The Facts of Life (1979–1988)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy, Family

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Mrs. Edna Garrett, the Drummonds' former housekeeper, teaches a group of girls at a boarding school how to tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood.




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  • Lisa Whelchel in The Facts of Life (1979)
  • George Clooney in The Facts of Life (1979)
  • George Clooney in The Facts of Life (1979)

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Dick Clair, Howard Leeds, Jerry Mayer, Jenna McMahon, Ben Starr

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23 January 2006 | akmcgrath68
Seasons 1 & 2 to come onto DVD in June, 2006!
Yes! Yes! Yes! Finally, us long-suffering, happy hearted fans of The Facts of Life will soon be able To get our facts when we want, where we want, and watch with whomever we want! It's only taken nearly 27 years after it's inception. (SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY?)

A Sony spokesperson states that it looks like June, 2006 will be the release date for the first two seasons. You can go to either BEYONDTHEFACTSOFLIFE.COM OR TVSHOWSONDVD.COM to read the write up.

Also a wonderful site for FACTS fans that has a terrific FACTS page with a lot of extra goodies; as well as many, many fans and forums is SITCOMSONLINE.COM. You won't be disappointed! (I'm JO JR)

Interested in a facts of life weekend DVD party? If it's a go, then it's open to fans and all cast and crew alike. Check out SITCOMSONLINE.COM for additional information.

It's gonna be a great year! No matter what happens in this world, I'll still always have my girls, my best buds, my FACTS friends! :)

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