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 2, Episode 8 Advantage to Betty

The tennis-team captain burns when Betty is selected sports queen. Robert Young, Elinor Donahue, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin. Eula: Tamar Cooper.

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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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