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…)

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---'Whatchutalkinbout, Willis?'---entered the pop-culture lexicon. The sitcom, on the air for eight years, spun off 'The Facts of Life.'

Cast

Guest Stars

McLean Stevenson
Larry, Larry Alder
9 Episodes (2001-2001)
Bishop, Tom Bishop
Kim Richards
Ruthie, Ruthie Alder
4 Episodes (2001-2001)
Mr. Ramsey, Ramsey
Kathy, Kathy Gordon
Jethro L. Simpson
Dr. Padnick
Jennifer, Phyllis
James, Mike, Oscar
Andrew Clay
Crazy Larry, Larry
Wes McKinney
Carl, Coach Stockwood
Morgan, Morgan Winslow
2 Episodes (2001-2001)
Diane, Diane Alder
2 Episodes (2001-2001)
Detective, Morrison
Judge, West
Mrs. Martinson
Detective Simpson
Captain Jack
Captain Burns
Garrett Morris
Santa/Mr. Jones
Charles Sutton
James Cromwell
Father O'Brien
Louise Sorel
Robin Saunders
Milton Berle
Rabbi Morris
Sid Franklin
Clarence Markwell
Rebecca Saunders
Mrs. Martino
Mr. T
Himself
John McCook
Tom Wallace
Grant Wilson
Roger Morehouse
Bartender
1 Episode (2001)
Cynthia Needleman
Milos Dubrovsky
Bobby Garth
Karate Assistant
Mrs. Gibson
Nurse Benson
Maintenance Man

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