The Facts of Life (1979–1988)
27 Sep. 1986Out of Peekskill: Part 1
Mrs. Garrett becomes reacquainted with Bruce Gaines, a man she met when she was serving in the Peace Corps. He proposes marriage to her, and she accepts. Her sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, comes to the wedding in her Winnebago recreational vehicle.
27 Sep. 1986Out of Peekskill: Part 2
In spite of a scare at Depressed Person's Cliff, Mrs. Garrett and Bruce are married, and they rejoin the Peace Corps. Beverly Ann takes over her duties at Over Our Heads.
4 Oct. 1986Ready or Not
When Tootie starts getting really serious with her boyfriend, Beverly worries she's moving too fast, but Tootie doesn't want advice from anyone now that she's an adult.
11 Oct. 1986Another Room
When Jo decides to move out, the girls come up with a plan to remodel their room to add more space. Jo has trouble coming up with the money for renovations.
1 Nov. 1986Off-Broadway Baby
Tootie goes to audition for a Broadway show. When she learns that another girl is not only going to sing the song she intends to sing but is better than her. One of the persons who's auditioning tells Tootie to sabotage her which she reluctantly does.
8 Nov. 1986The Little Chill
Three of the girls who used to live in the dorm with Blair, Tootie, and Natalie return for a reunion. Jo feels left out because she never knew them.
15 Nov. 1986The Ratings Game
Blair has a ratings system for guys and decides to prove to Jo how accurate it is by fixing her up with a '2' while Blair dates a '10'. Jo tampers with the scores to trade partners.
22 Nov. 1986The Wedding Day
Jo agrees to marry an illegal alien so he can get his green card.
29 Nov. 1986Fast Food
Natalie hires Blair as an employee at the Mexican restaurant Señor Sombrero, where she is assistant manager.
6 Dec. 1986Where's Poppa?
Blair's father is charged with insider trading and when he pleads guilty, she doesn't know how to react.
13 Dec. 1986Write and Wrong
Beverly Ann helps Natalie confront Andy's grandmother for plagiarizing one of her stories.
3 Jan. 1987Seven Little Indians
On a dark and stormy night, the girls and their friends all meet with gruesome ends.
10 Jan. 1987The Greek Connection
Tootie decides to pledge a sorority and clashes with Natalie when she begins to investigate rush week for a newspaper article.
17 Jan. 1987Post-Christmas Card
Natalie goes on a spending spree when the bank approves her for a credit card.
31 Jan. 1987A Star Is Torn
Cinnamon visits Tootie and tells her she's leaving show business after losing her Broadway role.
7 Feb. 1987A Winter's Tale
When the girls go to a ski resort, their cabin is already occupied by a group of guys there for a bachelor party. But the groom has his eye on Blair.
14 Feb. 1987Cupid's Revenge
A cupid statue arrives at the store right before Valentine's Day and the love lives of Beverly and the girls go a bit crazy.
21 Feb. 198762 Pick Up
A flashback to the early 1960s, replete with teen idols, beatniks, and girl groups.
28 Feb. 1987Boy About the House
When Andy's parents break up, Beverly Ann decides it is time to adopt him.
7 Mar. 1987Ex Marks the Spot
Just as things between Beverly Ann and Oliver are progressing. Her ex-husband Frank shows up. He starts to tell her something which she at first thinks is his desire to reconcile but he had gas.. At the hospital she learns what he was trying to tell her is that someone wants to buy their old house and that he has remarried.
21 Mar. 1987Younger Than Springtime
When Jo's dad comes to visit and Blair finds out he was recently dumped, she tries to fix Charlie up with a friend's mother, but things go awry.
18 Apr. 1987This Is Only a Test
Blair panics about taking the law school entrance exam when she finds out her wealth won't guarantee her admission to the Langley Law program.
2 May 1987Rites of Passage: Part 1
College graduation has arrived for Jo and Blair, which means their families are in town, including Jo's grandfather from Poland. Blair is asked to give the graduation speech after Jo turns it down.