The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life - NBC

NBC

Series

1979

TVG

Sitcom

A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women through teenage challenges at an all-female boarding school.

Where to Stream

1979–1988 Series 9 Seasons209 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Tuesday, May 21

Till Marriage Do Us Part

Season 9 • Episode 19

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

Tuesday, May 21

Present Imperfect

Season 9 • Episode 20

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

Wednesday, May 22

On the Edge

Season 9 • Episode 21

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

Wednesday, May 22

Big Apple Blues

Season 9 • Episode 22

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

Thursday, May 23

The Beginning of the End

Season 9 • Episode 23

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

Thursday, May 23

The Beginning of the Beginning

Season 9 • Episode 24

Blair becomes headmistress of Eastland School.

Thursday, May 23

Best Sister

Season 4 • Episode 17

Blair's sister decides to become a nun.

Thursday, May 23

Best Sister

Season 4 • Episode 18

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

Thursday, May 23

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Season 4 • Episode 19

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

Thursday, May 23

Who's on First

Season 4 • Episode 20

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

Thursday, May 23

Help From Home

Season 4 • Episode 21

Jo decides to forgo college after a visit home.

Thursday, May 23

Take My Finals, Please

Season 4 • Episode 22

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

Thursday, May 23

Graduation

Season 4 • Episode 23

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

Thursday, May 23

Graduation

Season 4 • Episode 24

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

Thursday, May 23

Brave New World

Season 5 • Episode 1

Mrs. Garrett is angry; Jo faces expulsion.

Thursday, May 23

Brave New World

Season 5 • Episode 2

Mrs. Garrett's move causes new problems.

Thursday, May 23

Gamma Gamma or Bust

Season 5 • Episode 3

Blair fires sorority-party caterer Mrs. Garrett.

Thursday, May 23

Just My Bill

Season 5 • Episode 4

Jo's new boyfriend turns out to be wealthy.

Thursday, May 23

What Price Glory?

Season 5 • Episode 5

Tootie learns that her college-bound boyfriend is illiterate.

Thursday, May 23

The Halloween Show

Season 5 • Episode 6

A customer mysteriously vanishes on Halloween.

Thursday, May 23

Advance Placement

Season 5 • Episode 7

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

Thursday, May 23

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

Season 5 • Episode 8

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

Thursday, May 23

Small but Dangerous

Season 5 • Episode 9

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

Friday, May 24

Store Games

Season 5 • Episode 10

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

Friday, May 24

The Second Time Around

Season 5 • Episode 11

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

Friday, May 24

The Christmas Show

Season 5 • Episode 12

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

Friday, May 24

The Chain Letter

Season 5 • Episode 13

The girls' work habits endanger the shop.

Friday, May 24

Next Door

Season 5 • Episode 14

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

Friday, May 24

Crossing the Line

Season 5 • Episode 15

Natalie upsets Tootie by dating Tootie's cousin.

Friday, May 24

Rough Housing

Season 1 • Episode 1

Cindy must compete with Blair to be Harvest Queen.

Friday, May 24

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Season 1 • Episode 2

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

Monday, May 27

The Return of Mr. Garrett

Season 1 • Episode 3

Mrs. Garrett's ex-husband proposes again.

Monday, May 27

I.Q.

Season 1 • Episode 4

Tootie discloses her friends' I.Q. scores.

Tuesday, May 28

Overachieving

Season 1 • Episode 5

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

Tuesday, May 28

Emily Dickinson

Season 1 • Episode 6

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

Wednesday, May 29

Dieting

Season 1 • Episode 7

Sue Ann goes on a dangerous crash diet.

Wednesday, May 29

Running

Season 1 • Episode 11

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

Thursday, May 30

Flash Flood

Season 1 • Episode 9

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

Thursday, May 30

Adoption

Season 1 • Episode 10

Adopted Natalie wants to find her natural mother.

Thursday, May 30

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

Friday, May 31

A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

Friday, May 31

Molly's Holliday

Season 1 • Episode 12

The girls plan to reconcile Molly's divorcing folks.

Friday, May 31

Dope

Season 1 • Episode 13

Blair and Sue Ann's new friends use marijuana.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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A housemother guides four girls at a school for young women.

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