Fair Exchange (1962–1963)

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Eddie Walker of New York City and Tommy Finch of London, England had been World War II buddies and they decide to swap teenage daughters Patty and Heather for a year.

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Series cast summary:
Eddie Foy Jr. ...
 Eddie Walker (11 episodes, 1963)
Audrey Christie ...
 Dorothy Walker (11 episodes, 1963)
Lynn Loring ...
 Patty Walker (11 episodes, 1963)
Flip Mark ...
 Larry Walker (11 episodes, 1963)
Victor Maddern ...
 Tommy Finch (11 episodes, 1963)
Diana Chesney ...
 Sybil Finch (11 episodes, 1963)
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 Heather Finch (11 episodes, 1963)
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 Neville Finch (11 episodes, 1963)
Maurice Dallimore ...
 Willie Shorthouse (11 episodes, 1963)
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Eddie Walker of New York City and Tommy Finch of London, England had been World War II buddies and they decide to swap teenage daughters Patty and Heather for a year. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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Was originally slated to be taken off the air after the first year. However due to the enormity of viewers who wrote in protesting the cancellation, it was retained for another year after which the death knell rung. See more »

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History making program!
27 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show was notable for two things: It was the first situation comedy to run for a full hour every week, and it introduced Judy Carne to America (she went on to fame, fortune, and emotional trauma as a regular on Laugh-In). Basic plot: Judy wants to make it big in American theater, and Lynn wants to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, so old war buddies Eddie and Victor agree to house and feed each other's daughters while they pursue their dreams. It was a sweet and funny situation which demonstrated that culture shock can be found where least expected. Unfortunately they couldn't sustain the one-hour format so after about half a season they cut back to a half hour. The show did not get the audience it deserved and ended shortly thereafter.


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