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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 (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Steven Hyde (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Donna Pinciotti (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Fez (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Kitty Forman (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Reginald "Red" Forman / ... (200 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Bob Pinciotti (198 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Michael Kelso (183 episodes, 1998-2006)
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 Eric Forman (179 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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Be Groovy. Be Very Groovy.

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Comedy | Romance

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23 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Feelin' All Right  »

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(200 episodes)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The rock group poster often seen on the wall in Eric's Basement is of Paul McCartney & Wings. See more »

Goofs

In the pilot episode all Coca Cola bottles have a red printed label stuck to them. However Coca Cola didn't had printed labels in 1976, they had full-glass bottles with the Coca Cola molded in the glass. In all later episodes, the correct bottles are used. See more »

Quotes

Steven Hyde: Look, Forman, if you give Donna that ring, she'll see the girl inside of you. And, you don't want to wake Erica up.
Michael Kelso: Yeah, Erica. That's classic. I'm lucky. You can't make a girl name out of Michael.
Steven Hyde: Oh, really, Michelle?
Michael Kelso: Damn it. I forgot about Michelle. But, you know what, Forman? You should get Donna that promise ring. I'm gonna give one to Jackie too.
Eric: Thank you, Kelso. Let's go get them, right now.
[Eric and Kelso start leaving]
Eric: See you later... Damn it. What's a girl name for Hyde?
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 December 2015 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Street
(uncredited)
by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell
Sung by Todd Griffin
(Season 1)
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User Reviews

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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