The Spanking


Episode Info

The title of this first-season episode of NBC's Diff'rent Strokes pretty much says it all. "The Spanking" finds Arnold getting into a bit of mischief, dropping water balloons from the balcony onto unsuspecting people below. When the police get involved, Mr. Drummond realizes he has to punish Arnold and decides to give him a spanking; however, as his brother Willis insists he be the one to apply the punishment.


Conrad Bain
as Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman
as Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges
as Willis Jackson
Dana Plato
as Kimberly Drummond
Frank Farmer
as Policeman
Mary Jo Catlett
as Pearl Gallagher
Dody Goodman
as Aunt Sophia
Shavar Ross
as Dudley Ramsey
Rosalind Chao
as Miss Chung
Janet Jackson
as Charlene Duprey
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
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