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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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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Trivia

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 White Zombie: More Human Than Human (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Love American Style
(Title Song)
Lyrics by Arnold Margolin
Music by Charles Fox
Performed by Ron Hicklin
(Seasons 2-5)
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Love American Style Needs to be on DVD!
19 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

Having been born in the 1970's, I still recall my parents watching this and other 70's shows like it all the time. It's harmless in content, and in its day it made an otherwise turbulent world feel safer. Here we are in more times of turbulence; it would be nice to have this show back. They just don't make'em like that anymore! It's nice to be able to sit down and laugh at the ridiculousness of a show and forget your troubles outside your front door. It would be nice to have this show on DVD! How come it got tossed by the wayside? The Brady Bunch, which was much less popular at that time, is on DVD- All 5 seasons now! Though truly I loved the Brady Bunch, and am a member of one of the many ubiquitous web rings, I really think it was a much more ridiculous show than Love American Style. It's not fair they forget about this classic.


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