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Starring Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges
Season 7 (NBC) (1984-85)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Saturdays 8:00pm Eastern (24 episodes)
Produced by Bruce Taylor

7.1 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: A Haunting We Will Go
prod. no. 0708 / 29Sep84 NBC Sat
Script by Ken Hecht & Bob Brunner
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Alan Walker.
Arnold and Sam encounter a supposed ghost.

7.2 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Arnold and Lisa's Mother
prod. no. 0706 / 6Oct84 NBC Sat
Script by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Alan Walker.
Arnold plans to wreck Lisa's science project.

7.3 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Bed-wetting
prod. no. 0701 / 13Oct84 NBC Sat
Script by Bruce Taylor
videotape editor: Henry Chan
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen.
Sam struggles with bed-wetting.

7.4 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Undercover Lover
prod. no. 0703 / 20Oct84 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Ken Hecht & Bob Brunner
Story by Susan Kessler & Maria Alexander
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Richard Hissong.
Willis helps a police anti-drug operation.

7.5 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Arnold's Strike
prod. no. 0704 / 27Oct84 NBC Sat
Script by Howard Meyers
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Richard Hissong.
Arnold strikes against unfair school rules.

7.6 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Sam's Father
prod. no. 0710 / 3Nov84 NBC Sat
Script by Dan Kennicott & Michael Curley
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Alan Walker.
Sam's father (Hoyt Axton) comes seeking custody.

7.7 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Carmella Meets the Gooch
prod. no. 0711 / 10Nov84 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Bruce Taylor; Story by Boby Brunner, Ken Hecht & Bruce Taylor
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
An Italian student takes on a school bully.

7.8 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Arnold, The Entrepreneur
prod. no. 0713 / 17Nov84 NBC Sat
Script by John B. Collins
Directed by Gerren Keith
director of photography: Alan Walker;
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold and Sam become business competitors.

7.9 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson
prod. no. 0707 / 24Nov84 NBC Sat
Script by Dan Kennicott & Michael Curley
Directed by Mel Ferber
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Alan Walker.
Arnold becomes judge of the school court.

7.10 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: The Gymnasts
prod. no. 0714 / 1Dec84 NBC Sat
Script by Bob Brunner & Ken Hecht
Directed by Gerren Keith
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Drummond plans a surprise for a paraplegic boy.

7.11 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Tonsils
prod. no. 0705 / 8Dec84 NBC Sat
Script by Bruce Taylor
Directed by Mel Ferber
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Sy Hoffberg.
Drummond and Sam enter the hospital together.

7.12 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Arnold's Songbird
prod. no. 0712 / 15Dec84 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Bruce Taylor; Story by Boby Brunner, Ken Hecht & Bruce Taylor
Directed by Gerren Keith
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold is forced to look to Carmella for help.

7.13 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Baseball Blues
prod. no. 0716 / 5Jan85 NBC Sat
Script by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Sam asks Drummond to coach his baseball team.

7.14 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Arnold saves The Squirrel
prod. no. 0709 / 12Jan85 NBC Sat
 
Script by Max Katz & Toni Wunch
Directed by Mel Ferber.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Alan Walker.
Arnold works to save TV idol Sandy Squirrel.

7.15 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Sam Adopts a Grandparent
prod. no. 0715 / 19Jan85 NBC Sat
Script by Susan H. Lee & Sylvia Alan
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Sam takes on an irascible senior citizen.

7.16 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Happy Birthday, Drummond
prod. no. 0718 / 26Jan85 NBC Sat
Script by Phil Margo & Jack Gross
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
The boys want to change their name to Drummond.

7.17 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Sam's New Pal
prod. no. 0717 / 2Feb85 NBC Sat
Script by Ken Hecht & Bob Brunner
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Alan Walker
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Sam's new buddy is a girl (Soleil Moon Frye).

7.18 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Russian Embassy
prod. no. 0719 / 9Feb85 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Jose Rivera; Story by Max Katz & Toni Wunsch
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold's rocket lands atop the Soviet Embassy.

7.19 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Cheers for Arnold
prod. no. 0720 / 16Feb85 NBC Sat
Directed by Lee S. Lochhead.
Teleplay & Story by Burce Taylor
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold tries to stop a friend from drinking.

7.20 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: A Camping We Will Go
prod. no. 0721 / 23Feb85 NBC Sat
Script by Burce Taylor
Directed by Lee Shallat.
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen;
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Sam's father invites himself on a camping trip.

7.21 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Beauty is in the Eye of Arnold
prod. no. 0722 / 2Mar85 NBC Sat
Script by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Selig Frank.
director of photography: Tony Yarlett
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold's pals disapprove of a girl he likes.

7.22 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Blue Collar Drummond
prod. no. 0702 / 9Mar85 NBC Sat (some sources 29Dec84)
Script by Robert Jayson & A. Dudley Johnson, Jr.
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Bruce Nielsen.
Drummond secretly works in one of his factories.

7.23 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: Street Smarts
prod. no. 0723 / 23Mar85 NBC Sat
Teleplay by Burce Taylor; Story by Gary Coleman
Directed by Gerren Keith.
director of photography: Tony Yarlett
videotape editor: Henry Chan.
Arnold seeks protection after being mugged.

7.24 [--] Diff'rent Strokes: A Special friend
prod. no. 0724 / 4May85 NBC Sat
Written by Bob Brunner, Ken Hecht
Directed by Gerren Keith.
videotape editor: Henry Chan
director of photography: Tony Yarlett.
Arnold and Sam befriend an epileptic performer.

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