Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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The Big Bribe 

Seeing that Arnold is afraid to ask out a pretty girl from his school, Willis bribes her with concert tickets so that she will ask him out. The plan backfires when Arnold eventually finds out.

Director:

Mel Ferber

Writers:

Robert Jayson (teleplay by), A. Dudley Johnson Jr. (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »

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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 (credit only)
Danny Cooksey ... Sam McKinney
Mary Ann Mobley ... Maggie McKinney Drummond (credit only)
Jason Hervey ... Charlie
Tyren Perry ... Phyllis
Robin Givens ... Ann
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Storyline

Seeing that Arnold is afraid to ask out a pretty girl from his school, Willis bribes her with concert tickets so that she will ask him out. The plan backfires when Arnold eventually finds out.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Embassy Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tyler Perry also played Arnold's love interest Jennifer in the season 7 episode "The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson". See more »

Connections

References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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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