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The Patty Duke Show 

Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle, a newspaper editor in New York City. Curiously, Cathy is the spitting image of her uncle's daughter, Patty. Appearances aside, however, the urbane Cathy is nothing like her cousin Patty, who is the typical American teenager. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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18 September 1963 (USA)  »

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El show de Patty Duke  »

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In an EmmyTvLegends interview Patty Duke says that the Cathy and Patty Lane characters were developed by writer/producers William Asher and Sydney Sheldon who were basically spinning off aspects of her own personality. She admits the polar opposite twins were basically aspects of and expressions of her own bipolar personality. See more »

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In some very early episodes, the face of Patty Duke's stand-in can be briefly glimpsed. See more »

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Referenced in And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004) See more »

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Cousins: The Theme from the Patty Duke Show
Music by Sid Ramin
Lyrics by Robert Wells
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Every "Baby Boomers"Dream!
28 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

Having grown up in the 60's I like thousands of other boys fell in love with Patty Duke! Wednesdays at 8:30 on ABC were reserved for our date with Patty and Cathy! The show was so well done and Patty was wonderful as the 2 completely different cousins! It is a shame that television does not offer such wholesome entertainment today! I am a teacher and have shown my class clips from this show and believe it or not even inner city kids found this 60's relic entertaining! I hope TV Land brings it back!


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