Joanie Cunningham

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Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran.wikipedia
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Susan Neher

Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran.
Susan Neher (born February 22, 1959) is a former American actress, active as a child, best known for originating the role of Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days in its first iteration as a segment of the anthology series Love, American Style.

Erin Moran

Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran.
Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the television sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi.

Joanie Loves Chachi

Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran.
It stars Erin Moran and Scott Baio as the titular characters Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola, respectively.

Happy Days

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Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran. She is the daughter of Howard and Marion Cunningham, and the younger sister of Chuck Cunningham and Richie Cunningham.
Set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the series revolves around teenager Richie Cunningham and his family: his father, Howard, who owns a hardware store; traditional homemaker and mother, Marion; younger sister Joanie; Richie's older brother Chuck (seasons 1 and 2 only); and high school dropout, biker and suave ladies' man Arthur "Fonzie"/"The Fonz" Fonzarelli, who would eventually become Richie's best friend and the Cunninghams' over the garage tenant.

Richie Cunningham

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She is the daughter of Howard and Marion Cunningham, and the younger sister of Chuck Cunningham and Richie Cunningham.
He is the second son of Howard and Marion Cunningham, brother of Joanie Cunningham and Chuck Cunningham, and a friend of Fonzie, Ralph Malph, and Potsie Weber.

Howard Cunningham (Happy Days character)

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She is the daughter of Howard and Marion Cunningham, and the younger sister of Chuck Cunningham and Richie Cunningham.
Howard C. Cunningham is a fictional character played by Tom Bosley on the sitcom Happy Days, Actor Harold Gould played the character in the pilot, which aired as an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style). He is the husband of Marion Cunningham, and the father of Chuck, Richie, and Joanie Cunningham.

Marion Cunningham (Happy Days character)

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She is the daughter of Howard and Marion Cunningham, and the younger sister of Chuck Cunningham and Richie Cunningham.
Marion Cunningham is the wife of Howard Cunningham and the mother of Richie, Joanie, and (briefly) Chuck Cunningham; she is also like a surrogate mother to Fonzie.

Happy Days (season 3)

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She develops a brief crush on Potsie after he sings to her (see "They Call It Potsie Love" from Season 3).
Erin Moran as Joanie Cunningham

Happy Days (season 8)

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As she grows older, Joanie becomes best friends with the promiscuous Jenny Piccalo, who is only referred to but not revealed onscreen until Season 8.
Erin Moran as Joanie Cunningham

Happy Days (season 11)

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One such notable case occurs in Season 11, when Joanie takes a teaching job at the high school where Fonzie and Roger are faculty members.
Erin Moran as Joanie Cunningham

Happy Days (season 4)

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There is another related event that occurs in Season 4, when an arrogant classmate of Joanie's beats Joanie out of cheerleading tryouts; and even though Fonzie is overtly tired from pushing his broken-down motorcycle home, he helps Joanie retaliate by beating her cheerleading rival in a dance marathon. Also in Season 4; Fonzie, Richie, Potsie, Ralph, and Carmine Ragusa (from Laverne & Shirley) defend Joanie's honor against a troublesome gang called the Red Devils (see "Joanie's Weird Boyfriend" from that season).
Erin Moran as Joanie Cunningham

Chachi Arcola

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When Chachi comes to town, he develops a huge crush on Joanie, which for a while went unrequited.
His main love interest is Joanie Cunningham, with their relationship becoming a common theme for episodes in later seasons.

Happy Days (season 7)

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However, Joanie eventually accepts a date with Chachi, making him so overwhelmed with excitement that he inadvertently sets fire to Arnold's (see "Hot Stuff" from Season 7).
Erin Moran as Joanie Cunningham

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One such notable case occurs in Season 11, when Joanie takes a teaching job at the high school where Fonzie and Roger are faculty members.

Love, American Style

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Joanie Louise Cunningham is a fictional character, played in an episode of the anthology series Love, American Style by Susan Neher and on the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi by Erin Moran.

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Also, in early seasons, Joanie is a member of a girl scout-type organization called the "Junior Chipmunks".

Potsie Weber

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She develops a brief crush on Potsie after he sings to her (see "They Call It Potsie Love" from Season 3).

Promiscuity

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As she grows older, Joanie becomes best friends with the promiscuous Jenny Piccalo, who is only referred to but not revealed onscreen until Season 8.

Unseen character

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As she grows older, Joanie becomes best friends with the promiscuous Jenny Piccalo, who is only referred to but not revealed onscreen until Season 8.

Fonzie

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Fonzie becomes fond of Joanie, affectionately referring to her as "Shortcake", and, like her brother Richie, Fonzie looks after her well-being.

Sexual harassment

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An obnoxious student tries to hit on her and Fonzie comes to her rescue.

Cheerleading

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There is another related event that occurs in Season 4, when an arrogant classmate of Joanie's beats Joanie out of cheerleading tryouts; and even though Fonzie is overtly tired from pushing his broken-down motorcycle home, he helps Joanie retaliate by beating her cheerleading rival in a dance marathon.

Dance marathon

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There is another related event that occurs in Season 4, when an arrogant classmate of Joanie's beats Joanie out of cheerleading tryouts; and even though Fonzie is overtly tired from pushing his broken-down motorcycle home, he helps Joanie retaliate by beating her cheerleading rival in a dance marathon.

Laverne & Shirley

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Also in Season 4; Fonzie, Richie, Potsie, Ralph, and Carmine Ragusa (from Laverne & Shirley) defend Joanie's honor against a troublesome gang called the Red Devils (see "Joanie's Weird Boyfriend" from that season).

Unrequited love

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When Chachi comes to town, he develops a huge crush on Joanie, which for a while went unrequited.