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 (200 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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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

Topher Grace (Eric) was off the show in the 2005 season while he was working on Spider-Man 3 (2007). See more »

Goofs

In some episodes, characters use an insulting term, dillhole. However, the term dillhole was coined on the TV series Beavis and Butthead during the 90's. See more »

Quotes

Eric: Laurie was born with a tail!
[Fez and Hyde look disgusted; Laurie looks horrified and humiliated]
Laurie Forman: I hate you!
[runs away crying]
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Crazy Credits

In the episode "A New Hope" (01x20) there is a "Star Wars"-like introduction to the show. There are no regular opening credits, the cast member's names are played out over a scene. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.169 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

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