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Season 5

13 Sep. 1979
Shotgun Wedding: Part 2
09/13/79 : After Pt. 1 on Happy Days aired that night as the conclusion to the tale of Fonzie & Richie's attempt to back out of marrying the farmer's daughters. Laverne & Shirley to the rescue.
 
20 Sep. 1979
One Heckuva Note
Shirley cleans behind the stove & finds what looks like a note from Carmine to Laverne. Thanks for a 'special night'. Laverne says something happened when Shirl was away 3 years ago. What went on between Laverne D. & Ragusa,C.?
 
27 Sep. 1979
Fat City Holiday
To get a free vacation,the girls apply to be counselors at a 'fat farm'. A nasty female trainer named Bambi,wants the jobs for her sisters & takes revenge by giving the two harsh tests of will power against eating. It's do or diet.
 
4 Oct. 1979
Upstairs, Downstairs
A phone co. check is sent in error to the girls. Laverne's for keeping it but Shirley says it's wrong. Warning Laverne it could mean trouble. Later,both have separate dreams of paradise & purgatory,the results of the choice that was made.
 
18 Oct. 1979
What Do You Do with a Drunken Sailor?
Shirley's sailor brother Michael returns but he's not the Michael Shirley knows. He's developed a drinking problem. He denies he's an alcoholic & just likes to have fun but Shirley's determined to bust him out from the bottle.
 
25 Oct. 1979
You've Pushed Me Too Far
A fight between Lenny & Squiggy boils over & Lenny falls out of the top floor window and into the alley. Lenny gets no respect and now gets no apology from Squig,so he ends their friendship. Can the others reconcile the gruesome twosome?
 
1 Nov. 1979
The Wedding
Frank DeFazio,in his own unusual way,proposes to Edna after seeing her for sometime. She accepts and Laverne is happy to welcome Edna to the family. ..but now the race is on to plan the ceremony & find a church due to Frank's forgetfulness.
 
8 Nov. 1979
Bad Girls
The girls realize things have changed in their old club "The Angora Debs",when they take Edna's niece Vicki join. Finding that it's become a gang of trouble making teen-age girls. Can the girls save Vicki and the old Deb spirit as well?
 
15 Nov. 1979
We're in the Army, Now: Part 1
Denied promotions at work, the girls resign and join the army, expecting a new level of respect. The boot camp Sgt. is nice but when assignments are given,they get Sgt. Plout. A regular Army woman. Was joining the military a major mistake?
 
15 Nov. 1979
We're in the Army, Now: Part 2
The girls see the army's not for them & want out,when assigned to a dangerous mission. The boys' idea to go AWOL makes no horse sense,so the girls decide on taking leave of their own senses. Will Alvinia believe their manias?
 
22 Nov. 1979
Take Two, They're Small
The girls okay a blind date,set up by Lenny & Squiggy. Later, when the men arrive, they're two 'little people', which gets them laughed at by two mean girls from work at the roller rink. It's a case of stand tall or a short roller brawl.
 
6 Dec. 1979
The Fourth Annual Shotz Talent Show
Mr. Shotz wants a patriotic theme for his annual talent show. The girls and their players must make this happen but still want to make a show that will,in the end,rock Mr. Shotz's demanding role.
 
13 Dec. 1979
Testing, Testing
Laverne,Shirley,Lenny & Squiggy become justifiably paranoid,when Mr. Shotz orders employees to a mandatory visit with a psychiatrist. Is the good doctor there to help Mr. Shotz terminate or simply to evaluate?
 
7 Jan. 1980
Not Quite South of the Border
A too good to be true, inexpensive vacation to "Neir", Mexico proves to be just so when the girls get a room with a wall missing. Plus many other deceptive practices foisted on them & other guests by the hotel's deceitful owner.
 
14 Jan. 1980
You Oughta Be in Pictures
With a movie about to be filmed in Milwaukee, the excited girls try out for parts and land the leading roles. Of course, they are not so thrilled when they get the real scoop on the film and their parts.
 
21 Jan. 1980
The Beatnik Show
A visit to a local beatnik coffeehouse does not impress Laverne much but Shirley's enamored of the culture and soon is dressing,speaking and acting like a beatnik herself. Can Laverne sway her friend back from the lure of the beat scene ?
 
28 Jan. 1980
The Right to Light
A power company clerk is mean,when the girls complain of bogus charges on their bill. So,they to stage a protest & chain themselves to the co.'s new computer. However,a far angrier customer has an even more explosive protest in mind.
 
4 Feb. 1980
Why Did the Fireman...
Laverne is in deep denial when she learns that her boyfriend, a firefighter with the Milwaukee Fire Department, is killed fighting an apartment blaze.
 
11 Feb. 1980
The Collector
In need of better and faster income,Carmine compromises his principles and becomes a debt collector for a local loan shark. The girls find out and do all possible to save him and return him to his lovable self.
 
26 Feb. 1980
Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 1
While on a train heading to Canada,the girls end up in the middle of espionage & murder,after an injured man comes to them,warning,"Beware of the bald man" and expiring. Who is the bald man and will the girls escape certain danger?
 
4 Mar. 1980
Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 2
Pt. 2 - Laverne sees Shirley is missing,Lenny & Squiggy attempt a rescue and no bald man on the train is above suspicion. Laverne realizes she needs to out the villain & confront him. Will the Laverne,Shirley,Lenny and Suiggy survive?
 
11 Mar. 1980
The Survival Test
Being in the army reserves puts the girls to the test when Sgt. Plout takes them on a survival test. Far from the comforts of home. Their lone competitor is a soldier, who feels girls couldn't possibly 'rough it' or defeat him.
 
25 Mar. 1980
The Duke of Squigman
Squiggy is a sleepwalker. Not just walking but, seemingly awake, he becomes "The Duke Of Squigman" and Lenny must protect him then. It's decided, Squig needs a therapist to find the deeper reasons for his subconscious persona.
 
1 Apr. 1980
Antonio, the Amazing
Laverne's distant Italian cousin Antonio,comes to the U.S. seeking his fortune. Trouble is, he's not good at many things. Getting fired from his first job. Will the girls help him grin and bear it and find his place in his new land?
 
6 May 1980
The Diner
Lenny and Squiggy come into some money and invest in a run-down diner. Their ideas about food service bring no business, so they hand it over to the girls. The ladies spark success but could get burned by their own ambitions.
 
13 May 1980
Separate Tables
To help Laverne fight a phobia of doing things alone,Shirley comes up with the idea of Laverne dining alone for a full evening in a Chinese Restaurant. Hopefully the owner & the entertainment will help her forget her solitude.
 

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