|The Ethnic Trip|
|Season 1, Episode 17|
|Air Date||January 14, 1991|
|Writer(s)|| Benny Medina |
|Next||The Young and the Restless|
The Ethnic Trip is the seventeenth episode of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air's first season which was first broadcast on January 14, 1991.
Will proposes a black history class be instituted at Bel-Air Academy, and gets a surprise when Aunt Viv decides to teach it.
- Running Gags
- Carlton eavesdropping on the Will and Vivian's conversation
- Will trying to answer every question, but getting them wrong each time
- Will trying to act as the star of the class.
- Will: I'm going to be the star of this class.
- Carlton: No you're not, I am.
- Will: How do you figure that?
- Carlton: The teacher's my mommy.
- Will: I read the autobiography of Malcolm X .
- Vivian: And that makes you a serious black history student?
- Will: It's a very important book.
- Vivian: Will, you can read the books, you can wear the T-shirts, you can put up the posters and you can shout the slogans, but unless you know all the facts, you are just trivializing the entire struggle.