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(1979–1988)

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Season 1

24 Aug. 1979
Rough Housing
Cindy decides not to attend the Harvest Ball when Blair intimates that because of her tomboyishness she might be a lesbian.
 
31 Aug. 1979
Like Mother, Like Daughter
Blair fears she will get a reputation for being "easy" because her multiple-divorce' mother is caught flirting with another student's married father.
 
7 Sep. 1979
The Return of Mr. Garrett
Mrs. Garrett accepts her ex-husband's proposal of remarriage, but changes her mind when she discovers he is teaching the girls how to gamble.
 
14 Sep. 1979
I.Q.
When Tootie stumbles upon elementary school IQ results ordered by their headmaster, the girls are stunned to find out that their scores don't necessarily match their current academic reputation.
 
12 Mar. 1980
Overachieving
Tootie's father thinks Mrs. Garrett's influence over his daughter is holding her back. Tootie's latest ambition? To open a beauty salon!
 
14 Mar. 1980
Emily Dickinson
Blair plagiarizes an Emily Dickinson poem about beauty, but gets caught when the headmaster submits it into a competition, and it wins.
 
21 Mar. 1980
Dieting
Sue Ann goes on a crash diet after the pressure of everyone's body-consciousness, and Blairs intimating that a boy won't like her, makes her feel fat.
 
4 Apr. 1980
The Facts of Love
To the chagrin of the headmaster, Mrs. Garrett holds a sex education class. Meanwhile Blair gets into a compromising situation with a boy and has to make a tough decision.
 
11 Apr. 1980
Flash Flood
During a serious flood Blair and Tootie get trapped in the school stables. The headmaster rescues them and Blair develops a case of hero worship which she mistakes for love.
 
25 Apr. 1980
Adoption
Blair noses into Natalie's business and arranges for her to talk to her birth mother by phone.
 
2 May 1980
Running
The headmaster pits two of the girls against each other in a track competition, which causes conflicts.
 
4 Jun. 1980
Molly's Holiday
Molly's upset that her parents are getting a divorce, so the girls decide to try and get them back together. But her father shows up with "someone".
 
11 Jun. 1980
Dope
Blair gets Sue Ann into a clique known as "The Group," whose members are all marijuana smokers.
 

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