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Willis Goes to College 

After a difficult first week of college, Willis comes home and fakes sickness so that he won't have to go back.

Director:

Tony Singletary

Writers:

Richard Gurman, Bernie Kukoff (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Conrad Bain ... Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman ... Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges ... Willis Jackson
Mary Jo Catlett ... Pearl Gallagher (credit only)
Danny Cooksey ... Sam McKinney
Mary Ann Mobley ... Maggie McKinney Drummond
Gary Hays Gary Hays ... Doug Dixon
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Storyline

After a difficult first week of college, Willis comes home and fakes sickness so that he won't have to go back.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Trivia

First appearance of Arnold and Sam's bedroom, which now has new wallpaper and trim. Their beds are now situated horizontally, rather than the bunk bed set up from the previous seasons. See more »

Soundtracks

Diff'rent Strokes
(Theme Song)
Written by Alan Thicke, Al Burton and Gloria Loring
Performed by Alan Thicke
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Embassy Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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