Love, American Style (1969–1974)

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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

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29 September 1969 (USA)  »

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This series had more direct and indirect spin-offs than any other American TV series. The following series can trace their roots back to this show (most via the episode "Love and Happy Days"): - Barefoot in the Park (1970) - Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (1972) - Happy Days (1974) - Laverne & Shirley (1976) - Laverne & Shirley with Special Guest Star the Fonz (1982) - Blansky's Beauties (1977) - Mork & Mindy (1978) - Out of the Blue (1979) - The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980) - Laverne & Shirley in the Army (1981) - Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (1982) - Joanie Loves Chachi (1982) - New Love, American Style (1985) - and possibly others. See more »

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Love American Style
(Title Song)
Lyrics by Arnold Margolin
Music by Charles Fox
Performed by The Ron Hicklin Singers (as the Charles Fox Singers)
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Delightful, unique comedy anthology show.
9 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I fondly recall watching Love, American Style, on Friday nights as a kid. Watching it was a pleasant conclusion, to my Friday TV viewing before my bedtime, when the 11 O'clock news came on after the show. This show was the first anthology show on the air, during the 70s. Another great anthology show called Night Gallery, premiered a year after Love, American Style.

Love, American Style was a delightfully entertaining show, that could be enjoyed by all ages. It's premise, was based on the ups and downs of love and romance, in America during the late 60s/early-70s. Each episode lasted an hour, with different mini-episodes within the hour time-frame. I thought it was especially clever that short, hilarious comedy sketches, were included between each mini-episode.

This show had marvelous comedy actors in each episode, such as Stuart Margolin, Alice Ghostly, Flip Wilson, Arte Johnson, etc. These and other actors appearing on the show, were some of the most superb comedians in show business. This factor was what made Love, American Style so much fun to watch, during the entire run of the series. If you like warm, light-hearted classic comedy shows, then you owe it to yourself to enjoy Love, American Style, on DVD.


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