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
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Keeping this family together isn't child's play!
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Did You Know?
The final scenes of this film feature Doris Day
teary-eyed, wearing a housecoat and slippers. When her husband of 17 years Martin Melcher
died suddenly just after production was completed, gossip magazines at the time used stills of Day from this movie, looking distraught and out-of-sorts, to accompany their articles about Melcher's death. See more
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
You're a great help to me. What am I supposed to say to this man? "Hi, I'd like you to meet my sister, the girl with the golden arm and her hair in the oven."
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
Written by R. Coonce, W. Entner, K. Fukomoto
Performed by The Grassroots See more