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The Partridge Family

A widowed mother and her five kids form a band and make a hit record, then travel around the country in a groovy school bus. The comedy contrasts life on the road with the cozy suburban life they return to after the show is over. There's feel-good music, hapless adults, scheming kids and heartthrob teens thrown in for good measure.

Premiere:
Sep 25, 1970
Original Network:
ABC
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This Is My Song

S01, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 4, 1970)
Danny becomes a songwriter to help Keith through a dry period.
  • Mon 7/24
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

My Son, the Feminist

S01, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1970)
Through Keith's girlfriend, the Partridges get involved with women's liberation.
  • Mon 7/24
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Star Quality

S01, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 18, 1970)
A flattering newspaper article swells Danny's head.
  • Tue 7/25
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

The Red Woodloe Story

S01, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 1, 1971)
Shirley encounters a famous folk artist, long believed dead, and convinces him to perform with the Partridges.
  • Tue 7/25
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Mom Drops Out

S01, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 8, 1971)
A European-tour promoter tells Shirley she's ``out'' with the ``in'' crowd.
  • Wed 7/26
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Old Scrapmouth

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 15, 1971)
Laurie refuses to speak after she has to get braces.
  • Wed 7/26
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Why Did the Music Stop?

S01, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 22, 1971)
The kids agree to quit show business so Shirley can pursue romance.
  • Thu 7/27
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Soul Club

S01, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1971)
The Partridge Family is booked to perform at ``The Fire House,'' a club whose owners have run afoul of a loan shark.
  • Thu 7/27
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

To Play or Not to Play

S01, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1971)
The band gets caught up in a nightclub's labor woes.
  • Fri 7/28
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

They Shoot Managers, Don't They?

S01, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1971)
Shirley's matchmaking nearly costs the family its manager.
  • Fri 7/28
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Anatomy of a Tonsil

S02, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1971)
Danny fears losing his singing voice after having his tonsils removed.
  • Sun 7/30
  • 6:00AM-6:30AM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Whatever Happened to Moby Dick?

S02, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1971)
The Partridges make a record featuring the song of a whale to raise awareness of the whale's plight.
  • Sun 7/30
  • 6:30AM-7:00AM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Partridge Up a Pear Tree

S01, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1971)
Keith's new car drains his wallet; guest Annette O'Toole.
  • Mon 7/31
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Road Song

S01, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1971)
The Partridges help a young runaway; guest Sandy Kenyon.
  • Mon 7/31
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Not With My Sister, You Don't

S01, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1971)
Laurie finds out the hard way that the rumors about a new boy in school are true.
  • Tue 8/1
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

A Partridge by Any Other Name

S01, E24  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1971)
Danny thinks he's adopted.
  • Tue 8/1
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

A Knight in Shining Armor

S01, E25  (First Aired: Mar. 19, 1971)
The family introduces a songwriter (Bobby Sherman) to a lyricist (Wes Stern).
  • Wed 8/2
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Dora, Dora, Dora

S02, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 24, 1971)
The Partridge Family is forced to add another member to the group, a young girl who can't sing a note.
  • Wed 8/2
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

In 25 Words or Less

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 1, 1971)
A meddlesome contest winner spends a week with the Partridges.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

A Man Called Snake

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 8, 1971)
No one in the family is very happy about Laurie's new boyfriend, a biker named Snake.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

The Undergraduate

S02, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 15, 1971)
A freshman develops a crush on Shirley when she takes a college course.
  • Fri 8/4
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Anatomy of a Tonsil

S02, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1971)
Danny fears losing his singing voice after having his tonsils removed.
  • Fri 8/4
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Partridge

S02, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1971)
Keith decides that being the eldest, he should take more responsibility for his siblings.
  • Sun 8/6
  • 6:00AM-6:30AM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Days of Acne and Roses

S02, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1971)
Danny and Keith try to give a shy, awkward grocery clerk enough confidence to ask Laurie for a date.
  • Sun 8/6
  • 6:30AM-7:00AM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2