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The Girls School 

Mrs. Garrett bonds with the girls at Eastlake Academy, the school Kimberly attends.

Director:

Herbert Kenwith

Writers:

Howard Leeds (teleplay by), Ben Starr (teleplay by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Conrad Bain ... Philip Drummond
Gary Coleman ... Arnold Jackson
Todd Bridges ... Willis Jackson
Dana Plato ... Kimberly Drummond
Charlotte Rae ... Edna Garrett
Felice Schachter ... Nancy Olson
Kim Fields ... Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
Julie Piekarski ... Sue Ann Weaver
Lisa Whelchel ... Blair Warner
Jennifer Rooney Jennifer Rooney ... Jennifer
Peter Hobbs ... Mr. Robinson
Laura Shuman Laura Shuman ... Laura
Jack Riley ... Mr. Crocker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Molly Ringwald ... Molly Parker
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Storyline

Mrs. Garrett bonds with the girls at Eastlake Academy, the school Kimberly attends.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tandem Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The episode "The Girls School" (episode #1.24) was the pilot for the spin-off The Facts of Life (1979). See more »

Connections

References National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

It Takes Diff'rent Strokes
(Theme Song)
Written by Alan Thicke, Al Burton and Gloria Loring
Performed by Al Burton, David Foster and Brenda Russell
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