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Diff'rent Strokes


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Title: Diff'rent Strokes

Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama

First aired: 1978-11-03

Creator: Bernie Kukoff, Jeff Harris

Cast: Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Danny Cooksey, Mary Jo Catlett, Mary Ann Mobley

Overview: The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman named Phillip Drummond and his daughter Kimberly, for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett.
Diff'rent Strokes