Tag Archives: The Facts of Life

Facts of Death

Peace The Forks Out


Mrs. Garrett

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Nikolai Volkoff


Miloš Forman

Billy Graham

Roger Bannister

Tab Hunter

Kate Spade

Steve Ditko

Harry Anderson

Claude Lanzmann

he bid Vietnam good mornings

Koko The Gorilla

Steven Bochco

David Ogden Stiers


Beetle Bailey maker

Keith Jackson

Dick Enberg

Tom Wolfe

Dolores O’Riordan

Jerry Van Dyke

Rose Marie

last of the Oz munchkins

FIRST Bond girl

Clifford Irving

The Catch-er

Ella Brennan

Kurosawa scripter

Tower Records founder

Mitzi Shore

Tom Benson

Atari co-founder

The Office‘s Hank, the security guard

Mini Me

that mini lady

he was cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

Toys were him

Ruth Wilensky


Anthony Bourdain


Margot Kidder

margot thru


R. Lee Ermey


Stephen Hawking


Barbara Bush


Off Scripted

a Zsa Zsa Gabor collection of her scripts from television appearances, 1960s-1990s, including (in alphabetical order): Batman (3 scripts from the episode ‘Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires’), Bonanza, Burke’s Law, The Donna Reed Show (3 scripts from different episodes), The Facts of Life, Gilligan’s Island, Hollywood Backstage, The Love Boat (3 scripts from different episodes), Matt Houston, and The Rounders (2 scripts); some with the star’s annotations, some noting her name on the covers [The Estate of Zsa Zsa Gabor auction]


Rae of Light

Robin Thicke’s parents are Alan Thicke and Gloria Loring, and they (with Al Burton) wrote and sang the theme songs to ‘Facts of Life‘ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes‘!!!!!!

those two were so rockin’

Alan composed other themes – like one for ‘Wheel of Fortune‘, ‘Joker’s Wild‘, ‘Celebrity Sweepstakes‘ and for something called ‘The Wizard Of Odds‘.  dude is a wizard 4 sho

anywho, Loring was on some Hallmark channel talk show called ‘Home & Family’ to celebrate Mrs Garrett/Charlotte Rae turning 90 this year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  AND THE WHOLE LOVE FEST WAS THE MOST TOUCHING 2 HOURS I’VE SPENT IN AWHILE (that didn’t include touching my wife or myself)  

look at who swung by and skyped to say hello & we love you Mrs G!!!!

Tootie! Willis! Blair!!!!!!!!!!!!

todd bridges mrs g

purple haired-Cohn!!

mindy mrs g

Molly, pretty in black!!!

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Jo via skype!!!!!

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Blair’s cousin Geri!!!!!!!

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it was the first time Gloria met the cast!!!!!!!!

With Charlotte Ray! #homeandfamilyshow #factsoflife #celebrity #friends

A photo posted by Gloria Loring (@glorialoring) on

Mrs G has seen it all – the invention of TV, man walking on the moon, the rise of Alan Thicke’s theme song writing skills, and selfies (sorta)

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long live Charlotte Rae (and the Eastland School for Young Women ladies)!!!!!!!!!!!

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