DIFF’RENT STROKES/NBC/ABC/1978-86 (Crippled)
Kathy Gordon (Melanie Watson ), a sprite, wisecracking, young girl named who became friends with Arnold Jackson (Gary Coleman) the series’ star.
Kathy’s body was dwarfed/undersized and rode a motorized wheelchair. Her character was introduced to the series during the 1983 season.
See also: Diff’rent Strokes