With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

G  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Herbie Fleck
John Findlater ...
Flip McClure
Elaine Devry ...
Harry Scott (as Herbert Voland)
Jo Jo
Zip - Cloud
Milton Frome ...
Bud Young
Desk Sergeant
Richard Steele ...
Jason McClure
Jimmy Bracken ...


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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Release Date:

7 August 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Man in Mommy's Bed  »

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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 »


Abby McClure: Pretty, huh. Why shouldn't he date a young chick? Why take the bus when you can fly?
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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 »


Referenced in I'm a Big Girl Now: With Becky You Get Eggroll (1981) See more »


You Make Me Want You
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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