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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?


Debra Jo Rupp (as Kitty Forman) wears the same red blouse and floral skirt in her final scene of the final season as she did in her first scene in the first season. See more »


Whenever Eric's last name is shown on a transition in the beginning of a show, his last name is Spelled "Forman". In episode 7-10, on the calendars Red has printed for his muffler shop, Forman is spelled "Foreman". See more »


Steven Hyde: Yeah, I never thought I'd be a working man, man. But man, here I am, working for the man. You know what man, I like it man.
Leo: Hey, thanks man.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits of the episode where Fez dreams about the cast singing and dancing to some of the 70's most well known songs, the names of the cast members are in silver and two searchlights go across each name. Also, two searchlights go across the license plate at the end of the opening. See more »


Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Billy Bob Thornton/Creed (2001) See more »


That '70s Song (In the Street)
Based on "In the Street" by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell
Performed by Cheap Trick
(Season 2-8)
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User Reviews

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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