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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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Edna Garrett
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Blair Warner
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Dorothy 'Tootie' Ramsey
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Natalie Green
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Joanne 'Jo' Polniaczek
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Garth Kiley
Frédéric Andréi ...
David LeClair
Jacques Ferrière ...
Pierre Petit
Vivian Brown ...
Miss Southwick
Roger Til ...
Chef Antoine
Caroline Ducrocq ...
Angelique
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Reggie
Bernard Soufflet ...
The Innkeeper
Philippe Brizard ...
The Bookseller
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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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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Oooh La La!

The 1979-88 sitcom get their own TV movie. And it's not bad. "The Facts of Life" go to gay Paris. An experience for the girls to enjoy European life. This is perfect for Blair Warner(Lisa Whelchel), she loves to shop. Mrs. Edna Garrett(Charlotte Rae) is working at a French cooking school where she has her ups and downs. Tootie and Natalie(Kim Fields & Mindy Cohn) help a author make it big. And tough girl Jo(Nancy McKeown) finds l'amour(Love) there. Everyone in the movie is trying to find their way in life. Each one has their story to tell, each one knows what they want to do in life. Blair who is known for her high-class style shows it off very well. Tootie and Natalie are tighter than thieves, put their friendship to the test when they help out the Parisian author struggling to be successful. Kinda ring a bell there? And the tomboy Jo, she starts to understand love through her tough girl exterior. Knowing that she can be tough and sweet at the same time. A very rare gem, but if you can see it, you'll never forget it! 3 out of 5 stars!


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