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The Facts of Life

Episodes

26 Episodes 1984 - 1985

Episode 1

The Summer of '84

Wed, Sep 26, 1984 30 mins

Mrs. Garrett and the girls reminisce about their summer vacations: Natalie and Tootie at Cape Cod, Mrs. Garrett and Jo in Atlantic City and Blair down on the farm in Iowa. Vito: John Astin. Cliff: Woody Brown.

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Episode 2

A Slice of Life

Wed, Oct 3, 1984 30 mins

The girls go for the dough when the whole campus flips over Jo's pizza. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Hacksaw: Tony Longo. Natalie: Mindy Cohn. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Tootie: Kim Fields.

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Episode 3

Love at First Byte

Wed, Oct 17, 1984 30 mins

For a psychology term paper, Natalie secretly enrolls Jo and Blair in a computer-dating service. Rex: Christopher Durham. Doug: Joe Brutsman. Chip: Leif Green. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Blair: Lisa Whelchel.

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Episode 4

My Boyfriend's Back

Wed, Oct 24, 1984 30 mins

Tootie's first date with Jeff since he started college leaves her feeling she must sleep with him to keep him. Tootie: Kim Fields. Natalie: Mindy Cohn. Ellen: Eileen Seeley. Rich: John Terlesky.

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Episode 5

Cruisin'

Wed, Oct 31, 1984 30 mins

Each of the girls has her own reason for wanting to go cruising, so they borrow a car and hit the streets. Kim Fields, Nancy McKeon, Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn.

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Episode 6

Taking a Chance on Love

Wed, Nov 7, 1984 30 mins

Jo develops an interest in her photography professor that is more than academic. Part 1 of two. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Robby: Matt Shakman. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae.

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Episode 7

Taking a Chance on Love

Wed, Nov 7, 1984 30 mins

Conclusion. Sam's son Robby makes Jo confront her feelings for Sam and her plans for the future. Sam: Kristoffer Tabori. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Tootie: Kim Fields.

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Episode 8

E.G.O.C. (Edna Garrett on Campus)

Wed, Nov 14, 1984 30 mins

Mrs. Garrett enrolls in a Shakespeare class, but worries that she might have trouble fitting in with the college crowd. Prof. Ryan: Clive Revill. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Alan: Toby Alexander.

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Episode 9

Dear Apple

Wed, Nov 21, 1984 30 mins

Jo has a heart-to-heart talk---with a computer to resolve a conflict she had with Blair (Lisa Whelchel). Natalie: Mindy Cohn. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Tootie: Kim Fields.

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Episode 10

Talk, Talk, Talk

Wed, Nov 28, 1984 30 mins

Jo relies on her gift of gab when she becomes a deejay at a radio station that has no records to play. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Tootie: Kim Fields. Natalie: Mindy Cohn.

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Episode 11

Smile

Wed, Dec 5, 1984 30 mins

Natalie has high hopes of getting a newspaper job, and Mrs. Garrett is getting a rose a day from a secret admirer. Brian: Rob Siemaszko. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Tootie: Kim Fields. Buddy: Robert T. Fitzgerald.

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Episode 12

The Rich Aren't Different

Wed, Dec 12, 1984 30 mins

Jo breaks Blair's watch but feels no need to pay for it since Blair has other watches and lots of money. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Judge: Elliott Reid.

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Episode 13

Christmas in the Bighouse

Wed, Dec 19, 1984 30 mins

A mixup in the girls' plans to do a show at a home for boys finds them presenting a kiddy program to prisoners. Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn. Yeager: Todd Susman. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Jo: Nancy McKeon.

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Episode 14

Me and Eleanor

Wed, Jan 2, 1985 30 mins

Tootie asks Natalie for an honest opinion of her dreadful one-woman play about Eleanor Roosevelt. Andy: Mackenzie Astin. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Jo: Nancy McKeon.

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Episode 15

Working It Out

Wed, Jan 9, 1985 30 mins

Everyone is baffled by Blair's suddenly bizarre behavior. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Mrs. Garrett: Charlotte Rae. Tootie: Kim Fields. Natalie: Mindy Cohn.

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Episode 16

Jazzbeau

Wed, Jan 16, 1985 30 mins

The death of a famous jazz singer brings back fond memories to Tootie and Natalie, who got to know him at a resort hotel where he worked as a waiter. Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn. Carl: Timothy Stack.

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Episode 17

Two Guys From Appleton

Wed, Jan 23, 1985 30 mins

Mrs. Garrett receives a visit from the high-school sweetheart she ran out on, and she's swept off her feet all over again. Charlotte Rae. Kevin: Ryan Cassidy.

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Episode 18

With a Little Help From My Friends

Wed, Jan 30, 1985 30 mins

Blair is devastated when she learns that her boyfriend is into cocaine. Lisa Whelchel. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Kevin: Ryan Cassidy. Father Donovan: John Ingle.

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Episode 19

Gone With the Wind

Wed, Feb 13, 1985 30 mins

When spring break arrives, the girls make plans for Fort Lauderdale---where the boys are. Part 1 of two. Mindy Cohn, Lisa Whelchel. Flyman: Michael Damian. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Ben: Mark Tymchyshyn.

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Episode 20

Gone With the Wind

Wed, Feb 20, 1985 30 mins

Conclusion. To the surprise of everyone Blair falls in love with a building manager (Mark Tymchyshyn). Flyman: Michael Damian. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Tootie: Kim Fields. Morgan: David Wallace.

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Episode 21

Man in the Attic

Wed, Feb 27, 1985 30 mins

Kevin moves into the attic of Edna's Edibles---and makes a move on Jo (Nancy McKeon). Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Andy: Mackenzie Astin. Natalie: Mindy Cohn.

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Episode 22

The Last Drive In

Wed, Mar 13, 1985 30 mins

The girls go to the movies one last time when they learn that the local drive-in is closing down. Nancy McKeon, Kim Fields, Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn. Sondra: Moon Unit Zappa.

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Episode 23

Sisters

Wed, Mar 20, 1985 30 mins

Jo's father takes a liking to Blair's mother (Marj Dusay) and---who knows?---Jo and Blair might wind up as stepsisters. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Blair: Lisa Whelchel. Tootie: Kim Fields.

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Episode 24

It's Lonely at the Top

Wed, Mar 27, 1985 30 mins

Blair runs the store while Mrs. Garrett is away. Jo: Nancy McKeon. Warner: Nicolas Coster. Kevin: Ryan Cassidy. Andy: Mackenzie Astin.

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Episode 25

Bus Stop

Wed, May 8, 1985 30 mins

The girls try to persuade Natalie to enroll at Langley, but Natalie has plans of her own. Evie Green: Mitzi Hoag. Walt: George O. Petrie. Tootie: Kim Fields.

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Episode 26

The Interview Show

Wed, May 15, 1985 30 mins

Mrs. Garrett and the girls are interviewed by an alumna for a book on Eastland women. Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon.

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