The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
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The Pen Is Mightier Than the Pencil 

Felix takes a writing class and gets showered with praise for writing horrible poetry.

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(as Bob Birnbaum)

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(based on the play "The Odd Couple" by), (developed for television by) | 2 more credits »

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Gerard Ferguson
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Mr. Fegivney
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Mr. Katleman
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Mrs. Flood
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Felix takes a writing class and gets showered with praise for writing horrible poetry.

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6 October 1972 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode features 2 actors, who had both appeared in films with Marilyn Monroe - both being very important movies in her career, albeit for very different reasons.

Elliot Reid appeared with Marilyn in the iconic musical, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Wally Cox appeared in Marilyn's last film - the unfinished Something's Got to Give (1962). See more »

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Felix Unger: [Felix is near-delirious about the A+ he received in writing class and is huddled in his room typing away, when Oscar turns on his football radio by mistake] What's that noise?
Oscar Madison: I fixed the radio
Felix Unger: The music interrupted my train of thought. Now, I've got to get back on the track. Train, track - You see? I'm writing all the time! I rhyme all the time! Rhyme all the time - ha! Very good! Anything, anything!
Felix Unger: [Felix points at various objects around the room] Table. Label. Mabel, Gable, sable. Chair. ...
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