill her dream?
Will hits it off with the full-figured friend named Dee-Dee, but her size keeps him from asking her to the dance. Though they both have a lot in common as soon as his friends start teasing him he takes the shallow way out. When he sees her at the dance with another guy does he see more clearly that it's what's on the inside that counts more than the outside?
Hilary finally meets the man of Philip's dreams and he's a chip off Philip's block. He is young, dashing and rich, which are the things that Hilary is looking for in a man. All is going well until there is a small car accident and he sues the Banks family.
When Vivian has a guest over and her grandmother's silverwear turns up missing, Will and Carlton assume the silver was stolen by the guest. They barge into the guest's home to investigate.
Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, and Michael Bivins shoot a video at the Banks house, courtesy of Carlton, who rents the house to them while his parents are away. Philip and Vivian decide to come home early and the children hurry to try and put the house back together before they arrive.
Will and Philip both learn a valuable lesson. After winning big at the Monte Carlo night fund raiser at the Country club, Will discovers he is expected to do certain things with his winnings. Philip learns that charity doesn't always mean an organized program.
While Philip and the rest of the adults are out on the town, the kids stay at home. When the doorbell rings trouble begins. The Banks are forced to give each other gifts from the heart when their material gifts are stolen.
After reviewing his credit card bill, Phil decides that Hilary is too dependent on her parents' money. He cuts up her credit cards and forces her to get a job. Not knowing what to do or how to look for a job, Hilary struggles.
On the basketball court, winning is everything to Will, as it is to an opponent from Malibu Prep, who can't afford to lose. Does Will realise what the scolarship would mean to the other guy or will he act selfish and greedy?
When Hilary is ordered to do community service at a free clinic, the doctor in charge becomes the antidote for her marriage-mindedness.
The family fears a steamy exposé when Geoffrey begins his memoirs, while Will fears the scalpel when he enters the hospital, kicking and screaming, for a tonsillectomy.
Philip and Vivian welcome a '60s radical, who arouses the FBI's interest and influences Will and Carlton to take action over the firing of a nonconformist teacher. What does Philip and Vivian do while they flashback?
Will dislikes his mother's new boyfriend. though Robert does everything to get Will to accept him, Will is in some ways frightened to share his mom. Does Will make the adjustment to his mom's new way of life now that she has been dating Robert?
Aunt Helen arrives unexpectedly, and upsets Will and Carlton's plans for a rendezvous with two French women. What will Carlton and Will do now that their plans are foiled?
Ashley cringes when the family oohs and aahs over her relationship with Kevin , but Will chokes when she asks him about sex -- and her curiosity about reproduction sends Will to a pregnancy counseling center.
Will and Carlton lose their shirts investing on a insider trading tip then take jobs as strippers to recoup their losses and get Vivian's bracelet out of hock. Does Philip find out what the two are up to?