The Facts of Life: Season 1 (1979 - 1980)



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Air date: Aug 24, 1979
Air date: Aug 31, 1979
Air date: Sep 7, 1979
Air date: Sep 14, 1979
Air date: Mar 14, 1980
Air date: Apr 4, 1980
Air date: Apr 11, 1980
Air date: Apr 25, 1980
Air date: May 2, 1980
Air date: Aug 8, 1980
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Charlotte Rae
as Edna Garrett
John Lawlor
as Stephen Bradley
Lisa Whelchel
as Blair Warner
Kim Fields
as Dorothy `Tootie' Ramsey
Mindy Cohn
as Natalie Green
Jenny O'Hara
as Ms. Mahoney
Conrad Bain
as Philip Drummond
Robert Hooks
as Mr. Ramsey
William Bogert
as Mr. Parker
Vincent Bufano
as National Guardsman
Larry Mollin
as TV Announcer
Gloria Carlin
as Mrs. Parker
Gary Coleman
as Arnold Jackson
Robert Alda
as Robert Garrett
Todd Bridges
as Willis Jackson
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Critic Reviews for The Facts of Life Season 1

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

The first season especially suffers because there were too many cast members involved, never giving writers enough time to fully flesh each one out.

Oct 29, 2018 | Full Review…

The Facts of Life is pretty mild compared to most of today's sitcoms, but it does address a variety of strong teen-related issues that are still very relevant today.

Oct 29, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The first season of The Facts of Life is a pretty overstuffed affair.

Oct 29, 2018 | Full Review…

The series tackled teen social issues (drug use, peer pressure, eating disorders) long before it was in vogue, yet at the same time had an innocence not currently seen in today's teen shows.

Jul 19, 2018 | Full Review…

It doesn't get better than Mrs. "G."

Jun 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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