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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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Bud the Snob

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1955)
When Bud's shyness with girls causes a misunderstanding, he is branded a snob.
  • Wed 10/18
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

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.
  • Wed 10/18
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Jim the Farmer

S01, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 30, 1955)
Jim goes through an identity crisis when he decides he wants to lead the simple life.
  • Thu 10/19
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Father of the Year

S01, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 6, 1955)
The Anderson children enter an essay into a contest nominating Jim as ``Father of the Year.''.
  • Thu 10/19
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

The Mink Coat

S01, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 13, 1955)
Jim finds his life being controlled by circumstances when he buys a mink coat for Margaret.
  • Fri 10/20
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

The Matchmaker

S01, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 20, 1955)
A young man's helpful suggestion to Betty backfires when his own plan is used to ensnare him in matrimony.
  • Fri 10/20
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Betty's Birthday

S03, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1956)
Betty asks her family not to celebrate her birthday when she learns that gift giving has become meaningless.
  • Sat 10/21
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Bud the Bridesmaid

S01, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 27, 1955)
Bud's refusal to help out in a wedding rehearsal plays an important part in a couple's reunion.
  • Mon 10/23
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Proud Father

S01, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 6, 1955)
Jim tells his family that their lack of courage is responsible for his lack of confidence.
  • Mon 10/23
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Father Delivers the Papers

S01, E24  (First Aired: Mar. 13, 1955)
Jim learns what it's like to deliver papers when Bud is ordered to bed for a few days.
  • Tue 10/24
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

No Partiality

S01, E25  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1955)
Jim refuses to interfere when Kathy sets her sights on Betty's boyfriend.
  • Tue 10/24
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Close Decision

S01, E26  (First Aired: Mar. 27, 1955)
Jim decides that Bud can't play in the church baseball game because he hasn't done his chores.
  • Wed 10/25
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Art of Salesmanship

S02, E01  (First Aired: Aug. 31, 1955)
Bud makes his point to Jim as they each learn that there are some things that you just aren't cut out to do.
  • Wed 10/25
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Father's Private Life

S02, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 7, 1955)
Jim decides that his children should solve their own problems.
  • Thu 10/26
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Lesson in Civics

S02, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 14, 1955)
The Andersons try to save a historic landmark that is marked for destruction.
  • Thu 10/26
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

First Disillusionment

S02, E04  (First Aired: Sep. 21, 1955)
After Bud is refused a job because of another's dishonesty, Bud decides that dishonesty is the key to success.
  • Fri 10/27
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Woman in the House

S02, E05  (First Aired: Sep. 28, 1955)
The Andersons invite the wife of a close friend to be their house guest.
  • Fri 10/27
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

Bud, the Millionaire

S03, E08  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1956)
Jim makes a risky deal with Bud when they agree on a $10-a-week allowance.
  • Sat 10/28
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 36.6
  • WTVQDT6

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Oct. 3, 1954)
Jim Anderson copes with the everyday problems of his growing family.
  • Mon 10/30
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
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  • 36.6
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  • Tue 10/31
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
  • 36.6
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  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
  • 36.6
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