MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SEMINAR SERIES, THE: HIGHLIGHTS REEL FROM HAPPY DAYS REUNION

Summary

This tape includes the highlights material from the 2005 Museum of Broadcasting seminar celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of "Happy Days," the comedy series about life in the 1950s, which is being marked by a televised reunion special. The scenes on this tape include: Richie's introduction of himself in the pilot episode as he slips his white socked-feet out of battered sneakers and into polished penny loafers before heading out to meet friends; Richie and Potsie experiencing the thrill of going to Arnold's as sophomores; Richie being humiliated by the object of his affections as she draws all over his face; Richie courting Lori Beth; Howard helping a drunk Richie deal with his hangover; Howard advising Richie on how to help Fonzie; Fonzie's daredevil motorcyle stunt; Fonzie's list of qualifications for "a perfect wife"'; Fonzie dancing with Richie in drag; Fonzie and Marion giving Joanie her "sex talk"; Joanie finding herself as the only member of her family not in a romantic clinch; Richie singing his trademark "Blueberry Hill" song; Fonzie showing his abilities as a solo artist on the dance floor; Potsie giving a musical biology lesson; characters using catch phrases from the show like "sit on it"; playing stunts on waitresses at Arnold's; the arrival of Laverne and Shirley for dates with Fonzie and Richie; Shirley accidentally punching Richie, then kissing him to compensate as his family walks through the front door; a visit from Mork; Fonzie attempting to ski-jump over a shark; and a montage of scenes accompanying the iconic theme song.

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  • DATE: January 27, 2005
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:12:42
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:85199
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  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV series, 1974-1984
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CREDITS

    • Norman Gimbel … Theme Music by
    • Charles Fox … Theme Music by
    • Ron Howard (See also: Ronny Howard) … Cast, Richie Cunningham
    • Marion Ross … Cast, Marion Cunningham
    • Anson Williams … Cast, Potsie Weber
    • Henry Winkler … Cast, Arthur "the Fonz" Fonzarelli
    • Donny Most … Cast, Ralph Malph
    • Tom Bosley … Cast, Howard Cunningham
    • Erin Moran … Cast, Joanie Cunningham
    • Scott Baio … Cast, Chachi Arcola
    • Pat Morita … Cast, Arnold
    • Al Molinaro … Cast, Al Delvecchio
    • Lynda Goodfriend … Cast, Lori Beth Allen
    • Ted McGinley … Cast, Roger Phillips
    • Danny Butch … Cast, Spike Fonzarelli
    • Maureen McGovern … Cast, Hildie
    • Robin Williams … Cast, Mork from Ork
    • Penny Marshall … Cast, Laverne DeFazio
    • Cindy Williams … Cast, Shirley Feeney