History Series / TheFactsOfLife

13th Aug '17 2:20:44 AM SeptimusHeap
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* {{Lolicon}}: Tootie is discovered by a famous fashion photographer who intends to make her into a supermodel. When they get to the photo shoot in New York, they discover that the "look" magazines want involves young girls in revealing clothes and lots of makeup. Mrs. Garret outright compares it to child pornography.
** Especially when they meet another of the models, a girl named Rena who reveals to Mrs. Garrett, in confidence, that she is fourteen but has the photographer believing she's twelve.
--> '''Jonathan:''' [Tootie] may only have a few good years left! Even Rena's on her way out!
--> '''Mrs. Garrett:''' Rena's only fourteen!
--> '''Rena''' (from her dressing room): [[YouShouldKnowThisAlready Twelve!]]
6th Aug '17 6:14:04 PM WhirlRX
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* InterclassFriendship: Joe and Blair are the VitriolicBestBuddies type. Joe comes from a single home from the Bronx while Blair comes from old money family. The two were the most likely to bicker with one another amongst the four girls with many jokes directed at their social status. Despite that, the two ended up being very close to one another. This was best demonstrated in a episode that had the two going back home and each of them hanging out with a old friend. At first the two were excited to get away from each other. But after learning their old friends bad personalities, they realized internally that they were actually good friends.
19th Jun '17 11:52:59 AM Zcam
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* FourGirlEnsemble: Of course.

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* FourGirlEnsemble: Of course. Blair (glamour-obsessed pretty one), Jo (tomboyish, straight-laced one), Tootie (sweet-naïve, one) & Natalie (quirky, odd one) (students/roommates).
13th May '17 8:43:26 PM Market43Fan
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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: InUniverse example. The Season 3 episode ''"Legacy"'' reveals Blair was named after her grandfather, who happened to be a prominent judge. Naturally, Blair is proud of that fact [[spoiler:until she learns he was secretly a member of the UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan]].
1st Apr '17 10:27:13 AM microkittycat
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* TheQuincyPunk: In "The Americanization of Miko," the writers demonstrated total ignorance about the Stray Cats. Based on the characters' dialogue--specifically, the adults' horror about this crazy new music and the girls' references to wild concerts wherein Brian Setzer evidently ate his guitar--the writers seemed to think the band put out earsplitting punk tunes rather than what really amounted to ''old-time rockabilly.''

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* TheQuincyPunk: In "The Americanization of Miko," the writers demonstrated total ignorance about the Stray Cats.Music/StrayCats. Based on the characters' dialogue--specifically, the adults' horror about this crazy new music and the girls' references to wild concerts wherein Brian Setzer evidently ate his guitar--the writers seemed to think the band put out earsplitting punk tunes rather than what really amounted to ''old-time rockabilly.''
30th Mar '17 3:24:07 PM Golondrina
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* ShootTheMoney

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* %%* ShootTheMoney
10th Jan '17 4:38:30 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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* RearrangeTheSong: The theme song was redone at least twice during the show's run.
9th Jan '17 3:35:55 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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* ContinuityNod: Mrs. Garrett's sister Beverly Ann, who joined the cast in Season 8, was first mentioned all the way back in the first season of ''Diff'rent Strokes''.



* PutOnABus: Season 8 ends with the two-parter "Out of Peekskill", in which Mrs. Garrett gets married and joins the Peace Corps to serve in Africa with her new husband.

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* PutOnABus: Season 8 ends begins with the two-parter "Out of Peekskill", in which Mrs. Garrett gets married and joins the Peace Corps to serve in Africa with her new husband.
31st Dec '16 1:34:58 PM SailorAlphaC
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** Is also implied to have occurred in a Season 1 episode with Blair.
31st Dec '16 1:28:20 PM SailorAlphaC
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** Which becomes [[HilariousInHindsight rather bizarre]] remembering Lisa Whelchel (actress playing Blair) is a devout Christian.

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** Which becomes [[HilariousInHindsight rather bizarre]] remembering bizarre]], considering that Lisa Whelchel (actress playing Blair) is a devout Christian.
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