The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang

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The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
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Network: ABC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: November 8, 1980November 28, 1981


Starring: Henry Winkler
Ron Howard
Donny Most
Frank Welker
Didi Conn
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): Art Scott
Duane Poole
Tom Swale
Don Jurwich
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Duane Poole
Tom Swale
Director(s): George Gordon
Carl Urbano
Rudy Zamora
Ray Patterson
Gordon Hunt (voices)

The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang is an American animated sci-fi comedy TV series produced Hanna-Barbera for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1980 to 1981, airing 24 episodes that spanned two seasons. The TV series is a spin-off from ABC's own live-action sitcom Happy Days, with actors from the latter reprising their roles in cartoon form.

Wolfman Jack went uncredited for narrating the premise of the show in the opening theme song.

Production

Development

Music

The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin, credited as musical director, with musical supervision from Paul DeKorte.

Episodes

Title Number Original air date
"King for a Day" 1x01 November 8, 1980
"May the Farce Be with You" 1x02 November 15, 1980
"Arabian Knights" 1x03 November 22, 1980
"Bye Bye Blackbeard" 1x04 November 9, 1980
"Westward Whoa!" 1x05 October 16, 1980
"Ming Fu to You, Too!" 1x06 December 6, 1980
"The Vampire Strikes Back" 1x07 December 20, 1980
"You'll Never Get Witch" 1x08 December 27, 1980
"The 20,000 Drachma Pyramid" 1x09 January 3, 1981
"It's a Jungle Out There" 1x10 January 10, 1981
"Gone with the Wand" 1x11 January 17, 1981
"Science Friction" 1x12 January 24, 1981
"Greece Is the Word" 1x13 January 31, 1981
"The French Connection" 2x01 September 12, 1981
"Kelp!" 2x02 September 19, 1981
"Time Schlep" 2x03 September 26, 1981
"It's All Downhill from Here" 2x04 October 10, 1981
"It's All Downhill from Here" 2x05 October 10, 1981
"Double Jeopardy" 2x06 October 17, 1981
"There's No Place Like Rome" 2x07 October 31, 1981
"Perilous Pauline" 2x08 November 7, 1981
"Around the World in 80 Ways" 2x09 November 14, 1981
"All This and Timbuktu" 2x10 November 21, 1981
"Give Me a Hand-Something's Afoot" 2x11 November 28, 1981

Cast

In popular culture

  • In the Comic Book Men episode "Dragging Rights," a HB collector brings in a cel of Fonz and Mr. Cool. Bryan buys it for Walt for £200.

References