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.
Last Episode03x32 Patty, the Psychic Aired: May. 04, 1966
Patty believes that she has ESP.
Series Fun Facts
- Patty Duke (Patty Lane / Cathy Lane), William Schallert (Martin Lane) and Jean Byron (Natalie Lane) are the only actors to appear in all 104 episodes of the series.
- Although their characters were the same age, Eddie Applegate was actually 11 years older than Patty Duke. Duke was 16, Applegate was 27.
- Although the series was still doing well enough in the Nielsen ratings, ABC decided not to renew it for a fourth season. ABC wanted all of their black & white shows to switch color…
[show]Although the series was still doing well enough in the Nielsen ratings, ABC decided not to renew it for a fourth season. ABC wanted all of their black & white shows to switch color production. United Artists wanted more money to make the change. The network decided it would be more cost-effective to develop a new color show instead.