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 3, Episode 4 Substitute Mother

First Aired: November 26, 1980

Arnold is so taken with the temporary housekeeper that he concocts a romantic scheme to make her Drummond's new wife. Sondra: Denise Nicholas. Drummond: Conrad Bain. Kimberly: Dana Plato. Adelaide: Nedra Volz. Willis: Todd Bridges.

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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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