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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Amor a la americana  »

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

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Every story in the series - and many of the "blackout" vignettes in between - featured a large, brass bed. This is probably an homage to The Bed (1968) by _James Broughton_, an experimental poet and filmmaker whose works were an influence on the Beat poets of the 1950s. "The Bed" is an award-winning 20 minute short that was filmed during the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco. It featured several nude men and women cavorting on a large, brass bed in a garden. See more »

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Spin-off Happy Days (1974) 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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