Aug. 24, 1979
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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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 show had 9 seasons and 201 episodes air between 1979 and 1988.

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  • Geri Jewell claimed Charlotte Rae was standoffish and rude to her during the production due to Rae's discomfort with her cerebral palsy. Rae denies this, however.
  • Pamela Segall, (Kelly), plays a character who's much younger than the other girls. But in real life she's the same age as Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn and she's actually 3 years older than Kim Fields.
  • Dan Frischman made an appearance in the "Kids Can Be So Cruel" episode. He also played Arvid for several seasons on "Head of the Class".
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