Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Family

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The misadventures of a wealthy Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American housekeeper from Harlem.


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Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff

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20 November 2006 | pose14
Different Strokes still moving the world
I have just finished watching season two of Different Strokes and it is still as priceless as when I used to watch it as a kid.The actors where great from Conrad Bain(Mr.Drummond) to pint-size Gary Coleman(Arnold Jackson). I look at shows today and notice every time they try to used the child element, they usually get a kid that is cute but can not act and hope his cuteness will carry him over.I see this every week in a show call All of Us. This is what made Different Strokes so special. You had a young kid who was cute and who could read his lines flawlessly. The premise was a great concept. Have to orphans from Harlem being adopted my a millionaire. It was great to watch how they tried to conform to there newfound wealth without giving up there street element. I just can not wait for the rest of the episodes to be release on DVD.

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