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Old 02-17-2013, 04:47 AM   #1
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Default What happened to the older brother?

I thought that there was an older brother in the show.
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Ritchie's older brother, Chuck, was only around for season 1 and then he was never heard from or mentioned again.

Alien abduction?
Group hallucination?

You decide. :-)
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Ritchie's older brother, Chuck, was only around for season 1
... and 2.
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Ritchie's older brother, Chuck, was only around for season 1 and then he was never heard from or mentioned again.

Alien abduction?
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You decide. :-)
In the final episode when Howard made a toast after Joanie and Chachi's wedding and thanked the viewing audience for being a part of their family, he didn't refer to Chuck. It seemed that after the first season, Chuck wasn't needed when Fonzie became the main emphasis.
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It didn't take long for the producers to realize that Fonzie had a big brother/mentor type relationship with Ritchie. Because of that the character of Chuck was no longer necessary and he simply ceased to exist in the Happy days universe.
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