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The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (1982)

The girls and Mrs. Garrett head to Paris. The girls are going to spend some time in the French counterpart of their school while Mrs. Garrett attends a cooking school. The girls were hoping... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Rae ... Edna Garrett
Lisa Whelchel ... Blair Warner
Kim Fields ... Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
Mindy Cohn ... Natalie Green
Nancy McKeon ... Joanne 'Jo' Polniaczek
Frank Bonner ... Garth Kiley
Frédéric Andréi ... David LeClair
Jacques Ferrière Jacques Ferrière ... Pierre Petit
Vivian Brown Vivian Brown ... Miss Southwick
Roger Til Roger Til ... Chef Antoine
Caroline Ducrocq ... Angelique
Laurie Main ... Reggie
Bernard Soufflet Bernard Soufflet ... The Innkeeper
Philippe Brizard Philippe Brizard ... The Bookseller
Dominique Bauguil Dominique Bauguil ... Georges
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The girls and Mrs. Garrett head to Paris. The girls are going to spend some time in the French counterpart of their school while Mrs. Garrett attends a cooking school. The girls were hoping to spend some time in Paris but find themselves stuck in the countryside with a strict guardian. When they discover that their last week of school will be spent in Paris, they plan to sneak away and discover the city on their own. Jo decides to go to Le Mans and meets a French boy, Blair encounters a local of her own, while Natalie and Tootie run into an author that Natalie admires. When they discover that he is struggling with writer's block, they decide to help him with his article. Meanwhile, Mrs. Garrett is struggling to trying to impress the French Chef in charge of the class. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1982 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Production Co:

Embassy Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm (After They've Seen Paree)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Joe Young and Sam Lewis
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2 January 2001 | by moviecookieSee all my reviews

Mrs. Garrett's working in a school in Paris. Wealthy Blair goes off by herself in search for... well, shopping. Nat and Tootie decide to help a Parisan author. And tough Jo - Jo finds romance that could lead her to live in Paris.

So it's no wonder that this is a TV movie of the 79-88 sitcom the Facts of Life. So many things happen; so little time, but les filles (girls in French) each explore Paris in their own way during the two hours the movie airs. Not on videotape, but it did air on nick at nite. Catch if it does. Because you don't want to miss this!


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