- Dates: November 3, 1978 - March 7, 1986
- Type: Television Series
This Television Series is referred to by Switch Sitters part of The King of Queens Season 6
When Deacon and Kelly come to pick up the kids, Doug tells Major to tell his parents what he taught them. Major says, "Whatchu talkin' 'bout Douglas?" a reference to the show 'Diff'rent Strokes' in which the character Arnold is famous for saying 'Whatchu talkin' 'bout Willis?".
This sitcom starred Gary Coleman as Arnold Jackson and Todd Bridges as his older brother, Willis. They played two black children from a poor Harlem neighborhood whose deceased mother previously worked for a rich white widower, Philip Drummond (Conrad Bain), who eventually adopted them. They lived in a penthouse with Mr. Drummond, Mr. Drummond's daughter Kimberly (Dana Plato), and their maid.