Judge David Johnson sat on it.
Our reviews of Happy Days: The First Season (published September 22nd, 2004), Happy Days: The Sixth Season (published March 8th, 2015), and Happy Days: The Third Season (published January 9th, 2008) are also available.
This is it. This is the season. The glorious time in our pop culture history where one of the most popular TV characters of all time was made to look like a complete fool. Truth be told, I couldn't remember ever having watching the "Jump the Shark" episode, even during the heyday of its popularity as an Internet meme.
Now, at last, I am part of the initiated—and this moment really is as terrible as its reputation claims. In fact, as I reacquainted myself with the entire show of Happy Days—a series I had marginally pleasant memories about from my pre-adolescence—it dawned on me: this blows.
I suppose I can just chalk it up to the series being a relic of a bygone era—though there was plenty of legit TV that hasn't aged as poorly. No, no, I'm not going to take that cop-out. Happy Days, at least the fifth iteration, is just a brutal viewing experience.
The studio audience needs to calm the heck down.
Everyone gets a standing ovation and the hack writers are eager to
Chachi is terrible.
Mork should be captured by NASA and vivisected.
Fonzie is overrated.
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