Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986)
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The Team 

Willis sues the school basketball team when he loses his position to a white player because of their Affirmative Action policy.

Director:

Gerren Keith

Writers:

Glenn Padnick, Bernie Kukoff (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Conrad Bain ... Philip Drummond
Todd Bridges ... Willis Jackson
Dana Plato ... Kimberly Drummond
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Bridges ... Joe Patterson (as James Bridges Jr.)
Don Dolan Don Dolan ... Coach Nichols
Kim Fields ... Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
Clarence Gilyard Jr. ... Frank Simpson
Todd Lookinland ... Eddie Sanders
Philip Sterling ... Conroy
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Storyline

Willis sues the school basketball team when he loses his position to a white player because of their Affirmative Action policy.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tandem Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Coleman does not appear in this episode. 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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