The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life

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The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series focuses on Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother (and after the second season, a dietitian as well) at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.

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Developed by
Howard Leeds
Ben Starr
Jerry Mayer
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Opening theme
"The Facts of Life"
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Country of origin
United States
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Original language
English
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No. of seasons
9
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PRODUCTION

Executive producer
Jack Elinson
(seasons 2–7)
Jerry Mayer
(seasons 3–6)
Linda Marsh
Margie Peters
(seasons 5–6)
Deidre Fay
Stuart Wolpert
(seasons 6–7)
Irma Kalish
Richard Gurman
(seasons 8–9)
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Producer
Jerry Mayer
(seasons 1–3)
Linda Marsh
Margie Peters
(seasons 3–4)
Rita Dillon
(seasons 5–9)
Kimberly Hill
(season 6)
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Running time
22 mins.
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Production company
T.A.T. Communications Co.
(1979–1982)
(seasons 1–3)
Embassy Television
(1982–1986)
(seasons 4–7)
Embassy Communications
(1986–1988)
(seasons 8–9)
ELP Communications
(1988)
(season 9)
Columbia Pictures Television
(1988)
(season 9)
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Audio format
Monaural (1979–1984)
Stereo (1984–1988)
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Original release
August 24, 1979 (1979-08-24)
May 7, 1988 (1988-05-07)
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CHRONOLOGY

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