Father Knows Best

  • 1958
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Perhaps the quintessentially comforting '50s sitcom, about the Anderson family---rock-steady Jim, sensible wife Margaret, and their kids Betty, Bud and Kathy---in the Midwestern town of Springfield. The series was adapted from a radio program, also starring Robert Young, that began in 1949. When CBS canceled the show in 1955, fan protests led to NBC pic (more…)

Season 1, Episode 17 The Promised Playhouse

Jim recalls the time he promised Kathy a playhouse. Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin. Davis: Robert Foulk.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Perhaps the quintessentially comforting '50s sitcom, about the Anderson family---rock-steady Jim, sensible wife Margaret, and their kids Betty, Bud and Kathy---in the Midwestern town of Springfield. The series was adapted from a radio program, also starrin… (more)

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