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 Eve Hubbard (56 episodes, 1967-1969)
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 Kaye Buell (56 episodes, 1967-1969)
Herbert Rudley ...
 Herb Hubbard (56 episodes, 1967-1969)
Jerry Fogel ...
 Jerry Buell (56 episodes, 1967-1969)
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 Suzie Hubbard Buell (56 episodes, 1967-1969)
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 Roger Buell (30 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Roger Buell (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
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Roger and Kaye live next door to Eve and Herb. Eve and Herb's daughter Suzie marries Roger and Kaye's son Jerry. This forces the families to be a bit closer than they would prefer, particularly since Jerry and Suzie live in the garage. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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The series was originally envisioned as a vehicle for Eve Arden and Ann Sothern until it was decided the two actresses' comedic styles were too similar and Sothern was replaced by the volcanic Kaye Ballard. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) See more »

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Super Opening Credits!
27 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The opening credits sequence of THE MOTHERS-IN-LAW was one of the best ever. The theme song was quite manic, and was accompanied by clips of the actors getting hit with flying objects, splashed with water, and crashing into walls and through floors and ceilings. What's more, the appropriate sound effects for each mishap were dubbed in. The result was one of the most wild opening credits sequences I have ever seen, which emphasized the madcap events in the episodes themselves. All of this is made even more hilariously bizarre (or bizarrely hilarious) by the almost complete absence of memorable opening credits sequences, and memorable theme songs, on television today.


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