The Facts of Life

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Original run: 24 Aug 1979 – 10 Sep 1988

Country of origin: US

Genre: Comedy

Network: NBC US

Watched by: 13 of 630 888 0%

Total running time: 4 days 4 hours

Episode duration: 30 minutes

IMDB rating: 6.7 of 10 5 359

MyShows rating: 4 of 5 2


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.

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