The series finale of The Wonder Years may have been more contentious than we thought. According to star Alley Mills, the series hadn’t originally intended to conclude with Season 6, and only did so over a looming sexual harassment case against Fred Savage and Jason Hervey.
'The Wonder Years' finds itself staunchly in the great pantheon of nostalgia TV. It seems like there’s always one of these shows on the air, a sitcom that looks back at the past and reexamines it in some way: 'Happy Days,' 'The Wonder Years,' 'That ‘70s Show,' 'The Goldbergs.' While historical dramas are flourishing on cable with everything from 'Mad Men' and 'Masters of Sex' earning Emmy nominations, they just don’t make nostalgic sitcoms like they used to. There will never be another 'Wonder Years' because now we can never let go of our childhoods.
The only Fourth of July episode of anything worth mentioning is the series finale of ‘The Wonder Years.’ Airing on May 12, 1993, an epilogue set during a Fourth of July parade became one of the most memorable television moments of the last 25 years.
Though ABC classic 'The Wonder Years' has been available to stream on Netflix in recent years, fans of the Fred Savage coming-of-age tale have no doubt noticed something amiss about the reproduction, specifically music replacements of the more iconic tracks included in the show. The series' prolific soundtrack and the expensive cost of licensing those songs had kept an official 'The Wonder Years'
If you grew up watching 'The Wonder Years' (or at least caught the reruns on ABC Family or The Hub), you grew up impressed that someone like Kevin Arnold was able to get so many pretty girls. Though Winnie Cooper would always remain in his heart, he found enough time for romance elsewhere.
'Wonder Years' fans always had their favorite. Were you on Team Winnie? Or did you always wonder why he didn'