Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Diff'rent Strokes Online / Diff'rent Strokes links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / Dana Plato Yahoo Group / Diff'rent Strokes Photo Gallery


Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete First Season

Buy Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete First Season on DVD
Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Second Season

Buy Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Second Season on DVD
Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Third Season

Buy Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Third Season on DVD
Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fourth Season

Buy Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fourth Season on DVD

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1980s Sitcoms > Diff'rent Strokes

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Orders Multi-Camera Sitcom with Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin; Three New Seasons of Bob's Burgers on DVD
Fri-Yay: BoJack Horseman is as Delightfully Sad as Ever in Season 5; The Guest Book Returns Oct. 23 on TBS with More Guests
The Goldbergs Coming to TV Land; grown-ish Returns in January on Freeform
South Park 8 Day Marathon on Comedy Central; Classic Adult Swim Comedy Returns with Special
NBC Fall Pilot Review: I Feel Bad - Premieres Wednesday (Sept. 19); 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Winners
Married with Children Now on WGN America; black-ish Enters National Syndication and Free Sneakers Contest
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 17, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: ABC Orders Script for Designing Women Reboot; James Marsden and Ed Asner Cast in Netflix Series


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-14-2013, 10:54 PM   #1
TVFactFan
Member
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 89,490
Default Mrs. Garrett was a WEIRDO in the episode...."Mrs. Garrett Crisis"

She says she wants to quit so she can do something else with her life and then gets mad when the agency calls Mr. Drummond about sending him a new housekeeper??? LOL

What the hell were they supposed to do be without a housekeeper after she left? This was one of her weirdest episodes.


BTW: I hated that she left this show and went on to do Facts of Life
TVFactFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 07:28 AM   #2
DJM77
Member
Senior Member
 
DJM77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 15, 2001
Location: Missouri
Posts: 3,859
Send a message via ICQ to DJM77
Crazy

Mrs. Garrett was a weirdo in a lot of the episodes. There was one episode where she was looking in the mirror and singing, "Ohhhh you big beautiful doll!" And then she starts barking.
__________________
Marge: There are only 49 stars on that flag.
Abe: I'll be deep in the cold, cold ground before I recognize Missouri!
DJM77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 07:14 PM   #3
TVFactFan
Member
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 89,490
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DJM77
Mrs. Garrett was a weirdo in a lot of the episodes. There was one episode where she was looking in the mirror and singing, "Ohhhh you big beautiful doll!" And then she starts barking.

I was shocked that she expected the Drummonds household to be without a housekeeper after she left
TVFactFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2017, 11:02 AM   #4
EccentricGenius
Member
Forum Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 30, 2015
Posts: 363
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TVFactFan
She says she wants to quit so she can do something else with her life and then gets mad when the agency calls Mr. Drummond about sending him a new housekeeper??? LOL

What the hell were they supposed to do be without a housekeeper after she left? This was one of her weirdest episodes.


BTW: I hated that she left this show and went on to do Facts of Life

I think "Mrs. Garrett's Crisis" laid the groundwork for the season one finale "Garrett's Girls," which also served as the backdoor pilot for "The Facts Of Life." Since Charlotte Rae had become a breakout actress due to her popularity as Edna Garrett on "Strokes," Fred Silverman (NBC's head honcho during the late '70s and early '80s) decided to create a spin-off for Rae; the end result, of course, was "The Facts Of Life." And I also agree that "Strokes" was never the same after Rae--and Mrs. Garrett--departed midway through season two in order to work on "Facts" full-time; I wasn't fond of her replacements, Adelaide Brubaker (Nedra Volz) and Pearl Gallagher (Mary Jo Catlett), as much as I was fond of Mrs. Garrett.

Enjoy your day, TVFactFan!
EccentricGenius is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:26 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.