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Fox's sitcom 'That 70's Show' bids farewell in May

MUMBAI: Yet another sitcom will end a successful run in the US. Fox's sitcom That 70's Show which deals with teenagers in the 1970's will come to an end after seven seasons in May. In India the show airs on Star World.

The final episode on 18 May also marks the 200th episode. The shiw kicked off in 1998. Set in Point Place, Wisconsin, the series follows a group of friends who get by with a little help from each other.

The show stars Mila Kunis, Danny Masterson, Laura Prepon, and Tommy Chong. Topher Grace and Ashton Kutcher.

Fox says that the series created some signature elements that made it a hit over the years. These include surreal dream sequences, the 360-degree basement scenes and the classic '70s score. Numerous 1970s icons have stopped by to be guest-stars on the show, including ghoulish rocker Alice Cooper and Roger Daltrey from The Who.

This season, Don Knotts, Mary Tyler Moore Tom Bosley and Isaac Hayes are joining the list. Film stars Luke Wilson, Lindsay Lohan, Bruce Willis will also appear on the show.

Fox Entertainment president Peter Ligouri says, "That '70s Show is one of our longest-running hit comedies. The show's success is definitely a testament to the creativity and dedication put forth each week by the talented cast, outstanding writers and producers, and the great crew. There are a lot of things about the '70s we'd like to forget, especially those involving polyester. But this series has been a wonderful look back at this most memorable decade."

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