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That '70s Show 

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

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23 August 1998 (USA)  »

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(200 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Laura Prepon had to dye her hair blonde for Karla (2006), in which she played the title role. As a result, her character Donna Pinciotti changed hair color for the show's final two seasons. 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 »

Quotes

Kitty Forman: I can't believe that any of you can walk into a church without bursting into flames.
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Crazy Credits

Closing credits: License plate stating "America's Dairyland Carsey-Werner Deo, Wisconsin '78" See more »


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In the Street
(uncredited)
by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell
Sung by Todd Griffin
(Season 1)
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This show is absolutely hilarious.
21 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

I didn't start to watch "That '70s show" until about a year or so ago and I sure wish that I would have started tuning in a lot earlier. This series is really funny, really different, and has an amazing cast.

In my opinion, this is one of the best casts assembled in a long time. Everybody makes me laugh (especially Eric and Fez). All of the characters are likable and each actor puts in that little something each week that is needed to make a television series survive. Topher Grace is really great and I still can't believe that he didn't have any acting experience prior to this show. That's one of the best things about this show - all of the actors really had no acting gigs and just fell into the roles immediately.

The writers are extremely funny. Although the writing is simple at times, it's unpredictable the next, and that's what I like. Each episode has good scenarios/plots and always makes me laugh.

Everything about it is good and it's not the same as all of the other shows that are currently on TV. It stands out with an excellent cast (and an excellent theme song. That thing gets stuck in my head so easily.) I like the seventies, I like this show, but was "That '80s Show" really necessary?


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