HEROES: Fearless Fonz

Directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan

Screenplay by James Carabatsos

Henry Winkler is the biggest star on prime-time TV and understandably so. As Fonzie, the motorcycle-crazy greaser of Happy Days, he raises '50s cool to the boiling point. The Fonz is no different from the hero of any other ABC sitcom, but Winkler does not settle for mugging his way through the role. Instead he galvanizes the tube with shrewd comic timing and swaggering sexuality he gives the audience Bugs Bunny crossed with James Dean, and each week some 47 million Americans go wild.

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