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Episode List


Season 2

19 Nov. 1980
The New Girl: Part 1
A new student, Jo Polniaczek, arrives at Eastland.
26 Nov. 1980
The New Girl: Part 2
The girls are put on probation and must work in the cafeteria to pay off their damages.
10 Dec. 1980
Double Standard
Blair is shocked when her boyfriend invites Jo to a cotillion at a country club.
17 Dec. 1980
Who Am I?
Tootie falls for a black boy who tries to drive a wedge between her and her white friends.
24 Dec. 1980
Cousin Geri
Blair's cousin Geri, a comedian who has Cerebral Palsy, comes to visit.
31 Dec. 1980
Mrs. Garrett's birthday is coming up, and when Jo can't afford a present for her, she decides to steal one.
7 Jan. 1981
Teenage Marriage: Part 1
Jo's boyfriend Eddie goes AWOL from his Naval base in Chicago to propose marriage.
14 Jan. 1981
Teenage Marriage: Part 2
Mrs. Garrett tries to stop Jo and Eddie from driving to West Virginia to get married.
21 Jan. 1981
Tootie's gossiping causes a rift between Blair, Jo, and Nancy, and almost costs Mrs. Garrett her job.
28 Jan. 1981
Breaking Point
Blair gets involved in a tough campaign for class president but things take a serious turn when one of the girls commits suicide.
4 Feb. 1981
Sex Symbol
A boy with whom Natalie studies spreads rumors about their friendship that damage her reputation while supposedly helping his own.
25 Feb. 1981
The Secret
Jo is up for the Best New Student of the Year award, but her joy is dampened by a letter from her father. She never told anyone that he is in the State Penitentiary for burgling the warehouse where he once worked.
4 Mar. 1981
Pretty Babies
Tootie is lured into doing a photo shoot for a child pornographer.
11 Mar. 1981
Bought and Sold
Blair is selling Countess Calvert cosmetics, and she uses Natalie as a model.
18 Mar. 1981
Free Spirit
Mrs. Garrett's son Alex visits her at Eastland. Natalie is impressed by his claims of having played on several recording sessions for popular musicians, but Blair doesn't trust him.
25 Mar. 1981
Brian and Sylvia
Tootie's uncle Brian and aunt Sylvia are a mixed couple -- he's white and she's black. When Tootie and Natalie visit them in Buffalo, Sylvia receives a job offer in New York City.

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