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Father Knows Best

Father Knows Best

Genre: Sitcom

Jim Anderson copes with the everyday problems of his growing family.
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Lesson in Citizenship

S01, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1954)
Jim's definition of citizenship gets the Andersons into trouble.

The Motor Scooter

S01, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1954)
Bud finally gets Jim's permission to get a scooter, but he doesn't get Margaret's permission.

Football Tickets

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1954)
Jim has too many guests and not enough tickets to a football game.

Live My Own Life

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1954)
Bud decides that he would be happier if he got his own apartment.

Grandpa Jim's Rejuvenation

S01, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1954)
Jim is convinced that he has one foot in the grave.

Bud's Encounter With the Law

S01, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1954)
After Bud gets a summons to appear at the police station, the family panics.

Whistle Bait

S03, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 14, 1956)
Betty learns a valuable lesson while teaching others at college.

The Awkward Hero

S04, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 2, 1957)
Betty resists a football hero's attentions.

The Great Guy

S03, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1956)
Bud gets a job at the local newspaper, much to Margaret and Jim's disapproval.

Thanksgiving Day

S01, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1954)
Jim's plans to celebrate Thanksgiving fall apart.

Second Honeymoon

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 28, 1954)
Jim and Margaret plan to get away from the children for a second honeymoon.

Typical Father

S01, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1954)
Jim's over-reactive imagination takes control of his actions when he fears his daughter is about to elope.

Margaret Goes Dancing

S01, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 1954)
Jim and Margaret go their separate ways when Margaret signs up for dancing lessons.

The Christmas Story

S01, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1954)
Jim is disappointed by his family's attitude toward Christmas and decides to do something about it.

Sparrow in the Window

S01, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 26, 1954)
A wet and sickly sparrow turns a rainy day into a fulfilling day for the Andersons.

Boy's Week

S01, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1955)
When Jim gets a traffic ticket, his court day coincides with Bud's appointed day as judge.

A Friend of Old George's

S01, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1955)
A total stranger arrives at the Anderson household on the verge of a birthday celebration.

Bud the Snob

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1955)
When Bud's shyness with girls causes a misunderstanding, he is branded a snob.

The Promised Playhouse

S01, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1955)
Jim promises to build a playhouse for Kathy if she promises to take her medicine.

The Family Goes to New York

S03, E12  (First Aired: Nov. 28, 1956)
The Andersons are worried when Betty goes to New York to attend a friend's wedding.

The Good Neighbor

S04, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 9, 1957)
Landlord Margaret has a dispute with a neighbor.

Betty Goes Steady

S03, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 5, 1956)
Betty is accepted by a self-appointed group of ``acceptable'' students.

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(First Aired: Oct. 3, 1954)
Jim Anderson copes with the everyday problems of his growing family.