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Apr 15, The show follows the misadventures of Eric Forman, and his friends . with Eric, it's obvious that Donna and Randy's relationship was not. Plus at this point, Eric has been away for quite a while which means his in the series finale was written in so he and Donna would resume their relationship. Donna Marie Pinciotti is a fictional character and one of the two female leads in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show, appearing in all eight seasons. Portrayed by Laura Prepon, Donna is the love interest to Eric Forman. Donna's relationship with next-door neighbor Eric Forman is often the main focus of the series. However, it is.
Her new looks also provide openings for jokes from the boys about Donna's sexiness, which underlies their views of her throughout the series, no matter what type of attire she is wearing. In season five, Eric ignores the objections of their friends and proposes to her at the water tower, which Donna accepts. Once Red and Kitty find out about the engagement, they are shocked. Kitty in particular, reacts badly, claiming that Donna is trying to snatch her "baby" away from her. Despite enduring a great deal of flak mostly from RedEric stays loyal to Donna and their marriage plans.
Because of this, Red accepts that his son has become a man and gives them his blessing. Donna and Eric prepare to leave Point Place together and go to college in Madison. However, just as they are packing their stuff in the Vista Cruiser, Fez and Laurie announce their marriage so Fez can stay in the country after graduation. Red is so shocked at this, he has a heart attack. As a result, Eric decides to stay in Point Place and help support the family.
Donna ends up putting off going to college in Madison so that she can stay with Eric. Eventually, their wedding plans fall through at the end of season six when Eric, worried that marrying Donna would hold her back, fails to show up for their rehearsal. Season 8[ edit ] After Eric's departure from the show between seasons seven and eight, it is assumed that they still keep the relationship intact.
However, Donna tells her friends that Eric has broken up with her in the eighth-season episode "Long Away", when Fez and Jackie suspect that she is cheating on Eric with the new cast character, Randy Josh Meyers.Eric & Donna - 8x22
Donna tells them that Eric did this three weeks earlier. There were hints leading up to the breakup when Eric calls Kitty but not Donna, even though she is awake at 4AM waiting for him to call her.
Also, when Donna is at the Foremans' for Red and Kitty's 25th anniversary, Eric calls his parents and Kitty gives the phone to Donna, but Eric speaks to her only briefly before hanging up, claiming he has to "go to class". Donna then begins dating Randy, seemingly without regard for her long-standing relationship with Eric.
However, she ends the relationship when she realizes that things with Randy are moving too fast, and that she is using him as a substitute for Eric.
This is further evidenced when Kitty catches Randy and Donna kissing in Eric's bedroom, and she accuses Donna of replacing Eric with Randy, departing from her usual rivalry with Donna over being the main woman in Eric's life.
It is presumed that they end up together again at the end of the series and the end of the s. Character and personality[ edit ] This section possibly contains original research. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. November Learn how and when to remove this template message Donna resides in the fictional Wisconsin town of Point Placewhere she lives with her parents, Midge and Bob Pinciotti.
Early in the series, her younger sister, year-old Tina played by Amanda Fullerappears in the episode "Eric's Burger Job"  but is never seen again, nor do other characters mention her after the first season.
At the end of the season 2 episode "Vanstock", this is made fun of when a narrator asks "Whatever happened to Midge's other daughter, Tina? She is apparently in college as revealed by Midge. As Eric is turning 17, Midge shows Kitty a book of poems that helped her "when Valerie went off to school".
An intelligent, witty teenager with feminist ideals, Donna is outwardly confident and strong, at times to the point of coming across as arrogant, self-righteous, and overconfident. She calls upon these personal qualities to deal with her personal issues, such as her parents' shaky relationship and the revelation that they conceived her while in high school. She believes that she's had it the hardest out of the group until Hyde is revealed to have faced most of these problems and not once complained.
The characteristics and physical appearance of Donna Pinciotti were actually based on a girl who grew up in the same neighborhood as Mark Brazil in Dunkirk, NY. If it had been successful, it could have featured several tie-ins to show how Eric and the rest of the cast from That '70s Show are adapting to life in the '80s.
In real life, the show lasted for eight years from to Ironically, the show never really maintained its focus on the seventies after the first season. Regardless of how popular it was, it does not really make sense that it lasted as long as it did.
After Eric and Kelso left the show following the events of season 7, the eighth season did not really serve any purpose or have much impact. During that time, fans were forced to watch wave after wave of forced stories. As mentioned in the previous entry, the show should not have gone on for eight seasons.
Eric realizes how much of a mistake he made after talking with his parents and leaves to find Donna, deciding to lay on her bed until she returns, only to find out later she ran away to California with Kelso . Engagement Eric goes to California at the end of summer to tell Donna how much he loves her and that he wants to be with her and they reconcile .
Eric decided that he wanted something big for him and Donna and he decided to propose to her on the Water Tower. Their engagement was disapproved by many especially Eric's father Red, who felt Eric wasn't being wise. Eric took Red's cruel punishment and received his blessing for doing so. Eric and Donna decided to move to Madison to start their life together and want to do so but are held back after Red suffers a heart attack.
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Donna is still moving away to college, but stays until the last bus to spend Eric's 18th birthday with him. But she proves that she can't leave him because it is too much of an adjustment to her life. Donna and Eric go through premarital counseling because of their pregnancy scare and this is where they decide to stop having sex until they are married.
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Eric and Donna go through all the premarital events like wedding shopping and even Eric destroying Donna's wedding dress. As the day approaches, Eric begins to have second thoughts after a dream he has.
When it was time for the wedding rehearsal, Eric was a no show only to leave Donna in anger.
He comes back to explain his cold feet and Donna explains her cold feet as well. Donna and Eric remain together even after their called off wedding.