Diff'rent Strokes

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Game Show Host Geoff Edwards Dies at 83

Geoff Edwards

Game show host Geoff Edwards, who emceed such shows as Jackpot! and Treasure Hunt, has died, The Associated Press reports. He was 83.

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TV's 60 Greatest Catchphrases

Neil Patrick Harris

These indelible and infinitely quotable words spoken by our favorite TV characters and personalities are forever etched in our brains. Not that there's anything wrong with that... read more

Diff'rent Strokes Star Conrad Bain Dies at 89

Conrad Bain

Conrad Bain, the actor best known for playing Phillip Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes, died Monday in Livermore, Calif. He was 89.

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TV Writer Behind Happy Days' Jump the Shark Scene Dies

Bob Brunner

Bob Brunner, a writer and producer on Happy Days who both named Fonzie and also reportedly suggested that the character jump the shark, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 78.

Brunner died of a heart attack on Oct. 28 near... read more

Diff'rent Strokes Star Todd Bridges Splits From Wife of 14 Years

Todd Bridges

Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges and his wife Dori have split after 14 years together.
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Clarence Clemons, Sax Player for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Dies at 69

Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons, the longtime saxophone player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has died. He was 69.

Clemons — also known as the "Big Man" — died Saturday from complications of a stroke he suffered a week earlier at his home in Singer Island, Fla. He had been in serious but stable condition and underwent two surgeries.

"Clarence lived a wonderful life. He carried within him a love of people that made them love him. He created a wondrous and extended family. He loved the saxophone, loved our fans and gave everything he had every night he stepped on stage," Springsteen said in a statement posted on his website. "His loss is... read more

Police Close Investigation into Gary Coleman's Death

Gary Coleman

The investigation into Gary Coleman's death has been closed after police found no new information, Utah police told TVGuide.com.

The Santaquin Police Department closed the case Tuesday after ...
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Gary Coleman Sought Restraining Order Against Shannon Price

Gary Coleman, Shannon Price

New court documents show that Gary Coleman sought a restraining order against his ex-wife three months before he died, according to People. 

He said Shannon Price was... read more

Attorney: No Funeral for Gary Coleman; Estate Battle May Take Months

Gary Coleman

The lawyer assigned to Gary Coleman's estate says there will be no funeral services for the actor, The Associated Press reports.

Ex-lover fights for Coleman's remains and estate

Robert Jeffs, the independent attorney appointed to Coleman's case Monday by a Utah judge, told the AP that Coleman specified in his 2005 will that there be no funeral services. Jeffs was assigned to... read more

Ex-Lover Fights for Coleman's Remains and Estate

Gary Coleman

A former lover is fighting for Gary Coleman's remains and estate, according to People.

Coleman's ex-girlfriend, Anna Gray, of Portland, Ore., filed a 2005 will on Friday claiming that Coleman had left her the majority of his estate and that he requested his extensive model train collection be given to ... read more

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Premiered: September 27, 1985, on ABC
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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.'

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