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Diff'rent Strokes (Different Strokes) (1978)

Diff'rent Strokes
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Directed by (View all)
Barbara Schultz Barbara Schultz
Herbert Kenwith Herbert Kenwith

Starring (View all)
Conrad Bain Conrad Bain
 Philip Drummond 181 episodes, 1978-1986
Gary Coleman Gary Coleman
 Arnold Jackson 179 episodes, 1978-1986
Todd Bridges Todd Bridges
 Willis Jackson 169 episodes, 1978-1986
Dana Plato Dana Plato
 Kimberly Drummond / ... 140 episodes, 1978-1986
Mary Jo Catlett Mary Jo Catlett
 Pearl Gallagher 66 episodes, 1982-1986
Danny Cooksey Danny Cooksey
 Sam McKinney 48 episodes, 1984-1986
Shavar Ross Shavar Ross
 Dudley Ramsey / ... 43 episodes, 1980-1986
Charlotte Rae Charlotte Rae
 Edna Garrett 37 episodes, 1978-1984

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Jeff Harris Jeff Harris
Bernie Kukoff Bernie Kukoff


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2 years, 8 months ago at Mar 19 11:30
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Luckily the tv world has moved on and produced a lot better shows since this. Alexander Larsen, [Link removed - login to see]

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10 years, 6 months ago at May 29 16:10
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"Everybody's got a special kind of story" as the theme tune stated. Unfortunately the young cast members had fairly sad ones. Enough has been said about the individual tragedies of Dana Plato, Todd Bridges and Gary Coleman so I won't say too much there.
Gary Coleman was an entertaining little fellow who really quite held the show together, Colin Bain's performance as a modern day daddy Wa... read more
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Two black kids from Harlem, Arnold Jackson and older brother Willis, are welcomed into the family of wealthy New York businessman Philip Drummond when their mother, his housekeeper, passes away. The two brothers become part of the Drummond family and learn various lessons about life.
Release date: 3 November 1978
UPC: 043396070325
Tags: Family (10), Comedy (10), Sitcom (9), 1970s (6), New York (5), Drama (3), Adoption (3), Millionaire (3), 1980s (3), 1978 (2), 70's - 80's (1), 5 Seasons (1), Ended 1986 (1), Started 1978 (1), Tv Series (1), Tv Show (1), Jumped The Shark (1), (1), Usa (1), Child (1)
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