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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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All Upcoming Times for Father Knows Best

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Bud Plays It Safe

S06, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 2, 1959)
Bud dates the daughter of the football coach to ensure he gets on the team.

Bicycle Trip for Two

S06, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1959)
Jim tries to repeat a remembered bicycle trip.

Betty Goes to College

S03, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 1956)
When Jim and Margaret decide Betty should go to college, they make all the plans for her.

Margaret's Old Flame

S06, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 23, 1959)
Jim and Margaret decide to attend their college homecoming.

Kathy Becomes a Girl

S06, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 30, 1959)
Kathy is hurt when she realizes that all her girlfriends are shunning her.

Bud, the Willing Worker

S06, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1959)
Bud takes a job at the same gas station where Betty's boyfriend works.

Turn the Other Cheek

S06, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 14, 1959)
Jim and Kathy both learn a lesson when each is cheated by someone they trusted.

Good Joke on Mom

S06, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 28, 1959)
Margaret tries to convince her family that her new job is a very important one.

Betty's Double

S06, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 4, 1960)
Betty wins a movie star's look-alike contest.

Bud Hides Behind a Skirt

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 18, 1960)
When Bud is stopped for reckless driving, he fears he will lose his license.


S06, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 25, 1960)
A magazine writer is asked to write an article on the Anderson family.

Second Best

S06, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 1, 1960)
Betty is dismayed when she realizes that she has never won first place in any event.

Kathy's Big Deception

S06, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 8, 1960)
Kathy is terrified when she realizes that a white lie she started has snowballed.

Man About Town

S03, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 3, 1956)
Bud tries to seem older for a beautiful date.

Cupid Knows Best

S06, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 15, 1960)
Frank asks Margaret's help to romance a girl.

Jim's Big Surprise

S06, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 29, 1960)
The Andersons are initially disappointed with Jim's surprise.

Time to Retire

S06, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 7, 1960)
Bud tells Jim that he would like to work for him when he gets out of college.

Bud, the Speculator

S06, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 14, 1960)
Betty secretly plans to help Bud out of a jam he's gotten himself into.

The Five Hundred Dollar-Letter

S06, E24  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1960)
A $500 check arrives as reward for a kindness.

Family Contest

S06, E26  (First Aired: Apr. 4, 1960)
The Andersons enter a picture contest with the winners going to Hawaii.

Love and Learn

S06, E27  (First Aired: Apr. 11, 1960)
Margaret gets a tutor for Bud to help him with his English class.

Blind Date

S06, E28  (First Aired: Apr. 18, 1960)
Betty chastizes her friends for poking fun at a college student.