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  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A long-running `Diff'rent Strokes' spin-off set at a girls boarding school, with the Drummond's former housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, now a housemother. The venues for her charges' escapades moved off-campus in later years when Mrs. Garrett opened a series of eateries in town, but her core group of young women remained largely unchanged.

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Season 3, Episode 5 Front Page

First Aired: November 25, 1981

A vengeful Jo turns out a story linking her journalism teacher to a drug bust. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Roy: Loren Lester. Natalie: Mindy Cohn.

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  • Premiered: August 24, 1979
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A long-running `Diff'rent Strokes' spin-off set at a girls boarding school, with the Drummond's former housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, now a housemother. The venues for her charges' escapades moved off-campus in later years when Mrs. Garrett opened a series of… (more)

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