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…)

Father Knows Best
Maybe he didn't always know best, but beginning in 1954 insurance salesman Jim Anderson (Robert Young) of Springfield, Ohio, was America's favorite he (more…)
Father Knows Best
Maybe he didn't always know best, but beginning in 1954 insurance salesman Jim Anderson (Robert Young) of Springfield, Ohio, was America's favorite he (more…)
Father Knows Best
Maybe he didn't always know best, but beginning in 1954 insurance salesman Jim Anderson (Robert Young) of Springfield, Ohio, was America's favorite he (more…)
Father Knows Best
Maybe he didn't always know best, but beginning in 1954 insurance salesman Jim Anderson (Robert Young) of Springfield, Ohio, was America's favorite he (more…)
Season Three
Robert Young is back as America's favorite father to the beloved Anderson family, serving up healthy and wholesome doses of advice for his growing kid (more…)
Father Knows Best Season 2
Every evening mid-century, Midwestern insurance salesman Jim Anderson came home, put on his favorite sweater and prepared for an evening with his fami (more…)
Season Four
Take a trip back to 1950s suburbia with the Andersons! Robert Young is Jim Anderson, patriarch extraordinaire to his loving--though at times misguide (more…)
Father Knows Best Season 1
Father Knows Best premiered on CBS in October 1954 and has been part of the American cultural fabric ever since. The program's depiction of a "typical (more…)

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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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