Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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Arnold's Initiation 

Arnold's desire to join a coveted elite club at school has serious consequences for the busboy at the local hamburger joint when the prank prompts the busboy's unsympathetic boss - without ... See full summary »

Director:

Tony Singletary

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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
Danny Cooksey ... Sam McKinney
Mary Ann Mobley ... Maggie McKinney Drummond (credit only)
John Schuck ... Carl
David Paymer ... Mr. Wallace
Jason Hervey ... Charlie
Moosie Drier Moosie Drier ... Jon
Christopher M. Brown Christopher M. Brown ... Randy
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Storyline

Arnold's desire to join a coveted elite club at school has serious consequences for the busboy at the local hamburger joint when the prank prompts the busboy's unsympathetic boss - without investigating the situation - to unmercifully fire him on the spot. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Embassy Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

It Takes Diff'rent Strokes
(Theme Song)
Written by Alan Thicke, Al Burton and Gloria Loring
Performed by Al Burton, David Foster and Brenda Russell
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