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Rated: 7.2 out of 10 with 12,529 votes.
The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman named Phillip Drummond and his daughter Kimberly, for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett.
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Seasons: 8Episodes: 1897.2TV-PGUnited StatesEnglishIMDb
Main Actors:
Phillip Drummond
Arnold Jackson
Willis Jackson
Kimberly Drummond
Pearl Gallagher
Edna Garrett
Sam McKinney
Dudley Ramsey
Maggie McKinney
Adelaide Brubaker
Maggie Drummond
Miss Chung
Charlene DuPrey
Charlie
Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
Mr. Crocker
Sophia Drummond
Frank Simpson
Molly Parker
Natalie Green
Blair Warner
Henry
Title:Diff'rent Strokes
Release Date:Friday, November 3rd, 1978
Created by:Bernie Kukoff
TV Network:ABC, NBC
Genres:ComedyFamilyDrama
Keywords:Family-RelationshipsWealthyOrphanManhattan-New-York-CitySitcom
Alternative Titles:Arnold et Willy, Blanco y negro, Branco & Negro, Different Strokes, Il mio amico Arnold, Minha Família é uma Bagunça
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The Front Page
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The Photo Club
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The Big Bribe
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Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown
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Arnold's Tangled Web
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Sam's Big Brother
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Bulimia
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Arnold's Initiation
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It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To
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Arnold's Bad Rep
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Speak No Evil
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So You Want to Be a Rock Star
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A Tale of Two Teachers
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Arnold's Job
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Willis Goes to College
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Love on the Run
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Bully for Arnold
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Sam's Missing (2)
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Sam's Missing (1)
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A Special Friend
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Street Smarts
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Blue Collar Drummond
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Beauty is in the Eye of Arnold
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A Camping We Will Go
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Cheers to Arnold
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Russian Embassy
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Sam's New Pal
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Harry Birthday Drummond
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Sam Adopts a Grandparent
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Arnold Saves the Squirrel
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Baseball Blues
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Arnold's Songbird
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Tonsils
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The Gymnasts
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The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson
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Arnold the Entrepreneur
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Carmella Meets the Gooch
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Sam's Father
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Arnold's Strike
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Undercover Lover
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Bed-Wetting
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Arnold and Lisa's Mother
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A Haunting We Will Go
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The Boyfriend
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The Houseguest
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Kathy's Olympics
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The Bar Mitzvah Boy
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The Honeymoon's Over
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The Wedding (2)
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The Wedding (1)
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Hooray for Hollywood (2)
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Hooray for Hollywood (1)
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The Hitchhikers (2) (a.k.a.) Hitchhiking (2)
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The Hitchhikers (1) (a.k.a.) Hitchhiking (1)
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Drummond's Lady
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Where There's Smoke
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The Senior Class Queen
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Mrs. Z
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Assert Yourself
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Coming of Age
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The Moonlighter
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The Van Drummonds
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Drafted
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The Lie
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Rashomon II
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The Goat
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Mr. T and mr. t
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My Fair Larry (a.k.a.) My Fair Lady
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Romeo and Juliet
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The Reporter
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Roommates
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The Cricket
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Hall Monitor
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Family on Ice
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The Bicycle Man (2)
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The Bicycle Man (1)
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Independent Woman
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Parents Have Rights, Too
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A Growing Problem
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Santa's Helper
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The Executives
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Push Comes to Shove
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Memories
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A Case of Overexposure (a.k.a.) Overexposure
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The Older Woman
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Substitute Teacher
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The Peacemaker
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Big Brother
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Cyrano De Jackson
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In the Swim
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Shoot-Out at the O.K. Arcade
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On Your Toes
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Short But Sweet
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The Music Man
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Stress? What Stress?
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Lifesavers
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Have I Got a Girl for You
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Green Hair
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B.M.O.C.
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Crime Story (Part 2) (a.k.a.) Crime in the Schools
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Crime Story (Part 1) (a.k.a.) Crime in the Schools
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The Car
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The Squatter
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Fire
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Kathy
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Dreams
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Jilted
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Hello, Daddy
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Burial Ground
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Health Club
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The Ski Weekend
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Double Date (a.k.a.) Blind Date
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The Big Heist
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The Team
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The Model
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First Day Blues
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Growing Up
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The Athlete
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Room for One More
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Almost American
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The Ancestors
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Drummond's Fair Lady
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The Magician (a.k.a.) It's Magic
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Where There's Hope
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The Older Man
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The Bus
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Junk Food Junkie (a.k.a.) Junk Food
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Roots
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The Loan
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Count Your Blessings
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First Love
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Football Father
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Little Mother
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The Accident (2)
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The Accident (1)
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Substitute Mother
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Small Claims Court
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The Bank Job (2)
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The Bank Job (1)
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Season: 2
26 Episodes from Sep, 1979 until Mar, 1980
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The Squealer
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Arnold Faces Fatality (a.k.a.) The Will (a.k.a.) Drummond's Will
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The Slumber Party
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Teacher's Pet
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Skin Deep or True Blue (a.k.a.) Guess Who?
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Valentine's Day Retrospective (a.k.a.) Valentine's Vigil
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Return of the Gooch
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Big Business
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Poor Drummond
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Friendly-Mate
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The Election
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The Dog Story (a.k.a.) A Dog Story
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Hot Watch
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The Rivals
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Thanksgiving Crossover (2)
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Thanksgiving Crossover (1)
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Father and Son Day
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The Adoption (2)
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The Adoption (1)
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Arnold's Hero (a.k.a.) The Hero
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Birds and Bees
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Mrs. Garrett's Romance
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Feudin' and Fussin' (2)
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Feudin' and Fussin' (1)
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Arnold's Girlfriend (2)
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Arnold's Girlfriend (1)
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The Girls School (a.k.a.) Garrett's Girls
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Willis' Birthday
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Getting Involved
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The Trip (2)
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The Trip (1)
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The Job (a.k.a.) Willis' Job
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Mrs. Garrett's Crisis
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Willis' Privacy
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The New Landlord
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The Tutor
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The Relative
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No Time for Arnold
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The Woman
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The Club Meeting
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The Fight
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Retrospective (2)
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Retrospective (1)
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The Trial
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Goodbye Dolly
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The Spanking
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Prep School
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Mother's Last Visit
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The Social Worker
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Movin' In
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