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 »

Connections

Referenced in American Dad!: Love, AD Style (2012) 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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Love American Style Needs to be on DVD!
19 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having been born in the 1970's, I still recall my parents watching this and other 70's shows like it all the time. It's harmless in content, and in its day it made an otherwise turbulent world feel safer. Here we are in more times of turbulence; it would be nice to have this show back. They just don't make'em like that anymore! It's nice to be able to sit down and laugh at the ridiculousness of a show and forget your troubles outside your front door. It would be nice to have this show on DVD! How come it got tossed by the wayside? The Brady Bunch, which was much less popular at that time, is on DVD- All 5 seasons now! Though truly I loved the Brady Bunch, and am a member of one of the many ubiquitous web rings, I really think it was a much more ridiculous show than Love American Style. It's not fair they forget about this classic.


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