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 3, Episode 21 Short Wave

Bud's short-wave radio picks up an SOS from a boat caught in a storm. Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin. Skipper: John Bryant.

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  • 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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