Family Affair (1966–1971)
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The Mother Tongue 

Buffy & Jody's new friend at school has them doing things differently. When Marilyn visits, Bill and French learn she speaks only Mandarin, and the kids communicate through child-speak. French tries his rusty mandarin and insults her.

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Uncle Bill Davis
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Nigel 'Niles' French
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Catherine 'Cissy' Patterson-Davis
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Ava Elizabeth 'Buffy' Patterson-Davis
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Jonathan 'Jody' Patterson-Davis (as Johnnie Whitaker)
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Lisa Fong ...
Marilyn
May Lee ...
Grandmother
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Mr. Chen
Noel Toy ...
Mrs. Chen
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Buffy & Jody's new friend at school has them doing things differently. When Marilyn visits, Bill and French learn she speaks only Mandarin, and the kids communicate through child-speak. French tries his rusty mandarin and insults her.

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Comedy | Family

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27 February 1967 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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