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The Facts of Life

A group of girls attending a boarding school experience the joys and the trials of adolescence under the guiding hand of housemother Edna Garrett.

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09x24 The Beginning of the Beginning Aired: May. 07, 1988

Blair makes herself the new headmaster and works on her first task, convincing a young girl to stay in school.

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The Facts of Life is Canceled/Ended
The show had 9 seasons and 201 episodes air between 1979 and 1988.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Aug. 24, 1979
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1979 - 1988
To-Date:
9 Seasons
201 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

Series Fun Facts

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  • The series core cast from 1980-1986 was Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, and Nancy McKeon. Fans saw all five of them reunited together for the first time in 25 years in…
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    The series core cast from 1980-1986 was Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, and Nancy McKeon. Fans saw all five of them reunited together for the first time in 25 years in 2011, when they appeared at the TV Land Awards to accept the Pop Culture Award.
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  • Midway throughout the sixth and seventh seasons, Charlotte Rae had missed several episodes due to her health problems. This led her leaving the show at the end of the seventh season, although…
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    Midway throughout the sixth and seventh seasons, Charlotte Rae had missed several episodes due to her health problems. This led her leaving the show at the end of the seventh season, although she did make two more guest appearances at the beginning of the eighth season.
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  • Mindy Cohn wasn't an auditionee for the show. When the producers visited a girls' school to see how the girls interacted, she was a social magnet just being herself, and they created Natalie…
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    Mindy Cohn wasn't an auditionee for the show. When the producers visited a girls' school to see how the girls interacted, she was a social magnet just being herself, and they created Natalie based on Cohn. She was then tested in the role.
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