Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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The Accident 

Everyone is planning a huge surprise party for Drummond on his 50th birthday. But the real surprise is a very tragic one: On his way home, Drummond is critically injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver.

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Philip Drummond
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Arnold Jackson
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Willis Jackson
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Kimberly Drummond
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Adelaide Brubaker
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Tom Bishop
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Ron Connelly
Tom Rosqui ...
Dr. Benson
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Rana Ford ...
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Cyndi Cardinal ...
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Drummond eventually awakens - and recovers, at least physically - from life-threatening injuries suffered in a car crash. However, a concussion Drummond suffered in the wreck leaves him with amnesia ... and unless he can regain his memory, the potential loss of both his company and his family. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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3 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Originally aired as an hour long episode. Shown as a two part episode on syndication. See more »

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Referenced in Diff'rent Strokes: Shoot-Out at the O.K. Arcade (1982) See more »

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