The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)
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Doris Gets a Job 

Doris lands a job in San Francisco as a Girl Friday for the Managing Editor of Today's World magazine.

Director:

Coby Ruskin

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Doris Day ... Doris Martin
Denver Pyle ... Buck Webb
Philip Brown ... Billy Martin
Todd Starke ... Toby Martin (as Tod Starke)
McLean Stevenson ... Michael Nicholson
Rose Marie ... Myrna Gibbons
Paul Smith ... Ron Harvey
Carol Worthington ... Miss Bennington
Eldon Quick ... Mr. Willoughby
Joseph Mell Joseph Mell ... Mr. Levalle
Larry Gelman ... Man #2
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Storyline

Doris' big morning entails going into the city to look for an office type job. After a few missteps, all on the potential employers' parts, Doris initially thinks she's hit the jackpot when she steps into the offices of Today's World Magazine, the advertised job as the administrative assistant to the managing editor, Michael Nicholson. The one thing Doris learns from Myrna Gibbons, who is doing the job temporarily until Nicholson hires someone permanent, is that he, as a bachelor, does not understand family commitments and thus frowns upon hiring wives and especially mothers who may feel that family comes before business. On Myrna's advice, Doris decides not to tell Nicholson about her family. It works as Doris gets the job. But Doris is so nervous around her new boss trying to keep the secret about her children. Doris' job may be threatened when Buck decides to surprise Doris by bringing the kids into the office so that they can take her out to dinner on her first day, but that ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Arwin Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the end of her first day at a new job, Doris' boss asks if he can accompany her and the family to dinner at a Chinese restaurant. Doris say yes, commenting "with five you get egg roll." This is a reference to Doris Day's final movie, With Six You Get Eggroll (1968). See more »

Connections

References With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Que Será, Será (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
Written by Jay Livingston (as Livingston) & Ray Evans as (Evans)
Performed by Doris Day
Series theme song played over the opening titles and credits
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