Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 24, 1979
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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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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The Facts of Life Season 1 (1979-1980)

1x01 1 1x01 Rough Housing
Blair and tomboyish Cindy are nominated for the title of Harvest Queen. Also, the Drummond's make a visit to Eastland to see about her imminent return to their home.
Aug. 24, 1979
1x02 1 1x02 Like Mother, Like Daughter
Blair is upset when her mother comes for a visit and is more interested in dating men than spending time with her own daughter,
Aug. 31, 1979
1x03 1 1x03 The Return of Mr. Garrett
Mrs. Garrett is surprised by the sudden arrival of her ex-husband and even more by his proposal. But all falls apart when she learns he has been teaching Tootie how to play poker.
Sep. 07, 1979
1x04 1 1x04 I.Q.
A list of I.Q. test results is shown to the girls by Tootie, creating unexpected results.
Sep. 14, 1979
1x05 1 1x05 Overachieving
Tootie's father is blaming Mrs. Garrett for holding her back when she decides she wants to open a beauty salon instead of being a lawyer, like he is.
Mar. 12, 1980
1x06 1 1x06 Emily Dickinson
Blair plagiarizes a poem from Emily Dickinson, in order to complete a school assignment, unaware that the headmaster has entered it in a national poetry contest.
Mar. 14, 1980
1x07 1 1x07 Dieting
Sue Ann puts her health in danger when she goes on a crash diet in hopes of impressing a blind date.
Mar. 21, 1980
1x08 1 1x08 The Facts of Love
Blair accepts a date with a delivery boy believing she can handle the situation after attending Mrs. Garrett's sex education class.
Apr. 04, 1980
1x09 1 1x09 Flash Flood
Blair falls for Mr. Bradley after a flash flood puts the school and the lives of some of the girl's animals.
Apr. 11, 1980
1x10 1 1x10 Adoption
When Natalie discovers she is adopted, Blair offers to help her find her true birth parents, despite Mrs. Garrett's objection.
Apr. 25, 1980
1x11 1 1x11 Running
Mr. Bradley wants to win the state track championships so badly that he would sacrifice a close friendship when he places Sue Ann against Cindy.
May. 02, 1980
1x12 1 1x12 Molly's Holiday
The girls plan a reconciliation for Molly's parents when they learn of their pending divorce. But all does not go well when her father arrives with a new girlfriend.
Jun. 04, 1980
1x13 1 1x13 Dope
Blair and Sue Ann enter a whole new world when they join an exclusive club on campus and discover their favorite past time is smoking pot.
Jun. 11, 1980
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