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  1. Hollywood Child Sex Abuse: An Open SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Townhall

    ... afterwards. The open scenes were a reminiscence for me. The documentary replayed a famous episode from "Diff'rent Strokes": a bicycle owner and closet pedophile grooming Arnold (played by Gary Coleman). Watching that episode before, I tried to ...


  2. Child Stars Who Later Became Criminals Child Stars Who Later Became CriminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | VH1

    ... reports that, as of Sunday, Jake is still in jail. The actress was famous for playing Kimberly Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986. However, Dana soon found herself unemployed and poverty-stricken. In 1991, she robbed a Las Vegas video ...


  3. Review: Hilarious 'Avenue Q' hits its mark at MuhlenbergRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... but somewhat unmotivated. Cameron Silliman adds some sass to the human role of Gary Coleman (from TV's "Diff'rent Strokes"), who also is the building superintendent. The set designed by Curtis Dretsch has a "Sesame Street" vibe to it, with a New ...


  4. Avenue Q, Darlington Civic Theatre THIS award-winning musical has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    ... of quirky ideas (the building superintendent is named Gary Coleman and used to be the child star of TV's Diff'rent Strokes, triggering lots of jokes and catchphrases from that show - if you are old enough to remember it) It could easily be offensive ...


  5. 'An Open Secret' aims to expose child predators in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... actors. Berg then lets victims (now 18 or older) tell their stories. Former child actor Todd Bridges ("Diff'rent Strokes") explains his abuse at the hands of his publicist, while Corey Feldman ("The Lost Boys") appears in archival footage saying ...


  6. The Forgotten WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | HoopsAddict.com

    During its inaugural 1978-79 season, the NBC sitcom Diff'rent Strokes aired an episode in which Willis, the older of the two orphaned Jackson brothers, experiences a mental block for the year 1975 . A tutor tests a theory that Willis cannot recall anything from that year because it coincides with the painful memory of his father dying.


  7. An Open Secret Exposes Hollywood Pedophilia - But Not Quite a ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... - it's a point so basic that An Open Secret 's best stab at it is a clip from that "Very Special" Diff'rent Strokes where Gordon Jump grooms a pal of Gary Coleman's Arnold. So the film is cautious, only taking on cases where an alleged victim is ...


  8. An Open Secret Exposes Hollywood Pedophilia, But Not Quite a ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | OC Weekly

    ... - it's a point so basic that An Open Secret 's best stab at it is a clip from that "Very Special" Diff'rent Strokes in which Gordon Jump grooms a pal of Gary Coleman's Arnold. So the film is cautious, only taking on cases in which an alleged victim ...


  9. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... 22 people and wounding 40. Five years ago: Gary Coleman, the former child star of the 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," died at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo two days after suffering a brain hemorrhage; he was 42. One year ago: ...


  10. Benny Green - boy who reflected changing UKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | BBC News

    ... young black child star also made his first appearance on screen in 1978. Gary Coleman started out in Diff'rent Strokes - the US sitcom in which two Harlem schoolkids are welcomed into a white family. But the whole premise of Diff'rent Strokes was to ...


  11. Mischa Barton Latest Star to Sue ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | ABC News

    ... Choice Awards on March 5, 1981. Child star Gary Coleman reached TV superstardom playing Arnold Jackson on "Diff'rent Strokes" in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but when the show ended and his career stalled, he sued his parents and former manager ...


  12. Mischa Barton is latest actor to sue parent over earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... pilfered or mismanaged. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1yd32Fy GARY COLEMAN: The "Diff'rent Strokes" star fought with his parents and an ex-manager for four years over money he made on the popular comedy series. In 1993, a ...


  13. Throwback Thursday: Gordon Jump Creeps Out Gary Coleman on 'Diff'rent Strokes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Franklin Avenue

    ... "Bicycle Man" two-parter. (Read the A.V. Club's retrospective here .) Oh, it's the creepiest episode of "Diff'rent Strokes," and probably one of the most memorable (besides the time Kimberly's hair turned green or Mr. Drummond got amnesia). Above, ...


  14. 1930s to 2010s: Playing Monopoly for 80 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Mashable

    ... Gregory of pop group Heaven 17 play a game of Monopoly in the offices of Virgin Records in London. A "Diff'rent Strokes" episode with Gary Coleman as Arnold Jackson, Todd Bridges as Willis Jackson, and a Monopoly game. Kelly McNagny, left, ...


  15. Weekend picks: Todd Bridges sheds his 'Strokes'Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Daily Herald

    See if actor Todd Bridges ("Diff'rent Strokes," "Everybody Hates Chris") draws from his memoir, "Killing Willis," for aspects of his standup comedy routine this weekend when he performs at the Comedy Shrine, 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. $25 ...


  16. PR :: The Facts Of Life: The Complete Series on DVD Jan 13Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | DigitallyOBSESSED.com

    ... Clooney), who says "the world never seems to be living up to your dreams?" Spinning off from the hit show Diff'rent Strokes, The Facts of Life debuted in August of 1979 and aired on NBC for nine seasons. Featuring guest stars including George ...


  17. Eastland Academy lives in "The Facts of Life" complete seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... an elite boarding school. Tony nominee Charlotte Rae, who then played housekeeper Edna Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," was to be the show's center, dispensing advice and hot cocoa as the house mother. A longtime friend of Lear's, she had appeared on ...


  18. Complete 'Facts of Life' sitcom is on DVD for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... that ran concurrent with the series. (Shout!/DVD, 1979-88, 26 discs, 201 episodes, pilot episode from "Diff'rent Strokes," TV movies "The Facts of Life Goes to Paris" and "The Facts of Life Goes Down Under," featurettes, interactive trivia game). ...