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Subject: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: eightiesfan on 06/10/04 at 8:38 am

My favorite is definitely Blair!  I saw Lisa Whelcel and Charlotte Rae a few months ago on the TV Land Awards singing the Facts of Life theme song and they looked great.



Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: rubixgirl on 06/10/04 at 8:40 am

I always like Jo the best. I think I could really identify w/ her, not quite fitting in thing.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: eightiesfan on 06/10/04 at 8:52 am

I wonder if there are any episodes on video or DVD?  If they haven't done so already, they should release the first season at least to start out with on DVD since the 25th anniversary of the show's debut is this August.  :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: pennsygirl on 06/10/04 at 9:29 am

My favorite was always Blair.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: rubixgirl on 06/10/04 at 9:53 am


I wonder if there are any episodes on video or DVD?  If they haven't done so already, they should release the first season at least to start out with on DVD since the 25th anniversary of the show's debut is this August.  :)
Oh that would be so awesome!! :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: resinchaser on 06/10/04 at 11:59 am

For looks it was Blair.

But my favourite character was Nathalie because I thought she was the funniest.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/10/04 at 11:59 am


I always like Jo the best. I think I could really identify w/ her, not quite fitting in thing.


Ditto.  :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Hairspray on 06/10/04 at 2:22 pm

Jo - She was pretty, smart and strong.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Glyciere on 06/10/04 at 2:59 pm

It's hard to believe those chicks are nearly 40 today.  I still picture them as those young rebellious girls from back in the day.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: rubixgirl on 06/10/04 at 3:15 pm


It's hard to believe those chicks are nearly 40 today.  I still picture them as those young rebellious girls from back in the day.
I'm with you on that. :o

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 06/10/04 at 3:57 pm

Was Natalie the New York tough chick, or was that Jo?

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: eightiesfan on 06/10/04 at 4:00 pm

That was Jo! Natalie was the funny one.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 06/10/04 at 4:08 pm

Blair

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: PoPCultureGirl on 06/10/04 at 4:09 pm

Jo.  I wanted to be just liker her :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Cheetara on 06/10/04 at 4:19 pm

Tootie

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: MasterSplinter on 06/10/04 at 4:37 pm

I never cared for that show.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Dagwood on 06/10/04 at 6:20 pm


I always like Jo the best. I think I could really identify w/ her, not quite fitting in thing.


Same here.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: woops on 06/10/04 at 6:35 pm


I never cared for that show.


Ditto.

Though I saw an episode of "Star Dates" (and the "I Love the '80's" specials)  about two years ago and the actress who played Tootie looks good.  :)


But "The Facts of Life" isn't my cup of tea. Sorry.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Jennifer028 on 06/10/04 at 6:55 pm

Mrs garrett

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/10/04 at 7:41 pm

I always liked Natalie. Jo comes in second.



Cat

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Lanie on 06/10/04 at 9:04 pm

Jo

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 06/10/04 at 10:08 pm


That was Jo! Natalie was the funny one.

OK, then I should have said Jo! 

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: moonbaby345 on 06/11/04 at 1:18 am

Tootie.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: LyricBoy on 06/11/04 at 2:46 am

Natalie (Mindy Cohn), followed by Hoe, I mean, Jo, played by Nancy McKeon.  :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: kellygoo72 on 03/16/06 at 1:18 am

Surfing around and came across this topic.. I loved that show when i was young.. I liked Mrs G and Blair, they were funny to me....

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: whistledog on 03/16/06 at 1:21 am

I really liked Jo

Did you know Nancy McKeon is the brother of Philip McKeon (he played Alice's son on the sitcom "Alice")

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: kellygoo72 on 03/16/06 at 1:23 am

Yes I did know that.  I met her brother once in the 1980s and I was like, Oh I love Mel.. whats he like in real life.. he laughed.. i told him I liked his sis show too but I loved Alice.. when I was a kid and I had to clean the hosue, I would pretend we had a diner and I would yesll to my lil brother.. Pick up DINGY!  LOL

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: 80sTrivMeister on 03/16/06 at 5:14 am

I always liked Natalie... she was so bubbly and happy! :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: robby76 on 03/16/06 at 9:32 am

Natalie gets my vote too, but the poll tells me I voted Jo... what was I thinking!?!?

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/16/06 at 11:55 am

Jo was my favorite.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: whistledog on 03/16/06 at 11:58 am

Did you guys also know that Blair was a singer?  She released a gospel album in 1984

http://geocities.com/club77nmmc/cassette.jpg

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/16/06 at 12:01 pm

^yes...and she currently writes Christian books...


http://www.lisawhelchel.com/my_book.htm

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: whistledog on 03/16/06 at 12:09 pm


^yes...and she currently writes Christian books...


http://www.lisawhelchel.com/my_book.htm


It's good to see she is still around :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: spaceace on 03/16/06 at 1:22 pm

I liked Natalie.  Question- Did I imagine it.  Did Molly Ringwald play in the first season of the Facts of Life? :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: CatwomanofV on 03/16/06 at 2:08 pm


I liked Natalie.  Question- Did I imagine it.  Did Molly Ringwald play in the first season of the Facts of Life? :)



Yup-she was in the first season. They had a lot of girls in the first season (can't remember how many) and then they cut it down to 4.




Cat

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: spaceace on 03/16/06 at 2:10 pm

Thought so! :)

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: KKay on 03/16/06 at 2:49 pm

I liked Blair.  Only because I never met anyone like her so I thought her character was made up and unbelievable.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: spaceace on 03/16/06 at 2:54 pm

I went to an all-girl's Catholic High School.  Trust me they exsist.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Tanya1976 on 03/16/06 at 4:10 pm

Jo followed by Blair and Natalie. Tootie was annoying!

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: kairi747 on 03/16/06 at 7:46 pm

i always admired jo for not caring what others thought about her.  she was strong and independent.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Sammy Reed on 03/17/06 at 2:45 pm

Sue Ann, definitely!

http://www.juliepiekarski.com/

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: BCRichrocker on 03/17/06 at 2:53 pm

I always liked Blair. Feminine and pretty, not ugly and too masculine like Jo. While the rich girl "country club"  elitist attitude I could do without, we did once in a while find there was some substance underneath it all. But with that came beauty also.

Natalie was cool and the smart one. She also was kind of a cute plus sized gal which is my preference anyway. If only she would've had Blair's looks.....

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: stevefrom78 on 03/23/06 at 11:15 am

I went through phases. They were all my favorite at one point. But Tootie was my mostly my favorite. Does anyone remember her real name? (From the show. Not Kim Fields) And did anyone know that her real life mother was the lady who burned Penny (Janet Jackson) with the iron on the 70's Good times TV show?

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: pumbaaj on 03/23/06 at 12:31 pm

Sue Ann was definitely my favorite.  She used to out-argue and smack down Blair.  She put Blair in her place many times. 
Does anyone know the story behind the cast cuts from Season 1??  Will this season be out on dvd??  I remember the first episode (I think ) was about Cindy questioning her sexuality.  Blair said she was weird because she kept hugging the other girls.



Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: airsupplyairhead on 03/25/06 at 10:13 am


My favorite is definitely Blair!  I saw Lisa Whelcel and Charlotte Rae a few months ago on the TV Land Awards singing the Facts of Life theme song and they looked great.





I like Sue Ann and Cindy!

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: lizjagger on 04/05/06 at 11:55 pm

Blair and Jo.

Subject: Re: Facts of Life Girls

Written By: Tom Cruise is a Dork on 04/06/06 at 5:03 pm

The actress who played Tootie, Kim Fields, still looks good  ;)  :-*

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