Diff'rent Strokes - Season 1, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Fight


Episode Info

The infamous bully The Gooch is mentioned for the first time in this, the first episode of Diff'rent Strokes of 1979. After the surly young man antagonizes Arnold at school, Willis insists that he fight back; however, Mr. Drummond recommends a more diplomatic approach to the situation.


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
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
Jason Hervey
as Charlie
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