The story of Tammy Tarleton, an 18-year-old country girl who moves back and forth between her "country" family, who live on a bayou houseboat, and the wealthy Brent's, who own a plantation.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1966   1965  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Tammy, a spunky young woman, has a series of adventures, including becoming a secretary, losing her house, regaining her house, and falling in love.

Directors: Leslie Goodwins, Sidney Miller, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Debbie Watson, Frank McGrath, Denver Pyle
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When Mrs. Call's heart condition acts up, Tammy tags along in the trip to Los Angeles when the old lady is getting her surgery. Since there are no guest quarters in the hospital, Tammy gets... See full summary »

Director: Harry Keller
Stars: Sandra Dee, Peter Fonda, Macdonald Carey
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tammy leaves the river in Mississippi to attend college, developing a relationship with Tom Freeman (John Gavin). Sandra Dee replaces Debbie Reynolds in this and the third Tammy movie. This... See full summary »

Director: Harry Keller
Stars: Sandra Dee, John Gavin, Charles Drake
Karen (1964–1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Southern California is a terrific place to be a teenager and Karen, with her loving parents and impish sister Mimi, is out to enjoy every minute of it. Despite the advice of her cautious ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Denning, Mary LaRoche, Gina Gillespie
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, William Demarest
Gidget (1959)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young girl discovers surfing and love (in that order) during one transitive summer.

Director: Paul Wendkos
Stars: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson
My Brother the Angel (1965–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Dick is a rising young business executive who life is turned upside down when his younger brother Tom reenters his life. This wouldn't be too unusual, but Tom had died two years earlier in ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Smothers, Tom Smothers, Roland Winters
The Cool Ones (1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A young, millionaire rock promoter decides to create a new boy/girl duo team for his teen TV dance show by teaming up an ambitious go-go dancer and a has-been pop star and presenting them to the public as a new romantic pair.

Director: Gene Nelson
Stars: Roddy McDowall, Debbie Watson, Gil Peterson
Iron Horse (1966–1968)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Ben Calhoun won the half-completed Buffalo Pass, Scalplock and Defiance Line railroad in a poker game and must fight 1880s Indians, bankers and bad guys to complete the line.

Stars: Dale Robertson, Robert Random, Gary Collins
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Rich socialite Chantal marries Eugene, a photographer, and everything seems blissful until her envious friend attempts to break them up. In desperation, she turns to her mother, but the advice she receives may do more harm than good.

Director: Henry Levin
Stars: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Micheline Presle
Custer (1967)
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1868, after the Civil War, Custer takes charge of a mix of ex-Confederates and criminals, the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hays, Kansas. His boss General Terry doesn't like his methods ... See full summary »

Stars: Wayne Maunder, Slim Pickens, Robert F. Simon
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Debbie Watson ...  Tammy Tarleton 26 episodes, 1965-1966
Denver Pyle ...  Grandpa Tarleton 26 episodes, 1965-1966
Donald Woods ...  John Brent / ... 22 episodes, 1965-1966
Dorothy Green ...  Lavinia Tate 17 episodes, 1965-1966
George Furth ...  Dwayne Whitt 13 episodes, 1965-1966
Linda Marshall ...  Gloria Tate 13 episodes, 1965-1966
Dennis Robertson Dennis Robertson ...  Cletus Tarleton 12 episodes, 1965-1966
Frank McGrath ...  Uncle Lucius 9 episodes, 1965-1966
Edit

Storyline

The story of Tammy Tarleton, an 18-year-old country girl who moves back and forth between her "country" family, who live on a bayou houseboat, and the wealthy Brent's, who own a plantation. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tammy - Das Mädchen vom Hausboot See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1967, the film Tammy and the Millionaire was edited from four television episodes, in which Tammy's cousin Cletus Tarleton does not appear. See more »

Goofs

When the Brent mansion is shown a sign reads "The Bowers". (Recurring) See more »

Connections

Follows Tammy Tell Me True (1961) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Show That Could Have Been A Hit Is Still Worth A Look
25 December 2016 | by AudioFileZSee all my reviews

Best line: "Oh mama, look at those awful people"! Pure gold in the funniest politically incorrect way. You know back when we didn't take sensitivity to absurd levels. And such was the climate that brought us The Beverly Hillbillies. It was a huge hit and naturally TV would return to the well with a slightly different wrapping. This one would meld the "fish out of water" rural lovely character previously seen in several "Tammy" films.

This show probably deserved better than the one (i.e. 26 episodes as was the time's custom) season. The cast was really good with the central character, Tammy, played by Debbie Watson. Watson might remind you of a noticeably more upwardly mobile, yet stuck in her rural verbal-isms, Ellie May Clampett (Donna Douglas). She had the ripping good looks along with the innocence for the role. Perhaps she had to try a bit too much to be "backwoods", especially compared to Donna Douglas, but she managed to overcome it with shear charisma. Great supporting cast members include Denver Pyle (Grandpa to Tammy), Frank McGrath (Uncle to Tammy), George Furth (Mr. Brent's Assistant), Dorothy Green (Socialite always chasing millionaire Brent), and Donald Woods (wise and kind millionaire Brent). The show had the "right stuff" with all of this talent no doubt.

So, the problem resulting in what would be a single season was that The Beverly Hillbillies owned the formula and the writing was never as good as that show. Call it a late entry into a pigeonhole that no longer as fresh and was consumed by a few fish out of water type superior shows. Introduced a few years earlier, and with better plot lines, this premise and cast might have carved a more memorable niche that easily could have had a five year, or so, run. Good enough however to recommend the entire single season. There is nothing like it today and in that reasoning it stands out as something fun that has some great humorous dialogue.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed