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"The Partridge Family" or "The Lucy Show?" Which sitcom poked fun at the draft the best?

 

Draftee: Daniel "Danny" Partridge

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"See Here, Private Partridge" (1970)

Watch Part 1,

, Part 3

 

Danny's Stats:

Age: 10

Hair Color: Red

Explanation: Computer Error - If the computer states that you are 19, you are 19.

Outstanding Circumstances: He wants to join.

Exemption: He's too short!

 

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vs.

 

 

Draftee: Lucille "Lucy" Carmichael

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"Lucy Gets Caught In The Draft" (1966)

Watch Entire Episode

 

Lucy's Stats:

Age: Classified

Hair Color: Red

Explanation: Computer Error - If the computer states that you are a man, you are a man.

Outstanding Circumstances: She won't do a thing without her gloves.

Exemption: She's a Mother!

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"The Partridge Family" or "The Lucy Show?" Which sitcom poked fun at the draft the best?

 

Draftee: Daniel "Danny" Partridge

PDVD_005sm_zpsf4c1374c.jpg

"See Here, Private Partridge" (1970)

Watch Part 1,

, Part 3

 

Danny's Stats:

Age: 10

Hair Color: Red

Explanation: Computer Error - If the computer states that you are 19, you are 19.

Outstanding Circumstances: He wants to join.

Exemption: He's too short!

 

PDVD_014sm_zpsa8b2550a.jpg

 

 

vs.

 

 

Draftee: Lucille "Lucy" Carmichael

PDVD_028sm3_zps29cc48ba.jpg

 

"Lucy Gets Caught In The Draft" (1966)

Watch Entire Episode

 

Lucy's Stats:

Age: Classified

Hair Color: Red

Explanation: Computer Error - If the computer states that you are a man, you are a man.

Outstanding Circumstances: She won't do a thing without her gloves.

Exemption: She's a Mother!

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I say this was one of Lucy's best comedic romps, even though I hated anything to do with the armed forces, she handled it beautifully, especially her haircut, LOL! Don't recall the Partridge Family one at all.

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