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…)

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Season 3, Episode 19 The Ancestors

First Aired: March 25, 1981

Drummond learns that he's heir to property in Harlem that was owned by his ancestor, a slave trader. Sophia: Dody Goodman. Arnold: Gary Coleman. Oscar: Erik Moses. 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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