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Diff'rent Strokes


Sitcom, white folks adopt two black kids, broadcast 1978-86.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Conrad Bain
4-Feb-1923 16-Jan-2013 Phillip Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes
Todd Bridges
27-May-1965   Diff'rent Strokes
Dixie Carter
25-May-1939 10-Apr-2010 Designing Women
Rosalind Chao
23-Sep-1957   Keiko on Star Trek: DS9
Gary Coleman
8-Feb-1968 28-May-2010 Arnold Jackson on Diff'rent Strokes
Kim Fields
12-May-1969   Tootie on The Facts of Life
Joanna Gleason
2-Jun-1950   Crimes and Misdemeanors
Dody Goodman
28-Oct-1914 22-Jun-2008 Mother on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Paul Haggis
10-Mar-1953   Crash
Jason Hervey
6-Apr-1972   Wayne Arnold on The Wonder Years
Janet Jackson
16-May-1966   What Have You Done For Me Lately?
Mary Ann Mobley
17-Feb-1939 9-Dec-2014 Miss America 1959
Dana Plato
7-Nov-1964 9-May-1999 Kimberly on Diff'rent Strokes
Charlotte Rae
22-Apr-1926   Mrs. Garrett on The Facts of Life


Season One (1978)
1  Movin' In (3-Nov-1978)
2  The Social Worker (10-Nov-1978)
3  Mother's Last Visit (17-Nov-1978)
4  Prep School (24-Nov-1978)
5  The Spanking (1-Dec-1978)
6  Goodbye Dolly (8-Dec-1978)
7  The Trial (15-Dec-1978)
8  Retrospective (Part 1) (29-Dec-1978)
9  Retrospective (Part 2) (29-Dec-1978)
10  The Fight (5-Jan-1979)
11  The Club Meeting (12-Jan-1979)
12  The Woman (19-Jan-1979)
13  No Time for Arnold (26-Jan-1979)
14  The Relative (2-Feb-1979)
15  The Tutor (9-Feb-1979)
16  The New Landlord (16-Feb-1979)
17  Willis' Privacy (23-Feb-1979)
18  Mrs. Garrett's Crisis (2-Mar-1979)
19  The Job (16-Mar-1979)
20  The Trip (Part 1) (30-Mar-1979)
21  The Trip (Part 2) (30-Mar-1979)
22  Getting Involved (6-Apr-1979)
23  Willis' Birthday (13-Apr-1979)
24  The Girls School (4-May-1979)

Season Two (1979)
1  Arnold's Girlfriend (Part 1) (21-Sep-1979)
2  Arnold's Girlfriend (Part 2) (21-Sep-1979)
3  Feudin' and Fussin' (Part 1) (28-Sep-1979)
4  Feudin' and Fussin' (Part 2) (28-Sep-1979)
5  Mrs. Garrett's Romance (12-Oct-1979)
6  Birds and Bees (19-Oct-1979)
7  Arnold's Hero (24-Oct-1979)
8  The Adoption (Part 1) (31-Oct-1979)
9  The Adoption (Part 2) (7-Nov-1979)
10  Father and Son Day (14-Nov-1979)
11  Thanksgiving Crossover (Part 1) (28-Nov-1979)
12  Thanksgiving Crossover (Part 2) (28-Nov-1979)
13  The Rivals (5-Dec-1979)
14  Hot Watch (12-Dec-1979)
15  The Dog Story (19-Dec-1979)
16  The Election (9-Jan-1980)
17  Friendly-Mate (16-Jan-1980)
18  Poor Drummond (23-Jan-1980)
19  Big Business (30-Jan-1980)
20  Return of the Gooch (6-Feb-1980)
21  Valentine's Day Retrospective (13-Feb-1980)
22  Skin Deep or True Blue (20-Feb-1980)
23  Teacher's Pet (27-Feb-1980)
24  The Slumber Party (12-Mar-1980)
25  Arnold Faces Fatality (19-Mar-1980)
26  The Squealer (26-Mar-1980)

Season Three (1980)
1  The Bank Job (Part 1) (12-Nov-1980)
2  The Bank Job (Part 2) (12-Nov-1980)
3  Small Claims Court (19-Nov-1980)
4  Substitute Mother (26-Nov-1980)
5  The Accident (Part 1) (3-Dec-1980)
6  The Accident (Part 2) (3-Dec-1980)
7  Little Mother (10-Dec-1980)
8  Football Father (17-Dec-1980)
9  First Love (31-Dec-1980)
10  Count Your Blessings (7-Jan-1981)
11  The Loan (14-Jan-1981)
12  Roots (21-Jan-1981)
13  Junk Food Junkie (28-Jan-1981)
14  The Bus (4-Feb-1981)
15  The Older Man (25-Feb-1981)
16  Where There's Hope (4-Mar-1981)
17  The Magician (11-Mar-1981)
18  Drummond's Fair Lady (18-Mar-1981)
19  The Ancestors (25-Mar-1981)
20  Almost American (1-Apr-1981)
21  Room for One More (6-May-1981)
22  The Athlete (13-May-1981)

Season Four (1981)
1  Growing Up (29-Oct-1981)
2  First Day Blues (5-Nov-1981)
3  The Model (12-Nov-1981)
4  The Team (19-Nov-1981)
5  The Big Heist (26-Nov-1981)
6  Double Date (3-Dec-1981)
7  The Ski Weekend (10-Dec-1981)
8  Health Club (17-Dec-1981)
9  Burial Ground (7-Jan-1982)
10  Hello, Daddy (14-Jan-1982)
11  Jilted (21-Jan-1982)
12  Dreams (28-Jan-1982)
13  Kathy (4-Feb-1982)
14  Fire (11-Feb-1982)
15  The Squatter (18-Feb-1982)
16  The Car (25-Feb-1982)
17  Crime Story (Part 1) (11-Mar-1982)
18  Crime Story (Part 2) (18-Mar-1982)
19  B.M.O.C. (25-Mar-1982)
20  Green Hair (1-Apr-1982)
21  Have I Got a Girl for You (8-Apr-1982)
22  Lifesavers (15-Apr-1982)
23  Stress? What Stress? (22-Apr-1982)
24  The Music Man (6-May-1982)
25  Short But Sweet (13-May-1982)
26  On Your Toes (20-May-1982)

Season Five (1982)
1  Shoot-Out at the O.K. Arcade (2-Oct-1982)
2  In the Swim (9-Oct-1982)
3  Cyrano De Jackson (16-Oct-1982)
4  Big Brother (23-Oct-1982)
5  The Peacemaker (30-Oct-1982)
6  Substitute Teacher (6-Nov-1982)
7  The Older Woman (13-Nov-1982)
8  A Case of Overexposure (20-Nov-1982)
9  Memories (27-Nov-1982)
10  Push Comes to Shove (4-Dec-1982)
11  The Executives (11-Dec-1982)
12  Santa's Helper (18-Dec-1982)
13  A Growing Problem (8-Jan-1983)
14  Parents Have Rights, Too (15-Jan-1983)
15  Independent Woman (22-Jan-1983)
16  The Bicycle Man (Part 1) (5-Feb-1983)
17  The Bicycle Man (Part 2) (12-Feb-1983)
18  Family on Ice (19-Feb-1983)
19  Hall Monitor (26-Feb-1983)
20  The Cricket (5-Mar-1983)
21  Roommates (12-Mar-1983)
22  The Reporter (19-Mar-1983)
23  Romeo and Juliet (30-Apr-1983)
24  My Fair Larry (7-May-1983)

Season Six (1983)
1  Mr. T and mr. t (1-Oct-1983)
2  The Goat (15-Oct-1983)
3  Rashomon II (22-Oct-1983)
4  The Lie (29-Oct-1983)
5  Drafted (12-Nov-1983)
6  The Van Drummonds (19-Nov-1983)
7  The Moonlighter (26-Nov-1983)
8  Coming of Age (3-Dec-1983)
9  Assert Yourself (10-Dec-1983)
10  Mrs. Z (17-Dec-1983)
11  The Senior Class Queen (7-Jan-1984)
12  Where There's Smoke (14-Jan-1984)
13  Drummond's Lady (21-Jan-1984)
14  The Hitchhikers (Part 1) (28-Jan-1984)
15  The Hitchhikers (Part 2) (4-Feb-1984)
16  Hooray for Hollywood (Part 1) (11-Feb-1984)
17  Hooray for Hollywood (Part 2) (18-Feb-1984)
18  The Wedding (Part 1) (25-Feb-1984)
19  The Wedding (Part 2) (25-Feb-1984)
20  The Honeymoon's Over (3-Mar-1984)
21  The Bar Mitzvah Boy (17-Mar-1984)
22  Kathy's Olympics (24-Mar-1984)
23  The Houseguest (5-May-1984)
24  The Boyfriend (12-May-1984)

Season Seven (1984)
1  A Haunting We Will Go (29-Sep-1984)
2  Arnold and Lisa's Mother (6-Oct-1984)
3  Bed-Wetting (13-Oct-1984)
4  Undercover Lover (20-Oct-1984)
5  Arnold's Strike (27-Oct-1984)
6  Sam's Father (3-Nov-1984)
7  Carmella Meets the Gooch (10-Nov-1984)
8  Arnold the Entrepreneur (17-Nov-1984)
9  The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson (24-Nov-1984)
10  The Gymnasts (1-Dec-1984)
11  Tonsils (8-Dec-1984)
12  Arnold's Songbird (15-Dec-1984)
13  Baseball Blues (5-Jan-1985)
14  Arnold Saves the Squirrel (12-Jan-1985)
15  Sam Adopts a Grandparent (19-Jan-1985)
16  Harry Birthday Drummond (26-Jan-1985)
17  Sam's New Pal (2-Feb-1985)
18  Russian Embassy (9-Feb-1985)
19  Cheers to Arnold (16-Feb-1985)
20  A Camping We Will Go (23-Feb-1985)
21  Beauty is in the Eye of Arnold (2-Mar-1985)
22  Blue Collar Drummond (9-Mar-1985)
23  Street Smarts (23-Mar-1985)
24  A Special Friend (4-May-1985)

Season Eight (1985)
1  Sam's Missing (Part 1) (27-Sep-1985)
2  Sam's Missing (Part 2) (27-Sep-1985)
3  Bully for Arnold (4-Oct-1985)
4  Love on the Run (11-Oct-1985)
5  Willis Goes to College (18-Oct-1985)
6  Arnold's Job (25-Oct-1985)
7  A Tale of Two Teachers (8-Nov-1985)
8  So You Want to Be a Rock Star (15-Nov-1985)
9  Speak No Evil (29-Nov-1985)
10  Arnold's Bad Rep (6-Dec-1985)
11  It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To (13-Dec-1985)
12  Arnold's Initiation (10-Jan-1986)
13  Bulimia (17-Jan-1986)
14  Sam's Big Brother (24-Jan-1986)
15  Arnold's Tangled Web (31-Jan-1986)
16  Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown (7-Feb-1986)
17  The Big Bribe (21-Feb-1986)
18  The Photo Club (28-Feb-1986)
19  The Front Page (7-Mar-1986)

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