Happy Days | Critical Essay by John J. O'connor

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Happy Days.
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Critical Essay by John J. O'connor

"Happy Days" is something that could be good but, evidently, has decided to go the familiar route of "Dobie Gillis," "Father Knows Best," "Henry Aldrich" and "Andy Hardy." A ripoff of such movies as "American Graffiti" …, it is set in the fifties and is liberally sprinkled with the songs, clothes and props of the period.

[Richie Cunningham], complete with adorable and understanding parents and siblings, is the attractive naive one, supposedly representing what the network sees as the innocence of the period. [Richie] and his friends seem to spend most of their time trying to make out with the ponytailed girls. The girls chew gum a lot and apparently are turned on most by the size of a fella's car. [Richie] could be—might still turn out to be—charming if he weren't...

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