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.


The Facts of Life Season 9 (1987-1988)

9x01 9 9x01 Down and Out in Malibu (1)
Jo is given a job house sitting for actor Richard Moll in Malibu, which is fortunate since she is unemployed and homeless at the moment.
Sep. 26, 1987
9x02 9 9x02 Down and Out in Malibu (2)
Richard Moll returns home to find that a running bathtub has flooded his place while in Jo's responsibility.
Oct. 03, 1987
9x03 9 9x03 Rumor Has It
A professor with a reputation as a playboy causes rumors to be spread around school when Blair starts spending time with him.
Oct. 17, 1987
9x04 9 9x04 Before the Fall
Natalie is assigned to do a feature story on the school's ROTC program, but she fears the job when it is discovered that she must make a parachute jump from an airplane.
Oct. 24, 1987
9x05 9 9x05 Sweet Charity
Jo enjoys her new job at the community center doing social work, but soon finds out there is no money left in the budget to pay her salary.
Nov. 07, 1987
9x06 9 9x06 Up from Down Under
A girl arrives from Australia named Pippa, who claims to be an new exchange student at Eastland.
Nov. 14, 1987
9x07 9 9x07 The More the Marrier
Tootie goes on a date with another man when her boyfriend says he can't make it to the winter carnival.
Nov. 21, 1987
9x08 9 9x08 A Rose by Any Other Age
Blair is awestruck when the honor student she invites over for a study session, seems more interested in Beverly Ann.
Nov. 28, 1987
9x09 9 9x09 Adventures in Baileysitting
Blair runs off for tea with a friend, leaving her baby sister with the gang, only to return to find out no one is sure where she is.
Dec. 05, 1987
9x10 9 9x10 It's a Wonderful Christmas
Beverly Ann has a glimpse of what life would have been like if she had never come to Peekskill. Blair's finances, Tootie's engagement, Natalie's freedom , Pippa's self respect, Andy's ...
Dec. 12, 1987
9x11 9 9x11 Golden Oldies
A look in the future, 40 years ahead to be exact, where the girls are older but still live together in the same place.
Jan. 02, 1988
9x12 9 9x12 A Thousand Frowns
Andy's new big brother is hiding a secret, which maybe why his is living each day as if it was his last.
Jan. 09, 1988
9x13 9 9x13 Something in Common
Jo's father isn't too pleased when he hears that her new boyfriend has a job as a piano player at a restaurant.
Jan. 16, 1988
9x14 9 9x14 Peekskill Law
Blair becomes an intern at a law firm and is assigned a murder case. He appears to be guilty to everyone, except for Blair.
Jan. 23, 1988
9x15 9 9x15 A House Divided
Natalie and Tootie's boyfriends don't exactly see eye-to-eye when they meet for the first time. Meanwhile, Jo is furious over a repair job on her bike.
Jan. 30, 1988
9x16 9 9x16 The First Time
Natalie and Snake spend their first night together, and she fears the reaction both her friends will give and what Snake is feeling.
Feb. 06, 1988
9x17 9 9x17 Let's Face the Music
A day at the spa does not turn out as expected when Jo and Blair get invited as guests of a musical sponsor.
Feb. 13, 1988
9x18 9 9x18 Less Than Perfect
Blair is worried how she will be perceived after her forehead receives a cut in an automobile accident, ruining her perfect appearance.
Feb. 20, 1988
9x19 9 9x19 Till Marriage Do Us Part
Everyone is excited when Rick proposes to Jo, all that is except for Jo, who has yet to say yes or no.
Feb. 27, 1988
9x20 9 9x20 Present Imperfect
Jeff's grandmother gives Tootie a pendant as an engagement gift, which she feels is too ugly to wear. But when Andy and Pippa throw a wild party, the necklace is battered and causes ...
Mar. 05, 1988
9x21 9 9x21 On the Edge
Jo's job at the social services center puts her into action when the supervisor for suicide prevention threatens to jump from the top of the building.
Mar. 12, 1988
9x22 9 9x22 Big Apple Blues
Natalie's new roommates are not as she had expected when she makes her move into a Soho apartment in New York City.
Mar. 19, 1988
9x23 9 9x23 The Beginning of the End
When Eastland threatens to close due to bankruptcy, Blair comes through and purchases the school in order to keep it open, but needs to interview for a new headmaster and round up ...
Apr. 30, 1988
9x24 9 9x24 The Beginning of the Beginning
Blair makes herself the new headmaster and works on her first task, convincing a young girl to stay in school.
May. 07, 1988
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