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'Facts of Life' reunion selfie! See Blair and Mrs. Garrett today

June 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM ET

You take the good, you take the bad, and decades later, you take an amazing selfie.

More than 26 years after “Facts of Life” left the airwaves, former co-stars Lisa Whelchel and Charlotte Rae reunited over a midday meal Tuesday — and couldn't resist snapping a photo to mark the happy occasion.

Apparently Rae hasn’t changed much since her days of playing Eastland School’s sage housemother, Edna Garrett. 

"She gave me some good advice. (Just like old times.)" wrote Whelchel, who played snobby rich girl Blair Warner on the hit sitcom.

Image: A 1980s cast photo of Whelchel and Rae as Blair Warner and Edna Garrett
Embassy Pictures via Everett Collection
A 1980s cast photo of Whelchel and Rae as Blair Warner and Edna Garrett.

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Whelchel has been on a nostalgic roll lately. Next month she’s set to star with former “Facts of Life” castmate Kim Fields (Tootie Ramsey) in the Hallmark Channel movie “For Better or For Worse.”

You hear that, George Clooney? Might be time to start dusting off the ol' tool belt.

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