Cultural highlights of 1977
• Roots (ABC). Eight-part mini-series about African origins of slaves.
• Laverne and Shirley (ABC). Comedy spin-off from Happy Days.
• Happy Days (ABC). Comedy.
• Little House on the Prairie (NBC). Family drama.
• Star Wars First film of the sci-fi franchise, which begins to reverse the fortune sof the cinema by providing family entertainment. (Released in UK 27 December)