CTVA US Comedy - "Diff'rent Strokes" (Norman Lear/NBC) Season 5 (1982-83)

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Starring Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, Dana Plato
Season 5 (NBC) (1982-83)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Saturdays 8:00pm Eastern (24 episodes)
Produced by Martin Cohan

5.1 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Shoot Out at the OK Arcade.
prod. no. 501 / 2Oct82 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Howard Leeds & Martin Cohan;
Story by Howard Leeds, Martin Cohan, Blake Hunter
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold becomes heavily addicted to video games.

5.2 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: In the Swim
prod. no. 502 / 9Oct82 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Blake Hunter;
Story by Howard Leeds, Martin Cohan, Blake Hunter
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Kimberly decides to transfer to public school.

5.3 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Cyrano DeJackson
prod. no. 504 / 16Oct82 NBC Sat
written by Paul Robinson Hunter
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold's romantic help for Dudley backfires.

5.4 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Big Brother
prod. no. 503 / 23Oct82 NBC Sat
written by Bruce Taylor
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Arnold "loans" Willis to a lonely classmate.

5.5 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Peacemaker
prod. no. 506 / 30Oct82 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Feuding street gangs threaten meadiator Willis.

5.6 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Substitute Teacher
prod. no. 505 / 6Nov82 NBC Sat
written by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen.
A lie may ruin a teacher (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar).

5.7 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Older Woman
prod. no. 507 / 13Nov82 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith
written by Debra Frank & Scott Rubenstein
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis' night with an older woman goes sour.

5.8 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Overexposure
prod. no. 509 / 20Nov82 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Bob Peete; Story by Bob Peete & Sandy Fries
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A frank photo could stop Arnold's election.

5.9 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Memories
prod. no. 508 / 27Nov82 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Howard Meyers & Paul Haggis
Story by Howard Meyers, Paul Haggis & Brian K. Moody
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A tape of his mother's voice shakes Arnold.

5.10 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Push Comes To Shove
prod. no. 0510 / 4Dec82 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith
A confrontation may get the Drummonds evicted.

5.11 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Executives
prod. no. 511 / 11Dec82 NBC Sat
written by Albert E. Lewin
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis goes too far in his after-school job.

5.12 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Santa's Helper
prod. no. 512 / 18Dec82 NBC Sat
written by Bruce Taylor
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A scheming street-corner Santa cons Arnold.

5.13 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: A Growing Problem
prod. no. 513 / 8Jan83 NBC Sat
written by Ed Jurist
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Willis and Drummond clash over drinking.

5.14 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Parents Have Rights, Too.
prod. no. 0514 / 15Jan83 NBC Sat
written by Martin Cohan
Directed by Gerren Keith
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
Too Mr. Drummond's romantic weekend is interrupted.

5.15 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Independent Woman.
prod. no. 0515 / 22Jan83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Kimberly's new boss takes an interest in her.

5.16 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Bicycle Man, pt. 1.
prod. no. 0516 / 5Feb83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
A child molester sets a trap for Arnold.

5.17 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Bicycle Man, pt. 2.
prod. no. 0517 / 12Feb83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith
The molester moves in on Arnold and Dudley.

5.18 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Family On Ice
prod. no. 0518 / 19Feb83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Skater Dorothy Hamill sees promise in Kimberly.

5.19 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Hall Monitor
prod. no. 0519/ 26Feb83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Arnold's friend Kathy becomes the school's hall monitor.

5.20 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Cricket
prod. no. 0520 / 5Mar83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Drummond gives Arnold a "good luck" cricket.

5.21 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Roomates
prod. no. 0521 / 12Mar83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Mr. Drummond rooms with Arnold for a week.

5.22 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Reporter
prod. no. 0522 / 19Mar83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith.
Reporter Arnold gets support from Nancy Reagan.

5.23 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Romeo and Juliet
prod. no. 0523 / 30Apr83 NBC Sat
Directed by Dolores Ferrao.
Hoodwinked Arnold plays Romeo to Lisa's Juliet.

5.24 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: My Fair Larry
prod. no. 524 / 7May83 NBC Sat
Directed by Gerren Keith
written by John Donley & Bruce Taylor
videotape editor: Abe Schwartz.
A school punk sets his sights on Kimberly.

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