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Not 'Happy' Cast Members Sue CBS

Ron and Four cast members of "Happy Days," a 1970s sitcom, have served CBS with a breach-of-contract lawsuit for not receiving merchandising revenue. Marion Ross (Marion Cunningham), Erin Moran (Joanie Cunningham), Anson Williams (Potsie Weber), Don Most (Ralph Malph), and Patricia Bosley, wife of the late Tom Bosley (Howard Cunningham) claim they should have been paid more than $10 million under their contracts for the use of their likenesses on items, such as T-Shirts, lunchboxes, and casino slot machines, which just rolled out in 2008. Three well-known cast members, Scott Baio, Henry Winkler, and Ron Howard, are not part of the lawsuit.

The network, though, is not telling the plaintiffs to "sit on it." In fact, they are working to resolve the situation, according to CNN. The news network also points out that the "Happy Days" gang may not be the only ones being cheated out of merchandising revenue. There could be more cast members from bygone series that should be receiving a check instead of a cold shoulder.

Picture: Ron Howard and Marion Ross (Photo: Getty Images)

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