The girls and Mrs. Garrett head to Paris. The girls are going to spend some time in the French counterpart of their school while Mrs. Garrett attends a cooking school. The girls were hoping to spend some time in Paris but find themselves stuck in the countryside with a strict guardian. When they discover that their last week of school will be spent in Paris, they plan to sneak away and discover the city on their own. Jo decides to go to Le Mans and meets a French boy, Blair encounters a local of her own, while Natalie and Tootie run into an author that Natalie admires. When they discover that he is struggling with writer's block, they decide to help him with his article. Meanwhile, Mrs. Garrett is struggling to trying to impress the French Chef in charge of the class.
Did You Know?
The producers were inspired to make this film in response to the large amount of fan mail the show received from France. See more
In syndicated reruns, this TV-movie is divided into four episodes of the television series, "Facts of Life, The" (1979). A total of about 8 minutes are excised by the distributor to sell more commercial time. See more
Spun-off from The Facts of Life
How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm (After They've Seen Paree)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Joe Young
and Sam Lewis See more