Nickelodeon will host an unforgettable weekend on Nov. 9 and 10 with two iconic reunions of legendary television creator/actor/producer Garry Marshall’s landmark series,Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days, in brand-new episodes of Sam & Cat and See Dad Run. In Sam & Cat“#SalmonCat,” premiering Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, beloved comedy duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) will reunite on screen in a scripted series for the first time in over 30 years. The following evening, a brand-new See Dad Run will bring back star Scott Baio with Happy Days creator Garry Marshall in a homecoming on their former set in “See Dad See Dad Run,” premiering Sunday, Nov. 10, at 8p.m. (ET/PT) on Nick at Nite.
In the brand-new Sam & Cat “#SalmonCat,” Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and Cat (Ariana Grande) are ordered to rename their babysitting business because it’s too similar to “Salmon Cat,” a TV show from the ‘70s. Sam and Cat must track down the show’s two original creators (played by Penny Marshall and Williams) and resolve their three decade-long feud. In the premiere of See Dad Run “See Dad See Dad Run,” David’s (Baio) TV dad Bernie (played by Garry Marshall) visits, but the reunion sours when he runs off and leaves his new baby. David must convince Bernie that being a real dad will be his best role. Marshall’s son Scott Marshall directs.
Garry Marshall, one of the biggest talents in the television industry who has made an impact with audiences around the globe, has created several of history’s most memorable shows and characters, including Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy. He has also served as writer/producer on such shows as The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Lucy Show, The Brian Keith Show, Hey, Landlord and Joanie Loves Chachi as well as The Odd Couple, for which he received four Emmy Award nominations. Also a talented feature film director, Marshall directed several hit movies including Beaches, Pretty Woman, The Princess Diaries, Flamingo Kid, Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve. On-screen, he has appeared in A League of Their Own, Murphy Brown, Never Been Kissed, Orange County and Race to Witch Mountain, among several other films. He has also lent his voice on several animated series including Pinky & The Brain, The Simpsons, Father of the Pride, Chicken Little and The Looney Tunes Show.