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Old 02-09-10, 08:53 AM
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On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Every girl there, from rich Blair to poor Jo (also from NYC - The Bronx, to be precise, which is closer than downtown Manhattan), boarded there. What, only Kimberly Drummond commuted every day to Peekskill?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Only went there for one year as I recall. I guess the commute was too much?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Mr. Drummond obviously hated black people because he sent Arnold and Willis to public school to get pounded by the Gooch. WTF?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Maybe that's where Uncle Phil was instead of picking Will up, driving Kimberly to school.
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
Maybe that's where Uncle Phil was instead of picking Will up, driving Kimberly to school.
Whatchoo talkin' bout, Resinrats?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Didn't she leave after the first semester to be a model in France, and then she came back with bulemia.

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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

holy cow, is this conversation really happening?

LOL
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
Maybe that's where Uncle Phil was instead of picking Will up, driving Kimberly to school.
That's the thread I thought of when I saw this one.
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

It must've have been weird for Kimberly to see a women who used to be her maid, all of a sudden basically running her school. Talk about confusing authority figures.

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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Diff'rent Strokes was where I first heard about child molesters as a kid (that episode where the old guy got Dudley drunk). Freaked me out.

That said, why do they spell it "diff'rent"? Is that actually a contraction? I mean, how does the pronunciation of "diff'rent" vary from the pronunciation of "different". Was that an attempt at ebonics?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
Maybe that's where Uncle Phil was instead of picking Will up, driving Kimberly to school.
What about Tootie?
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
What about Tootie?
She had roller skates, so she didn't need a ride.
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by Count Dooku View Post
She had roller skates, so she didn't need a ride.
Nevertheless, I'd have given her one.
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

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Nevertheless, I'd have given her one.
Tootie was like 11 when the show started...I hope you'd have at least waited until season 2 you sicko!
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by Rockmjd23 View Post
Tootie was like 11 when the show started...I hope you'd have at least waited until season 2 you sicko!
I'll never tell!
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

LOL I was thinking of the later seasons Tootie - I just walked right into that one.
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

In later seasons, it was The Fats of Life.

What I never understood is how Florida Evans worked as a maid for Maude Finlay in Long Island, when she lived in the Chicago projects. Talk about a commute!
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Tootie!

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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

Originally Posted by Charlie Goose View Post
In later seasons, it was The Fats of Life.

What I never understood is how Florida Evans worked as a maid for Maude Finlay in Long Island, when she lived in the Chicago projects. Talk about a commute!
Maude lived in Tucahoe

http://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=Tu...e=UTF8&t=h&z=7
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

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Tootie!



You WIN!
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Re: On "Diff'rent Strokes," Kimberly went to "Eastland" every day? Huh?

We should bring this question up at the writers panel at Tootiecon 10.

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