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That '70s Show 

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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Mila Kunis ...  Jackie Burkhart 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Danny Masterson ...  Steven Hyde 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Laura Prepon ...  Donna Pinciotti 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Wilmer Valderrama ...  Fez 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Debra Jo Rupp ...  Kitty Forman 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Kurtwood Smith ...  Reginald "Red" Forman / ... 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Don Stark ...  Bob Pinciotti 200 episodes, 1998-2006
Ashton Kutcher ...  Michael Kelso 183 episodes, 1998-2006
Topher Grace ...  Eric Forman 179 episodes, 1998-2006
Tanya Roberts ...  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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Feelin' All Right See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(200 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

A noticeable goof is that many times over the course of the series, Ashton Kutcher has been seen wearing Nike shoes that were only available in the mid to late 1980s. The show's timeline only went from May 1976 to January 1980. CORRECTION: This is not a goof, as the original poster for this message was misinformed of the facts prior to posting. The shoes in question DID exist in the timeline presented on this show. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene of the premiere episode, the boys are looking at a Playboy centerfold, circa 1976. However, the magazine is perfect bound, not saddle stitched (stapled) as Playboys were at that time. See more »

Quotes

Donna Pinciotti: So, is it true?
Jackie Burkhardt: Yes, Donna, it is true. I am carrying Michael Kelso's child.
Donna Pinciotti: Jackie, you're a sophomore. How can you be so stupid?
Jackie Burkhardt: I'm a sophomore.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits for the Halloween episode in 2000, the title song has creepy organ music playing along with it. Also the actors names appear in a "spooky" font. See more »

Alternate Versions

During the original FOX run, the episodes featured a lot of music from that time-line. However, in order to avoid paying royalties, most of the music was changed with generic music starting with syndication airings, and these changes remained on the DVD and Blu-ray releases. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Brittany Murphy Story (2014) 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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User Reviews

This show is absolutely hilarious.
21 July 2002 | by llihillohSee 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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