The Facts of Life

Genre: Comedy
Premiere: 1979
Network: A&E
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
Sessons: 9
Full Episodes: 201
Watch Stream Online:
The Facts of Life Series
Full Show Summary

A group of girls attending a boarding school experience the joys and the trials of adolescence under the guiding hand of housemother Edna Garrett. Later in the series, Mrs. Garrett is promoted to school dietician, and four of the girls move into new quarters above the cafeteria. Eventually she leaves the school and opens her own business, with help from her girls.
  • Episode Guide
  • Cast
Date Aired The Facts of Life Episodes
Season 1
24 August 1979 Season 1, Episode 1: Rough Housing
31 August 1979 Season 1, Episode 2: Like Mother, Like Daughter
07 September 1979 Season 1, Episode 3: The Return of Mr. Garrett
14 September 1979 Season 1, Episode 4: I.Q.
12 March 1980 Season 1, Episode 5: Overachieving
14 March 1980 Season 1, Episode 6: Emily Dickinson
21 March 1980 Season 1, Episode 7: Dieting
04 April 1980 Season 1, Episode 8: The Facts of Love
11 April 1980 Season 1, Episode 9: Flash Flood
25 April 1980 Season 1, Episode 10: Adoption
02 May 1980 Season 1, Episode 11: Running
04 June 1980 Season 1, Episode 12: Molly's Holiday
11 June 1980 Season 1, Episode 13: Dope
Season 2
19 November 1980 Season 2, Episode 1: The New Girl (1)
26 November 1980 Season 2, Episode 2: The New Girl (2)
10 December 1980 Season 2, Episode 3: Double Standard
17 December 1980 Season 2, Episode 4: Who Am I?
24 December 1980 Season 2, Episode 5: Cousin Geri
31 December 1980 Season 2, Episode 6: Shoplifting
07 January 1981 Season 2, Episode 7: Teenage Marriage (1)
14 January 1981 Season 2, Episode 8: Teenage Marriage (2)
21 January 1981 Season 2, Episode 9: Gossip
28 January 1981 Season 2, Episode 10: Breaking Point
04 February 1981 Season 2, Episode 11: Sex Symbol
25 February 1981 Season 2, Episode 12: The Secret
04 March 1981 Season 2, Episode 13: Bought and Sold
11 March 1981 Season 2, Episode 14: Pretty Babies
18 March 1981 Season 2, Episode 15: Free Spirit
25 March 1981 Season 2, Episode 16: Brian and Sylvia
Season 3
28 October 1981 Season 3, Episode 1: Growing Pains
04 November 1981 Season 3, Episode 2: Fear Strikes Back
11 November 1981 Season 3, Episode 3: A Baby in the House
18 November 1981 Season 3, Episode 4: A Friend in Deed
25 November 1981 Season 3, Episode 5: Front Page
02 December 1981 Season 3, Episode 6: Give and Take
09 December 1981 Season 3, Episode 7: Sweet Sorrow
16 December 1981 Season 3, Episode 8: From Russia with Love
23 December 1981 Season 3, Episode 9: Dear Me
30 December 1981 Season 3, Episode 10: Cousin Geri Returns
06 January 1982 Season 3, Episode 11: Legacy
13 January 1982 Season 3, Episode 12: Green-Eyed Monster
20 January 1982 Season 3, Episode 13: The Americanization of Miko
27 January 1982 Season 3, Episode 14: The Marriage Brokers
03 February 1982 Season 3, Episode 15: Starstruck
10 February 1982 Season 3, Episode 16: The Four Musketeers
17 February 1982 Season 3, Episode 17: The Affair
24 February 1982 Season 3, Episode 18: Runaway
03 March 1982 Season 3, Episode 19: New York, New York
17 March 1982 Season 3, Episode 20: Kids Can Be Cruel
24 March 1982 Season 3, Episode 21: Mind Your Own Business
31 March 1982 Season 3, Episode 22: The Academy
14 April 1982 Season 3, Episode 23: Jo's Cousin
05 May 1982 Season 3, Episode 24: Read No Evil
Season 4
29 September 1982 Season 4, Episode 1: Ain't Miss Beholden
06 October 1982 Season 4, Episode 2: The Source
27 October 1982 Season 4, Episode 3: The Sound of Silence
03 November 1982 Season 4, Episode 4: The Oldest Living Graduate
10 November 1982 Season 4, Episode 5: Different Drummer
17 November 1982 Season 4, Episode 6: Dearest Mommie
24 November 1982 Season 4, Episode 7: A Woman's Place
01 December 1982 Season 4, Episode 8: Daddy's Girl
08 December 1982 Season 4, Episode 9: The Big Fight
15 December 1982 Season 4, Episode 10: For the Asking
22 December 1982 Season 4, Episode 11: September Song
05 January 1983 Season 4, Episode 12: A Royal Pain
12 January 1983 Season 4, Episode 13: Magnificent Obsession
19 January 1983 Season 4, Episode 14: Under Pressure
26 January 1983 Season 4, Episode 15: Teacher's Pet
09 February 1983 Season 4, Episode 16: Let's Party!
16 February 1983 Season 4, Episode 17: Best Sister (1)
23 February 1983 Season 4, Episode 18: Best Sister (2)
09 March 1983 Season 4, Episode 19: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
30 March 1983 Season 4, Episode 20: Who's on First?
06 April 1983 Season 4, Episode 21: Help from Home
27 April 1983 Season 4, Episode 22: Take My Finals, Please
04 May 1983 Season 4, Episode 23: Graduation (1)
04 May 1983 Season 4, Episode 24: Graduation (2)
Season 5
21 September 1983 Season 5, Episode 1: Brave New World (1)
21 September 1983 Season 5, Episode 2: Brave New World (2)
28 September 1983 Season 5, Episode 3: Gamma Gamma or Bust
12 October 1983 Season 5, Episode 4: Just My Bill
19 October 1983 Season 5, Episode 5: What Price Glory?
26 October 1983 Season 5, Episode 6: The Halloween Show
02 November 1983 Season 5, Episode 7: Advance Placement
09 November 1983 Season 5, Episode 8: I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
16 November 1983 Season 5, Episode 9: Small but Dangerous
30 November 1983 Season 5, Episode 10: Store Games
14 December 1983 Season 5, Episode 11: The Second Time Around
21 December 1983 Season 5, Episode 12: The Christmas Show
28 December 1983 Season 5, Episode 13: The Chain Letter
04 January 1984 Season 5, Episode 14: Next Door
11 January 1984 Season 5, Episode 15: Crossing the Line
18 January 1984 Season 5, Episode 16: All or Nothing
01 February 1984 Season 5, Episode 17: A Death in the Family
08 February 1984 Season 5, Episode 18: Big Fish/Little Fish
15 February 1984 Season 5, Episode 19: Star at Langley
22 February 1984 Season 5, Episode 20: Dream Marriage
29 February 1984 Season 5, Episode 21: Mother and Daughter
14 March 1984 Season 5, Episode 22: All by Herself
21 March 1984 Season 5, Episode 23: Seems Like Old Times
02 May 1984 Season 5, Episode 24: Joint Custody
09 May 1984 Season 5, Episode 25: The Way We Were (1)
09 May 1984 Season 5, Episode 26: The Way We Were (2)
Season 6
26 September 1984 Season 6, Episode 1: The Summer of '84
03 October 1984 Season 6, Episode 2: Slices of Life
17 October 1984 Season 6, Episode 3: Love at First Byte
24 October 1984 Season 6, Episode 4: My Boyfriend's Back
31 October 1984 Season 6, Episode 5: Cruisin'
07 November 1984 Season 6, Episode 6: Taking a Chance on Love (1)
07 November 1984 Season 6, Episode 7: Taking a Chance on Love (2)
14 November 1984 Season 6, Episode 8: E.G.O.C. (Edna Garrett on Campus)
21 November 1984 Season 6, Episode 9: Dear Apple
28 November 1984 Season 6, Episode 10: Talk, Talk, Talk
05 December 1984 Season 6, Episode 11: Smile
12 December 1984 Season 6, Episode 12: The Rich Aren't Different
19 December 1984 Season 6, Episode 13: Christmas in the Big House
02 January 1985 Season 6, Episode 14: Me and Eleanor
09 January 1985 Season 6, Episode 15: Working it Out
16 January 1985 Season 6, Episode 16: Jazzbeau
23 January 1985 Season 6, Episode 17: Two Guys From Appleton
30 January 1985 Season 6, Episode 18: With a Little Help From My Friends
13 February 1985 Season 6, Episode 19: Gone With the Wind (1)
20 February 1985 Season 6, Episode 20: Gone With the Wind (2)
27 February 1985 Season 6, Episode 21: Man in the Attic
13 March 1985 Season 6, Episode 22: The Last Drive-In
20 March 1985 Season 6, Episode 23: Sisters
27 March 1985 Season 6, Episode 24: It's Lonely at the Top
08 May 1985 Season 6, Episode 25: Bus Stop
15 May 1985 Season 6, Episode 26: The Interview Show
Season 7
14 September 1985 Season 7, Episode 1: Out of the Fire...
21 September 1985 Season 7, Episode 2: Into the Frying Pan
28 September 1985 Season 7, Episode 3: Grand Opening
05 October 1985 Season 7, Episode 4: Teacher, Teacher
19 October 1985 Season 7, Episode 5: Men for All Seasons
26 October 1985 Season 7, Episode 6: A New Life
02 November 1985 Season 7, Episode 7: Doo-Wah
09 November 1985 Season 7, Episode 8: Come Back to the Truck Stop, Natalie Green, Natalie Green
16 November 1985 Season 7, Episode 9: Born Too Late
23 November 1985 Season 7, Episode 10: 3, 2, 1
30 November 1985 Season 7, Episode 11: We Get Letters
07 December 1985 Season 7, Episode 12: Ballroom Dance
14 December 1985 Season 7, Episode 13: Christmas Baby
21 December 1985 Season 7, Episode 14: Tootie Drives
11 January 1986 Season 7, Episode 15: Stake-Out Blues
18 January 1986 Season 7, Episode 16: The Agent
01 February 1986 Season 7, Episode 17: The Reunion
08 February 1986 Season 7, Episode 18: Concentration
15 February 1986 Season 7, Episode 19: Atlantic City
22 February 1986 Season 7, Episode 20: The Lady Who Came to Dinner
01 March 1986 Season 7, Episode 21: The Candidate
29 March 1986 Season 7, Episode 22: Big Time Charlie
03 May 1986 Season 7, Episode 23: The Graduate
10 May 1986 Season 7, Episode 24: The Apartment
Season 8
27 September 1986 Season 8, Episode 1: Out of Peekskill (1)
27 September 1986 Season 8, Episode 2: Out of Peekskill (2)
04 October 1986 Season 8, Episode 3: Ready or Not
11 October 1986 Season 8, Episode 4: Another Room
01 November 1986 Season 8, Episode 5: Off-Broadway Baby
08 November 1986 Season 8, Episode 6: The Little Chill
15 November 1986 Season 8, Episode 7: The Ratings Game
22 November 1986 Season 8, Episode 8: The Wedding Day
29 November 1986 Season 8, Episode 9: Fast Food
06 December 1986 Season 8, Episode 10: Where's Poppa?
13 December 1986 Season 8, Episode 11: Write and Wrong
03 January 1987 Season 8, Episode 12: Seven Little Indians
10 January 1987 Season 8, Episode 13: The Greek Connection
17 January 1987 Season 8, Episode 14: Post-Christmas Card
31 January 1987 Season 8, Episode 15: A Star is Torn
07 February 1987 Season 8, Episode 16: A Winter's Tale
14 February 1987 Season 8, Episode 17: Cupid's Revenge
21 February 1987 Season 8, Episode 18: 62 Pick-Up
28 February 1987 Season 8, Episode 19: Boy About the House
07 March 1987 Season 8, Episode 20: Ex Marks the Spot
21 March 1987 Season 8, Episode 21: Younger Than Springtime
18 April 1987 Season 8, Episode 22: This is Only a Test
02 May 1987 Season 8, Episode 23: Rites of Passage (1)
09 May 1987 Season 8, Episode 24: Rites of Passage (2)
Season 9
26 September 1987 Season 9, Episode 1: Down and Out in Malibu (1)
03 October 1987 Season 9, Episode 2: Down and Out in Malibu (2)
17 October 1987 Season 9, Episode 3: Rumor Has It
24 October 1987 Season 9, Episode 4: Before the Fall
07 November 1987 Season 9, Episode 5: Sweet Charity
14 November 1987 Season 9, Episode 6: Up from Down Under
21 November 1987 Season 9, Episode 7: The More the Marrier
28 November 1987 Season 9, Episode 8: A Rose by Any Other Age
05 December 1987 Season 9, Episode 9: Adventures in Baileysitting
12 December 1987 Season 9, Episode 10: It's a Wonderful Christmas
02 January 1988 Season 9, Episode 11: Golden Oldies
09 January 1988 Season 9, Episode 12: A Thousand Frowns
16 January 1988 Season 9, Episode 13: Something in Common
23 January 1988 Season 9, Episode 14: Peekskill Law
30 January 1988 Season 9, Episode 15: A House Divided
06 February 1988 Season 9, Episode 16: The First Time
13 February 1988 Season 9, Episode 17: Let's Face the Music
20 February 1988 Season 9, Episode 18: Less Than Perfect
27 February 1988 Season 9, Episode 19: Till Marriage Do Us Part
05 March 1988 Season 9, Episode 20: Present Imperfect
12 March 1988 Season 9, Episode 21: On the Edge
19 March 1988 Season 9, Episode 22: Big Apple Blues
30 April 1988 Season 9, Episode 23: The Beginning of the End
07 May 1988 Season 9, Episode 24: The Beginning of the Beginning