Edna Ann Garrett (better known to viewers as Mrs. Garrett or Mrs. G) was played by actress Charlotte Rae on the show, Diff'rent Strokes, and on the spin-off, The Facts of Life, from 1978 to 1986. she was the housekeeper to the Drummond family in New York City. In 1979, she took a job as den mother at the Eastland Academy in Peekskill, New York as daughter Kimberly Drummond attended Eastland. Over the years, Mrs. Garrett's role on The Facts of Life changed. At first she was merely a live-in supervisor for the girls of Eastland; in the second season she became their in-house dietician who managed the school's cafeteria.
In "Bigfat", while searching for Peter in Canada, mounties find a stick figure of Mrs. Garrett that he made. She later appears at the end of the episode as a stripper that Quagmire arranged for Peter.