That '70s Show (1998–2006)

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A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin.

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 Jackie Burkhart (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Steven Hyde (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Donna Pinciotti (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Fez (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Kitty Forman (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Reginald "Red" Forman / ... (201 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Bob Pinciotti (198 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Michael Kelso (184 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Eric Forman (180 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Midge Pinciotti (81 episodes, 1998-2004)
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Storyline

Eric Forman is a typical high school student growing up in Wisconsin in 1976 with his family and his friends. Together, they have the same kind of joys and sorrows that just about every teenager has while growing up. This show parodied many of the attitudes, events and fads of the 70s, along with those who grew up at the time. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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wisconsin | friend | basement | 1970s | car | See more »

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Be Groovy. Be Very Groovy.

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23 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Feelin' All Right  »

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(200 episodes)

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Trivia

The show was initially titled "Teenage Wasteland" and later "The Kids Are Alright". However, because both names were references to songs by The Who, legal issues prevented their use. As a result, the show was eventually announced as "Feelin' Alright", but because that name had few supporters, a search for a new title began. After noticing that audience members in focus groups would say, "I like that show about the '70s", or "I like that '70s show" it was eventually decided to simply call the series "That '70s Show". See more »

Goofs

In one episode, Red is shown at the kitchen table opening mail. He removes a credit card mailer, and the credit card clearly has a hologram on its face. Holograms were not used on credit cards until 1983. See more »

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Rhonda: I may not be popular, but if given the chance, I'll put out something fierce.
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The Halloween episode "Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die" featured a special font for the credits, and the theme had organ music playing in the backround. See more »

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That '70s Song (In the Street)
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Based on "In the Street" by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell
Performed by Cheap Trick
(Season 2-8)
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Consistently Funny
2 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unlike the 70s sitcom it sometimes mocks (Happy Days), this show has no peaks and valleys, and never "jumped the shark". It's just a rock solid, funny show and has been for the duration of its run (so far). I have watched just about every episode since the beginning, and have never been let down. It's an extremely underrated show which could reach ledgendary status if it runs for a few more years. Everyone in the cast is very funny and endearing in their own way. The best thing is that they never stray from the original characterizations. And you never doubt for a minute that you're back in the seventies, unlike Happy Days, which was set in the 50s yet much of the cast (Scott Baio anyone?) sported contemporary haircuts. This show is a gem. Watch. You won't be disappointed.


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