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Old 08-04-2018, 11:06 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by Superswiper View Post
I heard that the producers at one point even wanted to change the name of the show to Fonzie's Happy Day, but Henry Winkler and the other cast members protested against it.
On the 30th anniversary special, Ron Howard said that he told Garry Marshall that if the name was changed to Fonzie's Happy Days, he wanted to leave the show.

I've also heard rumors that ABC president Fred Silverman wanted to spin Fonzie off into his own show, but Winkler nixed the idea, feeling that Fonzie was born on Happy Days and that's where he belonged.
"Sunday has been cancelled due to lack of interest. That is all."
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