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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 Patty Lane / ... (105 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Natalie Lane (105 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Martin Lane / ... (104 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Ross Lane (103 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Richard Harrison (88 episodes, 1963-1966)
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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her uncle's daughter, Patty. Appearances aside, however, the urbane Cathy is nothing like her cousin Patty, who is the typical American teenager. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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18 September 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El show de Patty Duke  »

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Trivia

Patty Duke (Patty Lane / Cathy Lane), William Schallert (Martin Lane) and Eddie Applegate (Richard Harrison) all died in 2016: Duke on March 29, Schallert on May 8 and Applegate on October 17. With Applegate's death, Paul O'Keefe (Ross Lane) is the last surviving regular cast member of the series. See more »

Goofs

In some very early episodes, the face of Patty Duke's stand-in can be briefly glimpsed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Cousins: The Theme from the Patty Duke Show
Music by Sid Ramin
Lyrics by Robert Wells
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An Oldie but Goodie
4 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I grew up on the Patty Duke show. I looked forward to coming home from school and watching it with my friends. We would take turns watching it at each other's houses. It had everything. It was funny. Some of the pranks were hilarious. It taught family values and, even if you didn't always see eye to eye all the time, how important your family was. The Patty Duke Show also taught morality. It showed kids how to have a good time just being with friends and family without any of the vices that kids unfortunately rely on today. It basically showed just how to enjoy being young. I have three teen-age boys. They love old music and old shows, and I just wish I had the opportunity to share this very special show with them. I would really appreciate it if you could bring it to TV Land.


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