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Old 03-14-2020, 06:39 PM   #1
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Default Neilsen ratings for season 4

Show ranked #78 after being in the top 30 the first three seasons. It finished lower than Hello Larry

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Everything that could possibly go wrong for a series went wrong. The show moved to a new night (Monday) placing it against stiffer competition, Little House (a smash hit) and a show that appealed to the same audience as Kotter did, WKRP, with a breakout character yet (Johnny Fever). Of course the show's decline had already started in season 3, there were 3 million fewer viewers than season 2 so interest was already starting to wane. The final and most devastating blow is still yet to come, Kaplan basically quits the series and Travolta isn't far behind appearing in a fraction of the episodes.
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Everything that could possibly go wrong for a series went wrong. The show moved to a new night (Monday) placing it against stiffer competition, Little House (a smash hit) and a show that appealed to the same audience as Kotter did, WKRP, with a breakout character yet (Johnny Fever). Of course the show's decline had already started in season 3, there were 3 million fewer viewers than season 2 so interest was already starting to wane. The final and most devastating blow is still yet to come, Kaplan basically quits the series and Travolta isn't far behind appearing in a fraction of the episodes.
surprisingly in season 3 the show was ranked #28
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surprisingly in season 3 the show was ranked #28
Thanks for posting the full season ratings from 78-79, I love that kind of information.
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Thanks for posting the full season ratings from 78-79, I love that kind of information.
There are no sports right now due to the corona virus and I need to keep busy so I started tv researching again
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There are no sports right now due to the corona virus and I need to keep busy so I started tv researching again
I know what you mean, feels like the country is under house arrest, thank goodness for the internet.
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I know what you mean, feels like the country is under house arrest, thank goodness for the internet.
I know without the internet I would be in a deep state of depression
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