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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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No Apron Strings

S03, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 12, 1956)
Bud develops a crush on a girl from ``the wrong side of the tracks.''.

Never the Twain

S03, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 19, 1956)
Betty prepares for the arrival of a cowboy beau.

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.

Man About Town

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

The Homing Pigeon

S03, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1956)
Betty decides it is time she went out on her own, so she moves in with a friend of hers.

Spaghetti for Margaret

S03, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1956)
The Andersons arrange a face-saving banquet for a poverty-stricken author.

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.

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.

The Old Days

S03, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1956)
The Andersons have a dispute over fashion.

Whistle Bait

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

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.

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.

Betty Goes Steady

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

The Good Prospect

S03, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 1956)
An elderly man is forced to accept reality when Kathy crashes his dream world.

The Angel's Sweater

S03, E15  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1956)
The Christmas holiday is threatened when Jim's sister spends the holidays with the Andersons.

The Promising Young Man

S03, E16  (First Aired: Dec. 26, 1956)
Jim has problems handling a young man he is supposed to be helping.

Margaret Hires a Gardener

S03, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1957)
A kindly Spanish man adopts the Andersons and becomes their gardener.

Swiss Family Anderson

S03, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1957)
Jim considers buying an island when the family starts complaining at home.

Brief Holiday

S03, E19  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1957)
Margaret takes an impulsive shopping trip.

The Lawn Party

S03, E20  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1957)
Jim and Margaret are tired of always chaperoning the neighborhood parties.

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