"So to make 'em dig, first you gotta rig. Whaddya gotta rig? The Parent Trap!"
Join Jessica and Melanie as they discuss The Parent Trap with special guest Pernell Langhorne III. Melanie shares behind-the-scenes stories from the original 1961 film starring Hayley Mills (and Hayley Mills!) as twins Susan and Sharon, who try to get their divorced parents back together. Jessica talks about the wacky made-for-T.V. sequels, which include real-life triplets and a Hawaiian honeymoon! Pernell walks us through his favorite moments from the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap, starring Lindsay Lohan (and Lindsay Lohan!), as well as some interesting cameo appearances and trivia.
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SOURCES for this episode:
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club - "Disney A to Z: Parent Trap Hawaiian Honeymoon (Television)"
Hooked on Houses - “The Original ‘Parent Trap’: Two Sisters, Two Houses”
IMDB - "The Parent Trap II (TV Movie 1986)"
IMDB - "Parent Trap III (TV Movie 1989)"
Los Angeles Times - "These Triplets Are Individuals Despite Their Casting in Disney's TV Movie 'Parent Trap III'"
Los Angeles Times - "A Grown-Up Hayley Mills Finds Parenting No 'Trap'"
Rotten Tomatoes - "The Parent Trap (1961)"
Turner Classic Movies - “The Parent Trap (1961)"