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With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  7 August 1968 (USA)
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Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, get fixed up. They start dating and decide to get married. They're not prepared for the hostile ... See full summary »

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Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, get fixed up. They start dating and decide to get married. They're not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, especially Jake's daughter Stacy, who wants to be the woman of the house, and Abby's oldest son Flip, who hates Jake. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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On the cover of the teen magazine we see Stacy (Barbara Hershey) reading is a picture of the 60s rock group The Monkees. See more »

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In the scene where Abby and Jake are arguing in the camper, Jake removes his shoes but not his socks. He then drops the shoes to the floor and puts his bare feet up on the seat across from him. See more »

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The opening credits are animated in the style of a series of children's crayon drawings. The Art Director credit is misspelled, comically and deliberately as "ART DER," scratched out, misspelled again as "ART DUR," scratched out again, the entire page is crumpled, and the credit finally appears, correct and not animated, on the following screen. See more »

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Written by R. Coonce, W. Entner, K. Fukomoto
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Little to Offer but Guilty Pleasures.
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They're cheaper by the dozen, but eight is enough. On the other hand, if you are discussing yours, mine and ours, remember that "With Six You Get Eggroll." There are plenty of films and television shows about blended families (e.g. "The Brady Bunch"), but this is not one of the better ones. It is filled with clichés and caricatures and crashes. I like Howard Morris as an actor. Here, as director, he is charged with filling the screen with mayhem. I think "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" changed the landscape of comedy and, in the later stages of this film, it pays its stylistic homage.

But this film is really a hybrid of the Day/Hudson pillow talkies, any Irma Bombeck story, and Laugh-In. Doris Day and her three boys have to share a home with Brian Keith and his daughter. This is a sure recipe for classic comedy, right? Well, maybe not. The jokes are forced and the action is predictable.

Although this is not a very good film, it is a decent guilty pleasure. And if you like spotting known actors in minor roles, you will probably enjoy seeing Corporal Klinger and Eddie Haskell (among others) on screen.


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