He & She

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 26

    What's in the Kitty?

    Aired 3/13/68

  • S 1 : Ep 25

    Knock, Knock, Who's There? Fernando, Fernando Who?

    Aired 3/6/68

  • S 1 : Ep 24

    It's Not Whether You Win or Lose, It's How You Watch the Game

    Aired 2/28/68

  • S 1 : Ep 23

    Dog's Best Friend

    Aired 2/21/68

  • S 1 : Ep 22

    What Do You Get for the Man Who Has Nothing?

    Aired 2/14/68

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kenneth Mars

    Harry Zarakardos

  • Hamilton Camp

    Andrew Hummel

  • Jack Cassidy

    Oscar North

  • Richard Benjamin

    Dick Hollister

  • Paula Prentiss

    Paula Hollister

  • show Description
  • Comedy that aired on CBS during the 1967-68 television season that starred real-life husband and wife Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss as Dick and Paula Hollister, a young New York couple making their way in the world. Dick was a cartoonist and Paula was a social worker. Jack Cassidy co-starred as Oscar North, an egotistical actor who played the television version of Dick Hollister's cartoon character Jetman. Despite good reviews from most critics, the show never caught on in the ratings and lasted only one season.moreless

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (160)

    • [Ponopolis starts dancing with Dick when he enters.] Paula: Dick, what are you doing here? Dick: Dancing. Paula: What are you doing home? Dick: Never mind that. Who am I dancing with?

    • Paula (about Ponopolis): Poor soul. Dick: This is headquarters for poor souls.

    • Dick: Haven't you ever seen the show? Oscar North--the star of Jetman. Cornell: The actor? Dick: No, just the star.

    • Oscar (about his costume): How do you like it? Dick: Oscar, did you have that made or did you get it off the rack?

    • Cornell: I'm pleased to meet you. Oscar: I can understand that. Cornell: My kids always watch your show. Oscar: So do I. It's for adults too, you know.

    • Cornell (about Oscar): When is he serious and when is he kidding? Dick: Oh, he's serious. He wants to work with an animal. Cornell: Why? Dick: Because when you work with an animal you don't have to share dialogue.

    • Paula: That's our answer. Dick: What's our answer? Paula: We adopt Mr. Panopolis. Dick: Adoption--that's for babies. Paula: Sure, sure, everyone wants to adopt babies. Nobody wants the older kids.

    • Paula: What are you saying? Dick: Never mind what I'm saying just listen to me.

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    Notes (29)

    • It's revealed in this episode that the Hollisters have been married for five years.

    • Hamilton Camp does not appear in this episode.

    • Johnny Haymer would later appear on M*A*S*H in the recurring role of Sgt. Zale.

    • Gail Fisher would later become the first Afro-American actress to win an Emmy for her performance as Peggy Fair on Mannix.

    • The Van Dyke of the title refers to the type of beard Dick Hollister grows not the actor.

    • Jack Cassidy does not appear in this episode.

    • In this episode, we learn that Oscar North has been playing Jetman on television for two years.

    • Julie Sommars is best know to recent TV viewers for her role as D. A. Julie March on Matlock.

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    Trivia (1)

    • Nitpick: The actor playing the IRS agent (Larry D. Mann) wears a very ill-fitting bald cap wig over his head.

    Allusions (2)

    • The title of this episode is a play on Ernest Hemingway's classic short novel The Old Man and the Sea.

    • The title of this episode is a play on the successful Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • He & She blew past my expectations.

    By ninetailsof, Jun 29, 2006

  • Terrific show, with an hilarious turn by Jack Cassidy at his most pompous.

    By rscott18, Feb 28, 2006