Diff'rent Strokes (1978 - 1986)

Diff'rent Strokes

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Release Date: 1978

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A long-running sitcom about Park Avenue millionaire who adopts two Harlem orphans after the death of their housekeeper mother.

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1985, NBC, 19 episodes

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1984, NBC, 24 episodes

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1983, NBC, 24 episodes

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1982, NBC, 24 episodes

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1981, NBC, 26 episodes

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1980, NBC, 22 episodes

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1979, NBC, 26 episodes

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1978, NBC, 24 episodes


Conrad Bain
as Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman
as Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges
as Willis Jackson
Dana Plato
as Kimberly Drummond
Charlotte Rae
as Mrs. Edna Garrett
Nedra Volz
as Adelaide Brubaker
Janet Jackson
as Charlene Duprey
Dody Goodman
as Aunt Sophia
Shavar Ross
as Dudley Ramsey
Mary Jo Catlett
as Pearl Gallagher
Rosalind Chao
as Miss Chung
Steven Mond
as Robbie Jason
Nikki Swasey
as Lisa Hayes
Danny Cooksey
as Sam McKinney
Dixie Carter
as Maggie McKinney
Mary Ann Mobley
as Maggie McKinney
McLean Stevenson
as Larry Alder
Tyren Perry
as Jennifer
Robert Ginty
as Connolly
Le Tari
as Mr. Ramsey
Hoyt Axton
as Wes McKinney
Whitman Mayo
as Jethro L. Simpson
Paul Kent
as Judge
Gordon Jump
as Mr. Horton
Lee Chamberlin
as Dr. Tucker
Jack Knight
as Coach Stockwood
Andre Fox
as Angela
Ron Feinberg
as Detective
Kip King
as Dr. Padnick
Leon Askin
as Doshenko
Robin LaValley
as Mrs. Walters
Regi Green
as Stuart
Peter Hobbs
as Sid Franklin
Bruce Mahler
as Captain Jack
Sal Lopez
as Roberto
Dabney Coleman
as Fred Tanner
Milton Berle
as Rabbi Morris
Ian Fried
as Freddie
Emily Yancy
as Mrs. Hayes
as Richie
Howard Morton
as Headmaster
Bob Rockwell
as Tom Bishop
Maureen McNamara
as Miss Armstrong
Wendy Fulton
as Rebecca Saunders
John McCook
as Tom Wallace
Garrett Morris
as Santa/Mr. Jones
Frank Farmer
as Policeman
Rhoda Gemignani
as Dr. Roberts
Roger C. Carmel
as Choreographer
Dorothy Meyers
as Mrs. Keith
Greg Mullavey
as Slattery
Brad English
as Mr. Moore
David Wallace
as Jeff Stewart
Nobu McCarthy
as Hi-Sook Chun
Huntz Hall
as Derelict
Soleil Moon Frye
as Terry Harris
Helen Page Camp
as Mrs. Gordon
Grant Wilson
as Roger Morehouse
Brad Trumbull
as Detective Simpson
Terry Kiser
as Burglar
Bob Dubac
as David
Ellen Travolta
as Ms. Ainsly
Elinor Donahue
as Diane Slone
Enid Kent
as Mrs. Martino
Angela Newell
as Cynthia Needleman
Jane Dulo
as Lillian
Louise Sorel
as Robin Saunders
Reggie Jackson
as Larry Moore
Joanna Gleason
as Morgan Winslow
Audrey Meadows
as Mrs. Martinson
Don Dolan
as Carlson
Jack Riley
as Charles Sutton
James Cromwell
as Father O'Brien
Curtis Wong
as Karate Assistant
Joel Brooks
as Pearlberg
Dana Kimmell
as Michelle
Jayne Kennedy
as Mrs. Jenkins
Marla Pennington
as Nurse Fleming
John Starr
as Messenger
David Sheehan
as Reporter
Erik Moss
as Oscar
Monika Furness
as Suzie Moore
Keone Young
as David Chun
Ken Olfson
as Cribbs
Ray Bolger
as Clarence Markwell
Brad Kesten
as Bobby Garth
Joan Welles
as Mrs. Gibson
Mr. T
as Himself
Bob Ari
as Milos Dubrovsky
William Pierson
as Bartender
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Series Details

TV Network: NBC
Premiere Date: Nov 3, 1978
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producer: Bob Brunner
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