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With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)

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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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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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jason McClure: [walking into bedroom] Mommy!
Abby McClure: [hugging Jason] What is it, sweety?
Jason McClure: I can't find the bathroom!
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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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Referenced in The Doris Day Show: Doris Gets a Job (1969) See more »

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Feelings
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Written by R. Coonce, W. Entner, K. Fukomoto
Performed by The Grassroots
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Few laughs, TV style production
21 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Stumbled across this one evening on TV and as a romantic comedy it doesn't delivery any real laughs with a production value not much better than your average Brady Bunch episode. The theme has been done many times, the blending of two families and of course they children are at odds with that until some extremely contrived event pulls them together, with the standard misunderstandings due to poor/no communication thrown in.

I've read other reviews and am surprised how may folks enjoyed this move, but if you're a Doris Day fan, choose something from the 50s.

Initially I was going to give this 3 stars but bumped it to 4 as it was fun seeing William Christopher and Jamie Farr together prior to the M*A*S*H days, with Herb Voland as well who had a recurring role in some early M*A*S*H episodes. There is also George Carlin and a few other familiar character actors you will certainly recognize not to mention a very young (and pretty) Barbara Hershey.


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