Joanie Loves Chachi

Joanie Loves Chachi is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from March 23, 1982 to May 24, 1983.wikipedia
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Erin Moran

It stars Erin Moran and Scott Baio as the titular characters Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola, respectively.
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.

Scott Baio

It stars Erin Moran and Scott Baio as the titular characters Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola, respectively.
He is known for his role as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983), as well as the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge (1984–1990), Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis: Murder (1993–1995), and the titular hero of the musical film Bugsy Malone (1976), his onscreen debut.

Happy Days

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Joanie Loves Chachi is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from March 23, 1982 to May 24, 1983.
Happy Days spawned the hit television shows Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy as well as three failures, Joanie Loves Chachi, Blansky's Beauties featuring Nancy Walker as Howard's cousin, and Out of the Blue.

Joanie Cunningham

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It stars Erin Moran and Scott Baio as the titular characters Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola, respectively.
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.

Spin-off (media)

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Joanie Loves Chachi is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from March 23, 1982 to May 24, 1983.
Happy Days, a spin-off from Love, American Style, also spun off multiple shows: Laverne & Shirley, Blansky's Beauties, Mork & Mindy, Out of the Blue and Joanie Loves Chachi. These shows resulted in spin-offs of their own: the animated series Laverne & Shirley in the Army, The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, and The Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour.

Chachi Arcola

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It stars Erin Moran and Scott Baio as the titular characters Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola, respectively.
Charles "Chachi" Arcola is a character played by Scott Baio on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi.

Winifred Freedman

Winifred Freedman (she would later play on a soap opera called Rituals) played Rico's daughter, Annette, Chachi's cousin, and bandmate.
Freedman is perhaps best known for playing Annette Mastorelli, Chachi Arcola's cousin and bass guitar playing bandmate in Joanie Loves Chachi, the short-lived spin-off of Happy Days.

Charles in Charge

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The series also starred Ellen Travolta as Louisa Delvecchio, Chachi's mother (Travolta and Baio would star again as mother and son later in Charles in Charge), and Al Molinaro as Al Delvecchio, Chachi's stepfather (and formerly the owner of Arnold's Drive-In in Happy Days), who opened a restaurant in which Chachi and Joanie performed most of their music.
She had previously played the mother of Chachi Arcola, Scott Baio's character on Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi.

Ellen Travolta

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The series also starred Ellen Travolta as Louisa Delvecchio, Chachi's mother (Travolta and Baio would star again as mother and son later in Charles in Charge), and Al Molinaro as Al Delvecchio, Chachi's stepfather (and formerly the owner of Arnold's Drive-In in Happy Days), who opened a restaurant in which Chachi and Joanie performed most of their music.
She is probably best known for her portrayal of Louisa Arcola Delvecchio, the aunt of Fonzie (Henry Winkler) and mother of Chachi Arcola (Scott Baio) in the 1950s-based sitcom Happy Days, and the spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi.

Al Molinaro

The series also starred Ellen Travolta as Louisa Delvecchio, Chachi's mother (Travolta and Baio would star again as mother and son later in Charles in Charge), and Al Molinaro as Al Delvecchio, Chachi's stepfather (and formerly the owner of Arnold's Drive-In in Happy Days), who opened a restaurant in which Chachi and Joanie performed most of their music.
He left Happy Days in 1982, when tapped by Garry Marshall to play the Al Delvecchio role on the short-lived Happy Days spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi.

Lowell Ganz

After writing for the short-lived sitcom Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers in 1974, Ganz moved on to writing for Happy Days and co-created two of its spin-off series, Laverne and Shirley and Joanie Loves Chachi.

John Tracy (director)

John Tracy
He then went on to direct episodes of The Electric Company, Angie, Laverne & Shirley, Joanie Loves Chachi, Full House, Newhart, Family Matters, Yes, Dear, Still Standing and Growing Pains, directing 134 episodes out of the 166 of the series.

Blansky's Beauties

Morita would re-join the cast of Happy Days five years later, while his replacement on that series, Al Molinaro, would repeat Morita's career move at that time by joining another Happy Days spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi.

Miller-Boyett Productions

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Joanie Loves Chachi was the first Miller-Boyett (and only Garry Marshall-produced) sitcom developed by Thomas L. Miller and Robert L. Boyett, and was created by Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman, and Garry Marshall.
Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983)

Laverne & Shirley

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Mork & Mindy

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Out of the Blue (1979 TV series)

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Sitcom

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Joanie Loves Chachi is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from March 23, 1982 to May 24, 1983.

American Broadcasting Company

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Joanie Loves Chachi is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from March 23, 1982 to May 24, 1983.

British Invasion

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The series is set in the early to mid-1960s and follows the exploits of Joanie and Chachi as they moved to Chicago and tried to make it on their own with a rock band and a music career at a time when the British Invasion was looming (one episode was titled "Beatlemania").

Beatlemania

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The series is set in the early to mid-1960s and follows the exploits of Joanie and Chachi as they moved to Chicago and tried to make it on their own with a rock band and a music career at a time when the British Invasion was looming (one episode was titled "Beatlemania").

Art Metrano

Art Metrano played Chachi's uncle Rico Mastorelli, who was the band's manager and helped Joanie and Chachi advance in their careers.

Charles Fox (composer)

Charles Fox
Unlike other Garry Marshall/Miller-Boyett sitcoms, this is the only series that does not have Charles Fox and/or Norman Gimbel as the show's theme song/music cue composer.