The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman named Phillip Drummond and his daughter Kimberly, for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett.
|First Air Date||November 3rd, 1978|
|Last Air Date||March 7th, 1986|
|Production Companies||Norman Lear/Tandem Productions, Embassy Television, Embassy Pictures Corporation|
|Number of Seasons||8 Seasons|
|Number of Episodes||189 Episodes|
|Plot Keywords||wealthy, orphan, manhattan, new york city, sitcom, child care|