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Network: ABC-TV
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Writer(s) William S. Bickley
Bob Brunner
Director Jerry Paris
Original airdate January 29, 1974
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"Richie's Cup Runneth Over" is the third episode of Season 1 of Happy Days. The episode was written by William S. Bickley and Bob Brunner and directed by Jerry Paris. It aired on January 29, 1974 on ABC.


Richie and Potsie are invited to Potsie's cousin's stag party. In an attempt to lessen the effects of the alcohol they will consume, they each drink several cartons of milk and a sip of olive oil.

Note: Beatrice Colen makes her first appearance as Marsha Simms (though only credited as "waitress").


  • This episode features the first exterior shot of the Cunningham house. It also has the first shot of Richie's room.

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