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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Love American Style spun off Happy Days, which itself spun off Fonz and the Happy Days Gang. If you look at the parent show, Love American Style, a modern rom com anthology program about dating and relationships in the 60s and early 70s, and the spinoff, Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, a sci fi cartoon which featured all manners of flying saucers, monsters and aliens in every episode, the difference between the two is staggering. See more »

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Referenced in The Barefoot Executive (1971) 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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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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