Diff’rent Strokes might be the only sitcom ever to feature three principal characters who later wound up in courtrooms and mug shots.Before they became Hollywood casualties, these three performers provided audiences with a lot of laughs. Here’s a look at some highs and lows from their notorious careers.Gary ColemanDiff’rent Strokes character: Arnold Jackson, a spunky smart mouth transported from Harlem to chi chi Manhattan.Number of seasons on the show: Eight.Series highpoint: Though he became best known for his hammy moments, Coleman displayed real chops in a rare serious episode of Diff’rent Strokes, when Arnold and his pal Dudley encounter a friendly “Bicycle Man” who has less than honourable intentions.Post series career: Limited to small TV appearances (including a shameful stint on Divorce Court) and a terrific, self mocking appearance in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.Career low: Being arrested on domestic abuse charges in January 2010.Dana PlatoDiff’rent Strokes character: Kimberly Drummond, privileged teen daughter of Mr. Drummond.Number of seasons on the show: Six, plus guest appearances in season eight.Series highpoint: After being let go from the show, Plato made the most of a guest plotline in which Kimberly struggles with bulimia.Post series career: A Playboy spread, some B movies, then work at a dry cleaners.
He is truly the most loved man in the film business, so, hopefully that stands for something.” If you ask me, the quote is kind of stupefying.What I want to know is whether Mel will have the courage to appear on an episode of Galifianakis’s riotous online meta talk show, Between Two Ferns, where Galifianakis routinely mocks celebrity narcissism.FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project.
I will never forget what I saw. I point the flash light all over the tree until I see a pair of small red eyes, it almost looked like some giant scarecrow. I look away for one second to look at my uncle, he looks at me and starts praying. Toronto outrebounded Washington, 55 44, and the discrepancy was created in the first half, when the Raptors grabbed 32 rebounds including 11 of the offensive variety to the Wizards’ 21, which produced a 21 6 second chance points advantage. Bismack Biyombo, Toronto’s 6 foot 9 defensive minded backup center, spent the first half vacuuming every miss within his 7 7 wingspan and concluded with 10 rebounds through 24 minutes. He finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench..