20 Happy Days Facts

The Leather Jacket Almost Wasn’t

During the time this show was filmed, people thought the leather jacket Fonzie wore was too tough. ABC executives were worried their family-friendly programming would suffer when he walked onto the set in a very masculine and tough leather jacket, and they pushed for him to wear a light windbreaker. Garry Marshall, however, stood his ground and decided quickly that was not going to happen. We are glad it didn’t.

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Written by Tiffany Raiford

Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl twins...no, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). My kids love to whine, so I love to wine. My loves include nap time, bed time, date night, travel and evenings and weekends when my husband is home because he handles all diaper changes.