Welcome To The Jingle, Patty Duke
Ever since I knew I' be interviewing actress Patty Duke, I've been humming the theme song to her 1960s TV sitcom I watched kid with my older sisters, Kathy and Karen.
It was apparent during Patty Duke's speech at the
"I don't get on an airplane without first standing in an airport and hearing someone sing that theme," the 61-year-old actress told me during an interview before her Smart Talk Women's Lecture Series speech at the
So if you were there Tuesday night, and that tune has been playing in your head, here are the lyrics which explained the differences in the identical cousins. (See if you can sing the theme before looking at them!)
Meet Cathy, who's lived most everywhere,
But Patty's only seen the sights
A girl can see from
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 crepe suzette,
Our Patty loves to rock and roll,
A hot dog makes her lose control
What a wild duet!
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.