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Looks Like 'Life With Bonnie' did the 'Happy Days kid trick'.

Old 09-28-03, 10:15 PM
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Looks Like 'Life With Bonnie' did the 'Happy Days kid trick'.

In 'Happy Days', they lost a son. Now it appears that in the second season of 'Life With Bonnie', they've lost their daughter.

Very strange. No explanation at all. Even the ABC site now says that Bonnie's home life includes raising two small children (instead of three).

Makes me wonder. Did they just figure no one would notice? Also, why not just do the same thing on John Ritter's show? (Dad? What dad?)
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The same thing happened with the older sister on "That 70's Show" (although they brought her back for a few episodes last season).
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I also happened on Family Matters. The youngest daughter disapppeared sometime during it's run.
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The baby was having real problems with all the improv. She kept complaining that if no one followed the script, how was she supposed to hit her crying cues? Needless to say, she was asked to leave the show.

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groucho, they explained her absence, she was off at college or something. they havent explained the absence of Donna's alleged sisters (i say alleged because i dont remember the episode that mentions them)
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Maybe the dingo ate their baby.
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Originally posted by Spooky
Maybe the dingo ate their baby.
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While it's not quite the same, has anybody seen Yes, Dear this season? The daughter that Kim and Greg had last season has somehow grown to almost the same size as their older son!
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Kids growing up way too fast happens all the time in sitcoms. Disappearing is somewhat rare. Too bad Life with Bonnie didn't lose the son, I never thought he was funny to begin with. I never have been able to get into that show, but I keep giving it another chance. I'm a big fan of Bonnie and David Alan Grier, but the show can get pretty dull IMO.
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I also happened on Family Matters. The youngest daughter disapppeared sometime during it's run.
For years that bugged the hell out of me. I figured the actress got killed or something after a while.
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For years that bugged the hell out of me. I figured the actress got killed or something after a while.
You'll be delighted to know that she's alive and well, making porn!

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Originally posted by Roto
I never have been able to get into that show, but I keep giving it another chance. I'm a big fan of Bonnie and David Alan Grier, but the show can get pretty dull IMO.
I watch it and find it funny more times than not. Those episodes with David Duchovny as the local weatherman/actor/'whatever' were very funny.
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Life With Bonnie ..... DULL???? Never! I love it! I love all the improv they do. David Duchovny's been on a couple of times and he's been a HOOT! And, of course, Jonathan Winters just SLAYED me.
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Did Grounded for Life ever explain what happened with the grandfather?
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Originally posted by Deadman31
Did Grounded for Life ever explain what happened with the grandfather?
Not that I remember. Too bad, that character made a great mix with the others.
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Originally posted by grapeshot
Life With Bonnie ..... DULL???? Never! I love it! I love all the improv they do. David Duchovny's been on a couple of times and he's been a HOOT! And, of course, Jonathan Winters just SLAYED me.
Yeah, well that would explain it. I have yet to see one episode with a guest star. Most of the dull points come at home, when it's like most any other family sitcom. It's better when they are at the studio
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Life with Bonnie is a good show and I will keep on watching it. I just wonder that now they moved it to Friday if it's going to be a dead show soon?

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