The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966)
Frequently Asked Questions
Meet Cathy, who's lived most everywhere, from Zanzibar to Barclay Square. But Patty's only seen the sights a girl can see from Brooklyn Heights -- What a crazy pair!
But they're cousins, Identical cousins all the way. One pair of matching bookends, Different as night and day.
Where Cathy adores a minuet, The Ballet Russes, and crepes suzette, Our Patty loves to rock and roll, A hot dog makes her lose control -- What a wild duet!
Still, they're cousins, Identical cousins and you'll find, They laugh alike, they walk alike, At times they even talk alike -- You can lose your mind, When cousins are two of a kind!
Their fathers were identical twins both played by William Schallert.
Cathy appears in all of the episodes from the first two seasons. However, she does not appear in four episodes of the third season: Sick in Bed (3.10), Patty Leads a Dog's Life (3.22), A Visit from Uncle Jed (3.26) and Fiancee for a Day (3.30). The episode A Visit from Uncle Jed is the only one that explains her absence.