Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney are best friends and roommates coping with dates, neighbours, and each other during the late 50's and early 60's. They used to work as bottlecappers for Shotz Brewery in Milwaukee but they were replaced by an automated bottlecapper. So they moved to Burbank, California to start a new life.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Laverne & Shirley Togeth… Aired: May. 07, 2002
An Entertainment Tonight special in which interviews are held with the actors who appeared on the series.
Laverne and Shirley: Season 1, Episode #9 - Dating Slump
Shirley becomes a social recluse when she finds out Carmine has another girlfriend.
Laverne and Shirley: Season 1, Episode #6 - Dog Day, Blind Dates
Laverne and Shirley are held hostage by their dates—two bank robbers!
Series Fun Facts
- Frank DeFazio, Laverne's father, owns at The Pizza Bowl, a combination pizza parlor and bowling alley.
- For several years there was a certain amount of interplay between the characters of this show and Happy Days, especially when both shows were set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- "The Big Ragoo" was a dance instructor.