Though foreman is far more outgoing than house, he shares houses introverted nature. Why that 70s show was cancelled after season 8 screen rant. Season 8 season 1 season 3 season 2 season 7 season 6 season 4 season 5. The character is based on the adolescence of show creator mark brazill. Initially, the forman family were going to be the main stars of the show. Kitty tries to get red to admit that he misses eric, who is off teaching in africa. It all just makes me wish the show had ended with eric leaving for africa, and season 8 had never been shot. Its the end of an era and what better way to end that 70s show then to bring in 1980. Jackie inspires donna to compete with eric over thei.
Season 8 that 70s wiki fandom groovypedia that 70s wiki. Crank up the 8track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retrositcom. Eric was often mentioned throughout the season, even being an important offstage character central to an episodes plot upon occasion. Jul 23, 2019 after season 8, fox decided that 70s show had officially run its course so the series was cancelled. Jun 09, 2017 eric comes home after drinking at hydes and throwsup on reds shoes. This alternate continuity begins after the twentyfirst episode 2120 michigan avenue from season 7, where hydes halfsister angie barnett is gone, kelso and fez are. Feb 15, 2016 the biggest behindthescenes story deals with topher grace, who played eric forman. We all know eric went to africa and kelso went to become a cop but on reality why were there not in season 8.
Everyones lives seem to be changing, as fez and jackie face relationship troubles, kelso faces a tough decision and red and kitty face an empty nest. Sep 17, 2019 for eight seasons, that 70s show offered a nostalgic view of the 70s for modern audiences to enjoy. Season 8 redo is a that 70s show fan fic written by tanith75 thats exactly what it says on the tin. Eric comes home after drinking at hydes and throwsup on reds.
The everpresent memory of eric in the forman home makes donna break up with randy and blame him for being so nice about it, till. Most of the show takes place at the formans home, particularly in the basement where he and his five friends hang out. Eric is based on the adolescence of show creator mark brazill. Overall, foremans personality is the closest to houses, although he is often loathe to admit the fact. Even when the series expanded its focus to other characters, eric remained the central figure. It premiered on november 2, 2005 and concluded on may 18, 2006 with an hour long series finale around the same time the last episode aired as the series twohundreth episode. Youd be surprised by what happened when the cameras stopped. The eighth season was the only season without the shows star topher grace who portrayed eric forman, the central character, since he left the series at the end of the previous season. Randy and erics love interest, donna laura prepon had some chemistry but ultimately never ended up together. At the end of that 70s shows seventh season, eric actor topher grace decided that it was time for him. He is hired by steven hyde to help run the record store, and also becomes a love interest for donna pinciotti the character was introduced primarily as a replacement for eric forman and michael kelso, as the actors who played them. Everyone gathers at the formans for a new years celebration that no one will ever forget.
Visit tunefind for music from your favorite tv shows and movies. But the producers rightly decided that it would betray all the fans so they created a new character for him. That 70s show tv series 19982006 the movie database tmdb. Kutcher left during season 8, hanging around for 4 episodes to give closure. Why wasnt eric and kelso in season 8 of that 70s show. Dec 03, 2012 and like the majority of people that watched and loved the show, eric forman was the only character i truly enjoyed watching, besides red and kitty. True hollywood story, grace was originally set to be the star of the show, and hints of this.
The double dose of nostalgia proved to be gold, as the series ran for 8 season and 2. The reason topher grace left that 70s show after season 7. Eric forman is a fictional character in fox network s that 70s show, portrayed by topher grace. Eric forman s birthday has been a major inconsistency on the series. Set in the wisconsin suburbs of the united states, eric forman lives under the authority of his parents, red and kitty. The rest of the gang includes jackie, and her sometimes boyfriend, kelso, hyde, a conspiracy theorist and fez, a foreign exchange student. What really happened behind the scenes of that 70s show. The second episode of the first season, eric s birthday, takes place on may 18th, 1976 a day after the pilot and eric is turning 17, making his birthday may 18th, 1959. But between trying to figure out the meaning of life, avoiding their parents, and.
The biggest behindthescenes story deals with topher grace, who played eric forman. Apr 19, 2020 interactions of red and eric forman, interesting to see how they view each other through their own eyes. Meanwhile jackie, now fezs even lowlier colleague at the hair salon, meanly gives his game away as serial dater to coworker hillary, with a surprising result. Topher grace, the actor who portrayed eric forman, described the appeal of the shows. Lets take a trip to eric formans basement and find out what was. Next door is his girlfriendneighbor, donna pinciotti and her parents bob and midge. The everpresent memory of eric in the forman home makes donna break up with randy and blame him for being so nice about it, till she admits hes too good to dump. Donna and eric couldve went off to college, and do different cameos every 5 or so episodes. There was a rumour going around he was difficult to work with. Eric forman that 70s show works archive of our own. The everpresent memory of eric in the forman home makes donna break up with randy and blame him for being. Forman, eric kicks donna out of the basement when she tries to hang out with their friends.
Is eric in season 8 of that 70s show housepriority. Season 7 ends with summer of 79 where this fic picks up. All 3 songs featured in that 70s show season 4 episode 12. At the end of that 70s shows seventh season, eric actor topher grace decided that it was time for him to leave the show. While the premise of that 70s show focuses on a group of teenage friends hanging out, a lot more than that went on behind the scenes. Eric albert forman born may 18, 1959 is a fictional character and the male lead on fox networks that70s show from season one through seven, played by topher grace. Josh myers who was hired in season 8 was meant to be eric forman, with a storyline explaining his changed appearance. This longrunning comedy series launched the careers of ashton kutcher, mila kunis and topher grace. The eighth season was the only season without the shows star topher grace who portrayed eric forman, the central character, since he left the series at the. Aug 16, 2019 all in all, things have worked out pretty well for grace since his abrupt departure from that 70s show, but fans of the series will always wish that lovable, snarky eric forman had seen his way. Things we didnt know went down behind the scenes of that 70s. Randy pearson born september 17, 1959 is a fictional character introduced during the eighth and final season of that70s show.
Due to erics departure from the show at the beginning of its eighth season, eric was no longer the central focus of the show, though his character was still heavily used to influence elements of it, and hes mentioned in every episode of the season. What went wrong for topher grace a horizontal myth. For eight seasons, this hit sitcom was a cornerstone of the fox schedule and. We really couldve had a season 8 filled with a maturing basement gang, but nope we just got a really, really bad and ooc rehash of season 1. Why was eric not in the last season of that 70s show. Alas the plan to be arrested by a strippercop is crossed by real officer ron, so the civilian boys land in jail with abusive female sergeant davis. Topher grace, the actor who portrayed eric forman, described the appeal of the. The final season of that 70s show sees the usual gang with two major omissions eric foreman, played by topher grace, who left for africa at the end of season 7 and kelso, played my ashton kutcher, who features in the initial couple of episodes.
Season 8 is the final season of the american television series that70s show. And his onoff relationship with donna was always entertaining to watch. For eric, kelso, jackie, hyde, donna and fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out in erics basement, life in the 70s isnt always so groovy. In season 8 the final season, eric was replaced by his cousin randy, who was set to be a combination of the two departed characters and fill the void, giving the show a focal character. Apr 27, 2020 prior to season 8, series regulars topher grace and ashton kutcher, who played eric and kelso, respectively, exited that 70s show. Much of the series took place in his basement, after all. The season ended on may 18, 2006 with an hourlong series finale. Eric, played so well by topher grace, was charming and quirky and funny. We finally understand why that 70s show was canceled looper.
Most of the show takes place at the formans home, particularly in the basement, where he and his five friends hang out. We finally understand why that 70s show was canceled. Topher grace was about to film spider man 3 and decided to leave the show. I dont know what kind of influential presence topher had on set, but the performances from the remaining actors seemed really flat, lifeless as if they had lost all of the chemistry theyd developed over the previous seasons. Eric foreman was a major character on house ever since the first season. Since eric s car was the setting of the credits, the show decided to move to the forman family basement to feature the cast.
After season 8, fox decided that 70s show had officially run its course so the series was cancelled. Edt on fox, eric grace is leaving to teach in africa, but he cant get to the airport when the car wont start. Picking up a month after the seventh seasons finale, eric is revealed to have successfully become accustomed to his job teaching in africa. Create and view that 70s show news stories, photos, memes, animated gifs, and videos. The eighth season was the only season without the shows star topher grace who portrayed eric forman. Eric forman topher grace and his ragtag group of friends often found themselves in some type of misadventure.206 467 438 305 895 1101 634 381 442 235 628 712 229 531 181 282 1309 1177 803 334 844 194 615 456 1141 1491 24 394 166 850 703 1440