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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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All Upcoming Times for The Partridge Family

Episode Air Date Channel

Road Song

S01, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1971)
The Partridges help a young runaway; guest Sandy Kenyon.

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.

A Partridge by Any Other Name

S01, E24  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1971)
Danny thinks he's adopted.

A Knight in Shining Armor

S01, E25  (First Aired: Mar. 19, 1971)
The family introduces a songwriter (Bobby Sherman) to a lyricist (Wes Stern).

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.

In 25 Words or Less

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 1, 1971)
A meddlesome contest winner spends a week with the Partridges.

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.

The Undergraduate

S02, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 15, 1971)
A freshman develops a crush on Shirley when she takes a college course.

Don't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa

S02, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1971)
The Partridges are stranded in a ghost town on Christmas eve when their bus breaks down.

Anatomy of a Tonsil

S02, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1971)
Danny fears losing his singing voice after having his tonsils removed.

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.

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.

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.

The Tale of Two Hamsters

S02, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1971)
Mother Nature gives Danny a hand in another of his money-making schemes.

The Forty-Year Itch

S02, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1971)
A fight between grandma and grandpa widens the generation gap at the Partridge house.

I Can Get It for You Retail

S02, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 3, 1971)
Danny sells Keith-souvenirs to buy Mom a mink coat.

Guess Who's Coming to Drive?

S02, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1971)
The Partridges hire a driver who turns out to be an armed robbery parolee.

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(First Aired: Sep. 25, 1970)
Shirley Partridge and her five children form a pop band.