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With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

Two widowed people fall in love and marry, unprepared for the hostile reactions of their children.

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Herbie Fleck
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Molly
John Findlater ...
Flip McClure
Elaine Devry ...
Cleo
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Harry Scott (as Herbert Voland)
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Jo Jo
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Zip - Cloud
Milton Frome ...
Bud Young
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Desk Sergeant
Richard Steele ...
Jason McClure
Jimmy Bracken ...
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Storyline

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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Keeping this family together isn't child's play! See more »


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7 August 1968 (USA)  »

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A Man in Mommy's Bed  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The phrase "toodle-oo" is used three times in the film, twice by Abby and once by Cleo. See more »

Goofs

When Abby is looking for Jake, she tells the hippies at the drive-in that he is in his undershorts and, she thinks, is carrying a teddy bear. She had no idea that he had fallen out of the camper to begin with and therefore could not have known either of these facts. See more »

Quotes

Cleo: [approaches Jake getting out of his car] Oh, Jake... Well, howdy, neighbor.
Jake Iverson: [caught by surprise] Oh, Hi, Cleo...
Cleo: Sorry I haven't been over lately. I've been in Mexico - getting a divorce.
Cleo: [Cleo then notices Abby getting out of the car] Oh, I'm sorry, I thought you were alone.
Jake Iverson: No, no, I'm not... Abby, this is Mrs. Ruskin. She's my... it's the neighbor - next door.
Jake Iverson: [to Cleo] This is Abby, my wife.
Cleo: Well, I just, uh, *happened* to be walking down the street...
Abby McClure: It's a nice night for streetwalking, yeah....
Cleo:
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Crazy Credits

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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You Make Me Want You
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Music by Robert Mersey
Lyrics by Bob Hilliard
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One of the Best Doris Day Movies of All
30 March 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love this movie. People have commented that Doris Day's later movies were not as good as the ones from the early '60s, but I disagree. The storyline here is very engaging, and the characters are superb. I totally lose myself in this movie when I watch it, and I laugh out loud every time. It is fun to follow the timeline of the movie... if you analyze it the entire thing takes place over about 5 months. It begins in June (with Flip and Stacey's graduation), and ends around Halloween (hence the brief appearnces of the Halloween masks). The supporting cast is terrific too, some great old faces that everyone will recognize. If you love the classic comedies of Doris Day, I heartily recommend this one.


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