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 & Shirley: Season 1, Episode #9 - Dating Slump
Shirley becomes a social recluse when she finds out Carmine has another girlfriend.
Laverne & Shirley: Season 1, Episode #6 - Dog Day, Blind Dates
Laverne and Shirley are held hostage by their dates—two bank robbers!
Series Fun Facts
- Shirley's middle name was Wilhemina, after her dead grandmother.
- Frustrated at TV shows constantly repeating who the characters are and what they do, Penny Marshall came up with the idea of Laverne having L's on all her clothes, figuring that would solve…
[show]Frustrated at TV shows constantly repeating who the characters are and what they do, Penny Marshall came up with the idea of Laverne having L's on all her clothes, figuring that would solve the problem. To her chagrin, they still had to say on a regular basis who was who and where the girls worked; she got tired of all the times Cindy Williams would say 'Laverne' in an episode.
- "The Big Ragoo" was a dance instructor.