CTVA US Comedy - "Diff'rent Strokes" (Norman Lear/NBC) Season 4 (1981-82)

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Starring Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Dana Plato
Season 4 (NBC) (1981-82)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Thursdays 9:00pm Eastern (24 episodes)
Produced by Ben Starr & Martin Cohan

4.1 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Growing Up
prod. no. 0322 / 29Oct81 NBC Thur
(produced during season 3 but aired at the beginning of the season 4)
written by Debra Frank & Scott Rubenstein;
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis wants a deeper involvement with Charlene.

4.2 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: First Day Blues
prod. no. 0402 / 5Nov81 NBC Thur
written by Bruce Taylor
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
New student Willis finds trouble in high school.

4.3 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Model
prod. no. 0323 / 12Nov81 NBC Thur
(produced during season 3 but aired at the beginning of the season 4)
Teleplay by John Donley, Howard Meyers, Bill Shinkai; Story by Bill Shinkai
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Kimberly is offered a job as a top model.

4.4 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Team
prod. no. 0403 / 19Nov81 NBC Thur
written by Glenn Padnick
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Racial quotas affect Mr. Drummond and Willis.

4.5 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Big Heist
prod. no. 0405 / 26Nov81 NBC Thur
Directed by Gerren Keith
written by Bruce Taylor
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A club initiaiton could mean trouble for Arnold.

4.6 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Blind Date - aka - Double Date
prod. no. 0406 / 3Dec81 NBC Thur
written by Jerry Winnick
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Parental rules threaten Arnold's first date.

4.7 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Ski Weekend
prod. no. 0401 / 10Dec81 NBC Thur
Directed by Gerren Keith
written by Dawn Aldredge
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A boy invites Kimberly on a skiing weekend.

4.8 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Health Club
prod. no. 0407 / 17Dec81 NBC Thur
Teleplay by Joe Bonaduce; Story by Sheryl Levine
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A club that excludes minorities honors Drummond.

4.9 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Burial Ground
prod. no. 409 / 7Jan82 NBC Thur
Teleplay by John Donley & Howard Meyers; Story by Bernard Burnell Mack
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
The boys protest a landmark's possible end.

4.10 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Hello, Daddy
prod. no. 404 / 14Jan82 NBC Thur
written by Donald Ross
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A young man claims to be Mr. Drummond's son.

4.11 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Jilted.
prod. no. 408 / 21Jan82 NBC Thur
written by Ed Jurist
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Charlene feels Willis doesn't appreciate her.

4.12 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Dreams
prod. no. 0412 / 28Jan82 NBC Thur
written by Kurt Taylor & Booker Bradshaw
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Sam Schwartz.
Arnold begins suffering from nightmares.

4.13 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Kathy
prod. no. 0411 / 4Feb82 NBC Thur
written by Marshall Goldberg
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold and his friend Kathy face challenges.

4.14 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Fire
prod. no. 0413 / 11Feb82 NBC Thur
written by Jill Gordon
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A fire traps the family in the penthouse.

4.15 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Squatter
prod. no. 0410 / 18Feb82 NBC Thur
Teleplay by Danny Simon; Story by Shelley Landau & Jane Gould
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Drummond plans a condominium conversion.

4.16 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Car
prod. no. 0414 / 25Feb82 NBC Thur
written by Warren Murray
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
The Car Willis devises a plan for a joy ride.

4.17 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Crime in the Schools, pt. 1. (copyright title) / -aka- Crime Story: pt. 1.
prod. no. 0415 / 11Mar82 NBC Thur
written by Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Martin Cohan
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Bullies threaten Arnold and Dudley.

4.18 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Crime in the Schools, pt. 2. (copyright title) / -aka- Crime Story: pt. 2.
prod. no. 0416 / 18Mar82 NBC Thur
written by Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Martin Cohan
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis concocts a plan to trap the bullies.

4.19 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: B. M. O. C.
prod. no. 0417 / 25Mar82 NBC Thur
written by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis wants to join an exclusive school club.

4.20 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Green Hair
prod. no. 0418 / 1Apr82 NBC Thur
written by Albert E. Lewin
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Kimberly dies her hair using a copper bowl and rainwater and it causes great turmoil when herhair turns green.

4.21 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Have I Got A Girl For You
prod. no. 0419 / 8Apr82 NBC Thur
Teleplay by Dawn Aldredge; Story by Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Martin Cohan
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Sophia pairs Drummond with her hairdresser.

4.22 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Lifesavers
prod. no. 0420 / 15Apr82 NBC Thur
Teleplay by Ed Jurist; Story by Jim Tisdale
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold is too grateful after Willis saves him.

4.23 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Stress? What Stress?
prod. no. 0421 / 22Apr82 NBC Thur
written by Glenn Padnick
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis begins suffering pains like his father.

4.24 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Music Man
prod. no. 0422 / 6May82 NBC Thur
written by Larry Rhine
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis sets up a singing audition for Charlene.

4.25 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Short, But Sweet
prod. no. 424 / 13May82 NBC Thur
written by Howard Leeds, Ben Starr, Martin Cohan
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold has a costume birthday party where he tries to charm a girl with his chivalrous actions.

4.26 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: On Your Toes
prod. no. 0423 / 13May82 NBC Thur
written by Albert E. Lewin
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis taunts ballet-student Arnold.

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