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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
18 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Love this show See more (14 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 85)

Patty Duke ... Patty Lane / ... (105 episodes, 1963-1966)

Jean Byron ... Natalie Lane (105 episodes, 1963-1966)

William Schallert ... Martin Lane / ... (104 episodes, 1963-1966)
Paul O'Keefe ... Ross Lane (103 episodes, 1963-1966)

Eddie Applegate ... Richard Harrison (88 episodes, 1963-1966)
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Series Directed by
Stanley Prager (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gary Nelson (14 episodes, 1965-1966)
Bruce Bilson (11 episodes, 1965-1966)
William Asher (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
Claudio Guzmán (9 episodes, 1964-1965)
Don Weis (9 episodes, 1964-1965)
Richard Kinon (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
James Sheldon (3 episodes, 1965)
Harry Falk (3 episodes, 1966)
David Butler (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Rod Amateau (2 episodes, 1964)
Alan Rafkin (2 episodes, 1964)
Howard Morris (2 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Writing credits
William Asher (105 episodes, 1963-1966)
Sidney Sheldon (105 episodes, 1963-1966)
Arnold Horwitt (16 episodes, 1964-1966)
Ed Jurist (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Sam Locke (4 episodes, 1965-1966)
Joel Rapp (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
William Raynor (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Myles Wilder (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Bill Freedman (2 episodes, 1965)
Ben Gershman (2 episodes, 1965)
Sidney Morse (2 episodes, 1965)

Series Produced by
John Ross .... associate producer (105 episodes, 1963-1966)
Stanley Prager .... producer (46 episodes, 1964-1965)
Bob Sweeney .... producer (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Robert Costello .... producer (17 episodes, 1963-1964)
William Asher .... producer (10 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Original Music by
Sid Ramin (72 episodes, 1963-1965)
Harry Geller (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Sonny Burke (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Cinematography by
George Stoetzel (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Jacques R. Marquette (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Harold E. Wellman (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bernard Leslie (40 episodes, 1963-1965)
Paul Krasny (28 episodes, 1965-1966)
Budd Hamilton (27 episodes, 1963-1965)
William Cairncross (4 episodes, 1966)
Jack Ruggiero (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Casting by
Tom Jennings (6 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Robert Gundlach (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Archie J. Bacon (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Frank T. Smith (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Joseph Reith (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Jack Mills (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Costume Design by
Robert Gundlach (11 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Makeup Department
Peter Garofalo .... makeup artist (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Willis Hanchett .... hair stylist (66 episodes, 1963-1965)
Jeanne Bodel .... hair stylist (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
Caryl Forest .... hair stylist (5 episodes, 1963)
Ron Berkeley .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1964)
Myrl Stoltz .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Production Management
Stanley Neufeld .... in charge of production (72 episodes, 1963-1965)
Larry Heath .... post-production supervisor (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
William A. Porter .... production manager (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Harry R. Sherman .... unit manager (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Howard P. Alston .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nancy Littlefield .... second assistant director / assistant director (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Harry Falk .... assistant director (36 episodes, 1963-1965)
Stanley Ackerman .... assistant director (28 episodes, 1964-1965)
Carl 'Major' Roup .... assistant director (19 episodes, 1965-1966)
Harry R. Sherman .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
John Zane .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1963)
Howard P. Alston .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Art Department
Sante Fiore .... scenic artist (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Al Griswold .... props (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Ken Paquette .... carpenter (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Norman Kopelman .... props (35 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard Neblett .... property master (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Sound Department
Al Gramaglia .... sound re-recording mixer (79 episodes, 1963-1966)
Newton Avrutis .... sound (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Vito L. Ilardi .... sound (35 episodes, 1963-1964)
Jim Bullock .... supervising sound editor / sound editor (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
James Thompson .... sound mixer (23 episodes, 1965-1966)
Paul Kamp .... sound mixer (9 episodes, 1965)
Philip Mitchell .... sound / sound mixer (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Harold Lebow .... chief electrician (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Louis Cappeta .... head grip (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Hank Muller .... camera operator (30 episodes, 1964-1965)
Sol Negrin .... camera operator (21 episodes, 1963-1964)
Robert Meyerhoff .... head grip (20 episodes, 1963-1964)
Fred Porrett .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1965)
Wilbur Kinnett .... chief electrician (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Casting Department
Joan D'Incecco .... casting supervisor (44 episodes, 1963-1965)
Vic Ramos .... casting supervisor (14 episodes, 1965)
Anne Kelleher .... casting supervisor (9 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bryce Sevier .... wardrobe (70 episodes, 1963-1965)
George Drew .... costume stylist (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Rosemary McLoughlin .... costume stylist (22 episodes, 1963-1964)
Vou Lee Giokaris .... costumer / wardrobe (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ralph Rosenblum .... supervising film editor (72 episodes, 1963-1965)

George Fredrick .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Sid Ramin .... composer: theme music / conductor / ... (104 episodes, 1963-1966)
Robert Wells .... composer: theme lyrics (101 episodes, 1963-1966)
Ethel Huber .... music consultant / music supervisor (60 episodes, 1963-1965)
Joseph Lesko .... music editor (36 episodes, 1964-1965)
Robert H. Raff .... supervising music editor (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Kenn Collins .... music editor (31 episodes, 1963-1964)
Harry Geller .... conductor (31 episodes, 1965-1966)
Herman Fuchs .... music editor (5 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Other crew
Adeline Leonard Seakwood .... production secretary (71 episodes, 1963-1965)
Barbara Robinson .... script supervisor (38 episodes, 1963-1965)
Bruce Johnson .... assistant to producer (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
George Turpin .... assistant to producer (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ed Jurist .... script consultant (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
Belle Halpern .... script supervisor (18 episodes, 1964-1965)
Sidney Sheldon .... story supervisor (14 episodes, 1964-1965)
Maggie James .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1964-1965)
Betty Todd .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1964)
Lois O'Connor .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1963)
Cleo Anton .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1964)
Jane Hollzer .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1964)
Elizabeth Savage .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1965)

Carole Brody Sheppard .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
  • Bayer  original sponsor (Bayer Aspirin)
  • General Mills  original sponsor (Gold Medal Flour, Cheerios, Betty Crocker products)
  • Nabisco  original sponsor
  • Noxell  original sponsor (Noxema face cream and Cover Girl make-up)

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Runtime:
USA:30 min (104 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The character 'Martin Lane' was ranked #39 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In some very early episodes, the face of Patty Duke's stand-in can be briefly glimpsed.See more »
Soundtrack:
Cousins: The Theme from the Patty Duke ShowSee more »

FAQ

What Are The Lyrics Of The Title Song?
Why did cousins Patty and Cathy look so much alike?
Does Cathy Appear In Every Episode?
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Love this show, 21 December 2004
Author: pcofhod from Jackson, Tennessee

I was born in the middle of this show being in its heyday, but thanks to syndication, I got to see it and grow up with it as a child, and again as an adult on Nick At Nite. Patty Duke has always been among my favorite actresses, and the sheer simplicity of this show was a relief in and of itself. Surrounded today as we are by base violence and drug problems and other things, the simplicity of the Patty Duke Show is a welcome respite from all that. It wouldn't win any awards for compelling writing, possibly, but its a cherished and loved show from my younger days all the same and I hope TV Land resurrects this gem of a show as well.

In contrast to today's world, where TV revolves around inane writing and situations, this show truly showcased the acting talent of the actors and actresses within it, especially the fabulous Anna Marie "Patty" Duke-Pearce. Though the vehicle itself was simplistic and even somewhat "childish" in nature at times, she used the talent she had to forge two very distinct and different personalities, so distinct and different that you actually catch yourself believing there ARE two cousins, instead of one actress in two parts. The stories were very situation and character driven, without the absurdity of some of the things that we see in modern TV today. They actually had a plot, even if it was over the top and hare brained at times.

The true joy of the show was the subtle morals and family and personal values the show portrayed. Like good television of any era, and especially of that time period, lessons were brought to us by wonderful fictional characters that we could identify with, that we felt we knew, recognized and loved dearly. How many times have you watched the show and wished your parents were as understanding and easy to get along with as Martin and Natalie Lane were? That your parents showed you the sort of interest that they did their daughter, son and niece? Life today is much faster and much more hectic, and often we miss out on the simplistic idea of our parents taking time out as this particular set did.

The entire show was one filled with good, solid values and a lot of pure, real fun, portrayed in a very realistic, but also very funny, way. We learned to laugh at ourselves and keep ourselves going from watching this show. We learned that while life is serious, we shouldn't be overly serious with it, and that just because we laughed at a situation or ourselves, it didn't subtract from the seriousness of it.

In my personal opinion, you'll find very little TV today with similar merits, honestly. The casting and acting of the show was brilliant, and I think the writing was excellent, perfect for what it was intended to be: life lessons delivered in a contemporary and fun way. I think everyone should be exposed to this show, and ones of its caliber to relearn what real, honest, good and just plain fun really is. You'd probably find yourself surprised.

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