Diff'rent Strokes

Season 2 Episode 8

The Adoption (1)

Aired Unknown Oct 31, 1979 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Jethro: What is the difference between the two of you?
      Arnold: One of us is tall, dark and handsome, and the other one is Willis.

  • Notes

    • The TV Guide listing for this episode on its original run listed Redd Foxx as guest starring as his Sanford & Son character Fred Sanford as the 'relative' who turns up to claim the boys.

    • Although previous hour-long episodes also have 2-part versions, this is the first "proper" 2-part story of the series, originally being broadcast as two half-hour episodes.

    • Robert Rockwell makes his first appearance as semi-reoccuring character Tom Bishop, Mr. Drummond's attourney, in this story.

    • Whitman Mayo's character in this story has similarities to Grady Wilson, the character he played in 'Sanford and Son'.

  • Allusions