Fonz and the Happy Days Gang

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Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
Premiere November 8, 1980
Finale November 28, 1981
Based on "the series "Happy Days" created by
Garry Marshall
Network/Provider ABC
Style 30-minute animated comedy science fiction
Company Hanna-Barbera Productions,
Paramount Television
Seasons 2
Episodes 24
Origin USA

Fonz and the Happy Days Gang is an animated comedy series airing on ABC which was based on the hit sitcom Happy Days.

A girl from the future named Cupcake lands in Milwaukee with her spaceship/time machine in need of repair. Fonzie repairs it as only he can, and Cupcake takes him, Ralph Malph, Richie Cunningham and Fonzie's dog Mr. Cool, along for a ride, only to get bounced around from time period to time period, trying to get back to 1957 Milwaukee.

Fonzie would appear a year later on the debut of Laverne and Shirley in the Army (which Hanna-Barbera also made) and then become incorporated in the hour-long Mork and Mindy/Laverne and Shirley/Fonz in 1982.

The show's debut was delayed two months by a strike of union animators. The notion that Hanna-Barbera wanted to do an animated series of the BBC science fiction show Doctor Who but couldn't get the rights to do so with this show developed in its stead has since been dispelled (later on, a Doctor Who animated series was developed in Canada at the Toronto-based animation company Nelvana, with some production art of it issued-the show was to be focused on the Doctor and K9-but the show never went into production.)

Hanna-Barbera Productions produced the series in association with Paramount Television. Due to CBS Television Studios' (successor-in-interest to PTV) ownership of Happy Days, CBS Television Distribution is the show's distributor; therefore Warner Bros. cannot release the show on DVD as part of the Hanna-Barbera Collection.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Henry Winkler Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli * *
Ron Howard Richie Cunningham * *
Donny Most Ralph Malph * *
Didi Conn Cupcake * *
Frank Welker Mr. Cool * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One November 8, 1980 January 31, 1981 13
Season Two September 12, 1981 November 28, 1981 11


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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