What baby boomers could ever forget that memorable theme song to The Patty DukeShow?: "Meet Cathy who's lived most everywhere, from Zanzibar to BerkeleySquare, but Patty's only seen the sights a girl can see from Brooklyn Heights,what a crazy pair. . ."
But they're cousinsI"
Now seen in reruns on Nickelodeon, the 1963-66 ABC comedy featured then16-year-old Patty Duke, fresh from her Oscar-winning role as Helen Keller in"The Miracle Worker." Duke's real life, not the sitcom-perfect world at all, istold this week on ABC's "Call Me Anna," airing Sunday at 9 p.m. See Page 87.
In the series, Duke played the dual role of Patty Lane, your typical early '60steen-ager, and Cathy Lane, her quiet Scottish cousin who comes to live withPatty and her family in Brooklyn Heights.
The look-alike girls would switch identities at the drop of the hat and confuseeveryone from Patty's harried father Martin (William Schallert), her motherNatalie (Jean Byron), younger brother Ross (Paul O'Keefe) and Patty'slong-suffering boyfriend Richard (Eddie Applegate).