Happy Days

Season 7 Episode 12

The Mechanic

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Dec 04, 1979 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (Fonzie wants to fire Don because of his attitude but says he can't do it.)
      Richie: (imitating Fonzie on how he should fire Don) Don, get ovah here. It's not workin' out. You're fired. Whoa!
      Richie: Now, is that that difficult, Fonz?
      Fonzie: Don is in a wheelchair.
      Richie: (grabs Fonzie's jacket) You can't fire him! (pulls hand back) I can't grab you!

    • Howard: So, uh, tell me Don: how do you like Milwaukee so far?
      Don: Compared to what?
      Howard: I see.

  • Notes

    • Jim Knaub, who played Don, is a real-life quadriplegic and won the Wheelchair Division of the 1982 Boston Marathon.

  • Allusions