The Trip: Part 1 is the twentieth episode of Season 1 of Diff'rent Strokes. The episode was written by Howard Leeds, Martin Cohan and Ben Starr and directed by Herbert Kenwith. It originally aired on March 30, 1979 on NBC.


Mr. Drummond's company has bought out a radio station in Portland, Oregon, where his old army buddy, Larry Alder, hosts a talk show.