|Laverne & Shirley|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||24|
|Original release||September 5, 1978 –|
May 15, 1979
The fourth season of Laverne & Shirley , an American television sitcom series, began on September 5, 1978 on ABC. The season concluded on May 15, 1979 after 24 episodes.
The season was broadcast on Tuesdays at 8:30-9:00 pm (EST).It ranked first among television programs and had a 30.5 rating. The entire season was released on DVD in North America on April 22, 2008.
The series revolves around the titular characters Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, bottle-cappers at Shotz Brewery in 1950s Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Episode plots include their adventures with their neighbors and friends, Lenny and Squiggy.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|63–64||1–2||"The Festival"||Alan Myerson||Paula A. Roth & Marc Sotkin||September 5, 1978|
|The girls go to New York with Frank and Edna to visit Laverne’s grandmother for an Italian festival.|
|65||3||"Playing the Roxy"||Joel Zwick||Paul B. Price & Stephen Nathan||September 19, 1978|
|After taking a nasty fall, Shirley thinks she is a stripper named Roxy.|
|66||4||"The Robbery"||Howard Storm||Marc Sotkin||September 26, 1978|
|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|
|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|
|Shirley talks Laverne into going to night school with her.|
|69||7||"Date with Eraserhead"||Ray DeVally, Jr.||Judy Pioli||October 24, 1978|
|Shirley dates a creep known as "Eraserhead" to get back at Carmine for cheating on her.|
|70||8||"The Bully Show"||Dennis Klein||Chris Thompson||October 31, 1978|
|A foreman tries to ask Laverne out.|
|71||9||"A Visit to the Cemetery"||Dennis Klein||Deborah Leschin & David W. Duclon||November 14, 1978|
|Laverne struggles to cope with her mother's death.|
|72||10||"Chorus Line"||Joel Zwick||Marc Sotkin||November 21, 1978|
|Laverne auditions for West Side Story.|
|73||11||"Laverne and Shirley Move In"||Joel Zwick||Paula A. Roth||November 28, 1978|
|Shirley remembers when she and Laverne became roommates.|
|74||12||"Dinner for Four"||Ray DeVally, Jr.||Al Aidekman||December 5, 1978|
|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|
|Shirley handcuffs herself to a dog in protest at 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|
|The girls raise funds to provide Christmas dinner for the homeless.|
|77||15||"Who's Papa?"||Maurice Bar-David||Story by : Zoey Wilson & Al Aidekman|
Teleplay by : Al Aidekman
|January 16, 1979|
|Shirley hatches a plan to find out if she is really adopted.|
|78||16||"The Third Annual Shotz Talent Show"||Joel Zwick||Paul B. Price & Stephen Nathan||January 30, 1979|
|Lenny and Squiggy direct the talent show, in which the girls become puppeteers.|
|79||17||"Supermarket Sweep"||Joel Zwick||Ron Leavitt||February 6, 1979|
|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|
|Lenny develops a crush on Laverne.|
|81||19||"Fire Show"||Joel Zwick||Jeff Franklin||February 20, 1979|
|When the apartment catches fire, one of the firemen woos Laverne.|
|82||20||"Squiggy in Love"||Penny Marshall||Barry Rubinowitz||February 27, 1979|
|Squiggy is unaware that his dream girl is using him.|
|83||21||"The Feminine Mistake"||Joel Zwick||Chris Thompson||March 6, 1979|
|Shirley gives Laverne advice on femininity to impress a man who thinks of her as "one of the boys".|
|84||22||"The Tenants Are Revolting"||Joel Zwick||Rob Harris||March 13, 1979|
|A building inspector pressures Edna into making repairs.|
|85||23||"There's a Spy in My Beer"||Joel Zwick||Julie Mishkin||May 8, 1979|
|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|
|Carmine believes that Shirley is dating a sugar daddy, as does the man's daughter.|
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