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  1. Allo Allo: Gendarmes stopped all GB cars on the way into ToulouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | South Wales Argus

    ... Alli in the Wales team and rechristen Chris Coleman as Gary Coleman. What'chu talkin' 'bout, L'Equipe? Diff'rent Strokes for different folks, I suppose. The French national team and many of their fans are also unhappy with L'Equipe, which has faced ...

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  2. Muhammad Ali: In the ring, on screens big and smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | KMIZ

    ... life, which trailers billed as "a story you only think you know." This 1979 episode of the classic sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" features an exchange between Ali and Gary Coleman's character, Arnold. Ali agrees to sign an autograph for Arnold, then ...

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  3. Remembering Muhammad Ali's episode of 'Diff'rent Strokes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly

    On Oct. 24, 1979, Muhammad Ali appeared on Diff'rent Strokes . The seventh episode of season 2, titled "Arnold's Hero," saw the young Arnold wanting to meet his hero, the Champ.

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  4. Gary Cole on 'Veep,' Improvising and His Early CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Daily Actor

    ... going into casting offices. Now if you remember in 1984, that was I think the height of Gary Coleman on Diff'rent Strokes, and on the same network that the miniseries was on - on NBC. So for the first year I was in Hollywood, when a casting director ...

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  5. Gary Cole plays political consultant Kent Davidson on the HBO series Veep.Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... going into casting offices. Now if you remember in 1984, that was I think the height of Gary Coleman on Diff'rent Strokes , and on the same network that the miniseries was on - on NBC. So for the first year I was in Hollywood, when a casting ...

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  6. Actor Gary Cole On 'Veep' And Why 'Office Space' EnduresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WNED

    ... going into casting offices. Now if you remember in 1984, that was I think the height of Gary Coleman on Diff'rent Strokes , and on the same network that the miniseries was on - on NBC. So for the first year I was in Hollywood, when a casting ...

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  7. Beverly Hills home of Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley is up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... ess and a former Miss America. She appeared on such shows as "Perry Mason," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." and "Diff'rent Strokes."

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  8. 'Diff'rent Strokes' Todd Bridges: TV Was Better When it Was Family-FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | NewsBusters.org

    So said actor Todd Bridges, who played Willis on the popular show Diff'rent Strokes, which ran on NBC from 1978 to 1985. Bridges reminisced and shared his thoughts with CNN's Brooke Baldwin on Wednesday as part of the network's introduction to CNN's new show, "The Eighties," which premiered on Thursday.

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  9. 3 decades later, a mixed legacy for 'Just Say No'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    ... file photo, first lady Nancy Reagan goes over cue cards on the Los Angeles set of the television series "Diff'rent Strokes" with the show's stars Mary Jo Catlett, second left, and Gary Coleman, right. Rea... SEATTLE (AP) - For a generation of ...

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  10. Anjelica Huston, Katie Couric, Mr. T and More Expected to Attend Nancy Reagan's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | ETonline

    ... drug issue by introducing a storyline where drugs are being distributed in Arnold's (Gary Coleman) school. Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges went through a bout with addiction after the show, but now that he's 23 years sober, he credits Nancy's ...

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  11. Looking back on the life of Nancy ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... inauguration in Washington, D.C., January 20, 1981. In his role as the wise-cracking Arnold Jackson on "Diff'rent Strokes," Gary Coleman shared the screen in 1983 with first lady Nancy Reagan. She guest-starred in an episode to promote her "Just Say ...

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  12. Diffrent Strokes Star Pays Tribute to Nancy ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | TIME.com

    DIFF'RENT STROKES-- "The Reporter" Episode 22 -- Aired 3/19/83 -- Pictured: Mary Jo Catlett as Pearl Gallagher, Dana Plato as Kimberly Drummond, Conrad Bain as Philip Drummond, Todd Bridges as Willis Jackson, Nancy Reagan as herself Gary Coleman as Arnold Jackson. NBC - NBC via Getty Images Actor Todd Bridges says the episode of the 1980s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes featuring then-First Lady Nancy Reagan helped him when he hit rock-bottom.

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  13. Todd Bridges on Nancy Reagan's 'Diff'rent Strokes' Visit: Swarms of...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... at 94 , was actor Todd Bridges. He was 17 and starring as Willis Jackson on the fifth season of ABC's Diff'rent Strokes when the wife of then-President Ronald Reagan appeared on the sitcom - a warm-hearted exploration of class and race - to promote ...

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  14. Nancy Reagan's cameo on 'Diff'rent Strokes' for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    When First Lady Nancy Reagan , who died Sunday , made a cameo on the popular NBC sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" in the '80s, it was a big deal. Reagan appeared in "The Reporter," a Season 5 episode of the series about two young African American brothers from Harlem taken in by a rich white widower.

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  15. Nancy Reagan's 'Just Say No' effort was pop-culture iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The York Daily Record

    ... popular culture to propel her message. In 1983, she played herself in an episode of the popular sitcom Diff'rent Strokes . Diminutive star Gary Coleman portrayed a reporter for the school newspaper who discovered drugs being sold on campus, and Mrs. ...

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  16. Revolutionary TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... thin. Tatiana Godfrey plays "Gary Coleman," a role that was amusing a decade ago, poking fun at the Diff'rent Strokes actor. But with his death in 2010, the laughs are forced, and many jokes just don't make sense if you can't recall TV from the ...

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  17. Viral Celebrity Death Date ConfusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | New Urban Legends

    In January 2016, a flood of somewhat perplexing e-mails arrived in the snopes.com inbox, asserting that child star Gary Coleman had died at the age of 42: What made the queries so bizarre was that Coleman had indeed died tragically young ... as reported back when he passed, in 2010 : Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday.

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  18. Wold Newton Day - a Look at Bulldog DrummondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Inner Toob

    ... for this theory of "relateeveety", TV's Bulldog Drummond was probably the uncle of Philip Drummond from 'Diff'rent Strokes'. The thought amuses me...... Since Wold Newton Day falls on Video Sunday, here is the televersion of Bulldog Drummond in ...

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  19. Charlotte Rae Continues 'Facts Of My Life' TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... My Life" ($24.94/$34.95, Nov, 2015). Ms. Rae, is best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life" and her career, from "Car 54 Where are you?" and Molly the Mail Carrier on "Sesame Street" to the ...

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  20. Charlotte Rae's memoir a great readRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... to "Car 54, Where Are You?" in the 1960s to "Girl Meets World" in 2014. After introducing Mrs. Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes," Rae carried her over to "The Facts of Life" spinoff in 1979. The long-running series brought her an Emmy nomination, ...

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