The Trial is the seventh episode of Season 1 of Diff'rent Strokes. The episode was written by Alan Rosen and Fred Rubin and directed by Herbert Kenwith. It originally aired on December 15, 1978 on NBC.


After reading a book on the American legal system, Willis demands a fair trial for Arnold after he is accused of putting his goldfish in the hot tub, so he is put on trial by the Drummond family to prove his innocence.