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Happy Days TV Guide Premiere Ads

In the autumn of 1974 a tidal wave of nostalgia was about to wash over the United States. Happy Days made its premiere and for over a decade it would entertain around the world (and get some wonderful spin-offs). While the show exceeded the nostalgia label very quickly, the marketing forces behind the show pushed hard to make people look back to a simpler times as you can see in these classic TV Guide Ads.

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For more information about this classic TV series, give a listen to the Retroist Happy Days Podcast.

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