Diff'rent Strokes

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About the TV Show

Diff'rent Strokes

wealthy orphan manhattan, new york city sitcom child care

Diff'rent Strokes

First Air Date: November 03, 1978

First Aired on    :   1978
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Bernie Kukoff,Jeff Harris
Networks    :   NBC
Genres    :   Comedy
Seasons/Episodes    :   189 episodes in 8 Seasons

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

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Season 8 (1985)

19 episodes


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Season 7 (1984)

24 episodes


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Season 6 (1983)

24 episodes


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Season 5 (1982)

24 episodes


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Season 4 (1981)

26 episodes


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Season 3 (1980)

22 episodes


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Season 2 (1979)

26 episodes


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Season 1 (1978)

24 episodes


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Specials (1)

2 episodes




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