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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 in the nightclub, there's a mismatched cut of Doris. In a three-shot, she has her chin in her hand. When we cut immediately to a close-up, her hands are clasped together in front of her. See more
The only thing I've never gotten is why parents never run away.
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