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
- Penny Marshall would direct Eddie Mekka (Carmine), David L. Lander (Squiggy), and her brother Garry Marshall (series creator) in A League of Their Own.
- Various cast members from Happy Days ( Ron Howard, Erin Moran) have talked about the vicious fights next door on set of Laverne and Shirley, so loud that they would listen with glasses to the wall.
- Laverne always wears the letter "L". Sometimes she has one "L" on her skirt and another "L" on her blouse.