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A popular RomanticComedy by Neil Simon which premiered on Broadway in 1963.

Newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter return from their honeymoon ready to start their exciting new life together in a minuscule fifth-floor walkup apartment in a downtown-[[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity Manhattan]] brownstone, but things aren't exactly going as planned. The impulsive Corie's apartment choice doesn't meet Paul's - or any sane person's - standards. Six exhausting flights of stairs lead to a one-room apartment which lacks bathtub, furniture, heat, and room for a double bed. What highlights does the apartment supply? Quirky neighbors, including oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and a giant hole in the skylight.

Made into [[TheMovie a movie]] in 1967, starring Creator/RobertRedford as Paul (he played the role on Broadway, too) and Creator/JaneFonda as Corie. The play has also received two TV adaptations: a short-lived Creator/{{ABC}} {{sitcom}} in 1970 and a 1980 special on {{Creator/HBO}}.

* AlliterativeName: Victor Velasco.
%%* BetaCouple: Victor Velasco and Corie's mom, Ethel.
%%* DeadpanSnarker: Paul.
* ExiledToTheCouch: When Corie is on the verge of divorcing Paul, she shuts herself in the bedroom and throws out a pillow, blanket, and sheet so Paul can go to sleep on the sofa. He tries to...and then snow starts falling on his head through the broken skylight, leaving him with a cold the next day.
%%* FunnyForeigner: Victor Velasco.
%%* HilarityEnsues
* InsatiableNewlyweds: In the film, Paul and Corie don't leave their honeymoon suite for days.
%%* IWantGrandkids: Corie's mother.
%%* LastMinuteHookUp: Victor and Corie's mom.
%%* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Corie.
* NonSpecificallyForeign: Velasco. Most tellingly, he takes great pride in his ''knichi,'' an exotic dish of unknown origin and one that is non-existent in real life. He was also portrayed by an Austrian and a Frenchman in the original Broadway production and film adaptation, respectively.
%%* RomanticComedy
* SexyShirtSwitch: Corie is shown wearing Paul's shirt after he leaves their honeymoon suite for the first time.
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: Paul is a straight-laced attorney, Corie a far more spontaneous free spirit.
%%* UptightLovesWild