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2020-10-19 10:21:23 PM  
62 votes:
Haha fark You Scott Baio
 
2020-10-20 3:08:07 AM  
48 votes:

jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?


All in the family
Maude
The Jeffersons
Good times
Archie Bunker's place
 
2020-10-19 10:25:35 PM  
36 votes:

thealgorerhythm: Haha fark You Scott Baio


No one loves Chachi
 
2020-10-20 3:00:49 AM  
33 votes:

toddalmighty: In the 80s, Donny Most was in my line at a grocery store. Some old lady looked up at him and said "Well, your career sure went down the toilet."


While that may be true, she recognized him and she is just some random old lady.
 
2020-10-20 3:20:53 AM  
29 votes:

AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.


If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.
 
2020-10-20 12:14:06 AM  
22 votes:
Mrs. C. has already outlived Joanie by three years.
 
2020-10-20 3:22:28 AM  
19 votes:
Ron and Henry threw him a bone, and he farking killed it. Hilarious. Then he had to go be a dick, cause that's what deplorables do. Right wing "celebrities" have no concept that self deprecating behavior makes audiences like you more. To me, Justin Timberlake was that kid from NSync until he did Dick In A Box. I instantly said "Ok, he's farking cool."
Same thing goes for VanDerbeek, Jason Biggs, Ben & Matt in Jay & Silent Bob. Ryan Reynolds...etc. Right wingers only know how to punch down. *paging Conservative Humor*
Bob Loblaw - English
Youtube mwWAsNZTnug
 
2020-10-20 12:22:52 AM  
13 votes:
Weezer - Buddy Holly (Official Music Video)
Youtube kemivUKb4f4
 
2020-10-19 10:04:15 PM  
13 votes:
This is great! Happy days are there again.
 
2020-10-20 3:42:19 AM  
12 votes:

baxterdog: detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.

I was in grade school and mom watched it. It was meh, to me. I do recall liking Laverne & Shirley though. Lenny and Squiggy cracked me up. Didn't put 2+2 that Lenny was in Spinal Tap and Earth Girls Are Easy until way later.


Michael McKean has been in everything. I miss Chuck McGill.
/No, we're not gonna play Stonehenge!
 
2020-10-20 3:10:40 AM  
12 votes:

jst3p: detonator: jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

All in the family
Maude
The Jeffersons
Good times
Archie Bunker's place

Yeah, I was curious enough to google it after I asked. That is pretty damn impressive.


The shortest run of those shows was 97 episodes. Pretty good...
 
2020-10-20 3:48:02 AM  
11 votes:

Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.


You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.
 
2020-10-20 3:39:57 AM  
11 votes:

baxterdog: detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.

I was in grade school and mom watched it. It was meh, to me. I do recall liking Laverne & Shirley though. Lenny and Squiggy cracked me up. Didn't put 2+2 that Lenny was in Spinal Tap and Earth Girls Are Easy until way later.


I also watched Laverne and Shirly on Nick at Night and it was way better than Happy Days. I agree that Lenny and Squiggy made that show (just like Larry, Daryll and his other brother Daryll did for Newhart"). It is amazing how much influence Penny Marshall and Ron Howard went on to have over the entertainment we absorbed in our lifetime.
 
2020-10-20 8:33:27 AM  
10 votes:

AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..


Fonzie VS Whites Only Sign
Youtube Uiiq-1KKSPg
 
2020-10-20 3:03:39 AM  
10 votes:
Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?
 
2020-10-20 4:40:38 AM  
8 votes:
Happy Days was a spin off of Love American Style.
 
2020-10-20 3:15:55 AM  
8 votes:
Sit on it.
 
2020-10-20 3:09:11 AM  
8 votes:

detonator: jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

All in the family
Maude
The Jeffersons
Good times
Archie Bunker's place


Yeah, I was curious enough to google it after I asked. That is pretty damn impressive.
 
2020-10-19 11:03:51 PM  
8 votes:
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2020-10-20 3:56:05 AM  
7 votes:

misanthropicsob: This is sure to appeal to the youth of America.


Pretty sure it's meant for the demographic that votes reliably every election.
 
2020-10-20 3:36:40 AM  
7 votes:

detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.


I was in grade school and mom watched it. It was meh, to me. I do recall liking Laverne & Shirley though. Lenny and Squiggy cracked me up. Didn't put 2+2 that Lenny was in Spinal Tap and Earth Girls Are Easy until way later.
 
2020-10-20 3:30:50 AM  
7 votes:

jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.


I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.
 
2020-10-20 9:07:11 AM  
6 votes:
Every Tuesday
8       Happy Days
8:30  Laverne & Shirley
9      Three's Company
9:30 Taxi

/old
 
2020-10-20 3:17:14 AM  
6 votes:
It's Don Most now.

s3cf.recapguide.comView Full Size
 
2020-10-20 3:34:49 AM  
5 votes:

jst3p: Exile On Beale Street: Ron and Henry threw him a bone, and he farking killed it. Hilarious. Then he had to go be a dick, cause that's what deplorables do. Right wing "celebrities" have no concept that self deprecating behavior makes audiences like you more. To me, Justin Timberlake was that kid from NSync until he did Dick In A Box. I instantly said "Ok, he's farking cool."
Same thing goes for VanDerbeek, Jason Biggs, Ben & Matt in Jay & Silent Bob. Ryan Reynolds...etc. Right wingers only know how to punch down. *paging Conservative Humor*
[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/mwWAsNZT​nug]

Wait, what? Tell me you are mistaken...


Oh, did you think I was calling RR a right winger? Nononono...I should've worded that differently...
 
2020-10-20 2:01:39 PM  
4 votes:

germ78: Al Molinaro died only a few short years ago.


(Heavy sigh) Yep, yep, yep....
 
2020-10-20 10:26:48 AM  
4 votes:

detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.


Happy Days was never an adaptation of American Graffiti. The pilot "Love and the Happy Days" appeared on the TV show Love American Style in 1972. American Graffiti didn't hit theaters until 18 months later.
 
2020-10-20 8:59:55 AM  
4 votes:

jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?


And "Happy Days" itself was a spinoff from an episode of "Love American Style" called "Love and the Happy Day" (retitled as "Love and the Happy Days" in syndication)

Video via Facebook

Intro credits via YouTube:
Love American Style Theme - Happy Days Pilot!
Youtube B8A9WFrBK0w
 
2020-10-20 6:03:40 AM  
4 votes:

AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..


You're so woke, Wokey McWokerson, EsqWoke.

Or just full of shiat.
 
2020-10-20 3:34:57 AM  
4 votes:

detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.


While all of that may be true, it has nothing to do with the experience he claimed to have as a member of a younger generation and my experience as that same generation.

I guess a shorter way of saying it would be "OK Boomer."
 
2020-10-20 3:33:45 AM  
4 votes:

AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..


Honestly, yes they are. You see differing celebrities targeting different demos, from YA (18-29) up to people already in a retirement home.

When you got money like the DNC and the big state parties have to throw around, you might as well.
 
2020-10-20 3:32:45 AM  
4 votes:

Exile On Beale Street: Ron and Henry threw him a bone, and he farking killed it. Hilarious. Then he had to go be a dick, cause that's what deplorables do. Right wing "celebrities" have no concept that self deprecating behavior makes audiences like you more. To me, Justin Timberlake was that kid from NSync until he did Dick In A Box. I instantly said "Ok, he's farking cool."
Same thing goes for VanDerbeek, Jason Biggs, Ben & Matt in Jay & Silent Bob. Ryan Reynolds...etc. Right wingers only know how to punch down. *paging Conservative Humor*


Agreed. Or at least just not be a dick. I've had some angry times and managed to not take it out on my pets and family. I knew deep down that what I was feeling might have been justified but that lashing out wouldn't get what I ultimately wanted. It's like these deplorables have no sense of tact, decorum, or personal responsibility.

It's okay to have an opinion, it's not okay to be an asshole about it.

/got my ballot today and it'll be in the mail tomorrow
//two friggin weeks!
///going to give my liver a vacation, it needs it
 
2020-10-20 2:06:44 PM  
3 votes:
I mean, it doesn't interest  me, but whatever Opie and the rest want to do to help, I'm cool with.

It's 2020. I'm about whatever someone wants to do that will actually help vs. shiatting all over everyone else.
 
2020-10-20 4:18:28 AM  
3 votes:
Maybe do this a month ago, so the money can be better used?
 
2020-10-20 4:08:19 AM  
3 votes:

jst3p: detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.

While all of that may be true, it has nothing to do with the experience he claimed to have as a member of a younger generation and my experience as that same generation.

I guess a shorter way of saying it would be "OK Boomer."


And here I thought you were an ok guy. Instead, you gotta defend a shiatty tv show.
I can't help being born when I was, just like you can't. I got to see and do a ton of stuff that you'll probably never imagine you could, like play hardcore punk rock in Eastern Europe before the Berlin Wall came down.
Say hi y to your boomer mom fir me.
 
2020-10-20 4:00:00 AM  
3 votes:

BlueDWarrior: jst3p: Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.

You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.

Frasier was one of those shows where it's like... you know the main character is an insufferable douche, but at the same time, you kinda wanted to see where all it was going anyway.


Oh, I completely agree. Niles, Daphneie and Fraiser's Dad made that show great. But to Kelsey Grammar's credit it wouldn't have worked without him being the pivot point.
 
2020-10-20 3:57:25 AM  
3 votes:

jst3p: Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.

You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.


Frasier was one of those shows where it's like... you know the main character is an insufferable douche, but at the same time, you kinda wanted to see where all it was going anyway.
 
2020-10-20 3:46:15 AM  
3 votes:

jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?


There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.
 
2020-10-20 12:15:10 AM  
3 votes:
And any possibility of a career again for Scott Baio was buried along with her.
 
2020-10-20 8:53:07 AM  
2 votes:

Sam Malone: jst3p: jst3p: Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.

You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.

Wow, I didn't even notice your username until after I posted. Well played.

Cheers! :)


You were better in The Good Place.
 
2020-10-20 8:37:33 AM  
2 votes:

fragMasterFlash: Give my regards to The Big Ragu.


I recently found out he was the guy Madonna was dancing with in the bar scene from "a League of Their Own"
 
2020-10-20 8:15:30 AM  
2 votes:

Exile On Beale Street: baxterdog: detonator: jst3p: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.

If you were a kid watching it on Nick at Night like I was and you found it to be these things you were WAY more woke than I was as a very young child or you are just making shiat up to appear more woke today. Hmmmm.... I wonder which is more likely.

I was in high school when it was on. It was supposed to be a adaptation of "American Graffiti ", but that only lasted about the first season. There was a ton of nostalgic fifties rock and roll stuff happening then, but as soon as "Happy Days" started having live studio audiences it went downhill fast. The actors all had '70's styled hair dos and flared jeans and white sneakers.
It always was pretty cringe worthy.

I was in grade school and mom watched it. It was meh, to me. I do recall liking Laverne & Shirley though. Lenny and Squiggy cracked me up. Didn't put 2+2 that Lenny was in Spinal Tap and Earth Girls Are Easy until way later.

Michael McKean has been in everything. I miss Chuck McGill.
/No, we're not gonna play Stonehenge!


Squiggy was also in "A League of Their Own" and Lenny was the scaryass clown in Voyager's "Thaw".

/yeah, we need a Lenny/Squiggy reunion
 
2020-10-20 7:28:12 AM  
2 votes:

misanthropicsob: This is sure to appeal to the youth of America.


It's a fundraiser. There are people who grew up on Happy Days willing to put down cash for an event like this. It's not like they're releasing an ad on Adult Swim.
 
2020-10-20 6:09:24 AM  
2 votes:

Gordon Bennett: jst3p: Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?).

It was in South Korea, where Chachi is a slang term for penis.


Whereas in the U.S., Chachi is now a slang term for dickhead.
 
2020-10-20 5:37:01 AM  
2 votes:

toddalmighty: In the 80s, Donny Most was in my line at a grocery store. Some old lady looked up at him and said "Well, your career sure went down the toilet."


https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0609182/

Okay, he isn't Cloris Leachman or James Hong, but he ain't starving.
 
2020-10-20 4:24:30 AM  
2 votes:

jst3p: Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?).


It was in South Korea, where Chachi is a slang term for penis.
 
2020-10-20 3:58:31 AM  
2 votes:

jst3p: jst3p: Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.

You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.

Wow, I didn't even notice your username until after I posted. Well played.


Cheers! :)
 
2020-10-20 3:53:15 AM  
2 votes:

AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..


You don't understand why a campaign would hold a fundraiser?

Apart from the obvious  if someone donates any amount, even a dollar, they become much more committed
They will show up to vote, and urge others to do so. It binds them to the cause.
 
2020-10-20 3:36:23 AM  
2 votes:

Exile On Beale Street: jst3p: Exile On Beale Street: Ron and Henry threw him a bone, and he farking killed it. Hilarious. Then he had to go be a dick, cause that's what deplorables do. Right wing "celebrities" have no concept that self deprecating behavior makes audiences like you more. To me, Justin Timberlake was that kid from NSync until he did Dick In A Box. I instantly said "Ok, he's farking cool."
Same thing goes for VanDerbeek, Jason Biggs, Ben & Matt in Jay & Silent Bob. Ryan Reynolds...etc. Right wingers only know how to punch down. *paging Conservative Humor*
[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/mwWAsNZT​nug]

Wait, what? Tell me you are mistaken...

Oh, did you think I was calling RR a right winger? Nononono...I should've worded that differently...


I did, but I am kinda drunk so the fault is probably mine. It is my understanding that he is a left leaning (at least) Canadian who hates trump.
 
2020-10-20 3:16:48 AM  
2 votes:
I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..
 
2020-10-20 3:12:05 AM  
2 votes:

WhiskeySticks: The comments...Jesus tap dancing christ.



This is Bill. Bill is telling an entertainer to stay out of politics despite supporting a reality TV star for political office. Bill is an idiot. Don't be a Bill

Bill
@BillMtz
·
5h
Replying to
@RealRonHoward
and
@WisDems
I had respect for you but not anymore.. make movies and stay out of politics
 
2020-10-20 2:58:42 AM  
2 votes:
Give my regards to The Big Ragu.
 
2020-10-20 1:46:17 PM  
1 vote:
Al Molinaro died only a few short years ago.
 
2020-10-20 1:18:11 PM  
1 vote:

Alphax: Farker Soze: Alphax: I have vague memories of this show in 1980.

[Fark user image 318x236]

The Fonz, Richie and Ralph meet a cute girl from the 25th century with a time machine and have adventures with her, hoping to get back to 1957 Milwaukie again someday.

You lost me at the premise.  Why, God why, would they want to get back to 1957 Milwaukie?

Same reason Dorothy wanted to go back to Kansas?  There's no place like home..


Hmmm, be a princess in a magical kingdom, or live in dustbowl Kansas.  HMMM.

Dorothy, Fonz, Richie and Ralph are morons.  Change my mind.
 
2020-10-20 10:41:42 AM  
1 vote:
A bunch of late boomers and early Xers in this joint. I love it. We lived in a really comfortable spot by coming of age just post Nam and with the computer age starting up.

Also, don't ridicule anyone for their age, young or old. No one chooses to be born and we're all on a path coinciding with others at various points. Let's celebrate the stupid chit that we remember from seemingly easier times. It's 2020 after all and I'm tired of thinking that the Cascadia fault slipping would just put the cherry on this year.
 
2020-10-20 10:10:26 AM  
1 vote:

Peaceboy: Mrs. C. has already outlived Joanie by three years.


Depression sucks, even more so when you treat it with booze. Before the cancer got her, she was so out of control that she got kicked out of a trailer park. Booze and cigarettes gave my grandmother throat cancer. I wonder if the cause was the same for Erin.

After Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi were canceled, Moran moved from Los Angeles to the California mountains. She said in 1988 that she suffered from depression and was unable to gain acting roles.[4] Moran confirmed news reports that her California home was foreclosed in 2010,[24] following media claims that she had been served eviction papers and moved into her mother-in-law's trailer home in Indiana.[25] In 2017, Variety magazine said she "had fallen on hard times in recent years. She was reportedly kicked out of her trailer park home in Indiana because of her hard-partying ways."[26]
 
2020-10-20 9:56:09 AM  
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BakaDono:

There was an urban legend saying that this series was repurposed from a failed pitch from Hanna-Barbera to make a Doctor Who animated series. Imagine how weird THAT would've been.
That ranks up there in the weird kid's show pitches with the live action American Sailor Moon pitches.

I can only imagine the Doctor and a companion chasing the Master through an infinite room with the same backgrounds.
 
2020-10-20 9:43:41 AM  
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Alphax: I have vague memories of this show in 1980.

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The Fonz, Richie and Ralph meet a cute girl from the 25th century with a time machine and have adventures with her, hoping to get back to 1957 Milwaukie again someday.


There was an urban legend saying that this series was repurposed from a failed pitch from Hanna-Barbera to make a Doctor Who animated series. Imagine how weird THAT would've been.
 
2020-10-20 9:28:32 AM  
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Hollywood is really going big on Wisconsin.  Princess Bride did a big reunion for Wisconsin and now Happy Days.

Fun.

Seems odd for both to choose that one state, but it is an important state... so sure.
 
2020-10-20 9:25:48 AM  
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jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?


Happy Days was itself born from a "Love, American Style" bit.
 
2020-10-20 8:46:57 AM  
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jst3p: Happy Days created the spinoffs Laverne And Shirley (a hit), Mork and Mindy (a hit), and Joanie Loves Chachi (a hit for a time, right?). Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?


All in the Family.
 
2020-10-20 8:28:26 AM  
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Alphax: I have vague memories of this show in 1980.


I see your Fonz cartoon and raise:
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2020-10-20 7:59:05 AM  
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Ben wilker the  Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin has been killing it for fundraising efforts.  First, The Princess bride, which got amplified by Ted Cruz.  The Office, and now Happy days
 
2020-10-20 7:40:10 AM  
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Pats_Cloth_Coat: AllCatsAreBeautiful: I'm confused. Are they attempting to get seniors to vote Dem?  As a millennial, I barely remember the reruns on late night cable television in the early 90s. I always found the tv show to be repulsive, misogynist and oh so whitey white.
/For a sec I thought it was a fundraiser for the Republican Party..
//you know they want to take us back to the 50s..

You don't understand why a campaign would hold a fundraiser?

Apart from the obvious  if someone donates any amount, even a dollar, they become much more committed
They will show up to vote, and urge others to do so. It binds them to the cause.


I'd also like to point out that the dollars raised here aren't going to ads (because Biden has basically saturated the airwaves already), they're going to GOTV efforts and the legal teams that are the first line of defense against Republican voting farkery.
 
2020-10-20 6:56:49 AM  
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jst3p: toddalmighty: In the 80s, Donny Most was in my line at a grocery store. Some old lady looked up at him and said "Well, your career sure went down the toilet."

While that may be true, she recognized him and she is just some random old lady.


.....whose career has plateaued as a grocery cashier - the absence of self awareness is amusing
 
2020-10-20 6:34:11 AM  
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toddalmighty: In the 80s, Donny Most was in my line at a grocery store. Some old lady looked up at him and said "Well, your career sure went down the toilet."


Donny Most was on a fantastically bad episode of CHiPs (they're actually all bad) playing a KISS knockoff called Morloch.
 
2020-10-20 6:13:25 AM  
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BlueDWarrior: foo monkey: Maybe do this a month ago, so the money can be better used?

Anything that doesn't get used by Election Day is going to be used for the inevitable court challenges. Because you have to worry about Congressional and State Leg races as well, several Sun Belt states might have their lower houses turned over to Democrats if you get a lot of Dems coming out that local Republicans weren't accounting for.


Point taken, but I'd rather win an election, then face court challenges, rather than lose an election and be the challenger.
 
2020-10-20 4:36:40 AM  
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foo monkey: Maybe do this a month ago, so the money can be better used?


Anything that doesn't get used by Election Day is going to be used for the inevitable court challenges. Because you have to worry about Congressional and State Leg races as well, several Sun Belt states might have their lower houses turned over to Democrats if you get a lot of Dems coming out that local Republicans weren't accounting for.
 
2020-10-20 3:49:44 AM  
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I wonder if CBS still played Henry Winker's Reverse Mortgage ad every commercial break.  My maternal grandmother spent her last couple of years living with the rest of the family, and I heard that a LOT from the next room.
 
2020-10-20 3:49:07 AM  
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jst3p: Sam Malone: jst3p: Has any other sitcom had as many successful spinoffs?

There's been others. However, rarely are the leads in a spin-off as charming as the originals.

You are correct. I would like to point out an exception to that rule that is a personal favorite of mine.

One of the best sitcoms of all time, in my opinion, was Cheers.

Frasier was absolutely charming.


Wow, I didn't even notice your username until after I posted. Well played.
 
2020-10-20 3:32:14 AM  
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jst3p: Exile On Beale Street: Ron and Henry threw him a bone, and he farking killed it. Hilarious. Then he had to go be a dick, cause that's what deplorables do. Right wing "celebrities" have no concept that self deprecating behavior makes audiences like you more. To me, Justin Timberlake was that kid from NSync until he did Dick In A Box. I instantly said "Ok, he's farking cool."
Same thing goes for VanDerbeek, Jason Biggs, Ben & Matt in Jay & Silent Bob. Ryan Reynolds...etc. Right wingers only know how to punch down. *paging Conservative Humor*
[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/mwWAsNZT​nug]

Wait, what? Tell me you are mistaken...


I mean he doesn't take himself too seriously. Seems like a pretty awesome dude.
 
2020-10-20 3:28:23 AM  
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This is sure to appeal to the youth of America.
 
2020-10-20 3:11:04 AM  
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ShavedOrangutan: thealgorerhythm: Haha fark You Scott Baio

No one loves Chachi


Electric Hellfire Club - Charles In Charge
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Charles in charge of our days and our lives
Charles in charge of our wrongs and our rights
And I see I want, I want Charles in charge of me

Charles in charge of our guns and our knives
Charles in charge of who lives and who dies
And I see I want, I want Charles in charge of me
 
2020-10-20 3:05:26 AM  
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The comments...Jesus tap dancing christ.
 
2020-10-20 3:03:43 AM  
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Kirablue42: is Mr C still alive?

Other than him, the main cast is all there.


Nope...
 
2020-10-20 2:58:46 AM  
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is Mr C still alive?

Other than him, the main cast is all there.
 
2020-10-20 2:57:46 AM  
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It just won't be the same without Chachi.
 
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