The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life

1979 - 1988, Comedy
A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

Episode Guide

  • The Facts of Life - The Beginning of the Beginning (Season 9 Episode 24)
    Season 9 Episode 24:

    The Beginning of the Beginning

    Blair becomes headmistress of Eastland School.

  • The Facts of Life - The Beginning of the End (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    The Beginning of the End

    Blair puts up her grandmother's trust fund to save Eastland School from bankruptcy.

  • The Facts of Life - Big Apple Blues (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Big Apple Blues

    A weekend trip to New York sets Natalie on a new life course.

  • The Facts of Life - On the Edge (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    On the Edge

    A co-worker of Jo's suffers career burnout and threatens to commit suicide.

  • The Facts of Life - Present Imperfect (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    Present Imperfect

    Tootie is afraid she may lose Jeff when a gift from his grandmother ends up in the blender.

  • The Facts of Life - Till Marriage Do Us Part (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    Till Marriage Do Us Part

    Jo and Blair both receive interesting, if unexpected, proposals from their boyfriends.

  • The Facts of Life - Less Than Perfect (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Less Than Perfect

    A scar received in a car accident mars Blair's personality as well as her face.

  • The Facts of Life - Let's Face the Music (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    Let's Face the Music

    The girls visit a famed beauty salon for make-overs, but their transformations aren't quite what they expected.

  • The Facts of Life - The First Time (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    The First Time

    Natalie and Snake plan to mark the anniversary of their first year together with an intimate encounter.

  • The Facts of Life - A House Divided (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    A House Divided

    Natalie and Tootie's dinner party doesn't go well when their dates don't get along.

  • The Facts of Life - Peekskill Law (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    Peekskill Law

    Blair's first assignment as a law clerk involves her in a scandalous murder trial.

  • The Facts of Life - Something in Common (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Something in Common

    Jo's father takes an immediate dislike to his daughter's irresponsible boyfriend.

  • The Facts of Life - A Thousand Frowns (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    A Thousand Frowns

    Jo introduces Andy to a man from the shelter.

  • The Facts of Life - Golden Oldies (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Golden Oldies

    It is 40 years into the future and the girls are back together in the same house.

  • The Facts of Life - It's a Wonderful Christmas (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    It's a Wonderful Christmas

    Stricken with the holiday blues, Beverly Ann has her own "It's a Wonderful Life" experience.

  • The Facts of Life - Adventures in Baileysitting (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Adventures in Baileysitting

    Blair learns a lesson about motherhood when she agrees to baby-sit her little sister.

  • The Facts of Life - A Rose by Any Other Age (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    A Rose by Any Other Age

    Blair is stunned when her law school study partner falls for Beverly Ann.

  • The Facts of Life - The More the Marrier (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    The More the Marrier

    Tootie forces Jeff to decide about their future.

  • The Facts of Life - Up From Down Under (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Up From Down Under

    A visitor claims to be a new exchange student from Australia.

  • The Facts of Life - Sweet Charity (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Sweet Charity

    Social worker Jo raises funds to save her new job.

  • The Facts of Life - Before the Fall (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Before the Fall

    Natalie goes under cover as an ROTC cadet to get a news story.

  • The Facts of Life - Rumor Has It (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Rumor Has It

    Blair decides to quit law school after a rumor circulates about her and a womanizing professor.

  • The Facts of Life - Down and Out in Malibu (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Down and Out in Malibu

    Upon his return home, actor Richard Moll finds a group of "trespassers" and has them arrested.

  • The Facts of Life - Down and Out in Malibu (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Down and Out in Malibu

    Jo, homeless and unemployed in California, fortuitously meets up with "Night Court" co-star Richard Moll.

  • The Facts of Life - Rights of Passage, Too (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    Rights of Passage, Too

    Blair, Tootie, Natalie and Beverly Ann make vacation plans while Jo considers taking a job in Los Angeles.

  • The Facts of Life - Rites of Passage (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    Rites of Passage

    Jo's grandfather travels from Poland to see her graduate from college.

  • The Facts of Life - This Is Only a Test (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    This Is Only a Test

    Blair learns that her test score, not the influence of her parents, will decide if she is admitted to law school.

  • The Facts of Life - Younger Than Springtime (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    Younger Than Springtime

    Blair unwittingly pairs Charlie with a 23-year-old.

  • The Facts of Life - Ex Marks the Spot (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    Ex Marks the Spot

    Beverly Ann's ex-spouse wants to renew their romance.

  • The Facts of Life - Boy About the House (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    Boy About the House

    Beverly Ann initiates proceedings to adopt Andy when his foster parents separate.

  • The Facts of Life - 62 Pick-Up (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    62 Pick-Up

    Beverly Ann and the girls relive the '60s when pop stars Fabian and Bobby Rydell arrive in Peekskill for a concert.

  • The Facts of Life - Hearts and Flowers (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    Hearts and Flowers

    Old loves reappear in the lives of Beverly Ann and the girls.

  • The Facts of Life - A Winter's Tale (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    A Winter's Tale

    On a ski trip, the girls are accidentally double-booked into a room filled with young men.

  • The Facts of Life - A Star Is Torn (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    A Star Is Torn

    A young singer (Stacey Q) gets support from Tootie and the girls.

  • The Facts of Life - Post-Christmas Card (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    Post-Christmas Card

    Natalie's in trouble after she gets a pre-approved credit card.

  • The Facts of Life - The Greek Connection (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    The Greek Connection

    Natalie's article angers sorority pledge Tootie.

  • The Facts of Life - Seven Little Indians (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Seven Little Indians

    Tootie sees a horror movie and then has a nightmare in which her friends are stalked by a killer.

  • The Facts of Life - Write & Wrong (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Write & Wrong

    Someone called "Desiree" plagiarizes Natalie.

  • The Facts of Life - Where's Poppa? (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Where's Poppa?

    Blair is horrified when her father is indicted.

  • The Facts of Life - Fast Food (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Fast Food

    Blair must work at a taco stand as a requirement for her business degree.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Down Under (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    The Facts of Life Down Under

    The jewel thief steals Natalie's knapsack.

  • The Facts of Life - Wedding Day (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Wedding Day

    Jo takes drastic measures to prevent the deportation of an illegal alien.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Down Under (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    The Facts of Life Down Under

    Jewel thieves pursue Jo and Blair in Australia; Beverly Ann rekindles an old romance.

  • The Facts of Life - The Ratings Game (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    The Ratings Game

    Jo botches up Blair's latest computerized date-rating service.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Down Under (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Facts of Life Down Under

    While in Sydney, Blair and Jo are pursued by two men who claim to be police officers.

  • The Facts of Life - The Little Chill (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Little Chill

    A reunion of former cast members finds the ambitious Eastland grads revealing their hopes and dreams.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Down Under (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Facts of Life Down Under

    Blair and Jo unknowingly become involved with jewel thieves when they attend their sister school's anniversary in Australia.

  • The Facts of Life - Off Broadway Baby (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Off Broadway Baby

    Tootie undermines the competition when she auditions for her first Broadway show. Guest: pop singer Stacey Q.

  • The Facts of Life - Another Room (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Another Room

    Jo finds it difficult to pay her share of transforming the attic into a loft.

  • The Facts of Life - Ready or Not (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Ready or Not

    The girls fear that Tootie and her boyfriend are becoming too serious.

  • The Facts of Life - Out of Peekskill (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Out of Peekskill

    When Mrs. Garrett decides to marry and move to Africa, her sister moves in with the girls.

  • The Facts of Life - Out of Peekskill (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Out of Peekskill

    Mrs. Garrett must choose between staying in Peekskill or following her boyfriend to Africa.

  • The Facts of Life - The Apartment (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    The Apartment

    Natalie and Tootie make some discoveries when they move into an apartment together.

  • The Facts of Life - The Graduate (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    The Graduate

    Tootie seems more concerned with a theatrical audition than with her upcoming high-school graduation.

  • The Facts of Life - Big Time Charlie (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Big Time Charlie

    Jo's father makes a fortune in the stock market, but spends money on her rather than giving her the attention she wants.

  • The Facts of Life - The Candidate (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    The Candidate

    Angry Natalie decides to run for mayor of Peekskill.

  • The Facts of Life - The Lady Who Came to Dinner (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    The Lady Who Came to Dinner

    The girls have an unexpected guest when they celebrate Blair's 21st birthday.

  • The Facts of Life - Atlantic City (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Atlantic City

    The girls travel to Atlantic City, N.J., to see Jo's old flame, rock 'n' roll singer "Flyman.".

  • The Facts of Life - Concentration (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Concentration

    Headed for an awards ceremony, Blair is trapped in an elevator with a man who has a very special past.

  • The Facts of Life - The Reunion (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    The Reunion

    Jo agrees to pose as George's fiancee at his high-school class reunion in an effort to impress his former girlfriend.

  • The Facts of Life - The Agent (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    The Agent

    Tootie discovers a talented campus comic and arranges a meeting for him with a talent scout.

  • The Facts of Life - Stake-Out Blues (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Stake-Out Blues

    When the police stake out the shop in an effort to catch a group of counterfeiters, the girls decide not to tell Mrs. Garrett.

  • The Facts of Life - Tootie Drives (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Tootie Drives

    Mrs. Garrett helps a nervous Tootie prepare for her driving test.

  • The Facts of Life - Christmas Baby (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Christmas Baby

    Blair is unexpectedly called in as a birthing coach when her mother delivers her baby on Christmas Day.

  • The Facts of Life - Ballroom Dance (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Ballroom Dance

    When Jo decides to take dancing lessons, she attempts to hide the fact from her friends.

  • The Facts of Life - We Get Letters (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    We Get Letters

    Mrs. Garrett's former college friend accuses her of once having an affair with her husband.

  • The Facts of Life - 3, 2, 1 (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    3, 2, 1

    Jo and Blair attempt to stage a live newscast from the store.

  • The Facts of Life - Born Too Late (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Born Too Late

    Tootie becomes the object of Andy's affections.

  • The Facts of Life - Come Back to the Truck Stop, Natalie Green, Natalie Green (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Come Back to the Truck Stop, Natalie Green, Natalie Green

    Natalie travels to a truck stop where she involves her friends in an unusual musical fantasy.

  • The Facts of Life - Doo Wah (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Doo Wah

    The girls hastily form a singing act after Andy enters them in a band contest.

  • The Facts of Life - A New Life (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    A New Life

    Blair fears the worst when she discovers her mother is pregnant.

  • The Facts of Life - Men for All Seasons (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Men for All Seasons

    Langley administrators are upset over the publication of a calendar featuring beefcake photos of the boys swim team.

  • The Facts of Life - Teacher, Teacher (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Teacher, Teacher

    Jo must make a decision between a teaching job and an offer from a major corporation.

  • The Facts of Life - Grand Opening (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Grand Opening

    The girls and Mrs. Garrett encounter some difficulties on opening day at their new boutique.

  • The Facts of Life - Into the Frying Pan (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Into the Frying Pan

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls hire a contractor to build a new business on the former site of Edna's Edibles.

  • The Facts of Life - Out of the Fire ... (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Out of the Fire ...

    The girls and Mrs. Garrett return from their summer vacations to find that Edna's Edibles has been destroyed by fire.

  • The Facts of Life - The Interview Show (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    The Interview Show

    A former Eastland student interviews Mrs. Garrett and the girls for her latest novel.

  • The Facts of Life - Bus Stop (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    Bus Stop

    Natalie makes a shocking announcement about college.

  • The Facts of Life - It's Lonely at the Top (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    It's Lonely at the Top

    Blair manages the shop in Mrs. Garrett's absence.

  • The Facts of Life - Sisters (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    Sisters

    A budding romance develops between Blair's mother and Jo's father.

  • The Facts of Life - The Last Drive-In (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    The Last Drive-In

    The girls plan to spend a quiet night at the movies before the drive-in closes for good.

  • The Facts of Life - A Man in the Attic (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    A Man in the Attic

    Mrs. Garrett offers Kevin a room in the attic.

  • The Facts of Life - Gone With the Wind (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Gone With the Wind

    Jo falls for a singer; Blair's new love is unusual.

  • The Facts of Life - Gone With the Wind (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Gone With the Wind

    The girls head to Florida for spring break.

  • The Facts of Life - With a Little Help From My Friends (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    With a Little Help From My Friends

    Jo fears Blair's boyfriend is using drugs.

  • The Facts of Life - Two Guys From Appleton (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Two Guys From Appleton

    Mrs. Garrett's high-school beau reappears.

  • The Facts of Life - Jazzbeau (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Jazzbeau

    Tootie and Natalie recall the summer they met a memorable jazz singer.

  • The Facts of Life - Working It Out (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Working It Out

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls express concern over Blair's obsessive dating and irrational behavior.

  • The Facts of Life - Me and Eleanor (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Me and Eleanor

    Tootie wants Natalie's opinion on her writing.

  • The Facts of Life - Christmas in the Bighouse (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Christmas in the Bighouse

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls stage a Christmas show at an orphanage.

  • The Facts of Life - The Rich Aren't Different (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    The Rich Aren't Different

    Blair seeks payment after Jo breaks her watch.

  • The Facts of Life - Smile (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Smile

    Natalie has the opportunity to break into journalism, but she may lose her boyfriend in the process.

  • The Facts of Life - Talk, Talk, Talk (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Talk, Talk, Talk

    Jo is handed the tough assignment of hosting a five-hour radio program.

  • The Facts of Life - Dear Apple (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Dear Apple

    The school computer spurts out advice when Blair and Jo become embroiled in a fight.

  • The Facts of Life - E.G.O.C (Edna Garrett on Campus) (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

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

    Mrs. Garrett hits the books again when she takes a Shakespeare class with Jo and Blair.

  • The Facts of Life - Taking a Chance on Love (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Taking a Chance on Love

    Jo's relationship with her professor grows more serious.

  • The Facts of Life - Taking a Chance on Love (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Taking a Chance on Love

    Rumors spread across the campus when Jo is seen with her photography professor.

  • The Facts of Life - Cruisin' (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Cruisin'

    The girls cruise the streets of downtown Peekskill with hopes of spotting "Mr. Right.".

  • The Facts of Life - My Boyfriend's Back (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    My Boyfriend's Back

    Tootie faces an important decision as she tries to gain her boyfriend's acceptance.

  • The Facts of Life - Love at First Byte (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Love at First Byte

    Natalie takes a risk when she chooses computer dating as the subject of her term paper.

  • The Facts of Life - Slices of Life (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Slices of Life

    Jo's pizza business does better than she planned.

  • The Facts of Life - The Summer of '84 (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    The Summer of '84

    Summer exploits are the topic of discussion when the gang returns from vacation.

  • The Facts of Life - The Way We Were (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    The Way We Were

    Natalie and Tootie try to bring a feuding Blair and Jo back together.

  • The Facts of Life - The Way We Were (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    The Way We Were

    As the school year ends, the girls look back at the good times.

  • The Facts of Life - Joint Custody (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Joint Custody

    The shaky marriage of Mrs. Garrett's son may spell trouble for Edna's Edibles.

  • The Facts of Life - Seems Like Old Times (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Seems Like Old Times

    Jo's Brooklyn boyfriend returns unexpectedly.

  • The Facts of Life - All by Herself (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    All by Herself

    Blair takes away all her cousin Geri's responsibilities in planning a charity auction.

  • The Facts of Life - Mother and Daughter (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Mother and Daughter

    Sparks fly when Tootie and her mother find it difficult to communicate.

  • The Facts of Life - Dream Marriage (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Dream Marriage

    Blair dreams of the future for herself and her friends.

  • The Facts of Life - Star at Langley (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Star at Langley

    Blair has to compete for her boyfriend's attention when a movie star enrolls at Langley College.

  • The Facts of Life - Big Fish, Little Fish (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Big Fish, Little Fish

    Blair can't deal with Jo's increasing popularity.

  • The Facts of Life - A Death in the Family (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    A Death in the Family

    Natalie's father dies unexpectedly.

  • The Facts of Life - All or Nothing (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    All or Nothing

    Jo learns a lesson in politics when she is elected to the Langley College Board of Regents.

  • The Facts of Life - Crossing the Line (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Crossing the Line

    Natalie upsets Tootie by dating Tootie's cousin.

  • The Facts of Life - Next Door (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Next Door

    A 7-year-old boy refuses to leave his apartment during an evacuation.

  • The Facts of Life - The Chain Letter (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Chain Letter

    The girls' careless work habits could lead to the closing of Mrs. Garrett's gourmet shop by the Board of Health.

  • The Facts of Life - The Christmas Show (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    The Christmas Show

    Blair devises a way to get Jo to take a money gift.

  • The Facts of Life - The Second Time Around (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Second Time Around

    Jo's plan to reunite her parents runs into trouble.

  • The Facts of Life - Store Games (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Store Games

    The girls attempt to rescue Edna's Edibles from financial disaster.

  • The Facts of Life - Small but Dangerous (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Small but Dangerous

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls become victims when they befriend a street punk.

  • The Facts of Life - I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

    Jo and Blair bring Mrs. Garrett to an exotic dance club for her birthday.

  • The Facts of Life - Advance Placement (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Advance Placement

    Natalie feels superior when she is allowed to take a course at Langley College.

  • The Facts of Life - The Halloween Show (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Halloween Show

    A customer mysteriously vanishes on Halloween.

  • The Facts of Life - What Price Glory? (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    What Price Glory?

    Tootie learns that her college-bound boyfriend is illiterate.

  • The Facts of Life - Just My Bill (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Just My Bill

    Jo's new boyfriend turns out to be wealthy.

  • The Facts of Life - Gamma Gamma or Bust (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Gamma Gamma or Bust

    Blair fires sorority-party caterer Mrs. Garrett.

  • The Facts of Life - Brave New World (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Brave New World

    Mrs. Garrett's move causes new problems.

  • The Facts of Life - Brave New World (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Brave New World

    Mrs. Garrett is angry; Jo faces expulsion.

  • The Facts of Life - Graduation (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Graduation

    Blair and Jo come to realize that they have learned more at Eastland than just academics.

  • The Facts of Life - Graduation (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Graduation

    Blair and Jo share a common feeling of disdain toward their graduation from Eastland.

  • The Facts of Life - Take My Finals, Please (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Take My Finals, Please

    Despite Mrs. Garrett's objections, the girls settle in for an all-night study session.

  • The Facts of Life - Help From Home (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Help From Home

    Jo returns home for a visit and announces that she has decided to get a job instead of attending college.

  • The Facts of Life - Who's on First (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Who's on First

    Tootie feels ignored when Natalie devotes all of her time to her new boyfriend.

  • The Facts of Life - Guess What's Coming to Dinner? (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Guess What's Coming to Dinner?

    A series of events disrupts Mrs. Garrett's attempts to entertain French visitors.

  • The Facts of Life - Best Sister (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Best Sister

    Blair believes that she is the only one capable of keeping her sister and Jo from becoming nuns.

  • The Facts of Life - Best Sister (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Best Sister

    Blair is stunned by her socialite sister's decision to become a nun and then by a shocking announcement from Jo.

  • The Facts of Life - Let's Party (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Let's Party

    The girls learn a valuable lesson when they join Tootie's college-aged brother and his roommate for a night on the town.

  • The Facts of Life - Teacher's Pet (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Teacher's Pet

    Jo is furious when she learns that a favorite teacher is planning to leave Eastland.

  • The Facts of Life - Under Pressure (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Under Pressure

    The girls are determined to do everything in their power to spare Mrs. Garrett unnecessary stress.

  • The Facts of Life - Magnificent Obsession (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Magnificent Obsession

    Blair's behavior toward her new boyfriend could cost her her self-respect and her best friends.

  • The Facts of Life - A Royal Pain (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    A Royal Pain

    Tootie discovers that the new student, a young princess, plans to run away.

  • The Facts of Life - September Song (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    September Song

    Mrs. Garrett receives a marriage proposal.

  • The Facts of Life - For the Asking (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    For the Asking

    Natalie may end up the odd woman out when she boycotts a school dance.

  • The Facts of Life - The Big Fight (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Big Fight

    An unsuspecting Natalie becomes the pawn in a young military cadet's battle to win his father's respect.

  • The Facts of Life - Daddy's Girl (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Daddy's Girl

    Blair discovers she's the unsuspecting victim when a tax audit reveals her father has done some questionable accounting.

  • The Facts of Life - A Woman's Place (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    A Woman's Place

    Jo is forced to make a difficult decision when her exceptional ability at her new job gains her a quick promotion.

  • The Facts of Life - Dearest Mommie (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Dearest Mommie

    Natalie embarks on a desperate search for her natural mother after an emotional confrontation with her adoptive mother.

  • The Facts of Life - Different Drummer (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Different Drummer

    Blair tutors a mentally impaired young man.

  • The Facts of Life - The Oldest Living Graduate (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Oldest Living Graduate

    Jo wins the heart and money of Eastland's oldest living graduate.

  • The Facts of Life - The Sound of Silence (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Sound of Silence

    Geri tries to give Tootie sound advice when she learns that Tootie is losing her hearing.

  • The Facts of Life - The Source (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Source

    Natalie could be suspended from Eastland when she refuses to reveal her source for a controversial article in the school paper.

  • The Facts of Life - Ain't Miss Beholden (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Ain't Miss Beholden

    Jo's future at Eastland is in jeopardy when she learns her scholarship funds are drying up.

  • The Facts of Life - Read No Evil (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Read No Evil

    The issue of book banning arises at Eastland.

  • The Facts of Life - Jo's Cousin (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Jo's Cousin

    Jo's 14-year-old cousin wants her overprotective father and brothers to recognize her femininity.

  • The Facts of Life - The Academy (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Academy

    Blair's cadet date is really a delinquent.

  • The Facts of Life - Mind Your Own Business (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Mind Your Own Business

    Blair begins a war over the right to privacy.

  • The Facts of Life - Kids Can Be Cruel (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Kids Can Be Cruel

    Natalie's revenge harms an innocent bystander.

  • The Facts of Life - New York, New York (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    New York, New York

    Trips home seem to make the Blair/Jo feud worse.

  • The Facts of Life - Runaway (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Runaway

    Tootie decides to go to New York unchaperoned.

  • The Facts of Life - The Affair (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Affair

    Natalie is devastated when she sees her father with a strange woman.

  • The Facts of Life - The Four Musketeers (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Four Musketeers

    The girls must decide if they want to continue living together.

  • The Facts of Life - Starstruck (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Starstruck

    Tootie is obsessed with singer Jermaine Jackson.

  • The Facts of Life - The Marriage Brokers (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The Marriage Brokers

    Blair is curious about Mrs. Garrett's new beau.

  • The Facts of Life - The Americanization of Miko (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    The Americanization of Miko

    Jo is caught in an international conflict when she meets a new Japanese student.

  • The Facts of Life - Green-Eyed Monster (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Green-Eyed Monster

    Natalie will do anything for the school-play lead.

  • The Facts of Life - Legacy (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Legacy

    Blair's decision to donate part of her inheritance to Eastland brings unexpected family news.

  • The Facts of Life - Cousin Geri Returns (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Cousin Geri Returns

    Blair is afraid her cousin is being set up for a disappointing romance.

  • The Facts of Life - Dear Me (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Dear Me

    Tootie is apprehensive about going on a camping trip with boys from Bates Academy.

  • The Facts of Life - From Russia With Love (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    From Russia With Love

    Natalie's plans for a private weekend fall through when her grandmother arrives.

  • The Facts of Life - Sweet Sorrow (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Sweet Sorrow

    Jo's relationship with her boyfriend is in jeopardy when she falls for another guy.

  • The Facts of Life - Give and Take (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Give and Take

    Mrs. Garrett faces serious financial troubles.

  • The Facts of Life - Front Page (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Front Page

    Jo's chance to write a hot news story leads her on a trail of revenge.

  • The Facts of Life - A Friend in Deed (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    A Friend in Deed

    Blair inadvertently discovers her mother has a serious illness.

  • The Facts of Life - A Baby in the House (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    A Baby in the House

    A former Eastland student, now a teenage wife and mother, stops by for a visit.

  • The Facts of Life - Fear Strikes Back (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Fear Strikes Back

    Natalie is attacked while returning from a party.

  • The Facts of Life - Growing Pains (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Growing Pains

    Tootie is tired of being treated like a little girl.

  • The Facts of Life - Brian and Sylvia (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Brian and Sylvia

    Tootie and Natalie visit Tootie's aunt in Buffalo, N.Y., and end up in the middle of a marital flare-up.

  • The Facts of Life - Free Spirit (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Free Spirit

    Mrs. Garrett's son pays a visit to Eastland and captures Natalie's attention.

  • The Facts of Life - Pretty Babies (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Pretty Babies

    A top fashion photographer arrives on campus to search for the new face of the '80s.

  • The Facts of Life - Bought and Sold (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Bought and Sold

    Cosmetics saleswoman Blair gives Tootie a new look.

  • The Facts of Life - The Secret (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Secret

    Jo fears her classmates will find out about her father's disreputable past.

  • The Facts of Life - Sex Symbol (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Sex Symbol

    Natalie's first date has unexpected consequences.

  • The Facts of Life - Breaking Point (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Breaking Point

    Blair learns her opponent in the student council race is suffering through a crisis.

  • The Facts of Life - Gossip (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Gossip

    Tootie's gossiping jeopardizes Mrs. Garrett's job.

  • The Facts of Life - Teenage Marriage (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Teenage Marriage

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls try to delay Jo's marriage.

  • The Facts of Life - Teenage Marriage (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Teenage Marriage

    Jo's old boyfriend proposes marriage.

  • The Facts of Life - Shoplifting (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Shoplifting

    Jo "picks up" an expensive gift for Mrs. Garrett's birthday.

  • The Facts of Life - Cousin Geri (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Cousin Geri

    A visit by Blair's handicapped cousin brings back a lifelong conflict.

  • The Facts of Life - Who Am I? (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Who Am I?

    Tootie's new boyfriend questions the real motives of her white friends.

  • The Facts of Life - Double Standard (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Double Standard

    Jo attends a country club cotillion with Blair's suave childhood friend.

  • The Facts of Life - The New Girl (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The New Girl

    Mrs. Garrett's plan gets the girls expelled.

  • The Facts of Life - The New Girl (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The New Girl

    Mrs. Garrett assigns a streetwise student to be Blair's roommate.

  • The Facts of Life - Dope (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Dope

    Blair and Sue Ann's new friends use marijuana.

  • The Facts of Life - Molly's Holliday (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Molly's Holliday

    The girls plan to reconcile Molly's divorcing folks.

  • The Facts of Life - Running (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Running

    Mr. Bradley sets out to keep the school's championship track title.

  • The Facts of Life - Adoption (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Adoption

    Adopted Natalie wants to find her natural mother.

  • The Facts of Life - Flash Flood (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Flash Flood

    Mr. Bradley attempts to rescue Blair and Tootie from a flood.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Love (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Facts of Love

    Blair decides to put a sex-education lesson to use.

  • The Facts of Life - Dieting (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Dieting

    Sue Ann goes on a dangerous crash diet.

  • The Facts of Life - Emily Dickinson (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Emily Dickinson

    Blair's solution to a problem puts the honor of the school at stake.

  • The Facts of Life - Overachieving (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Overachieving

    Tootie's father wants to remove her from Mrs. Garrett's care.

  • The Facts of Life - I.Q. (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    I.Q.

    Tootie discloses her friends' I.Q. scores.

  • The Facts of Life - The Return of Mr. Garrett (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Return of Mr. Garrett

    Mrs. Garrett's ex-husband proposes again.

  • The Facts of Life - Like Mother, Like Daughter (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Like Mother, Like Daughter

    Blair's mother runs into an old high-school boyfriend during Parents Night.

  • The Facts of Life - Rough Housing (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Rough Housing

    Cindy must compete with Blair to be Harvest Queen.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (Special Episode 4)
    Special Episode 4:

    The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

    Jo finds it difficult to leave Paris and her new boyfriend.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (Special Episode 3)
    Special Episode 3:

    The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

    While in Paris, Mrs. Garrett attends a French culinary school, and the girls meet the local people.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (Special Episode 2)
    Special Episode 2:

    The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

    The girls escape from boarding school to seek adventure in Paris.

  • The Facts of Life - The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (Special Episode 1)
    Special Episode 1:

    The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

    Mrs. Garrett and the girls head for a vacation in Paris.