TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 6.7

Series Details

Seasons: 8

Total Episodes: 189

Creators: Jeff Harris , Bernie Kukoff

Networks: ABC , NBC

Status: Ended

First Air Date: Nov 3, 1978

Recent Air Date: Mar 7, 1986

Run Time: m

In Production: No

Original Language: English

Age Rating: NR

Website: Link

Production Companies: Norman Lear/Tandem Productions , Embassy Television , Embassy Pictures Corporation



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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.

Main Cast

Dana Plato

Dana Plato

Kimberly Drummond

Age : 34 | Popularity : 3%

Conrad Bain

Conrad Bain

Phillip Drummond

Age : 89 | Popularity : 7%

Todd Bridges

Todd Bridges

Willis Jackson

Age : 54 | Popularity : 5%

Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman

Arnold Jackson

Age : 42 | Popularity : 8%

Danny Cooksey

Danny Cooksey

Age : 44 | Popularity : 8%

Mary Jo Catlett

Mary Jo Catlett

Age : 81 | Popularity : 3%



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