Father Knows Best

1958, TV Show

Full Episodes(136)

Latest Episode: Betty's Graduation

May 23, 1960 Season 6 Episode 32 watch on

As Betty approaches her completion of High School she grows anxious. Jim tries to reassure her. As graduation grows nearer no one can reconcile Betty’s fears.

Betty's Graduation

May 30, 1956 Season 2 Episode 37

As Betty approaches her completion of High School she grows anxious. Jim tries to reassure her. As graduation grows nearer no one can reconcile Betty’s fears.
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Adopted Daughter

May 23, 1956 Season 2 Episode 36

Kathy is cleaning up and finds a receipt for $25 from the adoption center. She is sure that she has been adopted and is determined to get Jim and Margaret to confuss the truth to her.
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The Ten Dollar Question

May 16, 1956 Season 2 Episode 35

Jim and Margaret are so tired of the family dynamics. The children will not stop tattling on each other. They offer a ten dollar review to the child that does not tattle for one week.
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Father, the Naturalist

May 09, 1956 Season 2 Episode 34

Kathy is excited because if she can find five more herbs, her folder will be complete and she can get her promotion to tribe princess.
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Hero Father

May 02, 1956 Season 2 Episode 33

Bud impresses his classmates when his father gets Duke Snider to make a visit to Springfield.
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Dilemma for Margaret

Apr 25, 1956 Season 2 Episode 32

Margaret is candid about some minor issues with her children.
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The Martins and the Coys

Apr 18, 1956 Season 2 Episode 31

Betty and her boyfriend are getting along wonderful until his father and Jim have a fight. After the fight, he refuses to see her ever again.
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Betty, Girl Engineer

Apr 11, 1956 Season 2 Episode 30

After a job fair, Betty decides she would like to be an engineer.
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Bud, the Boxer

Apr 04, 1956 Season 2 Episode 29

Eddie Jarvis is the school bully. He challenges Bud to a boxing match.
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Family Dines Out

Mar 28, 1956 Season 2 Episode 28

Betty has a new friend, Elouise Sanford. Elouise is from an upper class family. Betty is concerned that she will not be able to keep the friendship unless Elouise thinks they are from the same class.
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Family Reunion

Mar 14, 1956 Season 2 Episode 27

Margaret is excited about her family reunion. Her excitement is not shared by the family. They have found all kinds of excuses to prevent them from going to her reunion.
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The Persistent Guest

Mar 07, 1956 Season 2 Episode 26

Bud has a new friend that he has invited to stay over night at the Anderson Home.
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The Grass Is Greener

Feb 29, 1956 Season 2 Episode 25

In college Jim spent so much time with his four college pals that they were known as the Four Musketeers. Charly Bradley, one of his college pals, is in town.
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The Historical Andersons

Feb 22, 1956 Season 2 Episode 24

Bud is given an assignment to write an essay about a great man from the War of Independence.
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Kathy, the Indian Giver

Feb 15, 1956 Season 2 Episode 23

Kathy is much younger than Bud and Betty. Though they love her they often do want to play with her. Kathy is tired of being left alone with her dolls to play. She wants to have a real baby sister to play with.
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The Bus to Nowhere

Feb 08, 1956 Season 2 Episode 22

Betty has been depressed for over a week. No one has been able to cheer her up. Betty seems to be facing a personal crisis and is searching for the meaning of life.
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Bud, the Wallflower

Feb 01, 1956 Season 2 Episode 21

Bud is depressed because he has not been invited to the Sadie Hawkins dance at school. He decides to plan a camping trip.
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The House Painter

Jan 25, 1956 Season 2 Episode 20

The Anderson’s are getting their house painted. This starts a moral discussion and the family wage a bet. Betty and Jim are having a discussion about responsibility and pride in a job well done versus the old mighty dollar.
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Betty Earns a Formal

Jan 18, 1956 Season 2 Episode 19

Jim refused to buy a formal dress for the dance for Betty because it cost too much money.
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Betty's Brother

Jan 11, 1956 Season 2 Episode 18

Because of the large age difference between Kathy and Betty, it has been easy for Kathy to be proud to have a sister like Betty. Bud is close in age to Betty and now is attending the same school. It is tough for him to follow after Betty.
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Jim, the Tyrant

Jan 04, 1956 Season 2 Episode 17

Jim has had a bad day at work. When he comes home from the office his mood is amplified when the family ignores him
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Betty Hates Carter

Dec 28, 1955 Season 2 Episode 16

Jim has decided to play match maker for his daughter for an upcoming ball.
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Bad Influence

Dec 14, 1955 Season 2 Episode 15

Bud has a new friend. Unfortunately, his new friend is a kleptomaniac and Bud gets blame for his friend’s actions.
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Stage to Yuma

Dec 06, 1955 Season 2 Episode 14

Robert Young tells us at the beginning that "the family is on vacation this week"(lucky them) and then proceeds to introduce what is clearly meant to be a Western pilot for an entirely different show.
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Margaret's Premonition

Nov 30, 1955 Season 2 Episode 13

Margaret's recent predictions have convinced that family that she has psychic powers.
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Bud, the Ladykiller

Nov 16, 1955 Season 2 Episode 12

At school a dorky classmate of Bud’s has a crush on him.
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Spirit of Youth

Nov 09, 1955 Season 2 Episode 11

Betty, Bud and Kathy are convinced that Mom and Dad are very old.
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Father Is a Dope

Nov 02, 1955 Season 2 Episode 10

Jim becomes paranoid after watching a family sitcom on television.
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The Big Test

Oct 26, 1955 Season 2 Episode 9

For once in his life Bud has studied hard for a big test.
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Advantage to Betty

Oct 19, 1955 Season 2 Episode 8

Betty is excited her tennis team has made the championships.
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Kathy Makes Magic

Oct 12, 1955 Season 2 Episode 7

Kathy trades her skaters for a magician's box.
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New Girl at School

Oct 05, 1955 Season 2 Episode 6

There is a new girl at school and it is love at first sight for Bud Anderson.
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Woman in the House

Sep 28, 1955 Season 2 Episode 5

Jim wants to invite a friend of his over to the Anderson home.
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First Disillusionment

Sep 21, 1955 Season 2 Episode 4

Bud is upset because he has lost a job to another boy.
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Lessons in Civics

Sep 14, 1955 Season 2 Episode 3

The county wants to build a new highway right through the old community hall.
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Father's Private Life

Sep 07, 1955 Season 2 Episode 2

Jim feels that his children need to work out their own problems.
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Art of Salesmanship

Aug 31, 1955 Season 2 Episode 1

Bud thinks he can earn much money fast by selling sauce-boats.
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