Facts of Life TV Show
TV Series Summary for Facts of Life
Television Show Summary
This 80's TV show chronicles a group of girls attend a boarding school and experience the good and the bad of adolescence under the guidence of housemother Edna Garrett.
TV Show Plot For Facts of Life
The Facts of Life series premiered in August of 1979 on NBC. It was spun-off from the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes on which Charlotte Rae played Mrs. Garrett. In The Facts of Life, Mrs. Garrett has become headmistress to an exclusive girls school, Eastland.
Cast of Facts of Life TV Show
Trivia for the TV Show Facts of LifeDuring the last season of Facts Of Life, David Spade was in an episode that was supposed to be spun-off into a series called "Big Apple Blues" about college roommates living in New York City, but it never happened.
The original idea for Facts Of Life was that Edna Garrett, (the housekeeper on "Diff'rent Strokes"), would become the headmistress at the school that Kimberly Drummond (Dana Plato) attended. But after the pilot was shot, the producers decided to keep Plato on "Diff'rent Strokes".
On November 18, 2001, ABC aired The Facts of Life Reunion, in which Mrs. Garrett, Natalie, Blair and Tootie reunite.
The Facts of Life theme song was written by Alan Thicke, Gloria Loring and Al Burton and sung by Charlotte Rae (Season 1) and Gloria Loring (Seasons 2-9).
Top 20 Ratings Info for Facts of Life Series1981-82 - 3rd Season - Ranked #24
1983-84 - 5th Season - Ranked #24
80's TV Show Facts:
The TV Show Facts of Life was televised from 08/24/1979 to 09/10/1988, on the NBC network.
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