An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
...  Love American Style Player / ... 29 episodes, 1969-1973
Barbara Minkus ...  Love American Style Player / ... 27 episodes, 1969-1973
...  Love American Style Player / ... 26 episodes, 1969-1971
Mary Grover ...  Love American Style Player / ... 26 episodes, 1969-1971
...  Love American Style Player / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1974
Buzz Cooper ...  Love American Style Player 19 episodes, 1969-1970
...  Love American Style Player 18 episodes, 1969-1970
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

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29 September 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor a la americana  »

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(1970-1971) | (1969-1970 and 1971-1974)

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Every story in the series, and many of the "blackout" vignettes inbetween, featured a large, brass bed. This is probably an homage to The Bed (1968) by James Broughton, an experimental poet and filmmaker whose works were an influence on the Beat poets of the 1950s. "The Bed" is an award winning twenty minute short that was filmed during the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco, California. It featured several nude men and women cavorting on a large, brass bed in a garden. See more »

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Referenced in The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Love American Style
(Title Song)
Lyrics by Arnold Margolin
Music by Charles Fox
Performed by The Cowsills
Courtesy of MGM Records
(Season 1)
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The end of my childhood
11 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

With Boy Scout meetings getting over at 9:30 during Fridays from age 11-16(1967-1972) I missed the Partridge Family, Wild Wild West, Room 222, and Brady Bunch during their original runs(have seen most Brady Bunchs since but not the others which were never rerun fixtures). However, I remember walking into house on Friday night to see a big American Flag, Fireworks, and a pleasant song and would sit down to watch not knowing anything about Love, sex, girls etc. I did not mind it, and would love to go back to see now what I saw then, and would like to envision what my 14 year old head was thinking about all the changes that were to come over my life in the next 20 years. Bravo Love American style and I always love that "Love and the Happy Day" story where the combination of American Graffiti(great movie) and Grease combined to resurrect this little short into a 10 year TV show.


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