Diff'rent Strokes

  • 1985
  • 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 23 Willis' Birthday

First Aired: April 13, 1979

Willis has a special birthday request: a party back in his Harlem neighborhood with his old buddies. Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Vernon: Anthony Thompkins.

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  • Premiered: September 27, 1985
  • 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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