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(1979–1988)

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Season 9

3 Oct. 1987
Down and Out in Malibu: Part 2
Richard Moll has the girls put in prison when he sees what has happened to his house.
 
17 Oct. 1987
Rumor Has It
Blair starts law school. She spends a lot of time with her law professor. While the two of them are in his office talking, his wife comes in and assumes that they're "together". So word gets around about Blair and her professor. She considers dropping out.
 
24 Oct. 1987
Before the Fall
Natalie's been given an assignment to do an article on the ROTC. Natalie gets close to a cadet. Later when they get a new drill sergeant, they learn that they're going sky diving which makes Natalie nervous. She has to decide if she wants to stick with it or drop out when the cadet she got close to will.
 
7 Nov. 1987
Sweet Charity
Jo's looking for a job. She finds one at a community center but unfortunately the center is strapped financially so she's not getting paid. And she clashes with the guy who runs the center.
 
14 Nov. 1987
Up from Down Under
Pippa McKenna, a teenage girl from Eastland's Australian sister school, Colunga Academy, enrolls at Eastland.
 
21 Nov. 1987
The More the Marrier
With Tootie's boyfriend, Jeff, away she gets asked by another guy to go out on a date. At first, she doesn't want to because it might seem she's stepping out on Jeff. But Blair convinces her to. And on the night they're suppose to go out, Jeff shows up. And Natalie's boyfriend, Snake finally shows up.
 
5 Dec. 1987
Adventures in Baileysitting
Blair's baby sister Bailey gets lost while in the girls' care.
 
12 Dec. 1987
It's a Wonderful Christmas
Beverly Ann feels unwanted at Christmas and wonders what it would be like if she had never come to Peekskill.
 
2 Jan. 1988
Golden Oldies
The girls imagine what their lives will be like 50 years into the future.
 
9 Jan. 1988
A Thousand Frowns
Andy meets a guy at the youth center where Jo works and starts hanging with him. But when they learn the guy spends him time goofing around and appears not be doing anything with his life and Andy starts to act like him, they think he shouldn't hang with Andy anymore. They learn that he thinks he's going to die on his 30th birthday like so many others in his family. They tell him that he's an idiot. Later Casey tells Jo she's being irresponsible because there people who thought they were going to die and do. So she asks the guy to spend his birthday with them.
 
16 Jan. 1988
Something in Common
Jo is dating Rick, when she introduces him to her father. He is not impressed by him because of his playful attitude.
 
23 Jan. 1988
Peekskill Law
Blair interns at a law firm and learns that her law professor who resigned because it was assumed that they were having an affair, works there. He asks her to help her with the case, he's working on, which is defending a man who's accused of murder. She brings him and everybody acts nervous around him. Later Blair comes up with a strategy for the trial.
 
6 Feb. 1988
The First Time
Natalie goes to bed with her boyfriend, Snake.
 
13 Feb. 1988
Let's Face the Music
A slip-up at a beauty parlor turns Jo's hair blonde and Blair's hair green, causing problems at a banquet. Meanwhile, Pippa's band is scheduled to perform at that same banquet.
 
19 Mar. 1988
Big Apple Blues
Natalie finds an apartment in the Soho district of New York, living with several eccentric characters.
 
30 Apr. 1988
The Beginning of the End
When Blair discovers that Eastland Academy is in dire financial straits, she decides not to go to law school but buy it and save it from closing.
 
7 May 1988
The Beginning of the Beginning
When Blair decides to make some changes to Eastland to save it. Things don't get off to a good start. She also has to deal with a student who seems intent on getting kicked out. Blair tries to find out why.
 

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