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Miss Piggy and Janice share a pizza with three of the Facts of Life girls in Muppet Magazine

The Facts of Life is a sitcom which ran from 1979 to 1988 on NBC. Spun-off from Diff'rent Strokes, the Drummonds' former housekeeper Mrs. Garrett becomes housemother at the girls boarding school Eastland. The series often combined social issues with the antics of the diverse group of girls.

Muppet Magazine issue 5 featured an interview with "The Stars of The Facts of Life": Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn, and Kim Fields

Muppet Mentions

  • Beginning in the second season episode "Gossip," a poster for The Muppet Show hangs over Tootie's bed.
  • In the season two episode "The Secret," Jo says she'll make sure her soon-to-be paroled father doesn't talk about his past when he visits the school, "because I'll be next to him every minute doing all the talking." Mrs. Garrett responds, "Kind of like the Muppets, huh?"
  • In the season six episode "With a Little Help From My Friends," Blair receives fuzzy and green "Muppet Bookends" from her boyfriend as a gift.

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