When was Home Economics star Topher Grace on That ‘70s Show?

THAT '70s Show acquired a large fan following during its eight seasons winning 15 awards and becoming a classic.

The sitcom is still a fan favorite with discussions of a revival resurfacing every few years.

When was Home Economics star Topher Grace on That ‘70s Show?

Topher Grace starred as Eric Foreman in That '70s Show from 1998- 2006.

Despite being the main character, he was written out of the show for the last season.

That '70s Show follows a group of six friends growing up in the '70s living in Point Place, Wisconsin.

The show premiered on August 23, 1998 starring Topher Grace as Eric Foreman, Laura Prepon as Donna Pinciotti, Danny Masterson as Steven Hyde, Mila Kunis as Jackie Burkhart, Ashton Kutcher as Michael Kelso, and Wilmer Valderrama as Fez.

The show shot the six young stars to fame but the filming schedule made it difficult to accept other roles.

During his time on the show, Topher booked a few small roles in movies like Mona Lisa Smile and Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

But after seven years shooting the sitcom, Topher wanted to pursue a film career and left the show.

What happened to Eric Foreman on That '70s Show?

Eric was the geeky but quick-witted main character of the show being the center of the friend group thanks to his house, and specifically, his basement, being used as the central meeting point for the group.

In the show, Eric decides that he wants more out of life than hanging out with his friends in his basement in Point Place.

He realizes that he has a passion for teaching and wants to pursue it.

His high school guidance counselor informs him of a program that would give him a full-ride scholarship to pursue education if he volunteers to teach in Africa for a year.

But that wasn't the last viewers saw of Eric, he did return for the show's finale.

The series ended with Eric reuniting with Donna to rekindle their relationship that was followed throughout the eight seasons of the show.

What did Topher Grace do after That '70s Show?

After That '70s Show Topher went on to star in Spider-Man 3 as Venmon/ Eddie Brock in 2007.

Topher has landed roles in major films such as Interstellar alongside Jessica Chastain and BlacKkKlansman alongside John David Washington.

15 years after leaving That '70s Show Topher announced his return to broadcast television starring in Home Economics.

He addressed his return saying, "I never thought about doing another show until I read Michael Colton and John Aboud's amazing script. Both the characters they created and the amazing ensemble they brought together to play them are a family I just had to be a part of."

The show was inspired by creator Michael Colton's life, following the relationships between three siblings – one a member of the 1 percent, one a part of the middle class, and one struggling to make ends meet.

The show premieres Wednesday, April 7 on ABC at 8:30 pm ET.

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