Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Season 3 Episode 14

Episode #54

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Dec 15, 1969 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • The short bits included Greer as a raggedy doll looking in a toybox, Ruth as a Rennasiance woman trying on hats and being assisted by Pamela and Teresa, and Lorne, Dan, Dick and Alan in a Wild West poker game.

    • There was a running gag in which Henry Gibson professed his love for Greer Garson, only to be rejected each time(a knock on the head, spraying ink on him, etc.). At the end of the show, Greer changed her mind and said she liked him.

  • Quotes

    • Goldie: You know, I have to improve my mind, or bust.
      Dick: Well, two out of one ain't bad, you know.

    • Pamela: Extremism means going too far. I date nothing but extremists. Is that going too far?

    • Pamela: If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what do you have to eat to get him to make a house call?

    • Henry: (at the end of the show) Garson's back and Gibson's got her!

    • Dan: Do you believe in coincidences?
      Goldie: Funny! I was just gonna ask you that!

    • Arte: If there's one thing I can't stand, it's a middle of the road fanatic.

    • Greer: You know, when I started in movies, it was quite difficult for an actress to get big parts. But now, it's just a simple operation.

    • Dan: Greer, I understand that President Nixon is worried about what steps to take in Latin America.
      Greer: Well, when I was there, the bossa nova was very big!

  • Notes

    • This episode is paired with Episode #64(featuring Danny Kaye) on Disc One of the Best Of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Volume Two DVD set.

    • This episode was the first appearance of the Farkel Family. The guest star, Greer Garson was the mother; in subesequent episodes, Jo Anne Worley was the mother.

  • Allusions