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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 6, Episode 14 Christmas in the Bighouse

First Aired: December 19, 1984

A mixup in the girls' plans to do a show at a home for boys finds them presenting a kiddy program to prisoners. Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn. Yeager: Todd Susman. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Jo: Nancy McKeon.

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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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