Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950's and '60's.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Laverne DeFazio (178 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Shirley Feeney (159 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Andrew 'Squiggy' Squiggman (156 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Leonard 'Lenny' Kosnowski / ... (150 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Carmine 'The Big Ragoo' Ragusa / ... (149 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Frank DeFazio (146 episodes, 1976-1983)
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 Edna Babish / ... (96 episodes, 1976-1981)
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 Rhonda Lee (51 episodes, 1980-1983)
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Storyline

Best friends and roommates Laverne De Fazio and Shirley Feeney are single, working girls in late 1950s Milwaukee (later early 1960s Los Angeles) coping with dates, neighbours, and each other. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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27 January 1976 (USA)  »

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Laverne & Shirley & Company  »

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(178 episodes)

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Michael McKean appears in only four episodes in the eighth season because he was working on This Is Spinal Tap (1984). Squiggy (David L. Lander) usually appears alone in this season. See more »

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The show was originally set in Milwaukee, famed for its brewing history. The title characters were bottlecappers in the fictional Schotz Brewery, so they are shown working along a brewery's bottling line during the opening titles. However, this sequence was obviously shot in an Anheuser-Busch facility, as the bottles shown streaming along the conveyor are the iconic 'teardrop' bottles used for Michelob beer in the 1970s. Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis-based maker of Budweiser, never had a facility in Milwaukee. See more »

Quotes

Shirley Feeney: Laverne, I'm telling you, flying is safer than driving! Nobody has ever crashed into a cloud!
Laverne De Fazio: Yeah well nobody ever fell 40,000 feet from a DeSoto either.
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Making Our Dreams Come True
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Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Charles Fox
Sung by Cyndi Grecco
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Laverne & Shirley reruns
18 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish they would put Laverne & Shirley reruns back on in the evening time- like around 7 or 8 pm-- I need a little Nostalgia in my evening time. Thank you so much-I love Laverne & Shirley.I watched this show with my family all the time - tried to not miss any episodes,it made ya for get the bad day,and let you think back on the good ol' days,the show had style,and respect,honesty, it had a lot of class i always thought anyway.I guess I could go and get the series on DVD but most of the time there isn't much to watch on TV.,but I don't know having it just come on your TV like it used to is a lot better than popping in a DVD.Silly huh---I have some TV programs on DVD set but I never play them -maybe I'm lazy-oh well so please think about putting back on the reruns of Leverne and Shirley--Thank you.


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