The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
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What Makes Felix Run 

Felix begs Oscar to cure him of his neatness.

Director:

Jerry Paris

Writers:

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

Episode cast overview:
Tony Randall ... Felix Unger / Grandpa Unger
Jack Klugman ... Oscar Madison
Joan Hotchkis ... Dr. Nancy Cunningham
Johnny Scott Lee Johnny Scott Lee ... Little Felix
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Storyline

After having another bad date with Gloria and having a nightmare that he can't get into heaven because of his neatness, Felix asks Oscar to help him. And what Oscar does is to help him loosen up. And what he does is to get him to not mind having a little mess around. But in the end the whole thing shocks Felix into becoming like Oscar. So Oscar calls Nancy to help him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1971 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based on the 1941 novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" by Budd Schulberg about the rise of Sammy Glick from the Lower East Side of New York City. The original Broadway production opened at the 54th Street Theater on February 27, 1964, ran for 540 performances, closing on June 12, 1965 and starred _Steve Lawrence (I)_ and Robert Alda. See more »

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The angle of Felix's head changes between camera shots while he's laying catatonic on his bed, as Oscar is making a mess of his bedroom. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa Unger: [in a dream sequence, Grandpa Unger talks to his 5-year-old grandson] Felix, Felix, Felix! You're a nice little boy, but why do you have to be so gosh darned clean? If there are two things that nobody likes, it's a dirty old man, and a clean little boy.
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