Secrets From 'Happy Days' That Producers Kept Hidden For Years

The beloved sitcom Happy Days captured the hearts of American audiences for almost a full decade. Starring the Fonz, Richie Cunnigham, and their wacky friends, the group caused quite a stir in their Wisconsin hometown. While the program might have seemed jolly and carefree on the screen, there were some darker secrets behind the scenes...


Happy Days might be one of those shows that you could never imagine any different, but the show almost had a different name in it's pre-production days. The show was pitched as just one word: Cool. While Fonzie could definitely be described as such, it was deemed to be the wrong fit for the show. That one was scrapped, but there was another possible title in the works as well...


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The More You Know

  • In 1992, the Looney Tunes masterpiece "What's Opera Doc?" featuring Richard Wagner's The Ring cycle, was added to the Library of Congress's National Film Registry
  • The show we know and love as Friends today could have been called Insomnia Café or Six of One.
  • Color TV may impact the way we dream
  • The actors who voiced Mickey and Minnie mouse got married in real life.
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