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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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ANOTHER DELIGHTFUL TREAT FOR THE THOUSANDS WHO ENJOYED "YOURS, MINE and OURS"! (original print ad - almost all caps) See more »


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Jamie Farr and William Christopher play supporting roles in this film as two hippie bikers. Five years before the two would co-star as 'Corporal Maxwell Q. Klinger' and 'Lt. Father Francis John Patrick Mulcahy' on M*A*S*H (1972). See more »

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Allan Melvin's first name is misspelled as 'Alan' in the opening credits, but correct in the closing credits. See more »

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Abby McClure: The only thing I've never gotten is why parents never run away.
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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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Referenced in A Whole New Ballgame: With Brett You Get Eggroll (1995) See more »

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Written by R. Coonce, W. Entner, K. Fukomoto
Performed by The Grassroots
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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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