Will's Up the Dirt Road


Episode Info

To prove his worth to Lisa (Nia Long), Will decides to become a celebrity journalist. Though his proposed book "The Stars at Night" goes nowhere, he manages to get an autographed photo of TV talk host Jay Leno sold to a tabloid newspaper. Unfortunately, the photo is doctored to make Leno look like a jerk--and before long, Will is facing an enormous libel suit! In addition to Jay Leno, screenwriter-novelist John Ridley (later the "auteur" of the hit movie Barbershop) also appears as himself.


Will Smith
as Will Smith
John Amos
as Fred Wilkes
James Avery
as Philip Banks
Alfonso Ribeiro
as Carlton Banks
Daphne Maxwell Reid
as Vivian Banks
Karyn Parsons
as Hilary Banks
Ian Williams
as Johnny Soccio
Tatyana M. Ali
as Ashley Banks
Tatyana Ali
as Ashley Banks
John Ridley
as Himself
Jay Leno
as Himself
Nicole Black
as Reporter
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