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Laverne & Shirley

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Duration:
30 min (178 episodes)
Genres:
Comedy | Family
IMDB rate:
6.9
Awards:
Nominated for 6 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 1 nomination
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1976-01-27
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Michael McKean
Michael McKean
Laverne & Shirley
Eddie Mekka
Eddie Mekka
Laverne & Shirley
Carole Ita White
Carole Ita White
Laverne & Shirley
Penny Marshall
Laverne DeFazio
Cindy Williams
Shirley Feeney
David L. Lander
Andrew 'Squiggy' Squiggman
Phil Foster
Frank DeFazio
Betty Garrett
Edna Babish
Leslie Easterbrook
Rhonda Lee
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Trivia
Carmine was a Golden Gloves champion before becoming a dance instructor.
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The show didn't receive a single Emmy.
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Laverne, Shirley, Lenny, Squiggy and Carmine all went to Filmore High School,
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Goofs
The show was originally set in Milwaukee, famed for its brewing history. The title characters were bottlecappers in the fictional Schotz Brewery, so they are shown working along a brewery's bottling line during the opening titles. However, this sequence was obviously shot in an Anheuser-Busch facility, as the bottles shown streaming along the conveyor are the iconic 'teardrop' bottles used for Michelob beer in the 1970s. Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis-based maker of Budweiser, never had a facility in Milwaukee.
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In the final three seasons, when Laverne and Shirley move to California, the exterior apartment house shots do not match the set's floor plan- specifically the bedroom and kitchen. The outside shows the bedroom is above the living room, but inside it is in the direction of stage right. The kitchen extends beyond the living room, stage left, and from the outside it just shows that the building ends at the living room.
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Quotes
Laverne De Fazio: Ahhhh! I just said bet your buns to a nun!
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Shirley Feeney: I do NOT vo-dee-oh-doh-doh!
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Carmine Ragusa: I once met Eddie Fisher!
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Photos from cast
April Clough Michael McKean Eddie Mekka Rosemary Prinz Carole Ita White
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