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Old 07-06-2012, 02:33 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Dedans Penthouse View Post
Indeed, a great show. As for "Robbie" on My Three Sons, I believe he originally was the middle son (Steve, Robbie & Chip) and later assumed the oldest son role when Steve had left and they added Ernie, the runt with the coke-bottle glasses ---> when William Demerest as grouchy "Uncle Charlie" replaced William Frawley (of "I Love Lucy" fame) who originally played the role of "Bub."

We are aware. I had forgotten about Frawley (Fred Mertz on I Love Lucy). The show was originally on ABC for a few years and then switched to CBS. The original oldest son (would have to look up his name) was also on a Disney? kids show in the 50's (Spin and Marty?) Edit: His name is Tim Considine.

Hard to believe Chip and Ernie are probably 60+ now. They are frozen in time by that show.

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