Jgs five episodes of diffrent strokes that scarred me for life. Willis realizes the reason charlene decided to date another boy is because willis doesnt have a car and the other boy does. Continue to molest young boys, including arnold and dudley, and avoid. Nowadays diffrent strokes is best known for producing three of the most troubled former child stars in the history of entertainment, but in its day this was a toprated sitcom. Watch diffrent strokes episode 0503 big brother different strokes on dailymotion.
Horton owned a bicycle shop, and was also involved in child pornography. Summary of the weird, creepy childmolestation moments from the bicycle man episode of diffrent strokes. Let me just copy and paste a key sentence on wikipedia about the icky topics that diffrent strokes addressed during its 8season run. Diffrent strokes episode 0502 in the swim video dailymotion. Child molestation on an episode of diffrent strokes. Difft strokes again willis obtains a handgun to deal with a bully. Bridges worked as a commentator on the television series. Horton is the main antagonist in the twopart diffrent strokes episode the bicycle man he was portrayed by the late gordon jump biography. You think its just your little small section, the former star said of pedophilia during a dr. The diffrent strokes star, now 52, will discuss the details of his own molestation. The diffrent strokes with the bicycle man child molester youtube. Let me just copy and paste a key sentence on wikipedia about the icky topics that diff rent strokes addressed during its 8season run. Nancy reagans cameo came just a few weeks after the bicycle man aired, and in 1985, arnolds new stepbrother sam got kidnapped in sams missing. I recently walked across america and a documentary is being made about it.
Diffrent strokes is an american television sitcom that aired on the nbc television network from november 3, 1978 to may 4, 1985, and on abc from september 27, 1985 to march 7, 1986. In 2010, bridges appeared on the oprah winfrey show to open up about some of his darkest days, including his battle with addiction, his numerous arrests, and the sexual abuse he suffered as a child. Diff rent strokes s03e08 the accident part 2 dirkschroeder. Diffrent strokes featured some very special episodes that involved child molestation, child pornography, pedophilia, hitchhiking, kidnapping, epileptic seizure, bullies, racism, bulimia, drunk driving and drug. Diff rent strokes featured some very special episodes that involved child molestation, child pornography, pedophilia, hitchhiking, kidnapping, epileptic seizure, bullies, racism, bulimia, drunk driving and drug. He portrayed willis jackson on the sitcom diffrent strokes, and had a recurring role as monk on the sitcom everybody hates chris. The following is a list of episodes of diffrent strokes, an american sitcom that aired on nbc. Horton is the main antagonist in the twopart diffrent strokes episode the. Diffrent strokes star todd bridges recounts being molested to dr. Diffrent strokes episode 0508 memories video dailymotion. Horton is the main antagonist in the twopart diff rent strokes episode the bicycle man he was portrayed by the late gordon jump biography. Diffrent strokes star todd bridges says he was molested. Horton at his bycicle shop, he gives them wine, desserts, games, nude pictures of himself, an xrated magazine, and even an xrated cartoon involving mice. When arnold jackson and his friend, dudley ramsey visit mr.
Todd bridges reveals child sexual abuse while a diffrent. Many can relate or have some type of reaction to the subject. A very special diffrent strokes thats terrifying for all the wrong. Jgs five episodes of diffrent strokes that scarred me. Ill do season 5 first then 6, i will just uploading the episodes i have for season 6 at the moment. Philip drummond was a widower and had a daughter, kimberly. Diffrent strokes took place in new york city and centered around the happenings in the drummond household. The bicycle man is a twopart very special episode of the american sitcom diff rent strokes 19781986, starring conrad bain, gary coleman, todd bridges. Watch diffrent strokes episode 0508 memories different strokes on dailymotion.
In 1983, strokes aired a twopart episode about child molestation where gordon jump later known as maytags. Diffrent strokes episode 03 roots video dailymotion. It was a thoughtful and over the limits kinda show. The diffrnt strokes bicycle man episode holds the distinction of being one of the most messed up episodes in the history of tv sitcoms. Oz show to outline his own molestation and why he kept it hidden for decades. The bicycle man episode is given new life, and becomes even creepier than before.
Diffrent strokes did an episode where a kid got molested. Todd bridges reveals child sexual abuse while a diffrent strokes star, rewatch horrific episode about it. Todd anthony bridges born may 27, 1965 is an american actor. This field doesnt lack for star power either, as family ties and the brady bunch both sport alist guests. Diffrent strokes 1x05 the spanking video dailymotion. Diffrent strokes episode 0503 big brother video dailymotion. Diff rent strokes was a family show, a sort of precursor to the tgif lineup that would spring up on abc three years after it went off the air, which means that adolescents were a part of its target. It soon becomes a race against time to get details out of arnold after learning that dudley is about to become mr. The following is a list of episodes of diffrent strokes, an american sitcom that aired on nbc from november 3, 1978, to may 4, 1985, and on abc from september 27, 1985, to march 7, 1986. Remember the diffrent strokes with the bicycle man child molester. Child stars special, geeks, freaks, and sidekicks, where he revealed that during the taping of the very special episode of diffrent strokes in which he was molested, he was going through a similar experience in real life. Diffrent strokes was and still is regarded by many as not just one of the most successful sitcoms in tv history but one of the very few, which succeeded due to the multiracial cast of conrad bain as philipmr drummond, dana plato as kimberley, todd bridges as willis, and the lovable scamp, gary coleman as arnold jackson.
Watch diffrent strokes episode 03 roots different strokes on dailymotion. Nussbaum flashes back to a very special, very molestery diffrent. Todd bridges rose to fame on the hit show diffrent strokes, but his life spiraled out of control after the show went off the air in the mid80s. Theres a lot of child molestation and attempted molestation going on in this episode. And this time, the plot is so egregiously dark and narrow in focus that its not entirely clear what the moral of the episode is, other than that sometimes life is an unthinkable nightmare. A very special diffrent strokes thats terrifying for. This leads to a decision that has farreaching consequences for willis and his relationships with both charlene, the law and when he finds out his very angry father. Todd bridges opens up about the death of diffrent strokes costar charlotte rae.
With conrad bain, gary coleman, todd bridges, dana plato. Belvedere, with two strong entries, also has great odds. Different strokes creepy bicycle man, gary coleman youtube. For sheer odds, diffrent strokes has to be considered the favorite to take it all this year, with three entrants among the top 16. A very special episode s2 e5 the diffrent strokes with the bicycle man child molester duration. He was 17 and starring as willis jackson on the fifth season of abcs diffrent strokes when the wife of then. The series stars gary coleman and todd bridges as arnold and willis jackson, respectively, two africanamerican boys from harlem taken in by a rich white park avenue businessman and widower named phillip drummond conrad bain and. Diffrent strokes episode 0312 the loan video dailymotion. She meets with immediate success when she accepts a date. Diffrent strokes, the bicycle man season five, episodes 16 and 17. Swim speed strokes for swimmers and triathletes master freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke for your fastest swimming swim speed series pdf.
All in the family had an episode where edith got raped. Silver spoons rickys best friend is a victim of child abuse. A guide listing the titles and air dates for episodes of the tv series diffrent strokes. From child molestation on diffrent strokes to wills emotional deadbeat dad rant on the fresh prince of belair, the very special episodes of 80s and 90s sitcoms introduced young. Diffrent strokes is an american sitcom television series that aired on nbc from november 3, 1978 to may 4, 1985 and on abc from september 27, 1985 to march 7, 1986. From top to bottom, this one didnt need vcrs because once youve seen it, its burned into your head forever. Yes, diffrent strokes makes the list twice, the second time in a transparent attempt to top the whole bike shop pedophile affair. Watch all 24 diffrent strokes episodes from season 1,view pictures, get episode information and more. This episode was used to to demonstrate how to identify and protect yourself from a pedophile. As mentioned at the outset, this was far from the only time that diffrent strokes went to the veryspecialepisode well. Tired of looking like a 15 year old, kimberly turns to blair for help in looking like an older woman. Horton for over a year and would always rent bikes from him to go for weekly bike rides.1413 193 1053 1479 1281 151 1438 367 1525 95 573 540 137 511 159 508 1612 589 612 493 871 1450 320 1401 790 746 49 945 1012 1079 1169 996 1456 1450 1000 1303 492 278 1277 1362