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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 24, 1979
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
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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Canceled/Ended
The show had 9 seasons and 201 episodes air between 1979 and 1988.

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  • Even though Kim Drummond never ended up at Eastland like the original plot of the series had planned, the show still was connected to the "Different Strokes" universe with Mr. Drummond and…
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    Even though Kim Drummond never ended up at Eastland like the original plot of the series had planned, the show still was connected to the "Different Strokes" universe with Mr. Drummond and Arnold making a few guest appearances. In addition, some of the Facts Of Life characters, mostly Tootie, made crossover appearances on Diff'rent Strokes in which they were seen visiting Kimberly.
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  • Jo was the only of the girls not to make any crossover appearances on parent series Diff'rent Strokes.
  • Julie Piekarski who played Sue Ann Weaver and Lisa Whelchel who played Blair Warner were Mouseketeers together before starring on the show. They both were featured in The New Mickey Mouse…
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    Julie Piekarski who played Sue Ann Weaver and Lisa Whelchel who played Blair Warner were Mouseketeers together before starring on the show. They both were featured in The New Mickey Mouse Club along with Molly Ringwald who also starred in the first season of The Facts of Life as Molly Parker.
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