Snake, a motorcyclist friend of the Partridges, visits and wants help with the woman he loves. Snake proposed marriage, but he was turned down. Shirley and the family play cupid for Snake.

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Snake, a motorcyclist friend of the Partridges, visits and wants help with the woman he loves. Snake proposed marriage, but he was turned down. Shirley and the family play cupid for Snake.

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13 October 1972 (USA)  »

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The character "Snake" first appeared in episode 3 of the second season, "A Man Called Snake," played by Rob Reiner. When the character returned, Reiner had debuted as Michael 'Meathead' Stivic in All in the Family, and the Snake role was recast. See more »

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Love Must Be The Answer
Music & Lyrics by Wes Farrell, Peggy Clinger & Johnny Cymbal
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Stuart Margolin as Snake
5 March 2014 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"A Penny for His Thoughts" brings back Stuart Margolin, previously seen in "Go Directly to Jail," here replacing Rob Reiner as the biker Snake, whose proposal to his girl Penny (Judie Stein) is rejected (must be the earring). Even dressing up in a tuxedo fails to bring the desired effect. Penny finally gives in, with the wedding taking place at the Partridge home, his parents (Bryan O'Byrne and Helen Kleeb) wondering what kind of people their baby is running around with! Back from "A Man Called Snake" is fellow biker Henry Olek, later seen in "Two for the Show." The featured song is "Love Must Be the Answer," composed by Wes Farrell, Johnny Cymbal, and Peggy Klinger, from the LP NOTEBOOK.


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