Lisa’s Call presents Lisa Whelchel’s five favorite ‘Facts of Life’ episodes
Tune in Sunday, April 7, at 5PM | 4C, to see the best from Blair herself!
“You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have… the facts of life!” To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Facts of Life, we’re not just taking the good… we’re taking the best!
Series star Lisa Whelchel (Blair Warner) is presenting her favorite episodes of this beloved sitcom and sharing her fondest memories in Lisa’s Call, a three-hour event on MeTV.
Tune in Sunday, April 17, from 5–8PM Eastern, and watch Whelchel’s five most fondly recalled episodes. Plus, you’ll get sneak peaks at future episodes of her new series, Collector’s Call, which premieres later that same night on MeTV at 10PM | 9C.
Lisa’s Call presents Lisa Whelchel’s five favorite ‘Facts of Life’ episodesTune in Sunday, April 7, starting at 5PM | 4C, to see the best from Blair herself! Then, don't miss the premiere of Lisa Whelchel's new MeTV series, Collector's Call, at 10PM | 9C.
Beginning in 1979, The Facts of Life was one of the first sitcoms to center around a cast of young women. Go behind the scenes, as Whelchel selects highlights from the hit show’s nine-season run and shares anecdotes of working with costars like George Clooney, Nancy McKeon and Geri Jewell.
Here are Lisa’s top-five favorite episodes — and a little taste of why she picked them.“Cousin Geri”
Season 2, episode 5
This groundbreaking episode introduced Blair’s cousin Geri (Geri Jewell), a comedian who has cerebral palsy. “She wasn’t acting,” Whelchel notes, “She had cerebral palsy and she was a comedian.”“Bought and Sold”
Season 2, episode 12
Whelchel selected this episode to shine a light on her character’s development. “I do love the evolution of Blair,” she says. “She mellowed a bit and grew a lot.”“3, 2, 1”
Season 7, episode 10
Jo and Blair must work together on the campus TV station. “This was my number-one favorite,” Whelchel says with a big grin. Why? “I love working with Nancy McKeon so much,” she says — and she relished showing off her slapstick skills.“The Reunion”
Season 7, episode 17
“It’s because I got to kiss George Clooney,” Whelchel explains. But here’s the funny thing — she totally forgot she had ever kissed the actor. Find out what jogged her memory.“Seven Little Indians”
Season 8, episode 12
Set on a dark and stormy night, this tale spoofs The Twilight Zone, complete with a “Rod Sperling” as host. “Not only was it the biggest hair that Blair had ever had — and that’s saying a lot — it’s just farcical and so much fun.”