Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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First Day Blues 

Willis, struggling to make friends in his first days of high school, agrees to buy marijuana so that he can go to a party with upperclassmen.

Director:

Gerren Keith

Writers:

Bruce A. Taylor (as Bruce Taylor), Bernie Kukoff (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Conrad Bain ... Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman ... Arnold Jackson (credit only)
Todd Bridges ... Willis Jackson
Dana Plato ... Kimberly Drummond
Kim Fields ... Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
Brian Whitley Brian Whitley ... Art
Paul Carafotes ... Doug
Michael Sharrett ... Henry
Renée Jones ... The Girl (as Renee Jones)
Joe De Cenzo Joe De Cenzo ... Julio
Clarence Gilyard Jr. ... The Student
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Storyline

Willis, struggling to make friends in his first days of high school, agrees to buy marijuana so that he can go to a party with upperclassmen.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tandem Productions 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

The first episode Gary Coleman doesn't appear in. 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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