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Laverne & Shirley 

The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.
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Series cast summary:
...  Laverne DeFazio 178 episodes, 1976-1983
...  Shirley Feeney 158 episodes, 1976-1982
...  Andrew 'Squiggy' Squiggman / ... 156 episodes, 1976-1983
...  Leonard 'Lenny' Kosnowski / ... 150 episodes, 1976-1983
...  Carmine 'The Big Ragoo' Ragusa / ... 150 episodes, 1976-1983
...  Frank DeFazio 148 episodes, 1976-1983
...  Edna Babish / ... 97 episodes, 1976-1981
...  Rhonda Lee 51 episodes, 1980-1983
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Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney were best friends and roommates coping with dates, neighbors, and each other During the late '50s and early '60s they worked as bottlecappers for Shotz Brewery in Milwaukee. They moved to Burbank, California in 1965 to start a new life when they got replaced at the brewery by an automated bottlecapper. Written by Kate Tripper

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27 January 1976 (USA)  »

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Laverne & Shirley & Company  »

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Trivia

Laverne always wears the letter "L". Sometimes she has one "L" on her skirt and another "L" on her blouse. See more »

Goofs

In the later seasons, Shirley's hairdos resembled those common in the 1970s/1980s rather than those of the late 1950s/1960s. See more »

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Squiggy: Wanda Titlebaum...
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Guy, Robot (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Making Our Dreams Come True
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Charles Fox
Sung by Cyndi Grecco
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Another Hit From the Master
27 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

When Laverne and Shirley first debuted on Happy Days, little did anyone know that that supposed one off appearance would lead to a classic. Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams were perfect as the wild Laverne and the prissy Shirley. However, the rest of the cast deserves credit for this excellent slice of life comedy, especially Michael McKeon and David Lander as everyone's favorite losers Lenny and Squiggy. But the thing that made this show great was the fact that it was one of the all-time great slapsctick comedies.


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