Laverne & Shirley: Season 8 (1982 - 1983)

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Season 8
Laverne & Shirley

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 28, 1982
2
Air date: Oct 12, 1982
3
Air date: Oct 19, 1982
4
Air date: Oct 26, 1982
5
Air date: Nov 9, 1982
6
Air date: Nov 16, 1982
7
Air date: Nov 23, 1982
8
Air date: Nov 30, 1982
9
Air date: Dec 7, 1982
10
Air date: Dec 14, 1982
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Cast

Penny Marshall
as Laverne DeFazio
Phil Foster
as Frank DeFazio
Eddie Mekka
as Carmine Ragusa
David L. Lander
as Andrew `Squiggy' Squiggman
Michael McKean
as Leonard `Lenny Kosnowski
Cindy Williams
as Shirley Feeney
Richard Stahl
as Chaplain
Norman Bartold
as Mr. Hildebrand
Doris Hess
as Kluger
Louise Lasser
as Sister Margaret
Bob Perlow
as Promoter
Francine Kessler
as Leonetta Pike
Robert Hogan
as Bullets
Murphy Dunne
as Gonzague
Jay Leno
as Bobby Bitts
Garry Goodrow
as Bank Manager
DeVera Marcus
as Esmerelda
Fran Ryan
as Mother Superior
Marcia Rodd
as Hillary
Bill Moray
as Priest
Wendy Cutler
as Viviana
John Lansing
as Director
John Brent
as Shasta
Christopher Weeks
as Monty Shore
Neil Thompson
as Funeral Director
Tim Stack
as Teller
Julie Paris
as 3rd Mother
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Critic Reviews for Laverne & Shirley Season 8

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Stands as an forerunning example of the single-gal-in-the-city sitcom.

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It was funny and female-positive.

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The writing was weak, at best. The situations were ludicrous. The characters were caricatures... It was silly, harmless fun. But it was not great television.

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Laverne & Shirley hardly reinvented the wheel, but its strong female characters, their infectious friendship, and its Milwaukee setting all made the show a catch.

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At some of its best moments, the sitcom dealt humorously with social class tensions, which are seldom discussed in a medium that religiously celebrates the myth of America as a classless society.

Sep 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Laverne and Shirley was, in its amiable, bubble-headed innocence, "like all the other shows of the day," but there was one big difference: broader physical comedy.

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