Sex--which is to say, dating--is a common theme in these episodes, but most of them deal with the girls protecting their virtue, as in the hilarious "Good Time Girls" (from November 30, 1976), in which L&S cope with would-be suitors who found the girls' phone number etched on the wall of a men's public restroom.
Like several other episodes this season, it's a prime showcase for slapstick humor, with Marshall and Williams clearly taking their cue from the legacy of Lucille Ball, and matching Lucy's lunacy with truly inspired bits of their own.
As actors, they were accomplished comic artists with great understanding of stage timing and delivery, comparable to some of the other better 70s shows (Carol O'Conner's Archie Bunker comes to mind).
Decided to drop a note on reviews here after just watching the episode "Guinea Pigs" - where they have Lenny and Squiggy bring them to a science lab to participate in expiriments for money.
It's certainly like stepping back in time, not necessarily back to the 50s, but at least the 70s.
Laverne and Shirley were swinging cool chicks with attitude, and very funny!
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Being the subjects of food and sleep deprivation, they can earn the they so need to go to a ritzy party with lots of rich men.
Only thing is, the party starts about half an hour after the expiriments end, setting the stage for some great slapstick as they attend the party starving and sleep deprived.
Season 2 is also highlighted by the regular appearances of Laverne and Shirley's underachieving neighbors Lenny (Michael Mc Kean) and Squiggy (David L.