Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / News Blog / Buy TV Shows on DVD

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Unhappily Ever After links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / Unhappily Ever After Photo Gallery

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1990s Sitcoms > Unhappily Ever After
User Name

Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Bounce TV Sitcom In The Cut Most Watched Original Series Ever on Bounce; CBS Announces New Agreement with Amazon for Library Series and New Summer Series
BET Acquires House of Payne for November; Gilmore Girls Premieres on UP Tonight
Week 2 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did
SitcomsOnline Digest: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Comedy Gets CBS Commitment; Growing Pains and The Middle DVD Release Dates Set
ABC Family Schedule Changes, Gilmore Girls Returns; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 5, 2015)
ABC Fall Pilot Review: Dr. Ken - Premieres Friday, Oct. 2; getTV Gets More Classic TV
Antenna TV's 2 Day Halloween Marathon of Bewitched, Hitchcock; ABC Family Commits to Nicki Minaj Comedy

New on DVD/Blu-ray (October)

Bewitched - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) The Facts of Life - Season Seven My Favorite Martian - The Complete Series Grace Under Fire - The Complete Collection

10/06 - Bewitched - The Complete Series(Mill Creek)
10/06 - Grace Under Fire - The Complete Collection
10/06 - Happyish - Season One
10/06 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek
10/06 - Party Down - The Complete Series
10/06 - South Park - The Complete Eighteenth Season (Blu-ray)
10/20 - C.P.O. Sharkey - Mr. Warmth: The Ultimate Don Rickles TV Collection
10/20 - The Facts of Life - Season Seven
10/20 - King of the Hill - The Complete 13th Season (Blu-ray)
10/20 - My Favorite Martian - The Complete Series
10/20 - Nurse Jackie - Season Seven (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-08-2007, 08:27 PM   #16
Forum Celebrity
Main st bridge
Mikado's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 06, 2005
Posts: 25,727

They were basically the same show, created by the same guy...the main difference? MWC was FUNNY while UHEA wasn't!
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2008, 02:35 PM   #17
Frequent Poster
I love 'Reba' & G Gs
Rue_McClanahan's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 03, 2005
Location: Indiana
Posts: 70

I agree that it did seem like a knockoff of Married With Children. It's like they just changed a few things and added a puppet. Really that puppet is the only difference in the two. It's basically the same concept and the same type of charactors. I'm not really a fan of either show though. I did, however, watch Married With Children when I was little though, but anymore I don't care for it...same with this show. It did give me a few laughs back in the day though.
Corky: [sobbing] I haven't experienced life!
Murphy: I've experienced life, and I'm here to tell you it's overrated.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2009, 07:13 PM   #18
Senior Member
It is Green
steevo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 27, 2008
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 1,452

Another resemblance was that both shows had old hit songs as opening themes. MWC had "Love and Marriage" by Frank Sinatra while UEA had "Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles.
"God be gracious to us and bless us..." Psalm 67:1
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2011, 06:28 PM   #19
Frequent Poster
90sfan's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 21, 2011
Location: PA
Posts: 86

Enjoyed both shows, I miss this show, I remember liking nikki back then, the show died quickly tho
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2012, 08:28 PM   #20
Senior Member
hawkeye123's Avatar
Join Date: May 26, 2012
Location: oregon
Posts: 1,288

It was for sure a rip off.It was a pretty good show though and Nikki was very hot back in the day.But it was no where near as good as married with children in my opionion.The main difference being Al Bundy.Who i think might be the most hillarious charechtor in sitcom history.
George Costanza: George Costanza as you know him, Ceases to Exist! You see, right now, I have Relationship George, but there is also Independent George. That's the George you know, the George you grew up with - Movie George, Coffee shop George, Liar George, Bawdy George.
Jerry Seinfeld: I, I love that George.
George Costanza: Me Too! And he's Dying Jerry! If Relationship George walks through this door, he will Kill Independent George! A George, divided against itself, Cannot Stand!
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2012, 09:07 PM   #21
Senior Member
mets82's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 14, 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 2,863

I liked both shows but MWC was better and funnier. Unhappily... was a weird show because they would go off on these weird rants. Did you ever notice that? I believe one of the weirdest things was that when on camera they admitted that the show was going down w/o the mother and the mother returned.

Please check out my blog. I vent on all things. TV, sports etc. you name it. Its also a work in progress. Check out and see what you think.
  Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:15 PM.

Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.