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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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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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7 August 1968 (USA)  »

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A Man in Mommy's Bed  »

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$10,095,200
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Jackie Joseph would next work with Doris Day on her TV series, The Doris Day Show (1968), for which she'd be a regular (albeit with several slightly different names; Jackie Parker, Jackie Patrick, Jackie Perkins), during the series' last two years. See more »

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Stacey gives Abby the finished to-do list in the bedroom, but when Stacey greets Jake at the front door, she hands him the list. See more »

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Jason McClure: Can I sleep with you, Mommy?
Abby McClure: Go! Get moving!
Jake Iverson: There's nothing wrong with that. I was just going to ask you the same thing.
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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
Performed by The Grassroots
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Brian and Doris' Bunch!
31 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

Doris Day's upbeat, cheery, and sunshiny career (with exceptions like "The Man who Knew Too Much," "Love Me or Leave Me," and "Julie") ended with "With Six You Get Eggroll," a film which shows how a father with one daughter gets along with a mother and her two sons, when the parents marry. The courting and romance of father Brian Keith and Doris is rather sweet, but the complications arise after their marriage, as to who moves into whose house and who sleeps where, which causes Brian and Doris to have a fight, and of course it leads inevitably to an outlandish and zany ending. This is one of Ms. Day's not-so-subtle movies, as the laughs come courtesy mainly from the youngest boy and his disposition and his crazy antics dealing with the change forced on him. This seems to have a juvenile sense of humor, but I've never laughed so hard in my life. I give this a '6', only because, while funny, it seems to come with a price of feeling rather uncouth, and maybe an embarrassment to the career of all concerned, including a young Barbara Hershey as Brian Keith's daughter. This came out a year before "The Brady Bunch," so one wonders if this movie inspired it. Directed by "The Andy Griffith Show" 's star Howard Morris, who played Ernest T. Bass, this is one family film that will either be a hit with families laughing at obvious jokes or fall flat with those who demand more from a Doris Day outing.


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