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The Facts of Life was an American sitcom which ran on the NBC network from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988. A spin-off of the... More

The Facts of Life was an American sitcom which ran on the NBC network from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series' original premise focused on the character, Edna Garrett (played by Charlotte Rae), as she became housemother to seven young girls at the Eastland Academy in Peekskill, New York.