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Love, American Style

Love, American Style

Love, American Style

In this anthology comedy series, each hour-long episode features a line-up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in short stories or vignettes about love and romance. Seen as a forerunner of TV anthology styled shows, Love, American Style was all about dating, relating and mating. This was still the early 70's however, so all of this hank-panky was as prim and proper as an elderly maiden aunt.
Consisting of unrelated stories with differing themes on romance, usually in a comedic vein, the show was often the home of a string of B-list actors playing different characters in many episodes. Each episode was essentially of a series of one act plays, each one with the word “Love” in the title.
Once described as the place "where failed sitcom pilots went to die," producer Aaron Spelling often culled the funniest segments of a pilot to be recreated as one of the stories on the show.

Episode Info

Final: 5x62 -- Love and the Phobia (Jan/11/1974)

Clifton DavisClifton Davis
As Blackout Player
James HamptonJames Hampton
As Blackout Player
Jed AllanJed Allan
As Blackout Player
Lynne MartaLynne Marta
As Blackout Player
Phyllis DavisPhyllis Davis
As Blackout Player
Richard Williams (3)Richard Williams (3)
As Blackout Player
Stuart MargolinStuart Margolin
As Blackout Player
William CallawayWilliam Callaway
As Blackout Player


Reviews: 1
Love, American Style: A Truly Lovable American Cla...Rating: 0 likes, 1 dislikes

I can still recall that waiting for the new episode of “Love, American Style during Friday nights is one of my weekly habits! Yea right, I love this show! Although it’s wild most of the time because of some adult themes, this show has some touching episodes and good sense of comedy. One of the genuine and best anthology I’ve seen. Stuart Margolin and Mary Grover are definitely great and talented actors! Read more

Review posted on Friday, July 5th 2013 at 3:45 am

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Recurring Guests

Larry Storch as Unknown (5 eps)
Alice Ghostley as Unknown (5 eps)
Yvonne Craig as Helen (4 eps)
Karen Valentine (4 eps)
Avery Schreiber as Marshall (3 eps)
Al Molinaro as Unknown (3 eps)
Dick Gautier as Robert (2 eps)
Dub Taylor as Pops McGonegal (2 eps)
Sue Ane Langdon as Pat (2 eps)
Shelley Berman as George Miller (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | Comedy | Romance/Dating
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 29, 1969
Ended: January 11, 1974
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