Monday, April 3, 2017

#1 in 1978: Laverne & Shirley


The Happy Days spinoff Laverne & Shirley exceeded its parent show by sitting atop the Nielsens for two years. The show spawned merchandise tie-ins and even an album which, oddly enough, didn't feature the show's catchy theme song. This high point for sitcoms would end with a huge drop that it would take a few years to recover from.