Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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When Kimberly transfers to public school, she causes Willis embarrassment by insulting the class president and trying out for the boy's swim team. Drummond hires a new housekeeper with an impressive resume.

Director:

Gerren Keith

Writers:

Blake Hunter (teleplay by), Howard Leeds (story by) | 4 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
Janet Jackson ... Charlene DuPrey
Duke Stroud ... Coach Barkley
Keith Fisher Keith Fisher ... Christopher Miles
Annrae Walterhouse Annrae Walterhouse ... Muriel
Kimberly Kordes Kimberly Kordes ... Jan
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Storyline

When Kimberly transfers to public school, she causes Willis embarrassment by insulting the class president and trying out for the boy's swim team. Drummond hires a new housekeeper with an impressive resume.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1982 (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

First appearance of Mary Jo Catlett as Pearl Gallager, the third and final housekeeper till the end of the series. See more »

Connections

References Diff'rent Strokes: Crime Story: Part 2 (1982) 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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