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The Patty Duke Show 

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 ... See full summary »
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1966   1965   1964   1963   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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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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El show de Patty Duke  »

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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

The theme song has the following verses: "Cathy adores a minuet, / the Ballets Russes and Crepes Suzette." The Ballets Russes shut down before Cathy Lane was born. See more »

Connections

Featured in Road House (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Cousins: The Theme from the Patty Duke Show
Music by Sid Ramin
Lyrics by Robert Wells
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24 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is a very good classic sit-com and gives a real sense of the mid 1960s America. The writing, direction and cast are superior to more famous shows from the same time. These episodes hold up surprisingly well. The writing is fairly intelligent and easy to take. Until now, only a few episodes have been available to see. THIS TV seems to be running the entire series right now. The films look excellent. This series is a real testament to Patty Duke's incredible acting. Her Cathy and Patty characters are so believably different. This is probably the finest performance of one actor portraying 2 different people in the same movie. This show was not highly regarded when it was first produced. Seeing it now, one must acknowledge that it was among the best of its time. William Schallert also deserves recognition for his wonderful, pivotal performances.


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