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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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Complete series cast summary:
 Jackie Burkhart (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Steven Hyde (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Donna Pinciotti (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Fez (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Kitty Forman (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Reginald "Red" Forman / ... (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Bob Pinciotti (198 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Michael Kelso (183 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Eric Forman (179 episodes, 1998-2006)
 Midge Pinciotti (81 episodes, 1998-2004)


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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Release Date:

23 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Feelin' All Right  »

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(200 episodes)

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Lisa Robin Kelly, who played Laurie when the show debuted, abruptly vanished following the second season and was cut from the opening credits by the start of season 3. Some sources claim she left on her own initiative, others that she was fired despite being quite a popular character on the show, so there are two very different stories out there about her departure. She returned back to the show toward the end of the fifth season and appeared in a few episodes, only to disappear again at the beginning of the sixth season and then replaced by Christina Moore. Just over ten years after Kelly's last episode as Laurie, Kelly died from multiple drug intoxication (an overdose). See more »


The use of the word "dillhole" throughout the series is incorrect, because the term first emerged on the cartoon series "Beavis and Butthead" in the early 1990s. See more »


Michael Kelso: In Wisconsin, if you win a girl a giant, purple rhinoceros, she puts out.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits for the Halloween episode in 2000, the title song has creepy organ music playing along with it. Also the actors names appear in a "spooky" font. See more »


Referenced in Screenwipe: Episode #5.3 (2008) See more »


In the Street
by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell
Sung by Todd Griffin
(Season 1)
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Most Underrated Sitcom
19 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the funniest and greatest sitcom to hit national television. Its unfortunate that the show is not placed amongst great sitcoms where it truly belongs. The actors did a superb job and seasons one thru six were the show at its peak point. Although season seven was not as great when compared to the previous six, it was still funny. Season 8 was the real problem kicked in. Without Topher grace or Ashton Kutcher the show simply fell apart. Not too say, the other actors weren't great if any of 2 main characters had left such as Danny Masterson, Wilder Valderamma Kurtwood Smith, Debra Jo Rupp, Mila Kunis and Laura Prepon ( Don Starks and tommy Chong are great too) left the show it would have the same affect. And the inclusion of Randy ( Josh Meyers) didn't help either because he was not well received by the shows fans. I believe if the show ended a year ago it would have certainly gone down in history as one of the sitcom greats. Season 8 was a little dull but the finale was excellent. I am going to miss the show, i just hope i wake up one day to find out the show is back as That 80's show with the same cast because i am going to miss the hell out of it.

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