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Fonzie for the Defense 

Howard Cunningham and Fonzie find themselves the only members of the jury who are not ready to convict the defendant just because he rides a motorcycle.

Director:

Jerry Paris

Writers:

Garry Marshall (created by) (as Garry K. Marshall), David Ketchum | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ron Howard ... Richie Cunningham
Henry Winkler ... Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli
Tom Bosley ... Howard Cunningham
Marion Ross ... Marion Cunningham
Erin Moran ... Joanie Cunningham
Anson Williams ... Potsie Weber
Don Most ... Ralph Malph (as Donny Most)
Al Molinaro ... Al Delvecchio
Scott Baio ... Chachi Arcola
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barney Martin ... G.W. Burch
Ralph Wilcox Ralph Wilcox ... Jason Davis
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Storyline

Howard Cunningham and Fonzie find themselves the only members of the jury who are not ready to convict the defendant just because he rides a motorcycle.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1978 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli: Jason Davis was riding a Grand Mark 2 motorcycle when he was picked up!
Howard Cunningham: We know that, Fonzie.
Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli: That's right, you know that, Mr. C-but do you know that the Grand Mark 2 is a very rare bike-and it's only made in England!
G.W. Burch: That's another thing wrong with him! He don't even buy American!
Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli: [he scoffs and prepares to recreate incident] Get right over here, ma'am. OK, look, Mrs. Leary, now hold onto Exhibit B, the handbag, Mrs. Leary is supposedly standing in the parking lot holding her little handbag. OK...
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Connections

References 12 Angry Men (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Three Caballeros
(uncredited)
Music by Manuel Esperón
Lyrics by Ray Gilbert
Performed by Ron Howard and Erin Moran
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