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Fri Oct 25, 2013, 03:33 PM

 

A special note from Henry Winkler on "Jumping the Shark"

Henry Winkler ‏@hwinkler4real

It's important to remember : after jumping the shark, the show was number one for 5 more years


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Reply A special note from Henry Winkler on "Jumping the Shark" (Original post)
SamYeager Oct 2013 OP
brucefan Oct 2013 #1
HooptieWagon Oct 2013 #2
KamaAina Oct 2013 #3
hootinholler Oct 2013 #4
KurtNYC Oct 2013 #5
SamYeager Oct 2013 #6
pintobean Oct 2013 #7
dawg Oct 2013 #8

Response to SamYeager (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 03:42 PM

1. Love the Fonz!

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Response to SamYeager (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 04:03 PM

2. Heeyyy!

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Response to SamYeager (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 04:05 PM

3. @hwinkler4real Those reverse mortgage ads have jumped the you-know-what.

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Response to KamaAina (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 04:09 PM

4. Apparently we have 5 more years of them then.

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Response to SamYeager (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 04:14 PM

5. Aaaaayyyyy..that's not true

Shark was jumped on Sept 20, 1977, then...

Following the #1 rated season of 1976-77, it finished 2nd in 1977-78 with a 31.4 rating. A year later, Happy Days finished tied for 3rd with a 28.6 rating with Mork and Mindy behind Laverne & Shirley and Three's Company. It finished the 1979-80 season at #17 with a 21.7 rating. For the 1980-81 season, it was #15 with a 20.8 rating. 1981-1982 found Happy Days at #18 with a 20.6 rating. During the 1982-83 season, it finished #28 with a 17.4 rating.


http://www.sitcomsonline.com/diduknow.html

So post shark it was #2, #3, #17 and #15

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Response to KurtNYC (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 04:52 PM

6. He's probably using weasel words

 

It was probably #1 in its timeslot.

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Response to KurtNYC (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 05:08 PM

7. All that post tells me

is how lame most TV shows were back then. I was trying to forget.

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Response to SamYeager (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 05:11 PM

8. He jumped the shark on Arrested Development too.

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