Great Performances: Season 13, Episode 4

You Can't Take It with You (21 Nov. 1984)

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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carole Androsky ...
Essie Carmichael (as Carol Androsky)
Christopher Foster ...
Arthur French ...
Maureen Anderman ...
Orrin Reiley ...
George Rose ...
Richard Woods ...
Meg Mundy ...


A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

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21 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The role of "Boris" was originally played in this production by James Coco, but by the time of taping he had been replaced by George Rose. See more »


Penny Sycamore: Don't the graduates get to say anything, Grandpa?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhof: Oh no, they just sit there in their cap and nightgown, have a diploma handed to them and along 40 years from now suddenly say 'where am I?'
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Version of You Can't Take It with You (1947) See more »


Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Ray Noble, Jimmy Campbell and Reginald Connelly
Played and sung by the entire cast during the curtain calls after the play
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Pretty good!
10 October 1999 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This is a very funny play that i thoroughly enjoyed watching. It's really funny but makes you think at the same time. Our school is doing this play and I can't wait! I am an understudy for Mrs Kirby, it should be really fun! Everyone should see this funny play!

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