The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)
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Doris vs. Pollution 

Doris is dismayed to see the state of the plants on her patio, which she learns are being slowly killed by sulfur poisoning, the nurseryman who can smell the sulfur in the air. She tracks ... See full summary »

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Doris Martin
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Myrna Gibbons
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Ron Harvey
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Michael Nicholson (credit only)
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Billy Martin
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Toby Martin (as Tod Starke)
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Colonel Fairburn
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Ethel Weber
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Fred Sutton
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Mr. Gwynn (as Kay Kuter)
Jerome Guardino ...
Cab Driver
Owen Bush ...
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Eddie Baker ...
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Don Newsome ...
Man Getting into Taxi (as Donald Newsome)
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Doris is dismayed to see the state of the plants on her patio, which she learns are being slowly killed by sulfur poisoning, the nurseryman who can smell the sulfur in the air. She tracks the culprit down to a new sulfur factory, Fedderson Sulfur, which she tries to shut down. She does slightly soften her opinion when she learns of sulfur's many uses, but still comes out of the meeting with the plant manager unsatisfied that they will not make the easy and quick fix to reduce toxic emissions at a $500,000 price tag. She gets permission from Colonel Fairburn, who is overseeing the running of the magazine in Nick's absence, to write an anti-pollution article, especially concerning her specific situation. When Doris finishes the story, she and Colonel Fairburn come to an unwanted epiphany: Fedderson is a subsidiary of Amalgamated Limited, the Chair of the Board being Colonel Fairburn. As such, the Colonel kills the story. Doris has to figure out a way to change the Colonel's mind. Mother... Written by Huggo

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28 December 1970 (USA)  »

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Soundtracks

Que Será, Será (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
Written by Jay Livingston (as Livingston) & Ray Evans as (Evans)
Performed by Doris Day
Series theme song played over the opening titles and credits
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