Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 03, 1954
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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Father Knows Best

Set in the typical Midwestern community of Springfield, where Jim Anderson was an agent for the General Insurance Company. Every evening he would come home from work, take off his sport jacket, put on his comfortable sweater, and whenever the kids need advice on anything at all, they can always turn to their father, because father knows best.

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TV Movie: Father Knows Best: Home for Ch… Aired: Dec. 18, 1977

Jim and Margaret Anderson, facing the prospect of celebrating Christmas alone, are further depressed by the possibility of having to sell their …

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The show had 6 seasons and 205 episodes air between 1954 and 1960.

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  • In Star Trek season 2, episode 9, "Metamorphosis" Elinor Donahue was a guest star playing a Star Fleet diplomat. In the very next episode "Journey to Babel" Jane Wyatt played Mr. Spock's mother.
  • Among the future TV dads who appeared on the series: Herbert Anderson ("Dennis the Menace"), Robert Reed ("The Brady Bunch"), Dick York (the first Darren from "Bewitched") and William…
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    Among the future TV dads who appeared on the series: Herbert Anderson ("Dennis the Menace"), Robert Reed ("The Brady Bunch"), Dick York (the first Darren from "Bewitched") and William Schallert ("The Patty Duke Show"). York and Schallert actually appeared in the same episode.
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  • In 1959 the producers were approached to do a U.S. Savings Bond benefit for the American Federation of Labor and the Treasury Department. Though never aired on television, it was distributed…
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    In 1959 the producers were approached to do a U.S. Savings Bond benefit for the American Federation of Labor and the Treasury Department. Though never aired on television, it was distributed to schools, churches, and civic groups. Extremely rare copies can still be found.
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