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  1. You know hell's freezing over when Dennis the Menace talks like Justin BieberRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Examiner.com

    ... "The Partridge Family" or "The Brady Bunch" or Arnold Jackson, the character Gary Coleman played on NBC's "Diff'rent Strokes." The nation loved scamps, whether they were personified by the original Robin in DC's Batman comics or the many children in ...

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  2. Do modern dads get enough credit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | CNN

    ... boat. In the 2003 film, Nemo's mother and siblings were killed by a barracuda when he was just an egg. "Diff'rent Strokes": The series, which aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985, told the story of rich widower Phillip Drummond (played by Conrad Bain) and ...

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  3. Defining single fatherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | CNN

    ... boat. In the 2003 film, Nemo's mother and siblings were killed by a barracuda when he was just an egg. "Diff'rent Strokes": The series, which aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985, told the story of rich widower Phillip Drummond (played by Conrad Bain) and ...

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  4. When dad is the only parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | CNN

    ... boat. In the 2003 film, Nemo's mother and siblings were killed by a barracuda when he was just an egg. "Diff'rent Strokes": The series, which aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985, told the story of rich widower Phillip Drummond (played by Conrad Bain) and ...

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  5. Happy Birthday, Mrs. GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Family," and "Good Times," Rae was brought on to play the housekeeper, Edna Garrett, on the 1978 sitcom, "Diff'rent Strokes." The character became so popular, Rae proposed the idea for a spinoff, and the after only one season on "Diff'rent Strokes," ...

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  6. Spanish Armada, 1588Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | KION 46

    2010: Actor Gary Coleman, best known for his childhood role as Arnold Jackson in the TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," dies at the age of 42 in Provo, Utah, two days after falling down the stairs at his home and hitting his head, possibly after ...

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  7. Death of Gary ColemanRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | BellaOnline

    ... Gary Coleman achieved worldwide fame as the wise cracking Arnold Jackson on the television series Diff'rent Strokes alongside Todd Bridges, Dana Plato, and Conrad Bain. The show aired from 1978 to 1986 and at the height of the show, Coleman was said ...

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  8. Spanish Armada, 1588Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2013 | ClickOnDetroit

    2010: Actor Gary Coleman, best known for his childhood role as Arnold Jackson in the TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," dies at the age of 42 in Provo, Utah, two days after falling down the stairs at his home and hitting his head, possibly after ...

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  9. Twitter Watch: Michael Mayer with Neil Patrick Harris and Charlotte Rae Backstage at HEDWIGRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    BroadwayWorld.com presents Twitter Watch, which brings you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking service - Twitter! Stage and screen actress Charlotte Rae is well known for portraying 'Edna Garrett' in the sitcoms "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of ... (more)

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  10. Join the queue for Avenue QRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | Hinckley Times

    ... mic and his Asian-American fiancee, while the building's janitor is none other than Gary Coleman from TV's Diff'rent Strokes ! "Avenue Q explores those more adult sides of life that Sesame Street left out, so it's not a show for the kids!"

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  11. More informationRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Austin Monthly

    ... who committed suicide in 1993 while watching a rerun of his old show. We will also examine the "curse" of Diff'rent Strokes, and the life and tragic death of co-star Dana Plato and the sad life of the greatest child star of all time, Gary Coleman.

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  12. Stars who've gone bankruptRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | CBS News

    ... Aug. 15, 2003, in Los Angeles. Coleman was one of the highest paid TV actors in the 1980s as the star of "Diff'rent Strokes," but he was forced to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 1999, claiming $72,000 in debt from medical expenses. Coleman said ...

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  13. Craig Glazer: Kansas City Comedy WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... can reminisce with two television stars that have become stand-up comics. Todd Bridges, former co-star of 'Diff'rent Strokes'; and Julie McCullough, who co-starred in 'Growing Pains'. Both have been doing stand-up now for several years. But they are ...

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  14. First ladies have history of making TV cameosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Detroit News

    ... chatting up the Carringtons at a ball for Denver's wealthy elite). Nancy Reagan: In a 1983 episode of "Diff'rent Strokes," the first lady learns of a school-newspaper story that Arnold (Gary Coleman) has written abo ut drug use in his school. She's ...

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  15. Foul-mouthed furries furnish filth-laden funRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... girl with big dreams but no money; and self-acknowledged has-been Gary Coleman, former chiild star of TV's Diff'rent Strokes. Also in his apartment are Republican investment banker Rod, struggling with his undeclared homosexuality, and his ...

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  16. Casinos: Skippy from 'Family Ties' wants you to laugh at himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... most part in the clubs and they don't know the show. (But) occasionally I team up with Todd Bridges of 'Diff'rent Strokes' and those shows do well." Price comes about his comedic talent naturally. His father was comedian Al Birnie, not a name ...

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  17. Casinos: Skippy from 'Family Ties' wants you to laugh at himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... most part in the clubs and they don't know the show. (But) occasionally I team up with Todd Bridges of 'Diff'rent Strokes' and those shows do well." Price comes about his comedic talent naturally. His father was comedian Al Birnie, not a name ...

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  18. Shirley Temple's mixed legacy for child actorsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... manner of Temple, many have found success. For every 1980s star who ran into trouble - cast members of "Diff'rent Strokes" or "Full House," for instance - there is a Neil Patrick Harris, Mayim Bialik or Jason Bateman who have entered a new phase of ...

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  19. Co-Creator of One of the Most Popular Sitcoms of the 1980s Dead at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | Television Week

    ... many popular TV series, including "Mr. Ed," "The Brady Bunch," "All in the Family," "Mork & Mindy" and "Diff'rent Strokes." Starr began in show business writing in radio for performers such as Al Jolson and George Burns, later turning to TV and ...

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