"Tell it to the Marines" is the fourteenth episode of the third season of Happy Days, also the 53rd overall episode in the series. Co-written by Sid Arthur and Artie Laing, the episode, which was directed by Jerry Paris, first aired on ABC-TV on December 16, 1975.


After being jilted by his girlfriend, Ralph becomes convinced that he's useless and not sophisticated enough to ever keep a girl interested in him, and threatens to join the Marines.


Unable to dial back his infamous slapstick humor that caused his girlfriend, Olivia, to break up with him, a rejected Ralph Malph follows Fonzie's advice to forget all about her and join the Marines.

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