Diff'rent Strokes

  • 1978-1986
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A long-running sitcom about a Park Avenue millionaire who adopts two Harlem orphans after the death of their housekeeper mother. The younger brother, Arnold, was an immediate hit, and the precocious... More


Season 8

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep19 The Front Page
Ep18 The Photo Club
Ep17 The Big Bribe
Ep16 Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown
Ep15 Arnold's Tangled Web
Ep14 Sam's Big Brother
Ep13 Bulimia
Ep12 Arnold's Initiation
Ep11 It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To
Ep10 Arnold's Bad Rep
Ep9 Speak No Evil
Ep8 So You Want to Be a Rock Star
Ep7 A Tale of Two Teachers
Ep6 Arnold's Job
Ep5 Willis Goes to College
Ep4 Love on the Run
Ep3 Bully for Arnold
Ep2 Sam's Missing
Ep1 Sam's Missing
Sam's Missing

Season 7

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep24 A Special Friend
Ep23 Street Smarts
Ep22 Blue Collar Drummond
Ep21 Beauty Is in the Eye of Arnold
Ep20 A Camping We Will Go
Ep19 Cheers to Arnold
Ep18 Russian Embassy
Ep17 Sam's New Pal
Ep16 Harry Birthday Drummond
Ep15 Sam Adopts a Grandparent
Ep14 Arnold Saves the Squirrel
Ep13 Baseball Blues
Ep12 Arnold's Songbird
Ep11 Tonsils
Ep10 The Gymnasts
Ep9 The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson
Ep8 Arnold the Entrepreneur
Ep7 Carmella Meets the Gooch
Ep6 Sam's Father
Ep5 Arnold's Strike
Ep4 Undercover Lover
Ep3 Bed-wetting
Ep2 Arnold and Lisa's Mother
Ep1 A Haunting We Will Go

Season 6

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep24 The Boyfriend
Ep23 The Houseguest
Ep22 Kathy's Olympics
Ep21 The Bar Mitzvah Boy
Ep20 The Honeymoon's Over
Ep19 The Wedding
Ep18 The Wedding
Ep17 Hooray for Hollywood
Ep16 Hooray for Hollywood
Ep15 The Hitchhikers
Ep14 The Hitchhikers
Ep13 Drummond's Lady
Ep12 Where There's Smoke
Ep11 The Senior Class Queen
Ep10 Mrs. Z
Ep9 Assert Yourself
Ep8 Coming of Age
Ep7 The Moonlighter
Ep6 The Van Drummonds
Ep5 Drafted
Ep4 The Lie
Ep3 Rashomon II
Ep2 The Goat
Ep1 Mr. T and Mr. t
The Wedding

Season 5

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep24 My Fair Larry
Ep23 Romeo and Juliet
Ep22 The Reporter
Ep21 Roommates
Ep20 The Cricket
Ep19 Hall Monitor
Ep18 Family on Ice
Ep17 The Bicycle Man
Ep16 The Bicycle Man
Ep15 Independent Woman
Ep14 Parents Have Rights, Too
Ep13 A Growing Problem
Ep12 Santa's Helper
Ep11 The Executive
Ep10 Push Comes to Shove
Ep9 Memories
Ep8 A Case of Overexposure
Ep7 The Older Woman
Ep6 Substitute Teacher
Ep5 The Peacemaker
Ep4 Big Brother
Ep3 Cyrano De Jackson
Ep2 In the Swim
Ep1 Shoot-Out at the O.K. Arcade

Season 4

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep26 On Your Toes
Ep25 Short but Sweet
Ep24 The Music Man
Ep23 Stress? What Stress?
Ep22 Lifesavers
Ep21 Have I Got a Girl for You
Ep20 Green Hair
Ep19 B.M.O.C.
Ep18 Crime Story
Ep17 Crime Story
Ep16 The Car
Ep15 The Squatter
Ep14 Fire
Ep13 Kathy
Ep12 Dreams
Ep11 Jilted
Ep10 Hello, Daddy
Ep9 Burial Ground
Ep8 Health Club
Ep7 The Ski Weekend
Ep6 Double Date
Ep5 The Big Heist
Ep4 The Team
Ep3 The Model
Ep2 First Day Blues
Ep1 Growing Up

Season 3

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep22 The Athlete
Ep21 Room for One More
Ep20 Almost American
Ep19 The Ancestors
Ep18 Drummond's Fair Lady
Ep17 The Magician
Ep16 Where There's Hope
Ep15 The Older Man
Ep14 The Bus
Ep13 Junk Food Junkie
Ep12 Roots
Ep11 The Loan
Ep10 Count Your Blessings
Ep9 First Love
Ep8 Football Father
Ep7 Little Mother
Ep6 The Accident
Ep5 The Accident
Ep4 Substitute Mother
Ep3 Small Claims Court
Ep2 The Bank Job
Ep1 The Bank Job
The Accident
The Bank Job

Season 2

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep26 The Squealer
Ep25 Arnold Faces Fatality
Ep24 The Slumber Party
Ep23 Teacher's Pet
Ep22 Skin Deep or True Blue
Ep21 Valentine's Day Retrospective
Ep20 Return of the Gooch
Ep19 Big Business
Ep18 Poor Drummond
Ep17 Friendly Mate
Ep16 The Election
Ep15 The Dog Story
Ep14 Hot Watch
Ep13 The Rivals
Ep12 Thanksgiving Crossover
Ep11 Thanksgiving Crossover
Ep10 Father and Son Day
Ep9 The Adoption
Ep8 The Adoption
Ep7 #1 Arnold's Hero
Ep6 Birds and Bees
Ep5 Mrs. Garrett's Romance
Ep4 Feudin' and Fussin'
Ep3 Feudin' and Fussin'
Ep2 Arnold's Girlfriend
Ep1 Arnold's Girlfriend
Thanksgiving Crossover
Feudin' and Fussin'
Arnold's Girlfriend

Season 1

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep24 #1 The Girls School
Ep23 #1 Willis' Birthday
Ep22 #1 Getting Involved
Ep21 #1 The Trip
Ep20 #1 The Trip
Ep19 #1 The Job
Ep18 #1 Mrs. Garrett's Crisis
Ep17 #1 Willis' Privacy
Ep16 #1 The New Landlord
Ep15 #1 The Tutor
Ep14 #1 The Relative
Ep13 #1 No Time for Arnold
Ep12 #1 The Woman
Ep11 #1 The Club Meeting
Ep10 #1 The Fight
Ep9 #1 Retrospective
Ep8 #1 Retrospective
Ep7 #1 The Trial
Ep6 #1 Goodbye Dolly
Ep5 #1 The Spanking
Ep4 #1 Prep School
Ep3 #1 Mother's Last Visit
Ep2 #1 The Social Worker
Ep1 #1 Movin' In
The Trip

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S2 | Ep7

Arnold's Hero

Air Date: 10/24/79
Willis and Kimberly write to Muhammad Ali and tell him that Arnold's last wish is to meet the champ. Arnold: Gary Coleman. Willis: Todd Bridges. Drummond: Conrad Bain. Father O'Brien: James Cromwell.

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