Happy Days (1974–1984)
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Great Expectations 

The Cunninghams get an unexpected glimpse inside Bohemian counter-culture when Richie befriends a beatnik and brings her home for an evening with the family.

Director:

Jerry Paris

Writers:

Garry Marshall (created by) (as Garry K. Marshall), Michael Leeson (teleplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ron Howard ... Richie Cunningham
Marion Ross ... Marion Cunningham
Anson Williams ... Potsie Weber
Tom Bosley ... Howard Cunningham
Henry Winkler ... Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli
Don Most ... Ralph Malph (as Donny Most)
Udana Power ... Deidre
Danny Goldman Danny Goldman ... Lawrence
Erin Moran ... Joanie Cunningham
Beatrice Colen ... Marsha Simms
Valerie Curtin ... Poetess
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Storyline

The Cunninghams get an unexpected glimpse inside Bohemian counter-culture when Richie befriends a beatnik and brings her home for an evening with the family.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1974 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode's title references the novel "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens See more »

Goofs

The first season of Happy Days takes place in 1955. The term "beatnik" did not exist until it was derisively coined by the newspaper reporter Herb Caen in 1958 riffing off the launch of Sputnik 1 the previous year. See more »

Connections

Features Shane (1953) See more »

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Mona Lisa
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Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
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