The Best Episodes Directed by Martin Cohan

In the Swim

#1 - In the Swim

Diff'rent Strokes Season 5 - Episode 2

Willis is completely supportive of Kimberly's transfer into his public school, until his sister's "innocent" actions begin getting him into hot water.

star 8.71
7 votes
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Return of the Gooch

#2 - Return of the Gooch

Diff'rent Strokes Season 2 - Episode 20

The "Gooch" is back and this time he's terrorizing Arnold, but Arnold plans to be ready when the bully strikes. In building Arnold's confidence, Willis convinces him that his martial arts lesson has given him a "killer" foot.

star 8.40
5 votes
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The Election

#3 - The Election

Diff'rent Strokes Season 2 - Episode 16

Drummond puts his convictions on the line to run for city council, and rooting him on are Arnold, Willis, Kimberly, and an "unexpected" new addition to the household. Nedra Volz plays Adelaide Brubaker, the small but sassy housekeeper who helps Drummond mobilize the family for a "win."

star 8.25
8 votes
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Getting Involved

#4 - Getting Involved

Diff'rent Strokes Season 1 - Episode 22

When Arnold is witness to a hold up, the robber tries to ensure that the youngster will not identify him.

star 8.21
14 votes
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Have I Got a Girl for You

#5 - Have I Got a Girl for You

Diff'rent Strokes Season 4 - Episode 21

Aunt Sophia's matchmaking unites an unsuspecting Drummond with her "working-class" hairdresser, but a slip of Arnold's tongue ignites charges that Drummond is a snob, turning a "budding romance" into a roaring feud.

star 8.00
5 votes
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Myrna's Story

#6 - Myrna's Story

Rhoda Season 2 - Episode 10

Business is booming at Rhoda's window-dressing firm, due partly to her creative sketches, but also because of Myrna Morgenstern's "persuasive" sales pitches, something which Rhoda puts an end to.

star 7.75
4 votes
Bum Voyage

#7 - Bum Voyage

The Bob Newhart Show Season 1 - Episode 23

Afraid that his practice, as well as his patients, will fall apart if he leaves, Bob keeps resisting Emily's plans for a two-month European cruise.

star 7.53
75 votes
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Rhoda's Sellout

#8 - Rhoda's Sellout

Rhoda Season 2 - Episode 16

Torn between her pride at losing a huge account for her window-dressing firm, Rhoda battles with a stubborn though prosperous tuxedo chain-store owner who wants her to decorate his windows his way, or not at all.

star 7.50
4 votes
Archie in the Hospital

#9 - Archie in the Hospital

All in the Family Season 3 - Episode 15

Archie befriends the other patient in his hospital room, unaware that his neighbor is black.

star 7.39
76 votes
Old Man Rivers

#10 - Old Man Rivers

The Bob Newhart Show Season 2 - Episode 7

A rather embarrassing operation leads to romance between Carol and her doctor. Everyone questions the relationship due to the new couple's age disparity.

star 7.09
44 votes
The Accident (2)

#11 - The Accident (2)

Diff'rent Strokes Season 3 - Episode 6

When Drummond finally comes to, he is suffering from amnesia and unless he can regain his memory, he may lose not only his business, but also custody of Arnold, Willis and Kimberly.

star 6.75
4 votes
The Accident (1)

#12 - The Accident (1)

Diff'rent Strokes Season 3 - Episode 5

The festive family celebration of Drummond's 50th birthday suddenly becomes a disaster after a drunk driver puts Drummond in the hospital, unconscious, his life hanging in the balance, in the first episode of a special two-part story.

star 6.70
10 votes
The Critic

#13 - The Critic

The Mary Tyler Moore Show Season 7 - Episode 14

A pompous but renowned critic is hired to provoke controversy on The Six O'Clock News, but the newsroom thinks he has gone too far when he begins attacking Minneapolis and its residents.

star 6.29
5 votes