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.

The Facts of Life Season 8 (1986-1987)

8x01 8 8x01 Out of Peekskill (1)
Mrs. Garrett falls in love with a man named Bruce, and is asked to run off to Africa with him. But doing so would mean leaving her girls behind.
Sep. 27, 1986
8x02 8 8x02 Out of Peekskill (2)
Mrs. Garrett's air brained sister, Beverly Ann, has agreed to come to Peekskill and stay with the girls while she goes to Africa with Bruce.
Sep. 27, 1986
8x03 8 8x03 Ready or Not
Beverly Ann feels Tootie is taking it to fast with her boyfriend.
Oct. 04, 1986
8x04 8 8x04 Another Room
When Jo decides to move out, Beverly Ann suggests make a new apartment out of the attic. But when the cost seems too high for Jo, she makes other plans.
Oct. 11, 1986
8x05 8 8x05 Off-Broadway Baby
Tootie gets a taste of reality when she decides to audition for a Broadway show when the girls head to New York City.
Nov. 01, 1986
8x06 8 8x06 The Little Chill
The girls of Eastland reunite as Blair, Tootie and Natalie create a reunion party. Among the returnees is Cindy, now a model, Nancy, who is engaged to marry and Sue Ann, who is a vice ...
Nov. 08, 1986
8x07 8 8x07 The Ratings Game
Blair and Jo make a bet on whether the computerized dating program Blair runs is really successful. But an accident causes Beverly Ann to erase the computer disk as Jo takes advantage ...
Nov. 15, 1986
8x08 8 8x08 The Wedding Day
When Jo befriends an illegal alien, she agrees to marry him in order to keep him from being deported.
Nov. 22, 1986
8x09 8 8x09 Fast Food
Blair joins Natalie at working in a Mexican restaurant, but is quickly fired when she insults the owner with her snobbish attitude.
Nov. 29, 1986
8x10 8 8x10 Where's Poppa?
When Blair's father pleads guilty to insider trading of stocks, she locks herself inside her bedroom.
Dec. 06, 1986
8x11 8 8x11 Write and Wrong
Natalie is incensed when someone plagiarizes a short story she wrote and had it printed in a magazine.
Dec. 13, 1986
8x12 8 8x12 Seven Little Indians
In a parody of The Twilight Zone, one by one, each member of the show is murdered until only Tootie remains, along with the killer.
Jan. 03, 1987
8x13 8 8x13 The Greek Connection
Natalie crashes a rush party for a sorority that Tootie is trying to join, when she is sent out to write an article for the school newspaper.
Jan. 10, 1987
8x14 8 8x14 Post-Christmas Card
A late Christmas gift for Natalie sends her on a spending spree when she receives a credit card.
Jan. 17, 1987
8x15 8 8x15 A Star is Torn
A girl returns from Tootie's past, Cinnamon, who once beat her out for a Broadway musical. She says she has been replaced, but it seems she is not telling the whole story.
Jan. 31, 1987
8x16 8 8x16 A Winter's Tale
The girls cause a stir when they take a ski trip up in the mountains. While there, they meet a group of guys who are preparing a bachelor party. But after seeing Blair, the groom decides ...
Feb. 07, 1987
8x17 8 8x17 Cupid's Revenge
It's an odd feeling when all the girl's former boyfriends show up on Valentine's Day at the dame time.
Feb. 14, 1987
8x18 8 8x18 62 Pick-Up
It's a blast from the past when 1960's music icons Bobby Rydell and Fabian pay a visit to the girls.
Feb. 21, 1987
8x19 8 8x19 Boy About the House
Beverly Ann feels concern for Andy and the way he is shipped from home to home, and asks to adopt him as her own son.
Feb. 28, 1987
8x20 8 8x20 Ex Marks the Spot
Beverly Ann's ex husband shows up with the hopes of reconciling with her.
Mar. 07, 1987
8x21 8 8x21 Younger Than Springtime
Jo wants Blair to stay out of her father's love life when she tries to find him a girlfriend with her computer dating program. But Jo becomes incensed when she meets his new compan ...
Mar. 21, 1987
8x22 8 8x22 This is Only a Test
Blair's hope of attending law school is threatened when she learns she can not buy her way in, but must pass a entrance test instead.
Apr. 18, 1987
8x23 8 8x23 Rites of Passage (1)
Jo refuses to make a commencement speech after it is rejected by the school staff members. But with her grandfather planning to come from Poland to attend the proceedings, she may have ...
May. 02, 1987
8x24 8 8x24 Rites of Passage (2)
Summer vacation has arrived and each of the girls is offered a new option, including Jo, who has been chosen to take a job in Los Angeles.
May. 09, 1987

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