Gidget (1965–1966)

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Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of ... See full summary »

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 Frances Elizabeth 'Gidget' Lawrence (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Don Porter ...
 Professor Russell Lawrence (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lynette Winter ...
 Larue (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 John Cooper (22 episodes, 1965-1966)
Betty Conner ...
 Anne Cooper (21 episodes, 1965-1966)
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Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time at the beach, hanging out with friends and surfing. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, letting them know exactly what's on her mind and what she's discovered about life. Written by Anonymous

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The edifice used for Lawrence house is on the back lot known as the "Columbia Ranch". Gidget's home is situated next door to the principal residence on Bewitched, which was in production at the same time. In select episodes, Samantha and Darrin Stephens' house is visible in exterior shots from Gidget's front yard. See more »

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Frances "Gidget" Lawrence: Well, look at all these wiggy birds around here.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) See more »

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Wait 'Til You See My Gidget
Music by Jack Keller
Lyrics by Howard Greenfield
Performed by Johnny Tillotson
Copyright 1965--Screen Gems Music Co.
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My favorite Gidet was the 1965 TV series
30 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a fan of all the Gidget movies and TV shows. I have seen them all from the 1959 Gidget to the 1972 Gidget gets married, and the 1985 the new Gidget TV series. My favorite was the 1965 Gidget TV series starring Sally Field and Don Porter. The show was funny innocent, and heart warming. Sally Field was cute, perky, and adorable as the surfer girl midget. She was the best actress who play Gidget in my opinion. She is also the only actress who played Gidget to win three Emmys and 2 Academy Awards. It is hard to believe watching the show that it only ran for one season. I could not wait to get home from school to watch Gidget.


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