25 Laverne and Shirley Secrets and Fun Facts


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Spinning out of the mega-successful Happy Days in 1976, Laverne and Shirley went on to become hugely successful in its own right.

The series, which starred Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall as the title characters, ran for eight seasons in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The leads, as well as Michael McKean and David Lander — who played Lenny and Squiggy — became pop culture icons.

Belt out some “Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!” and take a look back at these Laverne and Shirley facts and secrets.