Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is neat, tidy, and neurotic, whereas Oscar is slovenly and casual. Written by
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon
opened at the Plymouth Theater on March 10, 1965, ran for 966 performances and was nominated for the 1965 Tony Award as Best Play. Walter Matthau
won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor. See more
When bowling, Felix gets a strike then says, "When you're right, you're right." Then goes to mark the score manually. He looks up and counts the pins left standing. But, he got a strike. See more
A room, please.
[Felix shakes his head
How long do you want it for?
Oh, not very long.
[Felix isn't paying attention
When the credits for Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon are displayed, they are first in the wrong order (since Oscar also keeps mixing them up) and after a couple of seconds they shift to their correct positions. See more
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Words by James Thomson
Briefly sung a cappella by Walter Matthau See more