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)  »

Also Known As:

Amor a la americana  »

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(1970-1971) | (1969-1970 and 1971-1974)

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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: Village of the Giants (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A Product of Its Time
26 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This show is definitely a show that worked for the era it was produced in, the late 60's/early 70's. This show came out at the height of the sexual revolution and could have easily been called "Lust, American Style". Each episode pretty much was about the same thing, men and women in constant pursuit of each other. Also, the most memorable trademark was the ever present brass bed. However, despite the emphasis on sex there were a few more touching episodes in this series. One that comes to mind is an episode in which an old man creates a sculpture of his deceased wife on the anniversary of her death and the angel of death (played hilariously by Soupy Sales) comes down to inform him that he is about to die. At the end of the episode, there is a shot of the old man, who has become a statue himself, holding his wife's hand. This was perhaps the most moving episode from one of the wildest show's of the early 70's.


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