Video: Unhappy Days for the Sitcom

After thriving for years, the genre has fallen on hard times

These have been tearful days in televisionland. Earlier this month, the Cunningham family sobbed and even Fonzie got a little misty-eyed at the wedding of Joanie and Chachi, as Happy Days bade farewell after eleven seasons on the air. Ann Romano (Bonnie Franklin) said an equally weepy goodbye to family, friends and Indianapolis apartment as she left for a new job in London, bringing to a close nine seasons of One Day at a Time. But the most heartfelt lamentations may be taking place...

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