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The Results Are In: Recast "The Facts of Life"

The Results Are In: Recast "The Facts of Life"

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!

With this week's recast challenge for "The Facts of Life", I actually wish the show could be made again with these new actors! My favorite ideas were the ones submitted for the character of Mrs. Garrett, like jpullman813's suggestion of Kathy Najimy, LaLaLaurie06's idea of Kathy Bates and Jane Fonda, as put forth by leeluvfashion and Hollisterbabe01.

I also thought Kaycee Stroh would be perfect as Natalie, as ddene5713 and SugarySweet022 suggested. And finally, Martha MacIsaac from Superbad is a great pick for Jo, as posited by brainstormchaser. Overall, though, my favorite recast list this week comes from rinxy! To see who rinxy chose, along with a new cast photo,

rinxy's cast:
Blair — Amanda Seyfried
Tootie — Raven-Symoné
Natalie — Nikki Blonsky
Jo — Amanda Bynes
Mrs. Garrett — Caroline Rhea

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sarabiti sarabiti 8 years
Kaycee Stroh needs to be JO
rinxy rinxy 8 years
YAY! :) I NEVER WIN ANYTHING!! :)
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Congrats! The new cast is great.
mellafe mellafe 8 years
Hahaha, that's great!
ALSW ALSW 8 years
Congrats!
dcmurray1970 dcmurray1970 8 years
i dont really see amanda bynes as Jo. maybe someone a little more tomboyish??? but everyone else is a good choice
Home Home 8 years
This is a great one. Love Caroline Rhea as Mrs. Garrett.
shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 8 years
I vote for Michelle Rodriquez as Jo
Happsmjc Happsmjc 8 years
These are the best re-cast choices ever! I love them all!
acemonkey acemonkey 8 years
This was great casting. I hadn't even thought of Raven, but I could totally see her as Tootie. I miss the Facts of Life!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
Great jobs!!! I don't know who two of them are, but good job anyways hahahah! :-) :medal:
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
yeah kathy bates! oh well! congrats rinxy!
vawilliams vawilliams 8 years
Congratulations rinxy! These are fun, can't wait for the next one!
Marci Marci 8 years
That recasting is great! I've seen the original Natalie at the ATM a few times. :)
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
good picks!
Mel475 Mel475 8 years
Nice job! I can totally see each of these actresses in these roles!
pebby01 pebby01 8 years
nice choices!!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
Good recast! Congrats!
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