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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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 (1970) - and possibly others. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Mutiny (1997) 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)
(Seasons 2-5)
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excellent anthology comedy t.v. series during its time
14 August 1999 | by (san diego, california) – See all my reviews

during the early to mid seventies, i looked forward to Friday nights on ABC to tuning in on the first and only comedic anthology series featuring a slew of well known actors, writers and directors. it's sad that the attempted updated version recently shown wasn't as successful as the version from the seventies. what the world needs now are series such as these in a world full of violence. Although the premise of the show was silly, it did have it's romantic overtones in a funny type manner which most of all the vignettes were family oriented, which i think was one of the keys toward its popularity. i personally enjoyed viewing performers Charles Nelson Reilly and Louisa Moritz to Flip Wilson and Gail Fisher. it would be nice to have it return more often in reruns or on video tape.


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