Diff'rent Strokes


Creator: Jeff Harris

Seasons: 8

Episodes: 189

Genre: Comedy

Type: Scripted

Country of Origin: US

First Air Date: 11-03-1978

Most Recent Air Date: 03-07-1986

The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman named Phillip Drummond and his daughter Kimberly, for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett.

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