The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life (1979)


  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Creator: Norman Lear, Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon
  • First Air Date: 1979-08-24
  • Last Air Date: 1988-05-07
  • Total Seasons: 9
  • Total Episodes: 201
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: TAT Communications Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: NBC
star 6.9/10
From 63 Ratings

Summary

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it the longest running sitcom of the 1980s. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series' premise focuses on Edna Garrett as she becomes a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.

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The Facts of Life Seasons

Season 0

First Air Date: 1982-09-25
7 Episodes

Season 1

First Air Date: 1979-08-24
13 Episodes

Season 2

First Air Date: 1980-11-19
16 Episodes

Season 3

First Air Date: 1981-10-28
24 Episodes

Season 4

First Air Date: 1982-09-29
24 Episodes

Season 5

First Air Date: 1983-09-21
26 Episodes

Season 6

First Air Date: 1984-09-26
26 Episodes

Season 7

First Air Date: 1985-09-14
24 Episodes

Season 8

First Air Date: 1986-09-27
24 Episodes

Season 9

First Air Date: 1987-09-26
24 Episodes

The Facts of Life Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1Rough Housing30 min
Season 1Episode 2Like Mother, Like Daughter30 min
Season 1Episode 3The Return of Mr. Garrett30 min
Season 1Episode 4I.Q.30 min
Season 1Episode 5Overachieving30 min
Season 1Episode 6Emily Dickinson30 min
Season 1Episode 7Dieting30 min
Season 1Episode 8The Facts of Love30 min
Season 1Episode 9Flash Flood30 min
Season 1Episode 10Adoption30 min
Season 1Episode 11Running30 min
Season 1Episode 12Molly's Holiday30 min
Season 1Episode 13Dope30 min
Season 2Episode 1The New Girl (Part 1)30 min
Season 2Episode 2The New Girl (Part 2)30 min
Season 2Episode 3Double Standard30 min
Season 2Episode 4Who Am I?30 min
Season 2Episode 5Cousin Geri30 min
Season 2Episode 6Shoplifting30 min
Season 2Episode 7Teenage Marriage (Part 1)30 min
Season 2Episode 8Teenage Marriage (Part 2)30 min
Season 2Episode 9Gossip30 min
Season 2Episode 10Breaking Point30 min
Season 2Episode 11Sex Symbol30 min
Season 2Episode 12The Secret30 min
Season 2Episode 13Bought and Sold30 min
Season 2Episode 14Pretty Babies30 min
Season 2Episode 15Free Spirit30 min
Season 2Episode 16Brian and Sylvia30 min
Season 3Episode 1Growing Pains30 min
Season 3Episode 2Fear Strikes Back30 min
Season 3Episode 3A Baby in the House30 min
Season 3Episode 4A Friend in Deed30 min
Season 3Episode 5Front Page30 min
Season 3Episode 6Give and Take30 min
Season 3Episode 7Sweet Sorrow30 min
Season 3Episode 8From Russia with Love30 min
Season 3Episode 9Dear Me30 min
Season 3Episode 10Cousin Geri Returns30 min
Season 3Episode 11Legacy30 min
Season 3Episode 12Green-Eyed Monster30 min
Season 3Episode 13The Americanization of Miko30 min
Season 3Episode 14The Marriage Brokers30 min
Season 3Episode 15Starstruck30 min
Season 3Episode 16The Four Musketeers30 min
Season 3Episode 17The Affair30 min
Season 3Episode 18Runaway30 min
Season 3Episode 19New York, New York30 min
Season 3Episode 20Kids Can Be Cruel30 min
Season 3Episode 21Mind Your Own Business30 min
Season 3Episode 22The Academy30 min
Season 3Episode 23Jo's Cousin30 min
Season 3Episode 24Read No Evil30 min
Season 4Episode 1Ain't Miss Beholden30 min
Season 4Episode 2The Source30 min
Season 4Episode 3The Sound of Silence30 min
Season 4Episode 4The Oldest Living Graduate30 min
Season 4Episode 5Different Drummer30 min
Season 4Episode 6Dearest Mommie30 min
Season 4Episode 7A Woman's Place30 min
Season 4Episode 8Daddy's Girl30 min
Season 4Episode 9The Big Fight30 min
Season 4Episode 10For the Asking30 min
Season 4Episode 11September Song30 min
Season 4Episode 12A Royal Pain30 min
Season 4Episode 13Magnificent Obsession30 min
Season 4Episode 14Under Pressure30 min
Season 4Episode 15Teacher's Pet30 min
Season 4Episode 16Let's Party!30 min
Season 4Episode 17Best Sister (Part 1)30 min
Season 4Episode 18Best Sister (Part 2)30 min
Season 4Episode 19Guess Who's Coming to Dinner30 min
Season 4Episode 20Who's on First?30 min
Season 4Episode 21Help from Home30 min
Season 4Episode 22Take My Finals, Please30 min
Season 4Episode 23Graduation60 min
Season 5Episode 1Brave New World (1)30 min
Season 5Episode 2Brave New World (2)30 min
Season 5Episode 3Gamma Gamma or Bust30 min
Season 5Episode 4Just My Bill30 min
Season 5Episode 5What Price Glory?30 min
Season 5Episode 6The Halloween Show30 min
Season 5Episode 7Advance Placement30 min
Season 5Episode 8I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can30 min
Season 5Episode 9Small But Dangerous30 min
Season 5Episode 10Store Games30 min
Season 5Episode 11The Second Time Around30 min
Season 5Episode 12The Christmas Show30 min
Season 5Episode 13The Chain Letter30 min
Season 5Episode 14Next Door30 min
Season 5Episode 15Crossing the Line30 min
Season 5Episode 16All or Nothing30 min
Season 5Episode 17A Death in the Family30 min
Season 5Episode 18Big Fish/Little Fish30 min
Season 5Episode 19Star at Langley30 min
Season 5Episode 20Dream Marriage30 min
Season 5Episode 21Mother and Daughter30 min
Season 5Episode 22All by Herself30 min
Season 5Episode 23Seems Like Old Times30 min
Season 5Episode 24Joint Custody30 min
Season 5Episode 25The Way We Were (1)30 min
Season 5Episode 26The Way We Were (2)30 min
Season 6Episode 1The Summer of '8430 min
Season 6Episode 2Slices of Life30 min
Season 6Episode 3Love at First Byte30 min
Season 6Episode 4My Boyfriend's Back30 min
Season 6Episode 5Cruisin'30 min
Season 6Episode 6Taking a Chance on Love (1)30 min
Season 6Episode 7Taking a Chance on Love (2)30 min
Season 6Episode 8E.G.O.C. (Edna Garrett on Campus)30 min
Season 6Episode 9Dear Apple30 min
Season 6Episode 10Talk, Talk, Talk30 min
Season 6Episode 11Smile30 min
Season 6Episode 12The Rich Aren't Different30 min
Season 6Episode 13Christmas in the Big House30 min
Season 6Episode 14Me and Eleanor30 min
Season 6Episode 15Working It Out30 min
Season 6Episode 16Jazzbeau30 min
Season 6Episode 17Two Guys from Appleton30 min
Season 6Episode 18With a Little Help from My Friends30 min
Season 6Episode 19Gone with the Wind (1)30 min
Season 6Episode 20Gone with the Wind (2)30 min
Season 6Episode 21Man in the Attic30 min
Season 6Episode 22The Last Drive-In30 min
Season 6Episode 23Sisters30 min
Season 6Episode 24It's Lonely at the Top30 min
Season 6Episode 25Bus Stop30 min
Season 6Episode 26The Interview Show30 min
Season 7Episode 1Out of the Fire...30 min
Season 7Episode 2Into the Frying Pan30 min
Season 7Episode 3Grand Opening30 min
Season 7Episode 4Teacher, Teacher30 min
Season 7Episode 5Men for All Seasons30 min
Season 7Episode 6A New Life30 min
Season 7Episode 7Doo-Wah30 min
Season 7Episode 8Come Back to the Truck Stop, Natalie Green, Natalie Green30 min
Season 7Episode 9Born Too Late30 min
Season 7Episode 103, 2, 130 min
Season 7Episode 11We Get Letters30 min
Season 7Episode 12Ballroom Dance30 min
Season 7Episode 13Christmas Baby30 min
Season 7Episode 14Tootie Drives30 min
Season 7Episode 15Stake-Out Blues30 min
Season 7Episode 16The Agent30 min
Season 7Episode 17The Reunion30 min
Season 7Episode 18Concentration30 min
Season 7Episode 19Atlantic City30 min
Season 7Episode 20The Lady Who Came to Dinner30 min
Season 7Episode 21The Candidate30 min
Season 7Episode 22Big Time Charlie30 min
Season 7Episode 23The Graduate30 min
Season 7Episode 24The Apartment30 min
Season 8Episode 1Out of Peekskill (1)30 min
Season 8Episode 2Out of Peekskill (2)30 min
Season 8Episode 3Ready or Not30 min
Season 8Episode 4Another Room30 min
Season 8Episode 5Off-Broadway Baby30 min
Season 8Episode 6The Little Chill30 min
Season 8Episode 7The Ratings Game30 min
Season 8Episode 8The Wedding Day30 min
Season 8Episode 9Fast Food30 min
Season 8Episode 10Where's Poppa?30 min
Season 8Episode 11Write and Wrong30 min
Season 8Episode 12Seven Little Indians30 min
Season 8Episode 13The Greek Connection30 min
Season 8Episode 14Post-Christmas Card30 min
Season 8Episode 15A Star is Torn30 min
Season 8Episode 16A Winter's Tale30 min
Season 8Episode 17Cupid's Revenge30 min
Season 8Episode 1862 Pick-Up30 min
Season 8Episode 19Boy About the House30 min
Season 8Episode 20Ex Marks the Spot30 min
Season 8Episode 21Younger Than Springtime30 min
Season 8Episode 22This is Only a Test30 min
Season 8Episode 23Rites of Passage (1)30 min
Season 8Episode 24Rites of Passage (2)30 min
Season 9Episode 1Down and Out in Malibu (1)30 min
Season 9Episode 2Down and Out in Malibu (2)30 min
Season 9Episode 3Rumor Has It30 min
Season 9Episode 4Before the Fall30 min
Season 9Episode 5Sweet Charity30 min
Season 9Episode 6Up from Down Under30 min
Season 9Episode 7The More the Marrier30 min
Season 9Episode 8A Rose by Any Other Age30 min
Season 9Episode 9Adventures in Baileysitting30 min
Season 9Episode 10It's a Wonderful Christmas30 min
Season 9Episode 11Golden Oldies30 min
Season 9Episode 12A Thousand Frowns30 min
Season 9Episode 13Something in Common30 min
Season 9Episode 14Peekskill Law30 min
Season 9Episode 15A House Divided30 min
Season 9Episode 16The First Time30 min
Season 9Episode 17Let's Face the Music30 min
Season 9Episode 18Less Than Perfect30 min
Season 9Episode 19Till Marriage Do Us Part30 min
Season 9Episode 20Present Imperfect30 min
Season 9Episode 21On the Edge30 min
Season 9Episode 22Big Apple Blues30 min
Season 9Episode 23The Beginning of the End30 min
Season 9Episode 24The Beginning of the Beginning30 min
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Beverly Ann Stickle
  • Lisa Whelchel

    as Blair Warner
  • Kim Fields

    as Tootie Ramsey
  • Mindy Cohn

    as Natalie Green
  • Nancy McKeon

    as Joanne Jo Polniaczek
  • Mackenzie Astin

    as Andy Moffett
  • Sherrié Austin

    as Pippa McKenna

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