Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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Family on Ice 

Kimberly impresses professional skater Dorothy Hamill with her ice skating, and is taken under her wing. But Kimberly is overwhelmed by the hard work it takes to become a professional skater, and devises a way out.

Director:

Gerren Keith

Writers:

Bruce A. Taylor (teleplay by) (as Bruce Taylor), Jennifer Burton Kurtz (story by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Conrad Bain ... Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman ... Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges ... Willis Jackson
Dana Plato ... Kimberly Drummond
Mary Jo Catlett ... Pearl Gallagher
Dorothy Hamill ... Herself
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Storyline

Kimberly impresses professional skater Dorothy Hamill with her ice skating, and is taken under her wing. But Kimberly is overwhelmed by the hard work it takes to become a professional skater, and devises a way out.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1983 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Embassy Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dana Plato used to be a figure skater. See more »

Soundtracks

It Takes Diff'rent Strokes
(Theme Song)
Written by Alan Thicke, Al Burton and Gloria Loring
Performed by Al Burton, David Foster and Brenda Russell
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