The Love Bandit
- A 1952 Ford sedan (license F-7193) seen on the
sitcom HAPPY DAYS/ABC/1974-84. 'The Love Bandit'
was owned by Richard "Richie" Cunningham (Ron
Howard), who attended Jefferson High School in
Milwaukee during the late 1950s.
On episode No.
18 "Richie's Car" Arthur Fonzarelli (Henry
Winkler) sold Richie a hot rod car for $200
(dubbed 'The Love Bandit' by it former owner
Rock Beruffi) but later heard the car was
Fearful of the law, Fonzie altered the license plate so it now read F-7498.
Soon after, Richie
discovered that his car was the spoils in a drag
When Rock Beruffi gave his
pink slip to the dragstrip winner, he then
called his insurance company and reported the
car stolen. Richie's friend, Fonzie cleared up
the whole mess at the police station.
then free to go cruising for babes in 'The Love
Bandit' and listening to his favorite song lyrics
like Fats Domino's "I
found my thrill on blueberry hill."
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