|FACTS OF LIFE SEASON NINE EPISODE GUIDE (1987-1988)|
|Over Our Heads closed last year. The set is the house. Most memorable episodes in season nine are entitled "The First Time", "Till Marriage Do Us Part", "The Beginning of the End", and "The Beginning of the Beginning."|
|Episode Name||Description/Guest Stars||Picture|
| Facts of Life Down Under
Feb 15, 87
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| Down and Out in Malibu
Episode: 186, 187
Sep 26; Oct 03, 87
| The ninth season opens with Jo, jobless, and homeless in Malibu, where Richard Moll just happens to need a house sitter. Richard Moll returns to the home he left in Jo's care and finds out that it has been flooded. Someone left the water running in the hot tub.
Guest Stars: Sandy Simpson (Paul), Johnny Dark (Sergeant Canfield), Nancy Everhard (Cindy Garver), Clyde Kusatsu (Budget Bob), Greg Norberg (Sergeant Wells), Rusty Coleman (Delivery Boy), Richard Moll (Himself)
| Rumor Has It
Oct 17, 87
| Blairs after-hours visit with a professor reputed to be a womanizer stirs up a storm of vicious rumors on campus.
Guest Stars: Franc Luz (Professor Katt), Bonnie Campbell-Britton (Rebecca), Evonne Kezios (Amanda), Charles Summers (Dean Stanton), Frances Megan (Jane), Judson Allen (Scott Travis), David Arnott (Nick Drexler)
| Before The Fall
Oct 24, 87
| Natalie goes under cover as an ROTC cadet to get a news story.
Guest Stars: Patrick Cronin (Chris Morgan), Renée Props (Jody), Sarina C. Grant (Sgt. McNamara), Dennis Haysbert (Sgt. Evans)
| Sweet Charity
Nov 07, 87
| Jo takes a job in a social work at a community center, then she learns that the center has no funds to pay her salary.
Guest Stars: Paul Provenza (Casey Clark), Bumper Robinson (Todd), Elmarie Wendel (Jackie)
| Up from Down Under
Nov 14, 87
|Sherrie Krenn joins the cast, as she moves in with the girls. She may only stay if she is going to school at Eastland.
Guest Stars: Michael Preston (Kevin McKenna), Ken Lerner (Max), Troy Evans (Police Officer)
| The More The Marrier
Nov 21, 87
| As a Winter Carnival takes place Jeff proposes to Tootie.
Guest Stars: Claude Brooks (Rudy), Paul Provenza (Casey Clark), Robert Romanus (Snake), Todd Hollowell (Jeff), Clarence Gilyard Jr. (Matt), Donald Gibb (Wendell)
| A Rose By Another Age
Nov 28, 87
| Blair is stunned when her school study partner falls for Beverly Ann.
Guest Stars: Jeff Allen (Larry Preston)
| Adventures in Bailysitting
Dec 05, 87
| Caring for her sister teaches Blair motherhood.
Guest Stars: Marj Dusay (Monica Warner), Evelyn Guerrero (Mrs. Martinzez), Ashleigh Sterling (Bailey), Sabrina Wiener (Little Girl)
| It's A Wonderful Christmas
Dec 12, 87
| It's holiday time and Beverly Ann feels unneeded, until a mysterious santa shows her what Christmas in Peekskill would be like without her.
Guest Stars: Chuck McCann (Santa Claus), Don Dolan (Police Officer)
| Golden Oldies
Jan 02, 88
|The girls imagine life 40 years into the future.
Guest Stars: Bill Macy (Harold)
| A Thousand Frowns
Jan 09, 88
| Jo introduces Andy a friend from the center.
Guest Stars: Paul Provenza (Casey Clark), Scott Bryce (Rick Bonner)
| Something in Common
Jan 16, 88
| It's not the music to hear his hears when Jo's dad learns that her boyfriend plays the piano at a dinner joint. In this episode, they also decide to close Over Our Heads.
Guest Stars: Alex Rocco (Charlie Polniaczek), Scott Bryce (Rick Bonner)
| Peekskill Law
Jan 23, 88
| Blair's first assignment as a law clerk involves her in a scandelous murder trial.
Guest Stars: Franc Lutz (Richard Katt), Alan Autry (Clark Darrin), James Staley (Barkley), Tony Steedman (Judge), Kathleen Connell (Secretary), John Wesley (Crandall)
| House Divided
Jan 30, 88
| Natalie and Tooties Boyfriends have nothing in common.
Guest Stars: Todd Hollowell (Jeff), Robert Romanus (Snake), John Del Regno (Ralph)
| The First Time
Feb 06, 88
| Natalie and Snake plan to mark the anniversary of their first year together with an intimate encounter.
Guest Stars: Robert Romanus (Snake)
| Let's Face the Music
Feb 13, 88
| A sponser of a musical benifit invites Jo and Blair to visit his beauty spa, where they are transformed but not in the way they expected.
Guest Stars: Peter Marc Jacobson (Mr. Wayne), Warren Burton (Sergio Pavan), John Kassir (Andre), Tuesday Knight (Amy), Hannah Cutrona (Meena)
| Less Than Perfect
Feb 20, 88
|Blairs looks aren't all that take a beating from a vehiclular run-in with a tree.
Guest Stars: Paul Provenza (Casey Clark), Ron Fassler (Dr. Nichols), Catherine Paolone (Nurse)
| Till Marriage Do Us Part
Feb 27, 88
| Rick Proposes to Jo in his own crazy way, and everyone anticipates the wedding execept Jo, who still hasn't excepted.
Guest Stars: Scott Bryce (Rick Bonner), Todd Hollowell (Jeff), John Ingle (Minister), Twyla Littleton (Wanda), Paul Provenza (Casey Clark), Alex Rocco (Charlie Polniaczek), Robert Romanus (Snake)
| Present Imperfect
Mar 05, 88
|Tootie recieves a hideous pendant as an engagement present from Jeff's formidable grandmother and it is pulverised at Andy and Pippa's wild party just before the woman arrives.
Guest Stars: Beah Richards (Grandmother), Todd Hollowell (Jeff), Devon Odessa (Alexis), Cindi Dietrich (Karen), Nicky Katt (Mark), Gregory "Mars" Martin (Larry), Mike Finnerman (Delivery Man)
| On The Edge
Mar 12, 88
|Sandy and Jo take Melissa, a girl who needs help to the amusement park. When the get back they found out that Melissa has run away. The next day people tell Jo that some lady is out on the roof, she finds out it is Sandy, the social worker.
Guest Stars: Alexandra Borrie (Sandy), Suzanne Krull (Melissa), Jane Dulo (Mrs. Beets), John Harnagel (Police Officer), Sonya Winton (Annie), Sidney Chankin (Mr. White)
| Big Apple Blues
Mar 19, 88
|Natalies first bite of the big apple is hard to digest: she overnight's in a Sohos loft with the four weirdest people she has ever met.
Guest Stars: Richard Grieco (Ben), Michele Little (Claire), Terrah Smith (Nina), David Spade (Scott)
| The Beginning of the End
Apr 30, 88
|Blair decides to buy the financially troubled Eastland.
Guest Stars: Seth Green (Adam Brinkerhoff), Sam Behrens (Wes Mitchell), Kathleen Freeman (Noreen Grisbee), Nicolas Coster (David Warner), Mayim Bialik (Jennifer Cole), Juliette Lewis (Terry Rankin), Meredith Scott Lynn (Ashley Payne), Marissa Mendenhall (Sam Bellanger), Jason Naylor (Beldon Glover), Danny Dayton (Mr. Avery), Richard Mehana (Mr. Plimpton), Patrick T. O'Brien (Mr. Copeland), Shirley Prestia (Miss O'Donnell), Sal Viscuso (Frank Payne), John Welsh (Mr. Morehead)
| The Beginning of the Beginning
May 07, 88
|Blair becomes headmistress of Eastland School.
Guest Stars: Sam Behrens (Wes Mitchell), Seth Green (Adam Brinkerhoff), Kathleen Freeman (Noreen Grisbee), Scott Bryce (Rick Bonner), Mayim Bialik (Jennifer Cole), Juliette Lewis (Terry Rankin), Meredith Scott Lynn (Ashley Payne), Marissa Mendenhall (Sara Bellanger), Jason Naylor (Beldon Glover), John Buchanan (Steve), Ross Jolly (The Guy), Lawrence Lowe (Man in Chicken Suit), LaRue Stanley (Waitress)