History Tearjerker / HappyDays

30th May '16 7:10:08 AM HeroGal2347
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* Although it's actually kind of funny, I cried a bit in Fearless Fonzarelli, when he says "Remember the good old days when I wore a leather jacket and everyone thought I was cool?" because I ''missed'' those good old days.
* Some sensitive animal lovers like me are sad upon learning that Joanie's white mouse Herbert got eaten.

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* Although it's actually kind of It can also be funny, I cried a bit but the moment in Fearless Fonzarelli, "Fearless Fonzarelli", when he Fonzie says "Remember the good old days when I wore a leather jacket and everyone thought I was cool?" because I ''missed'' could be tearjerking for viewers who have nostalgia for those good old days.
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* Some sensitive animal lovers like me are sad upon learning Learning that Joanie's white mouse Herbert got eaten.eaten could be hard for sensitive animal lovers.
30th May '16 12:36:40 AM Unicorndance
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* Although it's actually kind of funny, I cried a bit in Fearless Fonzarelli, when he says "Remember the good old days when I wore a leather jacket and everyone thought I was cool?" because I ''missed'' those good old days.

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* Although it's actually kind of funny, I cried a bit in Fearless Fonzarelli, when he says "Remember the good old days when I wore a leather jacket and everyone thought I was cool?" because I ''missed'' those good old days.days.
* Some sensitive animal lovers like me are sad upon learning that Joanie's white mouse Herbert got eaten.
6th Apr '16 12:54:55 PM Unicorndance
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* Richie after his return from service in the Korean War. Gone is the carefree AudienceSurrogate of the early days of the show, he's now emotionally unbalanced and its implied he has PTSD from his experience. Sure, he hides it well, but its clear he's not the boy he was.

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* Richie after his return from service in the Korean War. Gone is the carefree AudienceSurrogate of the early days of the show, he's now emotionally unbalanced and its implied he has PTSD from his experience. Sure, he hides it well, but its clear he's not the boy he was.was.
* Although it's actually kind of funny, I cried a bit in Fearless Fonzarelli, when he says "Remember the good old days when I wore a leather jacket and everyone thought I was cool?" because I ''missed'' those good old days.
19th Aug '15 2:23:00 PM SilentStranger
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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.[[note]]While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).[[/note]]

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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.[[note]]While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).[[/note]][[/note]]
* Richie after his return from service in the Korean War. Gone is the carefree AudienceSurrogate of the early days of the show, he's now emotionally unbalanced and its implied he has PTSD from his experience. Sure, he hides it well, but its clear he's not the boy he was.
19th Dec '14 11:51:03 PM HeroGal2347
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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.\\[[note]]While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).[[/note]]

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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.\\[[note]]While [[note]]While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).[[/note]]
19th Dec '14 11:50:44 PM HeroGal2347
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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.\\
While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).

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** ... except for Fonzie, who has gone to the hospital to visit Richie. Fonzie is horrified at the sight of his best friend lying unconscious, and scared at the thought that he might not make it. Fonzie goes to a corner of the room and tearfully pleads with God to let Richie live ... before having a complete emotional breakdown.\\
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\\[[note]]While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).[[/note]]
7th Mar '13 6:35:51 PM FortunateKitsune
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* "Richie Almost Dies," from midway through the fifth season, was intended as a tearjerker. Richie is involved in an accident while test-driving a motorcycle, and suffers a severe concussion, one that renders him in a coma. Howard and Marion are told that their son might not live, which leads into the two tearjerking scenes:

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* "Richie Almost Dies," from midway through the fifth season, was intended as a tearjerker. Richie is involved in an accident while test-driving a motorcycle, and suffers a severe concussion, one that renders puts him in a coma. Howard and Marion are told that their son might not live, which leads into the two tearjerking scenes:
31st Jan '13 9:48:57 AM Tapol
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** The sister of Fonzie's girlfriend, Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quartro) plays the piano -- the tender ballad "Find Strength From Your Friends" as a montage of clips featuring Richie plays. The Cunninghams and other regulars sit sadly in the living room ...

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** The Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quartro), the sister of Fonzie's girlfriend, Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quartro) girlfriend Pinkie, plays the piano -- the tender ballad "Find Strength From Your Friends" as a montage of clips featuring Richie plays. The Cunninghams and other regulars sit sadly in the living room ...
31st Jan '13 9:48:17 AM Tapol
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** Fonzie's girlfriend, Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quartro) plays the piano -- the tender ballad "Find Strength From Your Friends" as a montage of clips featuring Richie plays. The Cunninghams and other regulars sit sadly in the living room ...

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** The sister of Fonzie's girlfriend, Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quartro) plays the piano -- the tender ballad "Find Strength From Your Friends" as a montage of clips featuring Richie plays. The Cunninghams and other regulars sit sadly in the living room ...
2nd Dec '12 11:05:14 AM Briguy52748
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While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s kitsch, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).

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While this was '''''supposed''''' to be a [[VerySpecialEpisode tearjerker episode]], latter-day critics frequently lampooned the episode as an example of 1970s kitsch, {{Narm}}, dismissing the "it's OK to cry" message by citing (primarily) the over-the-top script and acting, and inclusion of a very late-70s-sounding pop tune (in an episode set in 1959).
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