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) in A League of Their Own.
- 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.
- Michael McKean appears in only four episodes in the eighth season because he was working on This Is Spinal Tap. Squiggy (David L. Lander) usually appears alone in this season.