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"Santa's Helper" is the second Christmas episode of the NBC sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, produced and aired as the twelfth episode of the show's fifth season.


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Arnold falls innocent victim to a beguiling street corner Santa who has an ulterior financial motive for hiring him as a holiday "helper".


The episode is included in the Diff'rent Strokes: The Complete Fifth Season DVD set, released by Shout Factory (under license from Sony Pictures) on April 11, 2017.


Actor/actress Character(s)
Conrad Bain Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges Willis Jackson
Dana Plato Kimberly Drummond
Mary Jo Catlett Pearl Gallagher
Garrett Morris Santa Claus
Mr. Jones

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