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* PracticallyDifferentGenerations: Jenny is twelve. Bobby's age isn't given in the show, but he's stated in one of the tie-in novels to be 23. (Bobby Sherman was in his late twenties at the time.)

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* SlapSlapKiss: In "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Lionel introduces two headbutting goats as Manny and his wife Irma. He says, "They have a tempestuous marriage."

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* ThePrimaDonna: In "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Bobby is excited to work with famed songwriter Jackie Michel, but he quickly realizes that Michel is an egomaniac who expects everyone to do exactly as he says and has zero interest in anyone other than himself.

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* INeedToGoIronMyDog: When Rita and Rudy question whether Lionel's new partner actually exists in "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Lionel says, "I'm supposed to meet him right now. I gotta run. Bye," and takes off.

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* MrSmith: In "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Lionel claims to have a new partner named Smith. He can't remember if Smith's first name is Joe, Bill, or Jim.

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* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: In "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," the protagonists get a rejection letter that praises the music but criticizes the lyrics. Lionel decides Bobby would be better off without him and ends their partnership.

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* TheTeaser: At least two episodes, and most likely all the others, opened with one.


''Getting Together'' is an American [[Series/ThePartridgeFamily Partridge Family]] spin-off that ran for [[ShortRunners fourteen episodes]] on Creator/{{ABC}} in 1971 and early 1972. Composer/singer Bobby Conway (Creator/BobbySherman) and tone-deaf poet Lionel Poindexter (Wes Stern) are a songwriting duo trying to make it in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. They live in an antique shop with Bobby's twelve-year-old sister Jennifer (Susan Neher). Other characters include their landlady Rita Simon (Pat Carroll) and her boyfriend, Officer Rudy Colcheck (Jack Burns).

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''Getting Together'' is an American [[Series/ThePartridgeFamily sitcom spun off from the ''[[Series/ThePartridgeFamily Partridge Family]] spin-off Family]]'' episode "[[PoorlyDisguisedPilot A Knight in Shining Armor]]" that ran for [[ShortRunners fourteen episodes]] on Creator/{{ABC}} in 1971 and early 1972. Composer/singer Bobby Conway (Creator/BobbySherman) and tone-deaf poet Lionel Poindexter (Wes Stern) are a songwriting duo trying to make it in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. They live in an antique shop with Bobby's twelve-year-old sister Jennifer (Susan Neher). Other characters include their landlady Rita Simon (Pat Carroll) and her boyfriend, Officer Rudy Colcheck (Jack Burns).


* TitledAfterTheSong: Every episode is titled after a classic pop song, like "All Shook Up" and "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do."

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* TitledAfterTheSong: Every episode is titled after a classic pop song, like "All "[[Music/ElvisPresley All Shook Up" Up]]" and "Breaking "[[Music/NeilSedaka Breaking Up Is Hard to Do.Do]]."


* MusicVideoSyndrome: Done OncePerEpisode, in contrast with ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'''s use of {{performance video}}s. This is because the creators of ''Getting Together'' wanted to focus on Bobby Sherman's acting rather than his singing; there were plans for a Bobby Sherman VarietyShow that would be more music-focused, but they didn't pan out.

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* MusicVideoSyndrome: Done almost OncePerEpisode, in contrast with ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'''s use of {{performance video}}s. This is because the creators of ''Getting Together'' wanted to focus on Bobby Sherman's acting rather than his singing; there were plans for a Bobby Sherman VarietyShow that would be more music-focused, but they didn't pan out.



* TitledAfterTheSong: Every episode.

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* TitledAfterTheSong: Every episode.episode is titled after a classic pop song, like "All Shook Up" and "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do."

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* BilledAboveTheTitle: The tie-in media and promotional material often did this.


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* MusicVideoSyndrome: Done OncePerEpisode, in contrast with ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'''s use of {{performance video}}s. This is because the creators of ''Getting Together'' wanted to focus on Bobby Sherman's acting rather than his singing; there were plans for a Bobby Sherman VarietyShow that would be more music-focused, but they didn't pan out.


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* TieInNovel: Two were published, as well as some comic books.


* FellAsleepStandingUp: In "Memories Are Made of This," Lionel participates in a SleepDeprivation experiment that requires him to go 48 hours with almost no sleep. By the end, he's so exhausted that he falls asleep as soon as he leans against a wall.

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* FellAsleepStandingUp: In "Memories Are Made of This," Lionel participates in a SleepDeprivation experiment that requires him to go 48 hours with almost no only 80 minutes of sleep. By the end, he's so exhausted that he falls asleep as soon as he leans against a wall.


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* HurtFootHop: While trying to sneak through the cabin without waking the others in "Blue Christmas," Bobby steps on something sharp and hops the rest of the way across the room.
* LaughingAtYourOwnJokes: In "Memories Are Made of This," Bobby questions the idea that eating dirt is healthy. Dr. Ridlehuber says, "I realize that it's difficult to swallow-" and then pauses to laugh.

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* EatDirtCheap: Dr. Ridlehuber from "Memories Are Made of This" believes in eating dirt. As he sees it, normally people eat plants, which eat dirt, so he's just cutting out the middleman.
* FellAsleepStandingUp: In "Memories Are Made of This," Lionel participates in a SleepDeprivation experiment that requires him to go 48 hours with almost no sleep. By the end, he's so exhausted that he falls asleep as soon as he leans against a wall.


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* PhotoOpWithTheDog: In "Memories Are Made of This," Rudy invites Bobby and Lionel to a policeman's ball because he's being awarded for youth relations, so he needs to bring some youths.

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* TheGrinch: Rudy hates Christmas because of the increase in crime.
* MallSanta: Lionel works as one in "Blue Christmas."


* ChristmasEpisode: In "Christmas Blues," the characters go on vacation in a mountain cabin so Jenny can have a [[DreamingOfAWhiteChristmas white Christmas]].

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* ChristmasEpisode: In "Christmas Blues," "Blue Christmas," the characters go on vacation in a mountain cabin so Jenny can have a [[DreamingOfAWhiteChristmas white Christmas]].

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