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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Laverne & Shirley' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Laverne & Shirley':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

January 27, 1976: The Society Party
Season 1, episode 1
W: Bob Brunner   D: Garry Marshall

With Richard Stahl (Marshall Stewart), Mary Treen (Nana Shotz), Henry Winkler (Arthur Fonzarelli), Kathryn Ish (Mrs. Stewart), Robert Ball (Butler), Lyman Ward (Tom Shotz).
Series debut. Shotz brewery bottle-cappers and best friends, Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, are invited by the boss' nephew to the Shotz formal society party.

February 3, 1976: The Bachelor Party
Season 1, episode 2
W: Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman   D: Jerry Paris

With Henry Winkler (Arthur Fonzarelli), Tim Thomerson (Silky Mulcheck), Paul Linke (Milo), Harry Shearer (Announcer).
The two girls take over the restaurant for Laverne's father while he's away for the weekend and nothing runs smoothly, especially when Fonzie throws a bachelor party there.

February 10, 1976: Bowling For Razzberries
Season 1, episode 3
W: Marty Nadler   D: Alan Myerson

With Peggy Doyle (Milwaukee Mercy Mission Lady), Ruth Silveira (Karen), Randolph Powell (Doctor).
Laverne and Shirley's bowling team takes on the brewery's public relations team to get even with a tour guide who always belittles Laverne.

February 24, 1976: A Nun's Story
Season 1, episode 4
W: Michael Warren, William Bickley   D: Alan Myerson

With Rochelle Richelieu (Anne-Marie Palanski), Greg Antonacci (Icky Hector).
Laverne refuses to attend the annual high school class reunion which Shirley has organized, until she finds out that one of their old, fun-loving friends will be there. Both girls are in for a shock.

March 2, 1976: Falter At The Altar
Season 1, episode 5
W: Arthur Silver   D: Jay Sandrich

With Al Molinaro (Father Flannagin), Paul Sylvan (Sal Molina).
Shirley is thrown into a tizzy when Laverne accepts a marriage proposal from a boy she has dated only two months.

March 9, 1976: Dog Day Blind Dates
Season 1, episode 6
W: Dale McRaven   D: James Burrows

With Bo Kaprall (Cop), Guich Koock (Buck Wilson), Fred Willard (Charles).
Laverne & Shirley double date with two criminals who secretly intend to rob the bank next to the Pizza Bowl.

March 16, 1976: Once Upon A Rumor
Season 1, episode 7
W: Holly Mascott   D: Howard Storm

With Charles Frank (Jerry Callahan).
Rumors spread when Lenny sees Shirley half dressed in the company locker room with Squiggy.

March 23, 1976: One Flew Over Milwaukee
Season 1, episode 8
W: Michael Warren, William Bickley   D: Michael Kidd

With Doris Hess (Dolores), Tabi Cooper (Jo Anne).
Shirley blames Laverne for the disappearance of her sick canary and the girls almost end their friendship.

March 30, 1976: Dating Slump
Season 1, episode 9
W: Arthur Silver   D: Alan Myerson

With Michael McManus (Moose), Carole Ita White (Girl 'A'), Robert Hays (Tom), Sande Lou Sanders (Rhonda), Marty Nadler (Butch), Mark Harmon (Victor).
Shirley becomes a recluse when she finds out that Carmine has another girlfriend.

April 6, 1976: It's The Water
Season 1, episode 10
W: Greg Strangis   D: Dennis Klein

With Greg Lewis (Wolfgang Gessler).
Shirley is promoted to official beer taster by an executive who knows she gets tipsy when she sips the brew.

April 13, 1976: Fakeout At The Stakeout
Season 1, episode 11
W: Deborah Leschin   D: Alan Myerson

With Bo Kaprall (Norman Hughes), John P. Hayes (George Morris), Neil Thompson (Man).
Laverne and Shirley's apartment is burglarized and to Shirley's chagrin, Laverne acts as a decoy to help the police.

April 27, 1976: Hi, Neighbor
Season 1, episode 12
W: David L. Lander, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer   D: Alan Myerson

With Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Havenwurst).
Brewery buddies Lenny and Sqiggy set up a bachelor pad in the same apartment building as Laverne and Shirley, and give the girls more trouble than they bargained for.

May 4, 1976: How Do You Say 'Are You Dead' In German?
Season 1, episode 13
W: Bob Brunner   D: John Thomas Lenox

With Brenda Verrett (Hildie), Peter Elbling (Eric).
Pandemonium takes over when a non-English speaking German delivery man collapses in a faint in the girls' apartment.

May 11, 1976: From Suds To Stardom
Season 1, episode 14
W: Buz Kohan   D: James Burrows

With Garry Marshall (Drum Player), Joyce Aimee (Accordian Player), Leland Palmer (Gloria), Ogden Talbot (Wilbur), Jerry Belson (Mr. Wardcraft).
Laverne and Shirley's determination to win a place in the brewery's annual talent show gains them a bittersweet victory.

May 18, 1976: Mother Knows Worst
Season 1, episode 15
W: Arthur Silver   D: Alan Myerson

With Pat Carroll (Lily 'Barb' Feeney), Bill Chaffin (Billy), Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Havenwurst).
A telegram brings the relatively disturbing news that Shirley's mother is coming to visit.





September 28, 1976: Drive! She Said
Season 2, episode 1
W: Jack Winter   D: Howard Storm

With Bo Kaprall (Policeman).
Season premiere. Shirley wants to buy her first car but she can't afford it, so she tries to talk Laverne into going "halvesies", not knowing that Laverne is terrified of driving.

October 5, 1976: Angels Of Mercy
Season 2, episode 2
W: Michael Warren, William Bickley   D: Howard Storm

With Jack Perkins (Patient), Chanin Hale (Nurse), Charles Frank (Jerry Callihan).
Laverne resists becoming a volunteer nurse until her latest heartthrob enters the hospital.

October 19, 1976: Bachelor Mothers
Season 2, episode 3
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Howard Storm

With Henry Winkler (Arthur Fonzarelli), Udana Power (Louisa).
The Fonz visits his old friends and drops off a surprise bundle -- a baby.

October 26, 1976: Excuse Me, May I Cut In?
Season 2, episode 4
W: Fred Fox Jr.   D: John Thomas Lenox

With Ron Howard (Richie Cunningham), Anson Williams (Potsie Weber), Stephanie Faracy (Debra Lee).
Laverne and Shirley invite Richie and Potsie to a dance in order to try to win a new television set.

November 9, 1976: Bridal Shower
Season 2, episode 5
W: Paula A. Roth, Judy Skelton   D: Alan Myerson

With Carole Ita White (Rosie Greenbaum), Barbara Brownell (Crystal), Valorie Armstrong (Cookie), Abbe Kanter (Elinor).
The girls feel like old maids when they are invited to attend a shower for one of their high school classmates.

November 16, 1976: Look Before You Leap
Season 2, episode 6
W: Deborah Leschin, David W. Duclon   D: James Burrows

Laverne blacks out after a brewery party and has no idea what did -- or did not -- take place.

November 23, 1976: Dear Future Model
Season 2, episode 7
W: Judy Skelton, Barbara Robles   D: James Burrows

With Billy Sands (Holms), Rebecca Dianna Smith (Lenore), Sandra Wirth (Lucille), Deborah Harmon (Receptionist), Sandra Will (Monika).
Laverne & Shirley decide to become high fashion models and take a home modeling course.

November 30, 1976: Good Time Girls
Season 2, episode 8
W: Laura Levine   D: James Burrows

With Greg Antonacci (Hector), Stephen Nathan (Kevin), Bruce Kimmel (Scott), Fred Willard (Man in Bathroom).
Laverne and Shirley think they are the most sought-after girls in town when their phone suddenly starts to ring off the hook, but they soon find out they are the victims of a prank.

December 7, 1976: Two Of Our Weirdos Are Missing
Season 2, episode 9
W: Bob Sand   D: Howard Storm

With Bo Kaprall (Norman Hughes), Carl Ballantine (Lionel T. Zimmerman).
Laverne and Shirley play detective when their oddball neighbors, Lenny and Squiggy, disappear

December 21, 1976: Christmas Eve At The Booby Hatch
Season 2, episode 10
W: David W. Duclon   D: Howard Storm

With Howard Hesseman (Dr. Grayson), Roger Garrett (Pulper), David W. Duclon (Vincent Van Eagle).
Laverne and Shirley and their friends entertain at a hospital Christmas party.

January 4, 1977: Guilty Until Proven Not Innocent
Season 2, episode 11
W: Bob Sand   D: James Burrows

With Bo Kaprall (Officer Norman), Jeannie Linero (Estelle), John Moskoff (Store Detective), Barbara O. Jones (Toni), Marilyn Redfield (Sherry).
Laverne is thrown in the slammer when she is accused of shoplifting at an exclusive store.

January 10, 1977: Birthday Show
Season 2, episode 12
W: Roger Garrett, Paula A. Roth   D: John Thomas Lenox

With Richard Stahl (Marshall Stewart).
In a special anniversary episode, Laverne and Shirley suddenly and inexplicably disappear and their mutual friends reminisce about the good times they shared with the girls.

January 11, 1977: Playing Hooky
Season 2, episode 13
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: John Thomas Lenox

With Archie Hahn (Bob), Victor Holchak (Ernie).
Laverne talks Shirley into taking a day off from work at the brewery, but the girls don't have as much fun as they anticipated.

January 18, 1977: Guinea Pigs
Season 2, episode 14
W: Jack Winter   D: James Burrows

With Harry Shearer (Harold), Kip Gilman (Dr. Sandor), Robert Cornthwaite (Dr. Futoran), Richard Young (Charles Warner).
The girls need to raise money to go to a cocktail party, so they volunteer for scientific experiments.

February 1, 1977: Call Me A Taxi
Season 2, episode 15
W: Paula A. Roth, Deborah Leschin   D: Alan Myerson

With Julie Payne (Charmayne), Frances Peach (Mary), Larry Hankin (Tall Dancer), Peter Elbling (Dancer).
Laverne and Shirley are laid off at the brewery and in order to support themselves they get jobs as dime-a-dance girls.

February 8, 1977: Steppin' Out
Season 2, episode 16
W: Deborah Leschin   D: Dennis Klein

With Carole Ita White (Rosie Greenbaum).
Laverne and Shirley are asked out by a couple of dreamboats, but when they start to prepare for a fun-filled evening, everything seems to go wrong.

February 15, 1977: Buddy, Can You Spare A Father?
Season 2, episode 17
W: Eric Cohen, Monica Johnson   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Jack Perkins (Bartender), Bill Fiore (Phil Franklin), Scott Brady (Jack Feeney).
Shirley is excited because her father Jack is coming to visit, but she gets more than she bargained for when he shows up.

February 22, 1977: Honeymoon Hotel
Season 2, episode 18
W: Eric Cohen, Monica Johnson   D: Gary Shimokawa

With Geoffrey Lewis (Mr. Gunther), Carole Ita White (Rosie Greenbaum).
Shirley wins a contest which entitles her to a honeymoon weekend at a classy hotel. Since she doesn't have a husband, she and Laverne cook up a scheme so they can enjoy the two days.

March 1, 1977: Hi, Neighbors
Season 2, episode 19
W: Michael McKean, David Landers   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Lynne Marie Stewart (Barbara), Gino Conforti (Waiter), Roger Till (Maitre'd).
The girls go out with Lenny and Squiggy after the boys are stood up.

March 8, 1977: Frank's Fling
Season 2, episode 20
W: William J. Keenan   D: Howard Morris

With Maureen Arthur (Frank's Girlfriend).
Laverne and Shirley cook up a scheme to get rid of Laverne's dad's latest love interest.

March 22, 1977: Haunted House
Season 2, episode 21
W: Andrew Johnson   D: Alan Myerson

With Shirley O'Hara (Mrs. Ramsdale), Dan Barrows (Bill), Mickey Morton (Bernie).
Laverne and Shirley need a new sofa and find a bargain, but get scared out of their wits when they go to check it at a house with a reputation for being haunted.

March 29, 1977: Lonely At The Middle
Season 2, episode 22
W: Jack Winter   D: James Burrows

With Byron Webster (Warren Tompkins), Pat McCormick (Big Henry Wanda), Holly Irving (Iris).
Shirley causes havoc at the Shotz Brewery when she is promoted and then tries to change everyone's work habits.

April 5, 1977: Citizen Krane
Season 2, episode 23
W: Raymond Silver   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Ogden Talbot (Delivery Man), Severn Darden (Charles Pfister Krane).
A wealthy entrepreneur spots Laverne and Shirley singing and undertakes to make them stars.





September 20, 1977: Airport '59
Season 3, episode 1
W: Chris Thompson   D: Alan Rafkin

With Roy Stuart (Ralph "Buzz" Anderson), Ed Peck (Packer Fan), Kit McDonough (Julie), Tita Kerpan (Cindy).
Season premiere. When the girls accidentally pour hot coffee into the lap of pilot Buzz Anderson, he hits his head and is knocked unconscious -- leaving Laverne to take over.

September 27, 1977: Tag Team Wrestling
Season 3, episode 2
W: Mark Sotkin   D: Alan Rafkin

With Judy Pioli (Terry Buttafucco), Tracy Reiner (Helen).
The girls find themselves in awkward positions when, trying to raise money for the Orphan Fund Benefit, they have to take on two professional female wrestlers.

October 4, 1977: The Pact
Season 3, episode 3
W: Yvette Weinberger, Michael Weinberger   D: Alan Rafkin

With Dale Robinette.
Shirley meets a man who sweeps her off her feet, but Laverne determines his true colors and tries to protect her friend from the roving-eyed lothario.

October 25, 1977: Robot Lawsuit
Season 3, episode 4
W: Judy Ervin   D: Alan Rafkin

With Richard Karron (Robert), George Pentecost (Cramer), Harry Holcombe (Judge), Billy Curtis (Roger Robot).
When the girls go shopping, Laverne is attacked a giant toy robot and an unusual courtroom battle develops when she sues the store.

November 1, 1977: Laverne's Arranged Marriage
Season 3, episode 5
W: Emily Purdum Marshall   D: Alan Rafkin

With Johnny Desmond (Nick Martino).
Laverne and Shirley have to come up with some fast action when Laverne's dad arranges a marriage for hs daughter with the son of the mozzarella king.

November 8, 1977: Cruise (1)
Season 3, episode 6
W: Chris Thompson   D: Alan Rafkin

With George Memmoli (Uncle Tom), Philip Clark (Ensign Benton), Sandy Roveta (Mrs. Anderson), Scott Casto (Lawrence).
Laverne and Shirley are anxiously looking forward to five glorious, man-filled days aboard a Great Lakes luxury cruise ship. However, a last minute check of their finances reveals they're almost broke.

November 15, 1977: Cruise (2)
Season 3, episode 7
W: Barry Lange, Babaloo Mandel   D: Alan Rafkin

With Phillip Clark (Ensign Benson).
The girls begin their long-awaited vacation cruise, and Shirley becomes friendly with an attractive sailor who hints that he would like to ask her a very important question.

November 22, 1977: Laverne And Shirley Meet Fabian
Season 3, episode 8
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Alan Rafkin

With Fabian (Himself), Ken Lerner (Pete), Carole Ita White (Rosie Greenbaum), Fred Fox Jr. (Freddie the Bellhop).
After trying unsuccessfully to buy tickets for a Fabian concert, the girls begin concocting a scheme to meet their idol face-to-face.

November 29, 1977: The Stakeout
Season 3, episode 9
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Alan Rafkin

With Mel Scott (Ronald Williams), Michael McManus (Herb Prange).
The girls allow FBI agents to use their apartment to observe the activities of a counterfeiter -- not expecting Carmine to be a prime suspect.

December 6, 1977: Shirley's Operation
Season 3, episode 10
W: David W. Duclon   D: Alan Rafkin

With Joseph Hacker (Dr. Lawler), Michele Bernath (Nurse Hoblit).
When Shirley is taken to the hospital for emergency surgery, pandemonium breaks out as her well-meaning friends rush to her side dressed as characters from their "Alice in Wonderland" play rehearsal.

December 13, 1977: Take My Plants, Please
Season 3, episode 11
W: Marc Sotkin   D: Alan Rafkin

With Cissy Colpitts (Dolores), Virginia Peters (Hilda), Ralph James (Man), Janice Carroll (Mrs. Lasanga).
When the girls are laid off at Shotz Brewery, they decide to try to earn money by starting a business of their own selling houseplants.

December 27, 1977: New Years Eve 1959
Season 3, episode 12
W: Marc Sotkin   D: Alan Rafkin

With Craig Littler (Pete).
Laverne is distraught when her date shows up with someone else at a New Year's Eve party given by Shirley.

January 10, 1978: The Mortician
Season 3, episode 13
W: Laura Levine   D: Alan Rafkin

With John Fink (Stan).
Laverne falls for a man who drives a big black limousine, but needs Shirley's help in order to get a date with him.

January 17, 1978: The Horse Show
Season 3, episode 14
W: Judy Ervin   D: Alan Rafkin

With Bob McClurg (Man), Robert Casper (Max Gruber).
Shirley rescues a horse from the glue factory by bringing it home to the apartment.

January 24, 1978: The Slow Child
Season 3, episode 15
W: Dan Wiseburd   D: Alan Rafkin

With Linda Gillen (Amy Babish).
The girls witness the development of a moving relationship when they allow Mrs. Babish's "exceptional" daughter to go out with Lenny.

January 31, 1978: The Second Almost Annual Shotz Talent Show
Season 3, episode 16
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Alan Rafkin

With Ed Greenberg (Max Shotz Jr.), Marvin Braverman (Marvin).
Mr. Shotz wants the girls to find a spot in the talent show for his no-talent nephew. The real-life mothers of Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams join the girls in staging the production.

February 7, 1978: The Dentist
Season 3, episode 17
W: Babaloo Mandel   D: Alan Rafkin

With Bob McClurg (Mikey).
Laverne chips her tooth and can't afford to go to the dentist, so she goes to Shirley's cousin, who is taking his final exams at dental school.

February 14, 1978: Bus Stop
Season 3, episode 18
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Alan Rafkin

With Christopher Guest (Greg), Thomas Leopold (Larry), Peter Elbling (Bum), Carl Gottlieb (Station Master), Harry Shearer (Interviewer).
Laverne and Shirley plan to spend an exciting evening in Oshkosh when they meet and make dates with two medical student dreamboats while being interviewed by a roving TV reporter.

February 21, 1978: The Driving Test
Season 3, episode 19
W: Chris Thompson   D: Alan Rafkin

Laverne and Shirley's oddball neighbor and co-worker, Sqiggy, may get the heave-ho as a truck driver at the Shotz Brewery unless he passes a written test.

February 28, 1978: The Obstacle Course
Season 3, episode 20
W: Arthur Silver   D: Alan Rafkin

With Bo Kaprall (Officer Hughes), Mickey Deems (Capt. Schmidt).
Laverne and Shirley try to qualify for police work by running through an obstacle course.

May 9, 1978: The Debutante Ball
Season 3, episode 21
W: Judy Ervin, Paula Roth   D: Alan Rafkin

With Patricia Stich (Evelyne), Joi Staton (hostess), Kirk Duncan (Duke).
Laverne goes to a ball with Lenny -- who has discovered that he is a Count and 89th in line to the Polish throne.

May 16, 1978: 2001: A Comedy Odyssey
Season 3, episode 22
W: Marc Sotkin, Chris Thompson   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

Laverne dreams she and Shirley are 80-year-old spinsters -- and ther only hopes for marriage are Lenny and Squiggy.

May 23, 1978: The Dance Studio
Season 3, episode 23
W: Nicholas DeMarco   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Gerrit Graham (Nathan), Garry Goodrow (Caulley).
It's Laverne and Shirley to the rescue when Carmine needs money to start a dance studio.

May 30, 1978: Breakin' Up And Makin' Up
Season 3, episode 24
W: Marion Zola, Phil Foster   D: Alan Rafkin

With Dale Robinette (Johnnie).
Laverne and Shirley get in the middle of a lover's quarrel between Laverne's father and his girlfriend.





September 5, 1978: Festival (1)
Season 4, episode 1
W: Paula A. Roth, Marc Sotkin   D: Alan Myerson

With William Sumper (Concessionaire), Ogden Talbot (Cabbie), Penny Santon (Grandma), Betty Lou Robinson (Neighbor), Rick Podell (Gino), John Lansing (Anthony), Bernie Kuby (Judge).
Laverne and Shirley and the gang visit New York, where Shirley finds sudden romance and Laverne is tricked into an instant "engagement" with Squiggy.

September 19, 1978: Playing The Roxy
Season 4, episode 3
W: Stephen Nathan, Paul Price   D: Joel Zwick

With Timothy Jerome (Dr. Schoenbroom), Howard Mann (The Grand Bass).
After a fall causes a change in her personality, Shirley believes she's an exotic dancer and Lenny and Sqiggy recruit her to play a "benefit" at their men's club.

September 26, 1978: The Robbery
Season 4, episode 4
W: Mark Sotkin   D: Howard Storm

With Larry Bishop (Jake).
Laverne starts dating a gang leader, then to her horror discovers he's mixing romance with robbery.

October 10, 1978: The Quiz Show
Season 4, episode 5
W: Monica Johnson   D: Howard Storm

With Sabra Jones (Irma), Kip Gilman (Chickie Gale).
Laverne and Shirley get a chance to strike it rich when they are invited to appear on the television quiz show "Be Silly for Dollars".

October 17, 1978: Laverne And Shirley Go To Night School
Season 4, episode 6
W: Marc Sotkin   D: Lowell Ganz

With Hans Conried (Wilner).
Shirley wants to become a medical assistant, and convinces a reluctant Laverne to go to night school with her.

October 24, 1978: Date With Eraserhead
Season 4, episode 7
W: Judy Ervin   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Lynne Marie Stewart (Muriel), Paul Willson (Eraserhead), Linda Gillen (Girl in Black Wig).
Shirley finds out that Carmine is running around with other girls, so Laverne arranges a blind date for her with an old high school acquaintance.

October 31, 1978: The Bully Show
Season 4, episode 8
W: Chris Thompson   D: Dennis Klein

With Larry Hankin (Biff).
Laverne's blind date with the "Milwaukee Man of the Year" turns out to be a precarious encounter with the masher of the century.

November 14, 1978: A Visit To The Cemetery
Season 4, episode 9
W: Deborah Leschin, David W. Duclon   D: Dennis Klein

Laverne learns about life when Shirley and her friends help Laverne deal with her mother's death.

November 21, 1978: A Chorus Line
Season 4, episode 10
W: Marc Sotkin   D: Joel Zwick

With Toni Basil (Choreographer).
Laverne, backed by her managers Lenny and Squiggy, travels to Chicago to audition for a part in "West Side Story".

November 28, 1978: Laverne And Shirley Move In
Season 4, episode 11
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Joel Zwick

Laverne and Shirley reminisce about the problems they had when they first become roommates.

December 5, 1978: Dinner For Four
Season 4, episode 12
W: Al Aidekman   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Jeffrey Kramer (Jeff), Denny Evans.
Lenny and Sqiggy take drastic action after the girls stand them up in favor of a candlelight dinner with two handsome veterinarians.

December 12, 1978: It's A Dog's Life
Season 4, episode 13
W: Judy Ervin   D: Joel Zwick

With Jack Somack (Officer Newman), Murphy Dunne (Reporter), Wayne Powers (Officer Battaglia).
Shirley convinces Laverne to join her in an overnight sit-in at the pound to protest the treatment of dogs.

December 19, 1978: Oh, Come All Ye Bums
Season 4, episode 14
W: Paul B. Price, Stephen Nathan   D: Joel Zwick

With Hamilton Camp (Burns).
The girls come up with a unique way to raise money for Mr. DeFazio's annual free Christmas dinner for bums.

January 16, 1979: Who's Papa?
Season 4, episode 15
W: Al Aidekman   D: Maurice Bar-David

With Rance Howard (Doctor), Ed Begley Jr.
Shirley concocts a scheme to find out whether she is adopted.

January 30, 1979: The Third Annual Shotz Talent Show
Season 4, episode 16
W: Stephen Nathan, Paul Price   D: Joel Zwick

Laverne and Shirley discover they have been replaced as directors of the annual Shotz Brewery talent show by Lenny and Squiggy.

February 6, 1979: Supermarket Sweep
Season 4, episode 17
W: Ron Leavitt   D: Joel Zwick

With Byron Webster (Man), Jack Lukes (Man).
Laverne and Shirley win five minutes of free shopping in a local supermarket.

February 13, 1979: Lenny's Crush
Season 4, episode 18
W: Judy Ervin   D: Gail Gottlieb

With Thomas Brunelle.
Lenny falls head over heels in love with Laverne, but she doesn't have the heart to tell him that she doesn't feel the same.

February 20, 1979: Fire Show
Season 4, episode 19
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Joel Zwick

With Anne Ramsey (Woman), Lawrason Driscoll (Fireman).
Laverne and Shirley's friendship is threatened by their mutual attraction to a fireman.

February 27, 1979: Squiggy In Love
Season 4, episode 20
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Penny Marshall

With Cynthia Harrison (Vivian McCafferty).
Lenny falls in love with a beautiful girl who is taking him for all she can get.

March 6, 1979: The Feminine Mistake
Season 4, episode 21
W: Chris Thompson   D: Joel Zwick

With Jay Leno (Joey), Jack Perkins (Man).
Laverne decides she wants a more "feminine" image to attract men and turns to Shirley for help.

March 13, 1979: The Tenants Are Revolting
Season 4, episode 22
W: Rob Harris   D: Joel Zwick

With Richard Libertini (Dr. Romano), Rose Michtom (Woman).
Laverne and Shirley and Mrs. Babish's other tenants attempt to repair their crumbling apartment building before an enthusiastic inspector fines her.

May 8, 1979: There's A Spy In My Beer
Season 4, episode 23
W: Julie Mishkin   D: Joel Zwick

With Dick Yarmy (Ludwig Stenger), G.W. Bailey.
Laverne, convinced there is a spy after a secret Shotz beer formula, convinces Shirley to stake out the vat room one night with her.

May 15, 1979: Shirley And The Older Man
Season 4, episode 24
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Joel Zwick

With Susan Barnes (Adelle), Robert Alda (Monroe Harrison).
Carmine is shocked to learn that Shirley is going out with a wealthy and sophisticated older man.





September 13, 1979: Shotgun Wedding (2)
Season 5, episode 1
W: Judy Pioli   D: Joel Zwick

With Henry Winkler (Fonzie), F. William Parker (Vernon), Will Hunt (Preacher), Ron Howard (Richie Cunningham), Vicki Frederick (Helga), April Clough (Inga).
Season premiere. In order to save themselves from an angry father and his shotgun, Richie and Fonzie are forced to walk down the aisle of wedded bliss with Laverne and Shirley.

September 20, 1979: One Heckuva Note
Season 5, episode 2
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Joel Zwick

Laverne and Shirley's friendship may be ended when Shirley discovers a passionate love letter written to Laverne by Carmine.

September 27, 1979: Fat City Holiday
Season 5, episode 3
W: Roger Garrett   D: Joel Zwick

With Donovan Scott, Rosemary Prinz, Sally Kellerman.
Laverne and Shirley, hungering for a change in their lives, take jobs as weight counselors at a fat farm.

October 4, 1979: Upstairs, Downstairs
Season 5, episode 4
W: Al Aidekman   D: Joel Zwick

With Dick Shawn (Man).
Laverne dreams of a hereafter in which she and Shirley, at the mercy of Lenny and Sqiggy, are sentenced to toast marshmallows forever.

October 18, 1979: What Do You Do With A Drunken Sailor?
Season 5, episode 5
W: Chris Thompson, Gary Miller   D: Joel Zwick

With Lynne Marie Stewart (Barbara), Ed Begley Jr. (Bobby Feeney), Julie Parrish (Frisco), Dennis Haysbert (Shore Patrolman).
A long-awaited reunion with Shirley's brother turns into a disaster when the girls discover he has acquired a disturbing habit.

October 25, 1979: You've Pushed Me Too Far
Season 5, episode 6
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Joel Zwick

The girls attempt to reconcile their odd neighbors, Lenny and Sqiggy, after the two have a falling out and Sqiggy leaves to live in a wax museum.

November 1, 1979: The Wedding
Season 5, episode 7
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Joel Zwick

With Don Bexley (Man).
Chaos erupts when Laverne and Shirley are asked to arrange the wedding of Laverne's father and her landlady, Mrs. Babish.

November 8, 1979: Bad Girls
Season 5, episode 8
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Joel Zwick

With Elizabeth Daily (Rita), Tracy Reiner (Carole), Michele Greene (Vicki).
Laverne and Shirley are shocked to discover that their old high school club has turned into a gang of loose girls.

November 15, 1979: We're In The Army, Now
Season 5, episode 9
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Joel Zwick

With Vicki Lawrence (Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout), Doris Hess (Sergeant Shannon), Julie Payne (Colonel Turner).
After they miss out on a promotion, Laverne and Shirley quit their jobs at the brewery and join the Army.

November 15, 1979: We're In The Army, Now (2)
Season 5, episode 10
W: Judy Pioli   D: Joel Zwick

With Vicki Lawrence (Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout), Doris Hess (woman), Susan Barnes (The Blue Team), Doris Hess (Sergeant Shannon), Julie Payne (woman), Woody Eney, Beth Nufer (The Red Team), Donna Garrett (The Red Team), Jadie David (The Red Team), Janet Brady (The Red Team), Jeannie Epper (The Red Team), Frances Peach (The Red Team), Carol-Ann Williams (The Blue Team), Diane Sommerfield (The Blue Team), Ruth Silveira (The Blue Team), Sandy Roveta (The Blue Team), Paula Moody (The Blue Team), Joie Magidow (The Blue Team), Julie Payne (Colonel Turner).
Laverne & Shirley regret joining the Army.

November 22, 1979: Take Two, They're Small
Season 5, episode 11
W: Judy Pioli, Paula Roth   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Deborah White, Bruce Kimmel, Jimmy Briscoe.
While on a date with two "little men", Laverne and Shirley become involved in a roller derby battle with two snobbish sisters.

December 6, 1979: The Fourth Annual Shotz Talent Show
Season 5, episode 12
W: Chris Thompson   D: Joel Zwick

With William Sumper (Man), W.G. Snuffy Walden (Man), Valorie Armstrong (Woman).
Laverne, Shirley and their cohorts at the brewery swing into action to produce the fourth annual Shotz talent show.

December 13, 1979: Testing, Testing
Season 5, episode 13
W: Chris Thompson   D: Joel Zwick

With Charles Thomas Murphy (Dr. Gentry).
Laverne, Shirley and their friends at the brewery panic when they learn they must undergo a psychological examination.

January 7, 1980: Not Quite South Of The Border
Season 5, episode 14
W: Deborah Leschin, Susan Seegar   D: Joel Zwick

With William Sumper (Lou), Neil Thompson (Raoul Frick), Lu Leonard (Dottie), Peter Elbling (Jose).
The girls can't wait to go on a vacation to Mexico, but when they get there they find they must share their hotel room with another woman, "air conditioning" means a huge hole in the wall, and the swimming pool is only ankle deep.

January 14, 1980: You Oughta Be In Pictures
Season 5, episode 15
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Joel Zwick

With Harvey Kahn (Dickie), Gary Earle (Herbie Titlebaum), Steve Doubet (Johnny Pulse), Bruce Kimmel (Director).
The girls jump at the chance to be the stars in a movie, unaware that the film they will be starring in is an Army hygiene film.

January 21, 1980: The Beatnik Show
Season 5, episode 16
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Joel Zwick

With Art Garfunkel (Mighty Oak), Doug Cox (Birthday Boy), Paul Kreppel (Rafael), Sarah Lilly (Waitress), Shelly Lipkin (Poet).
Laverne is not impressed but Shirley is turned on to Beatnik culture while visiting a local coffeehouse one evening.

January 28, 1980: The Right To Light
Season 5, episode 17
W: Kenny Rich, Al Aidekman   D: Joel Zwick

With Richard Stahl (Clerk), Raymond Singer (Charles McClean).
To protest an erroneous bill, the girls chain themselves inside the gas company building, little knowing that another disgruntled customer has planted a bomb in the building.

February 4, 1980: Why Did The Fireman. . .
Season 5, episode 18
W: Roger Garrett   D: Joel Zwick

With Ted Danson (Randy Carpenter).
Laverne is in deep denial when she learns that her boyfriend, a firefighter with the Milwaukee Fire Department, is killed fighting an apartment blaze.

February 11, 1980: The Collector
Season 5, episode 19
W: Frank Alesia, Jeff Young   D: Joel Zwick

With Billy Sands (Waldo).
The girls try to talk Carmine out of compromising his principles and going to work as a collector for a loan shark.

February 26, 1980: Murder On The Moosejaw Express (1)
Season 5, episode 20
W: Richard Rosenstock, Jack Lukes   D: Joel Zwick

With Conrad Janis (Conductor), Charlene Tilton (Girl at Bar), Shelly Lipkin (Dead Man), Roger C. Carmel (Waiter), Wilfrid Hyde-White (Colonel Kalaback), Charles Pierce (MacGuffin), Scatman Crothers (Porter).
While on a train heading to Canada, the girls end up in the middle of espionage and murder after an injured man warns them to "beware of the bald man" just before he dies.

March 4, 1980: Murder On The Moosejaw Express (2)
Season 5, episode 21
W: Jeff Franklin, Charlotte M. Dobbs   D: Joel Zwick

With Conrad Janis (Conductor), Charlene Tilton (Girl at Bar), Shelly Lipkin (Dead Man), Roger C. Carmel (Waiter), Wilfrid Hyde-White (Colonel Kalaback), Charles Pierce (MacGuffin), Scatman Crothers (Porter).
After Shirley goes missing, Lenny and Squiggy attempt a rescue -- and no bald man on the train is above suspicion.

March 11, 1980: Survival Test
Season 5, episode 22
W: Al Aidekman, Roger Garrett   D: Joel Zwick

With Vicki Lawrence (Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout), Gary Epp (Private Duff).
Sgt. Plout orders the girls into a survival test pitting men against women in the frozen wilderness.

March 18, 1980: Antonio, The Amazing
Season 5, episode 23
W: Cindy Begel, Lesa Kite   D: Maurice Bar-David

With Ed Marinaro (Antonio DeFazio).
Laverne's cousin Antonio comes to the U.S. from Italy, seeking his fortune, and is befriended by a grizzly bear.

March 25, 1980: The Duke Of Squiggmann
Season 5, episode 24
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Penny Marshall

With Charles Thomas Murphy (Dr. Gentry), Shirley Kirkes (Sheri), Susan Barnes (Girl).
Squiggy takes up sleepwalking as an English duke, so Lenny tries to get him psychological help.

May 6, 1980: The Diner
Season 5, episode 25
W: Robert Perlow   D: Linda McMurray

With Jack Lukes (Lou), Daniel Foster (Louie).
Lenny inherits a greasy spoon diner, and hires Laverne and Shirley to work for him.

May 13, 1980: Separate Tables
Season 5, episode 26
W: Deborah Raznick, Ria Nepus   D: Frank Alesia

With Pat Morita (Mr. Wong), Julius LaRosa (Himself), Rose Michtom (Mrs. Kolcheck), Helena Carroll (Irene).
Shirley tries to cure Laverne of her phobia of being alone by making her eat by herself in a Chinese restaurant.





November 18, 1980: Not Quite New York
Season 6, episode 1
W: Jeff Franklin   D: John Tracy

With Tony Marshall (Mr. Shotz), Fred Dryer (Lifeguard), Jeff Severson (Doctor), Don Potter (Hollywood Producer), Mitchell Laurance (Ray).
The girls lose their brewery jobs to automation, so they leave Milwaukee and head west to Hollywood to join Frank and Edna.

November 25, 1980: Welcome To Burbank
Season 6, episode 2
W: Jeff Franklin   D: John Tracy

With Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
The girls settle into their Burbank apartment and are quickly unsettled by an earthquake -- and by Lenny and Squiggy renting the apartment next door.

December 2, 1980: Studio City
Season 6, episode 3
W: Richard Rosenstock   D: John Tracy

With Troy Donahue (Himself), Doug Cox (Zwick), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
The girls audition as stuntwomen for a Troy Donahue movie set in prehistoric times.

December 9, 1980: Grand Opening
Season 6, episode 4
W: Ruth Bennett   D: John Tracy

With Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques), Becky Gonzalez (Rosita).
The grand opening of Frank's eatery features Shirley tossing knives at Laverne after the knife-thrower fails to show up.

December 16, 1980: Candy Is Dandy
Season 6, episode 5
W: Joanne Pagliaro   D: John Tracy

With Norman Bartold (Mr. Hildebrand), Rene Lamart (Sean), John W. Shepard (Robbie), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
The girls finally get a job in California in the gift wrapping department at Bardwell's Department Store. On their first day on the job, Laverne gets tipsy after eating candy laced with alcohol.

December 30, 1980: The Dating Game
Season 6, episode 6
W: Al Aidekman   D: Penny Marshall

With Jim Lange (Himself), Ilene Graff (Monique), Frank Ashmore (Bob Gatenby), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
"Dating Game" host Jim Lange takes pity on Lenny and Squiggy and selects them as contestants, where they vie to win a dream date with a dazzling beauty by giving out some shocking information about Laverne and Shirley.

January 6, 1981: The Other Woman
Season 6, episode 7
W: Joanne Pagliaro   D: Arthur Silver

With Keith Coogan (Bobby McKenzie), Paul Tulley (Mark McKenzie).
The estranged wife of Shirley's new beau looks familiar.

January 13, 1981: The Road To Burbank
Season 6, episode 8
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Frank Alesia

With Becky Gonzalez (Rosita), Larry Gelman (Chuck Malone), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
A hotel in Nevada is suing for damages caused by Laverne and Shirley and the boys while en route to California, and everyone has a different version of what actually happened.

January 27, 1981: Born Too Late
Season 6, episode 9
W: Roger Garrett   D: Alan Myerson

With Sarah Kennedy (Girl), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
Lenny and Squiggy imagine that they are the stars in a series of silent movies.

February 3, 1981: Love Out The Window
Season 6, episode 10
W: Ruth Bennett   D: Linda McMurray

With William Sumper (Policeman), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
After learning that Laverne fears for his safety -- when she takes extreme measures to show her concern -- Sonny quits his job as a stuntman and takes a job selling insurance.

February 10, 1981: Malibu Mansion
Season 6, episode 11
W: David Ketchum, Tony DiMarco   D: Frank Alesia

With Donna Ponterotto (Ebb Tide), Richard Moll (Biker), Stubby Kaye (Cowboy Bill), Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
The girls house-sit for Cowboy Bill in Malibu and play unwilling hostesses to an outrageous party.

February 17, 1981: To Tell The Truth
Season 6, episode 12
W: Al Aidekman   D: Jack Winter

With Ed Marinaro (Sonny St. Jacques).
The gang passes a rainy night playing a game called "Truth" with a neighbor.

February 24, 1981: I Do, I Do
Season 6, episode 13
W: Lesa Kite, Cindy Begel   D: Phil Perez

With Peter Noone (London), Eric Idle (Derek DeWoods), Stephen Bishop (Malcolm), Benny Baker (Reverend Ernie), Kathryn Fuller (Ernestine).
The girls almost marry two rock stars from Britain after eating some brownies laced with marijuana at a party.

March 3, 1981: But Seriously, Folks
Season 6, episode 14
W: Jeff Franklin   D: Penny Marshall

With Marvin Braverman (Emcee), Ric Fazel (Comic), Frances Peach (Heckler).
Carmine's new stand-up comedy act is going badly until he starts making jokes at his friends' expense.

March 10, 1981: The Bardwell Caper (1)
Season 6, episode 15
W: David Ketchum, Tony DiMarco   D: Tom Trbovich

With Susan Barnes (Miss Peters), Norman Bartold (Mr. Hildebrand).
The girls send a nasty note to their boss, unaware that he has given them a raise. When they find out, they go to extreme lengths to try and retrieve the letter before the boss can see it.

March 17, 1981: The Bardwell Caper (2)
Season 6, episode 16
W: Tony DiMarco, David Ketchum   D: Tom Trbovich

With Norman Bartold (Mr. Hildebrand), Susan Barnes (Miss Peters).
Desperate to retrieve a note that could cost them their jobs, the girls recruit Lenny, Squiggy, and Carmine to help them with their scheme.

April 7, 1981: High Priced Dates
Season 6, episode 17
W: Charlotte M. Dobbs   D: Jack Winter

With Neil Thompson (Steve), Jack Lukes (Ryan), Andre Landzaat (Waiter).
The girls turn to Edna for advice when their blind dates expect "rewards" after paying for an expensive night out.

April 14, 1981: Fifth Anniversary
Season 6, episode 18
W: Cheryl Alu, Winifred Hervey   D: Tom Trbovich

With Mitchell Laurance (Director), Merie Earle (Lady), Timothy Blake (Hillary Hinkle).
The girls host a surprise party for Frank and Edna, who "celebrate" their fifth wedding anniversary with a round of fighting.

May 5, 1981: Out, Out Damned Plout
Season 6, episode 19
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Marlena Laird

With Vicki Lawrence (Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout), Otis Day (M.P.), Hector Maisonette (Bouncer), Brad Sanders (Emcee).
Sgt. Plout goes AWOL with a broken heart and decides to hide out at the girls' apartment.

May 12, 1981: Laverne's Broken Leg
Season 6, episode 20
W: David Ketchum, Tony DiMarco   D: Ray DeVally Jr.

With Jeffrey Kramer (Angel), Rick Dano (Mailman / Policeman).
Feeling sorry for herself after she has to miss a party because of a broken leg, Laverne dreams about what life would be like for her friends and family if she had never been born.

May 19, 1981: Sing, Sing, Sing
Season 6, episode 21
W: Ria Nepus, Deborah Raznick   D: Cindy Williams

Laverne asks Carmine to give her singing lessons so that she can perform on amateur night at Cowboy Bill's.

May 26, 1981: Child's Play
Season 6, episode 22
W: Dana Olsen, Jeff Franklin   D: Gary Menteer

With Dick Patterson (Michael Merritt), John Miranda (Man), Roxanne St. Clair (Peaches).
Because of Squiggy's forgetfulness, Laverne and Shirley must play all the parts in Shirley's play "Murder In Mother Goose Land", with a Broadway producer in attendance.





October 13, 1981: The Most Important Day Ever
Season 7, episode 1
W: Robert Perlow, Gene Braunstein   D: Tom Trbovich

With Antoni Blaszczyk (Yanos), Sean Stanek (Acrobat).
Laverne and Shirley appear on television as part of a Latvian acrobatic act in an effort to help Lenny and Squiggy's new talent agency.

October 27, 1981: It Only Hurts When I Breathe
Season 7, episode 2
W: Al Aidekman   D: Tom Trbovich

Laverne and Shirley recall their high school days, only to find themselves embroiled in a slugfest that leaves Laverne with a broken jaw.

November 3, 1981: I Wonder What Became Of Sal?
Season 7, episode 3
W: Mark Rothman   D: Tom Trbovich

With Paul Sylvan (Sal Malina), Dan Barrows (Carlisle).
Laverne's old boyfriend comes to California looking for her. The former sailor is now a millionaire businessman and he once again proposes to Laverne.

November 10, 1981: Teenage Lust
Season 7, episode 4
W: Dana Olsen   D: Tom Trbovich

With Jim Greenleaf (Lyle), Joshua Cadman (Goodrich), Thomas Byrd (Mike), Kathleen Marshall (Kathi), Tracy Reiner (Tracy), Wendy S. Hallin (Wendy), Penny Lee Hallin (Penny Lee), Judy Hallin (Judy).
The girls attend a wild fraternity party and find out they're not as young as they used to be.

November 17, 1981: The Defiant One
Season 7, episode 5
W: Judy Pioli   D: Tom Trbovich

With Richard Moll (Louis Armstrong), Jed Mills (Policeman), Archie Hahn (Worker).
Shirley finds herself mistakenly handcuffed to a bank robber who is forced to take her with him when he escapes from the police.

November 24, 1981: Night At The Awards
Season 7, episode 6
W: Roger Garrett   D: Tom Trbovich

With Kim Sudol (Bridget), John Edwards (Stage Manager), Joey Heatherton (Herself).
When Lenny and Squiggy invade a live televised awards show, they suddenly find themselves on stage with Joey Heatherton.

December 1, 1981: Some Enchanted Earring
Season 7, episode 7
W: Bruce Ferber, David Lerner   D: Tom Trbovich

With Harvey Skolnik (Willie Marsh).
Laverne accidentally loses one of her mother's diamond earrings.

December 8, 1981: Moving In
Season 7, episode 8
W: Terry Hart   D: Tom Trbovich

With Paul Sand (David).
Laverne agrees to move in with her boyfriend, and Shirley must keep Frank from finding out.

December 15, 1981: Friendly Persuasion
Season 7, episode 9
W: Wally Dalton   D: Tom Trbovich

With Charles Grodin (Himself), Robin Bach (Mr. Pennington).
Charles Grodin tries to spread cheer at the department store, leading the girls to question his motives.

January 5, 1982: I Do, I Don't
Season 7, episode 10
W: Lisa Kite, Cindy Begel   D: Tom Trbovich

With Mary Tiffany (Mrs. Dorfman), John Miranda (Minister), Carole Cook (Mrs. Harmon).
Shirley's wedding is all set -- all she needs is the groom.

January 12, 1982: Love Is The Tar Pits
Season 7, episode 11
W: Roger Garrett   D: Tom Trbovich

With Robert Arcaro (Man), Maggie Roswell (Karen Caldwell).
Squiggy is the odd man out when Lenny starts dating a cute coed.

January 19, 1982: Watch The Fur Fly
Season 7, episode 12
W: Bob Howard   D: Jack Winter

With Wolf Muser (Heinrich), Jeff Goldblum (Jeffrey), Thomas Callaway (Harold), Rob Monroe (Swedish Man).
After Shirley yells at Rhonda for wearing a coat made of animal fur, Laverne unknowingly sets Shirley up on a date with a furrier.

January 26, 1982: Rocky Ragu
Season 7, episode 13
W: Albert Goodman   D: Tom Trbovich

With Ric Mancini (Rocky Manicotti), Tony Longo (Tank Malone), Julie Brown (Secretary).
Auditioning for the role of a boxer, Carmine goes toe-to-toe with a slugger.

February 2, 1982: Star Peepers
Season 7, episode 14
W: Barry O'Brien, Larry Levinson   D: Jack Winter

With Harry Dean Stanton (Johnny Velvet), Harry Shearer (Tidmore), Frank Alesia (Marty).
The girls vow to get revenge on a famous singing star who was rude to them at Bardwell's -- by taking incriminating pictures of him and selling them to a tabloid.

February 9, 1982: An Affair To Forget
Season 7, episode 15
W: Mel Sherer, Steve Grant   D: Jack Winter

With Larry Breeding (Hank), Anjelica Huston (Geraldine), Jim Greenleaf (Lyle Nowicki), Robert Walden (Customer).
Laverne discovers that her date is married when he tries to conceal her from his wife by hiding her in the fish tank at a restaurant.

February 16, 1982: Whatever Happened To The Class Of '56?
Season 7, episode 16
W: Paula A. Roth   D: Phil Perez

With Lynne Marie Stewart (Louisa Bomanetta), Judy Pioli (Terry Buttafuco), Carole Ita White (Rosie Greenbaum), Paul Willson (Eraserhead).
Everyone at Fillmore's 10-year reunion thinks Laverne and Shirley are movie stars.

February 23, 1982: Ski Show
Season 7, episode 17
W: Marc Sotkin, Judy Pioli   D: Tom Trbovich

With Michael Spound (Lift Operator), Brant van Hoffman (Bennett), Terence Wright (Dirk).
The girls take to the slopes in hopes of meeting bachelors.

March 2, 1982: Helmut Weekend
Season 7, episode 18
W: Roger Garrett   D: Tom Trbovich

With Wynn Irwin (Helmut), Paul Barselou (Mailman), Carl Carlsson (Junko the Clown), Taaffe O'Connell (Blonde).
Squiggy's con-man father shows up after 20 years to try to reconnect with his son, and proposes a partnership that doesn't include Lenny.

March 9, 1982: That's Entertainment
Season 7, episode 19
W: Larry Strawther, Etan McElroy   D: Gary Menteer

With Gene B. Collens (Customer).
Frank and Carmine argue about whether today's music is better or worse than the music of yesteryear.

March 16, 1982: Lightning Man
Season 7, episode 20
W: Shelly Goldstein, Jack Lukes   D: Tom Trbovich

With Murphy Dunne (Del Diamond), Warren Berlinger (Mr. Henshaw), Dottie Archibald (Mrs. Swisher), Noah Hathaway (Kevin Swisher), Bo Sabato (Thug).
After being struck by lightning and surviving, Carmine begins to think he is invulnerable.

May 4, 1982: Crime Isn't Pretty
Season 7, episode 21
W: Al Aidekman   D: Tom Trbovich

With Bob McClurg (Policeman), Gary Dontzig (Priest), Richard Locke (Policeman).
Frank and Carmine set up booby traps in the girl's apartment to try and catch a burglar who has been breaking into the apartment and stealing things.

May 11, 1982: Perfidy In Blue
Season 7, episode 22
W: Laurie Gelman   D: Tom Trbovich

With Paul Barselou (Eulogist), Harvey L. Kahn (Narrator).
Shirley loses Laverne's favorite purse then lies about it, and pays the price for her deceit in her dreams.





September 28, 1982: The Mummy's Bride
Season 8, episode 1
W: Roger Garrett   D: Tom Trbovich

With Richard Stahl (Chaplain).
Shirley's wedding plans break down when the groom breaks out in a rash.

October 12, 1982: Window On Main Street
Season 8, episode 2
W: Al Aidekman   D: Tom Trbovich

With Norman Bartold (Mr. Hildebrand), Charles Thomas Murphy (Hal Dawson), Larry Breeding (Mike).
The girls agree to live in Bardwell's department store window for a weekend in order to demonstrate the "House Of The Future."

October 19, 1982: The Note
Season 8, episode 3
W: Judy Pioli   D: Gabrielle Alice James

With Julie Brown (Patti), Ronny Hallin (Maxine), Tom Trbovich (Tom), Kathryn Fuller (Bag Lady).
Laverne's friends send her roommate candidates after Shirley departs with her husband, leaving only a short farewell note behind.

October 26, 1982: Lost In Spacesuits
Season 8, episode 4
W: Barry Rubinowitz   D: Tom Trbovich

With Charles Fleischer (Chuck), Robert Hogan (G. Bullets Klein), Raleigh Bond (Bill Ajax).
On her first day at an aerospace factory, Laverne gets stuck in an antigravity suit.

November 9, 1982: The Playboy Show
Season 8, episode 5
W: Ed Solomon   D: Michael McKean

With Hugh Hefner (Himself), Marcia Rodd (Hillary), Carrie Fisher (Cathy).
When Rhonda asks Laverne to pick up a job application for her at the local Playboy Bunny Club, it's Laverne who gets the job offer, which she accepts against her father's wishes.

November 16, 1982: Death Row (1)
Season 8, episode 6
W: Robert Neil Parlow, Gene Braunstein   D: Tom Trbovich

With Doris Hess (Kluger), Timothy Stack (Bank Teller), Ben Powers (Aaron), Laraine Newman (Sheba), Gary Goodrow (Bank Manager).
A gang dupes Laverne into helping them rob a bank.

November 23, 1982: Death Row (2)
Season 8, episode 7
W: Neil LaRose   D: Tom Trbovich

With Doris Hess (Kluger), Anne Ramsey (Bugface), Tom Newman (Judge), Laraine Newman (Sheba), Ernie Lee Banks (Priest).
The good news: Laverne has two chances of escaping execution. The bad news: they're Lenny and Squiggy.

November 30, 1982: Jinxed
Season 8, episode 8
W: Tony DiMarco, David Ketchum   D: Tom Trbovich

With Charles Fleischer (Chuck), Carol Kane (Olga), Jack DeLeon (Monty Shore).
When Laverne is convinced that she is jinxed after refusing to answer a chain letter, her friends send her a "gypsy" to help her.

December 7, 1982: Of Mice And Men
Season 8, episode 9
W: Ed Solomon, Jill Gordon   D: Paul Sills

With Nicholas Worth (Lewis), Murphy Dunne (Gonzague), DeLee Lively (Suzi), Jim Belushi (Wheezer), Irwin Keyes (Lou), Ian Rosenberg (Biff), Charles Bartlett (Wally).
Laverne's plan to restore her cowardly boyfriend's self-confidence backfires.

December 14, 1982: The Gymnast
Season 8, episode 10
W: Monica Johnson   D: Tom Trbovich

With Adam West (Edgar Garibaldi), Patrick O'Moore (Arthur), DeVera Marcus (Esmerelda).
Laverne is convinced that the trapeze artist she's been dating is out to kill her.


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