Diff'rent Strokes

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Diff'rent Strokes began an eight-year run across two networks in 1978, making stars out of its young lead actors Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges and Dana Plato. The diminuitive Coleman's catchphrase "Whatchu talkin' about, Willis?" became the show's trademark. The story of a pair of African-American brothers adopted by a widowed millionaire, the comedy followed the misadventures of the boys and their n
Starring
Conrad BainTodd BridgesDixie Carter
Genres
ComedyDrama
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English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 25. Ep 25 - Arnold's Hero
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    January 1, 1979
    25min
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    In order to get boxer Muhammad Ali to visit Arnold, Kimberly and Willis tell him that Arnold is dying.
  2. 26. Ep 26 - Arnold's Girlfriend, Part 1
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    January 1, 1979
    27min
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    Arnold is hospitalized and falls for a young white girl. Part 1 of 2
  3. 27. Ep 27 - Arnold's Girlfriend, Part 2
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    January 1, 1979
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    Conclusion. Arnold and Alice decide to run away together.
  4. 28. Ep 28 - Feudin & Fussin, Part 1
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    January 1, 1979
    25min
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    The cast of "Hello, Larry" visits the Drummonds. Part 1 of 2.
  5. 29. Ep 29 - Feudin & Fussin, Part 2
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    January 1, 1979
    26min
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    Conclusion. Drummond's friend Larry auditions as a TV talk-show host in New York.
  6. 30. Ep 30 - Mrs. Garrett's Romance
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    January 1, 1979
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    Eyebrows are raised when Mrs. Garrett gets involved with a younger man.
  7. 31. Ep 31 - The Adoption, Part 1
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    January 1, 1979
    25min
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    As Drummond completes adoption legalities, Jethro L. Simpson shows up with a will leaving the boys a fortune. Part 1 of 2.
  8. 32. Ep 32 - The Adoption, Part 2
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    January 1, 1979
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    Conclusion. Drummond drops adoption proceedings because of Jethro's faked proof of guardianship over Arnold and Willis.
  9. 33. Ep 33 - Birds And Bees
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    January 1, 1979
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    Willis's explanation of the facts of life leads Arnold to think eating salmon causes pregnancy.
  10. 34. Ep 34 - Father & Son Day
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    January 1, 1979
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    Larry Moore is drawn into Willis's scheme to win a health club's father-son athletic competition.
  11. 35. Ep 35 - The Rivals
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    January 1, 1979
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    A sixth-grade temptress flirts with Arnold to get close to her target - Willis.
  12. 36. Ep 36 - Thanksgving Crossover, Part 1
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    January 1, 1979
    22min
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    A misunderstanding turns the Adlers' visit into a family feud. Part 1 of 2.
  13. 37. Ep 37 - Thanksgiving Crossover, Part 2
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    January 1, 1979
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    Conclusion. The misunderstanding threatens Drummond and Larry's friendship.
  14. 38. Ep 38 - Hot Watch
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    January 1, 1979
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    The boys' distrust of the law makes them hide a stolen watch they found.
  15. 39. Ep 39 - The Dog Story
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    January 1, 1979
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    Arnold may have been bitten by a rabid dog he saved from a car.
  16. 40. Ep 40 - The Election
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    January 1, 1980
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    Drummond runs for city council; a new housekeeper arrives.
  17. 41. Ep 41 - Friendly Mate
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    January 1, 1980
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    The boys visit computer-dating service to get a mate for their father.
  18. 42. Ep 42 - Big Business
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    January 1, 1980
    22min
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    A brownie business turns the household into a hotbed of labor disputes.
  19. 43. Ep 43 - Poor Drummond
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    January 1, 1980
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    Convinced that Drummond is going bankrupt, Arnold and Willis rush to the welfare office to get $30 million.
  20. 44. Ep 44 - Return Of The Gooch
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    January 1, 1980
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    After a karate course, Arnold wants to challenge his archenemy to fight.
  21. 45. Ep 45 - Valentine Day Retrospective
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    January 1, 1980
    25min
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    Valentine's Day finds the boys reminiscing about their experiences as Drummond's sons, including an encounter with Muhammad Ali.
  22. 46. Ep 46 - Teacher's Pet
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    January 1, 1980
    25min
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    Classmates tease Arnold when Drummond starts dating the teacher.
  23. 47. Ep 47 - Guess Who?
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    January 1, 1980
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    Kimberly's new love interest is found out to be a bigot when he won't let his sister go on a date with Willis.
  24. 48. Ep 48 - Slumber Party
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    January 1, 1980
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    Drummond's quiet dinner date with a friend is sabotaged by the kids' slumber party.
  25. 49. Ep 49 - The Will
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    January 1, 1980
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    Arnold's beloved goldfish Abraham dies, so the family tries to hide it from him until they can get a replacement. When Arnold becomes suspicious, and happens to notice Mr. Drummond's will, he jumps to the wrong conclusion.
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Directors
Doug Rogers
Supporting actors
Mary Jo CatlettRosalind ChaoGary ColemanDanny CookseyDody GoodmanJason HerveyJanet JacksonMary Ann MobleySteven MondDana PlatoCharlotte RaeShaver RossNikki SwaseyLe TariNedra Volz
Season year
1980
Network
SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on March 28, 2016
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My 10 year old daughter absolutely loves Different Strokes so buying the DVD has let her continue watching the shows in order. She's addicted to a show that I used to watch as a kid. Its funny how she would rather watch these shows than the shows that are playing today.
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