MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,655 this week

Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  4 September 2006 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 111 users  
Reviews: 9 user

The story of the popular situation comedy and its ill fated child stars.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 12 titles
created 24 Jan 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (TV Movie 2006)

Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Willie Coleman (as Bruce Young)
...
Sue Coleman
...
...
Verda Bridges ...
...
...
Kline
...
...
Kay Plato
...
Howard Leeds
...
Dion Mial (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
...
Dana Plato - 17 to 34 years (as Brittney Irvin)
...
Vic Perillo
Winston Rekert ...
...
Todd Bridges - 17 to 37 years (as Shedrack Anderson)
Edit

Storyline

As NBC's hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" proves a long-running hit for a network desperately in need of one, its young stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, and Dana Plato face all sorts of trouble off-camera. Gary battles with his parents over the management of his salary, Todd runs into trouble with the law countless times, and Dana's career after the show meets with despair and tragedy. Written by Attmay

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A História não Autorizada de Minha Família é uma Bagunça  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The series is shown as being taped at "Embassy Studios," when no such facility ever existed. The company that produced the series was not known as Embassy until 1982, and it never owned its own studio. See more »

Connections

References Fish (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Conrad Bain was played by ????
5 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching this TV movie last night. And it certainly said a lot about the exploitation of children in show business. The only sympathetic parent was Todd Bridges' mother...although Gary Coleman's mother was sympathetic at first.

What is the name of the actor who played Conrad Bain? I do not see it listed in the credits?

Gary Coleman still has a lot of issues to work through. But I can see he is on the road to recovery. He has been through so much.

What happened to Dana Plato's child? Is he with his father?

I hope Todd Bridges continues to achieve success in the future. He deserves it.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I buy this? Melissax1972
Coleman gay? budmann9
BIG GOOF! chris-rose
Dana's Graveside Scene boxturtlelvr-1
How to see this - England russonchris
Cast credits clarkst

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?