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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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 has just returned from his first night at his writing class. His assignment is to write 200 words based on something he saw on his way home that night. We see Felix in Oscar's bedroom] After class was over, I was walking home - the streets were deserted. I had the city all to myself. I could commune with my thoughts. As I passed that construction site - on 68th street, suddenly
[Felix gets manic]
Felix Unger: I was frozen! I couldn't move!
Oscar Madison: [Quizzically] Wet cement?
Felix Unger: Oscar - I wrote this poem; 'Ode To a ...
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