TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy, Family
A group of girls, attending a boarding school, tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood.
When Diff'rent Strokes became an instant hit, it was also at the time one of NBC's few viable series. As a result, Fred Silverman believed that the network could capitalize from a Diff'rent Strokes spin off. It was ultimately determined that Charlotte Rae had the proper ability and experience to be able to carry her own series. In addition, it was felt that since Mrs. Garrett wasn't central to Diff'rent Strokes her departure wouldn't negatively effect the series.
There are people who in this world get shoved around and there are people who do the shoving!
Though Nancy McKeon's character was penned as Joanna Marie Polniaczek, some called her by the name Joann, not Joanna as it was in the scripts.
Reruns of the series in the US are cut by two minutes.
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