There are some characters from TV that will simply stick with you forever.
The Fonz is one of them, along with the rest of the talented cast from the showHappy Days.
The show,whichran for 11 seasons, gave us lots of timeless catchphrases, like YOWSAH YOWSAH YOWSAH and exactamundo. But it’s the characters whosaid them that we all fell in love with.
Aswith every show, there are many things that even the biggest Happy Daysfans don’t know, just like most people don’t know everything onthis list aboutThe Dick Van Dyke Show.
These 11 surprising facts might give you a whole new perspective on your favorite ’50s throwback that was filmed in the ’70s and ’80s.
Who was your favorite characterfrom the show? Do you remember gathering around and watching with family and friends? I know that thetheme song alone brings back plenty of memories for me!
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1. It Was Supposed To Be Called COOL
2. It Was Also Supposed To Be Set In The 1920s30s
3. Anson Williams Sang The Songs On The Jukebox
4. Ron Howard Almost Passed Up The Role
5. The External Shot Of The Home Was Actually In L.A.
6. The Fonz Originally Wasn’t Allowed To Wear A Leather Jacket
7. Henry Winkler Was Terrified Of Motorcycles
8. Winkler Couldn’t Read His Audition Script
9. The Show Gave Robin Williams His Big Break
10. The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz Auditioned For Fonzie
11. Jerry Helper From The Dick Van Dyke Show Directed Many Episodes