A group of girls attending a boarding school experience the joys and the trials of adolescence under the guiding hand of housemother Edna Garrett.
The Facts of Life Season 5 (1983-1984)
|5x01 Brave New World (1) |
The new adjustments seem harder than expected when Jo and Blair begin college life and Mrs. Garrett receives Mr. Parker's new demands.
|Sep. 21, 1983|
|5x02 Brave New World (2) |
Mrs. Garrett decides to leave Eastman when the opportunity arises where she could buy an Armenian deli and create her own business.
|Sep. 21, 1983|
|5x03 Gamma Gamma or Bust |
Blair is so eager to join an exclusive sorority that she fires Mrs. Garrett for making a Mexican meal for a party she is hosting before learning that Blair must have Chinese food.
|Sep. 28, 1983|
|5x04 Just My Bill |
Jo becomes angry when she learns an average guy she is dating is really the son of a wealthy family.
|Oct. 12, 1983|
|5x05 What Price Glory? |
Tootie discovers her new boyfriend, Jeff, a star on the football team, is really an illiterate who has been getting some other students to write his papers for him.
|Oct. 19, 1983|
|5x06 The Halloween Show |
The girls are convinced that Mrs. Garrett has been possessed by the spirit of a man who was rumored to be killed in her store many years ago when they see her walking around at night, ...
|Oct. 26, 1983|
|5x07 Advance Placement |
Natalie lets a chance to enroll at Langley for a college course come between herself and friends when she gets a bloated ego.
|Nov. 02, 1983|
|5x08 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can |
Blair is shocked when she sees a character from her past while at a club of male exotic dancers for Mrs. Garrett's birthday.
|Nov. 09, 1983|
|5x09 Small but Dangerous |
Jo gets involved when a streetwise kid believes that the damage at Edna's Edibles shop was caused by a gang.
|Nov. 16, 1983|
|5x10 Store Games |
Natalie hacks into a rivals computer and changes their recipes around in hopes of stopping Edna's Edibles recent trend of losing business.
|Nov. 30, 1983|
|5x11 The Second Time Around |
A recent spark between Jo's parents gives her hope that they may soon reconcile. But that dream is dashed when he reveals his engagement to another woman.
|Dec. 14, 1983|
|5x12 The Christmas Show |
Blair and Tootie run a phony raffle to get Jo a plane ticket to Miami to spend Christmas with her mother.
|Dec. 21, 1983|
|5x13 The Chain Letter |
A bad inspection from the Board of Health has Mrs. Garrett on edge. But when the girls pass over their work to answer a chain letter, Mrs. G feels that maybe she made a mistake in giving ...
|Dec. 28, 1983|
|5x14 Next Door |
Tootie fears a young boy neighbor who stays alone during the day, might be in trouble when there is a gas leak in the area.
|Jan. 04, 1984|
|5x15 Crossing the Line |
When Natalie decides not to continue dating a black guy, Tootie feels that it is due to his race.
|Jan. 11, 1984|
|5x16 All or Nothing |
Jo gets into school politics when she is elected a board member at Langley, but feels disillusioned when a vote comes up to cut scholarships for a new scoreboard which they don't n ...
|Jan. 18, 1984|
|5x17 A Death in the Family |
The girls are unsure how to deal with Natalie when her father dies unexpectedly and they attend his funeral.
|Feb. 01, 1984|
|5x18 Big Fish/Little Fish |
Blair brushes off Jo's offer to help with her party when she learns that Jo is now more popular in school than she is.
|Feb. 08, 1984|
|5x19 Star at Langley |
Having pushed Cliff away just as he felt their relationship was getting serious, Blair finds herself competing with a visiting actress for his attention.
|Feb. 15, 1984|
|5x20 Dream Marriage |
Blair has a dream about her future when Cliff asks her to get married to him.
|Feb. 22, 1984|
|5x21 Mother and Daughter |
Tootie's mother decides she wants a closer relationship with her daughter after a visit reveals that she doesn't know very much about what is going on in her life.
|Feb. 29, 1984|
|5x22 All by Herself |
Geri fires Blair when she makes her an assistant in organizing a charity auction, but then goes behind her back to set up deals. But can Geri handle this big job all by herself?
|Mar. 14, 1984|
|5x23 Seems Like Old Times |
Eddie, Jo's ex-fiancee, returns for a visit to Peekskill after his hitch was finished in the Navy. But all are in for an even bigger surprise when Tootie discovers his hidden secre ...
|Mar. 21, 1984|
|5x24 Joint Custody |
Mrs. Garrett worries about the shop's future when her son, Raymond, and his wife stop by for a visit and reveal they are having marital problems.
|May. 02, 1984|
|5x25 The Way We Were (1) |
Another year of school has passed and Summer vacation is on its way, as the girls reminisce about their past years together. But they may not all leave as friends when Jo and Blair ...
|May. 09, 1984|
|5x26 The Way We Were (2) |
More flashbacks continue as the girls reminisce about their past together. But the friendships may be tested when Blair and Jo argue over an accident and Tootie and Natalie have a feud ...
|May. 09, 1984|
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