Laverne & Shirley: Season 1 (1976)

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Season 1
Laverne & Shirley

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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 27, 1976
2
Air date: Feb 3, 1976
3
Air date: Feb 10, 1976
4
Air date: Feb 24, 1976
5
Air date: Mar 2, 1976
6
Air date: Mar 9, 1976
7
Air date: Mar 16, 1976
8
Air date: Mar 23, 1976
9
Air date: Mar 30, 1976
10
Air date: Apr 6, 1976
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Cast

Penny Marshall
as Laverne DeFazio
Cindy Williams
as Shirley Feeney
David L. Lander
as Andrew `Squiggy' Squiggman
Michael McKean
as Leonard `Lenny Kosnowski
Eddie Mekka
as Carmine Ragusa
Helen Page Camp
as Mrs. Havenwurst
John Hayes
as George Morris
Doris Hess
as Dolores
Greg Lewis
as Wolfgang Gessler
Garry Marshall
as Drum Player
Charles Frank
as Jerry Callahan
Phil Foster
as Frank DeFazio
Tim Thomerson
as Silky Mulcheck
Peggy Doyle
as Milwaukee Mission Mercy Lady
Richard Stahl
as Marshall Stewart
Al Molinaro
as Father Flannagin
Leland Palmer
as Gloria Lubitz
Mary Treen
as Nana Shotz
Lyman Ward
as Tom Shotz
Harold Oblong
as Deliveryman
Kathryn Ish
as Mrs. Stewart
Jerry Belson
as Mr. Wardcraft
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Critic Reviews for Laverne & Shirley Season 1

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Sure, the ladies eventually left Milwaukee for Los Angeles, and Williams was barely involved toward the end, but for a while, Laverne and Shirley was a delightful show about women doing it for themselves.

Sep 14, 2018 | Full Review…

The forced laugh track cannot cover up the petty meanness and small, cold heart of this ludicrous show.

Sep 14, 2018 | Full Review…

While the show is guilty of some stereotyping, the main characters' overall choices usually defy conventional gender roles... The first five seasons are definitely the ones to watch.

Sep 14, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The four characters were unlike any we'd seen on TV before.

Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The series is playing the old, old game of sassy brashness devastating inhibited propriety.

Sep 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall's dynamic duo were such memorable characters that you forget they were originally conceived as little more than one-off dates for Happy Days' Richie Cunningham and Arthur Fonzarelli.

Jun 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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