Classic sitcom formula "The Honeymooners"is transformed into a rock-band hits the road in a converted-bus style RV... is what, in-a-nutshell, is the premise of the show "Meatballs & Spaghetti".
Meatball is a thinly-veiled conglomeration of Ralph Kramden & pop-artist Meatloaf Aday... while an attractive, slender blonde--later found reminiscent in likeness to Gwen Stefanie--does role of Alice Kramden, Ralph's wiser & sometimes argumentative wife. With a "stoner" Ed Norton- type (Clyde) and a dog named Woofer in tow, they go through the typical domestic foibles found in such a construct.
Although I've only ever seen a few episodes of it... when I was younger... I did non-the-less enjoy the show for it's originality & difference from other "kids-cruisin'-the country" shows. That is, until I saw the original construct in the form of "The Great One" Jackie Gleason's classic creation from the 1950's re-run a few years later, then later realizing the similarities & later-still how such a classic construct could always be memorably funny ... If the rehash is done right.("The Flintstones")
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