The Facts of Life (1979) (TV Show)

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The Facts of Life
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The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series focuses on Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother (and after the second season, a dietitian as well) at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 34 photos, 16 quotes, 18 trivia items, 39 lists, 1 song, 23 awards, 63 news stories, and key facts about The Facts of Life!

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The Facts of Life is a member of the following lists: American television sitcoms, NBC network shows, 1970s American television series, High school television series, 1980s American television series, American comedy television series, Television series by Sony Pictures Television, Television spin-offs, Television shows set in New York and 1970s American comedy television series.

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202 Episodes »
  • Season 1 Season 1
  • Season 2 Season 2
  • Season 3 Season 3
  • Season 4 Season 4
  • Season 5 Season 5
  • Season 6 Season 6
  • Season 7 Season 7


571 Credits »
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23 Awards »
Nominated for 23 Awards | Won 6

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