The Facts of Life is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes that
originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988, making it one of
the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s. The series focuses on Edna Garrett (
Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother (and after the second season, a
Sep 6, 2017 ... Image: AP Photo/Charles Sykes. Being a child star is no cakewalk, according to
the stereotype. The pages of 1980s Tiger Beat magazines are filled with Corey
cautionary tales. The adolescent actors on shows like Diff'rent Strokes met tragic
ends, if they didn't wash out of showbiz. The Facts of Life ...
Jun 25, 2015 ... As anyone over the age of 30 can tell you, the recipe is this: You take the good;
you take the bad; you take 'em both—and there you have The Facts of Life. NBC's
long-running sitcom is a fondly remembered part of '80s nostalgia, and with all
nine season on DVD, it's easy to take a trip down memory lane ...
Oct 18, 2017 ... Rae played housemother Edna Garrett, the character who tied the spinoff to Diff'
rent Strokes, until season 8, when Cloris Leachman was cast as her character's
sister. Mrs. G mentored the girls and worked as the school's dietician. Now 91,
Rae is still working in Hollywood: Her recent credits include Girl ...
Mrs. Garrett and her girls are ready to make you laugh (and make you think) all
over again with The Facts of Life: The Complete Series! Join Blair (Lisa Whelchel
), Tootie (Kim Fields), Natalie (Mindy Cohn), and Jo (Nancy McKeon) as they
experience the highs and lows that we all experience on the road to adulthood.