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Starring Penny Marshall (as Laverne DeFazio) and Cindy Williams (as Shirley Feeney)
Season 7 (ABC) (1981-82) Burbank
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Tuesdays 8:30-9:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)
Setting: Burbank, Southern California
Produced by Gary Menteer (prod. nos. 135-156)

7.1 [--] Laverne and Shirley: The Most Important Day Ever
prod. no. 136 / 13 October 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Gene Braunstein & Robert Perlow
Directed by Tom Trbovich.
Laverne and Shirley appear on television as part of a Latvian acrobatic act in an effort to help Lenny and
Squiggy's new talent agency.

7.2 [--] Laverne and Shirley: It Only Hurts When I Breathe
prod. no. 137 / 27 October 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Al Aidekman
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Laverne and Shirley recall their high school days only to find themselves embroiled in a slugfest that leaves
Laverne with a broken jaw.

7.3 [--] Laverne and Shirley: I Wonder What Became of Sal?
prod. no. 147 / 3 November 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Mark Rothman
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Laverne's old boyfriend Sal, (who she almost married in Milwaukee) comes to California looking for her. Now Sal is
a successful millionaire businessman and he once again proposes to Laverne.

7.4 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Teenage Lust -aka- Young At Heart
prod. no. 141 / 10 November 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Dana Olsen
Directed by Tom Trbovich.
The girls attend a wild fraternity party and find out they're not as young as they used to be.

7.5 [--] Laverne and Shirley: The Defiant One
prod. no. 138 / 17 November 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Judy Pioli
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Guest Cast:
Richard Moll.
Shirley finds herself mistakenly handcuffed to a bankrobber who is forced to take her with him when he escapes
from the police.

7.6 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Night at the Awards
prod. no. 135 / 24 November 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Roger Garrett
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Guest Cast:
Joey Heatherton.
When Lenny and Squiggy invade the backstage of a televised awards show, they suddenly find themselves in the
middle of the stage with Joey Heatherton.

7.7 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Some Enchanted Earring
prod. no. 139 / 1 December 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by David Lerner & Bruce Ferber
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Laverne accidentally loses one of her mother's diamond earrings.

7.8 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Moving In
prod. no. 142 / 8 December 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Terry Hart
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Guest Cast:
Paul Sands.
Laverne moves in with her new boyfriends but after having a talk with Lenny, she begins to have second thoughts.

7.9 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Friendly Persuasion
prod. no. 140 / 15 December 1981 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Wally Dalton
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Guest Cast:
Charles Grodin
Laverne mistakenly thinks that Charles Grodin wants to go out with her.

7.10 [--] Laverne and Shirley: I Do, I Don't
prod. no. 144 / 5 January 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Cindy Begel & Lesa Kite
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Shirley tries to get Carmine to marry her after she is provided with a free wedding reception.

7.11 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Life Is the Tar Pits
prod. no. 143 / 12 January 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Roger Garrett
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Squiggy is jealous of Lenny's new girlfriend.

7.12 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Watch the Fur Fly
prod. no. 149 / 19 January 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Bob Howard
Directed by Jack Winter
Guest Cast:
Jeff Goldblum.
After Shirley yells at Rhonda for wearing a coat made of animal fur, Laverne unknowingly sets Shirley up on
a date with a furrier.

7.13 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Rocky Ragu -aka- Rocky Roger
prod. no. 146 / 26 January 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Albert Goodman
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Carmine auditions for a movie role as a boxer.

7.14 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Star Peepers
prod. no. 150 / 2 February 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Larry Levinson & Barry O'Brien
Directed by Jack Winter
The girls vow to get revenge on a rude, obnoxious singing star who was extremely rude to them at Bardwell's. They
figure the way to get revenge is to take some incriminating pictures of him and sell them to a tabloid.

7.15 [--] Laverne and Shirley: An Affair to Forget
prod. no. 148 / 9 February 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Steve Granat & Mel Sherer.
Directed by Jack Winter
Guest Cast:
Angelica Huston
Laverne is dating a guy but she doesn't know that he is married. When he takes her to a restaurant for dinner his wife
shows up. Not wanting his wife to know he's there on a date he throws Laverne in the big aquarium which is set up in
the restaurant.

7.16 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Whatever Happened to the Class of '56?
prod. no. 145 / 16 February 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Paula A. Roth
Directed by Phil Perez.
Guest Cast:
Carol White.
Laverne, Shirley and Carmine go back to Milwaukee to attend their high school reunion. What they don't know, however
is that the gang back home thinks that the girls are famous movie stars and that Carmine is a famous Las Vegas singer.

7.17 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Ski Show
prod. no. 153 / 23 February 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Judy Pioli & Marc Sotkin
Directed by Tom Trbovich.
Laverne and Shirley go on a weekend skiing trip in order to meet guys.

7.18 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Helmut Weekend
prod. no. 151 / 2 March 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Roger Garrett
Directed by Tom Trbovich
Squiggy's long lost father suddenly shows up and wants to spend time with his son.

7.19 [--] Laverne and Shirley: That's Entertainment
prod. no. 156 / 9 March 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Etan McElroy & Larry Strawther
Directed by Gary Menteer
Frank and Carmine argue about whether today's music is better or worse than the music of yesteryear.

7.20 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Lightning Man
prod. no. 154 / 16 March 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Jack Lukes & Shelly Goldstein.
Directed by Tom Trbovich.
Carmine finds fame after being struck by lightning.

7.21 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Crime Isn't Pretty
prod. no. 155 / 4 May 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Al Aidekman & Nick LeRose.
Directed by Tom Trbovich.
Frank and Carmine set up booby traps in the girl's apartment to try and catch a burglar who has been
breaking into the apartment and stealing things.

7.22 [--] Laverne and Shirley: Perfidy in Blue
prod. no. 152 / 11 May 1982 ABC Tue
Produced by Gary Menteer
Teleplay by Laurie Gelman
Directed by Tom Trbovich
When Shirley loses Laverne's favourite purse, she is afraid to tell her because she didn't ask if she could borrow it.
When Laverne asks Shirley if she knows where the purse is she lies and says no. Shirley then goes to sleep and dreams
that Laverne is trying to kill her because she knows that Shirley lost her favourite purse and lied to her about it.

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