Diff'rent Strokes

  • 1978
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A long-running sitcom about a Park Avenue millionaire who adopts two Harlem orphans after the death of their housekeeper mother. The younger brother, Arnold, was an immediate hit, and the precocious lad's frequent query of his sedate, older brother---'Whatchutalkinbout, Willis?'---entered the pop-culture lexicon. The sitcom, on the air for eight years (more…)

Season 1, Episode 3 Mother's Last Visit

First Aired: November 17, 1978

Drummond is paid a surprise visit by his status-conscious mother (Irene Tedrow). Arnold: Gary Coleman. Willis: Todd Bridges. Kimberly: Dana Plato. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae.

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  • Premiered: November 3, 1978
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A long-running sitcom about a Park Avenue millionaire who adopts two Harlem orphans after the death of their housekeeper mother. The younger brother, Arnold, was an immediate hit, and the precocious lad's frequent query of his sedate, older brother---'What… (more)

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