Laverne & Shirley (season 4)

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Laverne & Shirley (season 4)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Original network ABC
Original release September 5, 1978 (1978-09-05) – May 15, 1979 (1979-05-15)
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List of Laverne & Shirley episodes

This is a list of episodes from the fourth season of Laverne & Shirley.

Broadcast history[edit]

The season aired Tuesdays at 8:30-9:00 pm (EST).[1][2]


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No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
63 1 "The Festival: Part 1" Alan Myerson Paula A. Roth & Marc Sotkin September 5, 1978 (1978-09-05)
The girls go to New York with Frank and Edna.
64 2 "The Festival: Part 2" Alan Myerson Paula A. Roth & Marc Sotkin September 12, 1978 (1978-09-12)
The girls visit Laverne's grandmother while in New York with Frank and Edna.
65 3 "Playing the Roxy" Joel Zwick Paul B. Price & Stephen Nathan September 19, 1978 (1978-09-19)
After taking a nasty fall, Shirley thinks she's a stripper named Roxy.
66 4 "The Robbery" Howard Storm Marc Sotkin September 26, 1978 (1978-09-26)
Laverne hooks up with a tough guy who turns out to be a robber.
67 5 "The Quiz Show" Howard Storm Monica Johnson October 10, 1978 (1978-10-10)
The girls choose between an oven and a "luxury" prize when they win on a quiz show.
68 6 "Laverne and Shirley Go to Night School" Lowell Ganz Marc Sotkin October 17, 1978 (1978-10-17)
Shirley talks Laverne into going to night school with her.
69 7 "Date with Eraserhead" Ray DeVally, Jr. Judy Pioli October 24, 1978 (1978-10-24)
Shirley dates a creep known as "Eraserhead" (Paul Willson) to get back at Carmine for cheating on her.
70 8 "The Bully Show" Dennis Klein Chris Thompson October 31, 1978 (1978-10-31)
A foreman (Larry Hankin) tries to ask Laverne out.
71 9 "A Visit to the Cemetery" Dennis Klein Deborah Leschin & David W. Duclon November 14, 1978 (1978-11-14)
Laverne struggles to cope with her mother's death.
72 10 "Chorus Line" Joel Zwick Marc Sotkin November 21, 1978 (1978-11-21)
Laverne auditions for West Side Story.
73 11 "Laverne and Shirley Move In" Joel Zwick Paula A. Roth November 28, 1978 (1978-11-28)
Shirley remembers when she and Laverne became roommates.
74 12 "Dinner for Four" Ray DeVally, Jr. Al Aidekman December 5, 1978 (1978-12-05)
The girls fix dinner for two guys who find dates with two other girls.
75 13 "It's a Dog's Life" Joel Zwick Judy Pioli December 12, 1978 (1978-12-12)
Shirley handcuffs herself to a dog in protest of the animal's scheduled death at the pound.
76 14 "O, Come All Ye Bums" Joel Zwick Paul B. Price & Stephen Nathan December 19, 1978 (1978-12-19)
The girls raise funds to get Christmas dinner for the homeless.
77 15 "Who's Papa?" Maurice Bar-David Teleplay: Al Aidekman
Story: Zoey Wilson & Al Aidekman
January 16, 1979 (1979-01-16)
Shirley hatches a plan to find out if she's really adopted.
78 16 "The Third Annual Shotz Talent Show" Joel Zwick Paul B. Price & Stephen Nathan January 30, 1979 (1979-01-30)
Lenny and Squiggy direct the talent show, in which the girls become puppeteers.
79 17 "Supermarket Sweep" Joel Zwick Ron Leavitt February 6, 1979 (1979-02-06)
Laverne is given everyone's shopping list when she wins a supermarket spree.
80 18 "Lenny's Crush" Carl Gottlieb Judy Pioli February 13, 1979 (1979-02-13)
Lenny develops a crush on Laverne.
81 19 "Fire Show" Joel Zwick Jeff Franklin February 20, 1979 (1979-02-20)
When the apartment catches fire, one of the firemen woos Laverne.
82 20 "Squiggy in Love" Penny Marshall Barry Rubinowitz February 27, 1979 (1979-02-27)
Squiggy is unaware that his dream girl is using him.
83 21 "The Feminine Mistake" Joel Zwick Chris Thompson March 6, 1979 (1979-03-06)
Shirley gives Laverne advice on femininity to impress a man (Jay Leno) who thinks of her as "one of the boys".
84 22 "The Tenants Are Revolting" Joel Zwick Rob Harris March 13, 1979 (1979-03-13)
A building inspector pressures Edna into making repairs.
85 23 "There's a Spy in My Beer" Joel Zwick Julie Mishkin May 8, 1979 (1979-05-08)
Laverne tries to convince everyone that a spy is in the brewery.
86 24 "Shirley and the Older Man" Joel Zwick Barry Rubinowitz May 15, 1979 (1979-05-15)
Carmine believes that Shirley is dating a sugar daddy (Robert Alda), as does the man's daughter.