The Patty Duke Show

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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age 7+

Classic sitcom's identical cousins still entertain.

Online Comedy 1963

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age 8+

Warm and loving

It is a terrific program. Perhaps most important, it reflects a loving family that regularly spends time together. It harks back to a simpler, much less anxious time. Patty Duke is spectacular in the dual roles. She makes you believe that there are two cousins with each having her own distinct character. Those in supporting roles are perfectly cast. There is respect for the parents all too often missing from shows of this nature. The parents are not the butt of jokes. They are serious minded people devoted to their TV family.

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age 7+

clean and wholesome but formulistic

Sometimes this twin formula works. Unfortunately not this time. It's just fake and comes across that way.

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