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23% are fond of the Fonz as they yearn for a live TV revival of ‘Happy Days’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley’ [Poll Results]

After the mostly glowing reactions and sky-high ratings for ABC’s live- re-creations of producer Norman Lear‘s classic sitcoms “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” on Wednesday May 22, one might presume that such success might lead to more such revivals of beloved comedy series.

Judging from our poll, there seems to be an enthusiasm to see other TV oldies but goodies redone as a 90-minute package before a studio audience. Top on the list? A double bill of “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley” got a Fonzie-like “Eyy!” by 23% of the participants in our poll. Right behind that ’70s duo was a pair of ’50s retro staples, “I Love Lucy” and “The Honeymooners.” Certainly, filling the shoes of such icons as Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason would be daunting, but not impossible according 19% of voters.

SEEAfter ABC’s ratings home run, which other live sitcom revivals should follow?

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