Happy Days

Season 2 Episode 1

Richie Moves Out

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Sep 10, 1974 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • The production codes indicate this episode was filmed after "Richie's New Car," but broadcast before it, which explains why Richie already has the "new" car and is dating Gloria.

    • The car that Richie has in this episode is the one he will get in the next episode.

    • Richie goes out with Gloria in this episode, but the next episode has him going out with her for the first time.

  • Quotes

    • Richie: Now we're gonna do what we came up here to do: neck.
      Gloria: Oh, anything you say, Richie.
      (They begin to kiss when the alarm clock goes off, signaling that Gloria must go home.)
      Gloria: Maybe we'll have time for a goodnight kiss at my door.
      Richie: The story of my life is kissing at the door.

    • Potsie: This girl's got potential. I took her to the drive-in the other night, and she's still talking to me.

    • Chuck: If you're gonna have a girl up here, maybe we ought to rig up a signal or something to let me know.
      Richie: Like a light in the window?
      Chuck: Well, I usually put a sign on the door saying "Keep away, I got a girl here."

    • Marion: Now, dear, there's egg salad and tuna.
      Richie: Oh, thanks, Mom.
      Howard: Marion, when the prodigal son returns home you're supposed to feed him the fatted calf, not make him the fatted prodigal son.

  • Notes

    • Linda Purl makes her first appearance as Richie's girlfriend, Gloria. She will return in season 10 as Fonzie's girlfriend, Ashley Pfister.

    • Season 2 Cast Opening Credits Sequence:
      Ron Howard
      Marion Ross
      Anson Williams
      Henry Winkler
      Donny Most
      Tom Bosley

    • This is one of the few episodes where Chuck Cunningham, Richie and Joanie's older brother, is a major part of the storyline.

    • Marion Ross' picture in the opening credits is changed beginning with this episode.

    • Wendy the waitress and the second Chuck Cunningham, Randolph Roberts, make their first appearances in this episode.

  • Allusions