7 Things You Didn’t Know About Laverne & Shirley

  
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1. Not the Best of Friends

Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall weren’t very close while filming the show until Marshall and her husband Rob Reiner separated in 1979. The then actresses called a truce and Williams was there for her co-star and would guide her through the script when she would have anxiety attacks on set. Williams would also try extra hard to be entertaining on the days when Marshall didn’t have it in her to be funny. When Williams was written out of the show, the two didn’t speak for many years until they were reunited on the Nickelodeon show, Sam & Cat.

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