Father Knows Best 4 Seasons 1954
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1. Father Knows Best 101-Bud Takes Up The Dance Bud uses an old book to teach himself to dance in time for his very first date and his very first dance.
2. Father Knows Best 102-Lesson In Citizenship Jim sets out to teach his layabout kids a proper life ethic.
3. Father Knows Best 103-The Motor Scooter Jim and Margaret disagree on whether Jim should buy Bud a motor scooter.
4. Father Knows Best 104-Football Tickets Jim and Margaret go to the big football game every year. This year, Margaret finds she cannot go and Betty is promised the ticket--until Jim offers it to someone else.
5. Father Knows Best 105-Live My Own Life Bud feels beleaguered by his parents and siblings, and believes he is ready to take responsibility for his own life.
6. Father Knows Best 106-Grandpa Jim's Rejuvenation Jim wants to play badminton, but his kids see him as too old for such things.
7. Father Knows Best 107-Bud's Encounter With The Law Kathy's on a tear, throwing everything she can get her hands on into her new "spaceship," a/k/a the family washing machine.
8. Father Knows Best 108-Thanksgiving Day When Kathy writes a prize-winning Thanksgiving poem, Jim envisions his "Kitten" as the next Emily Brontë.
9. Father Knows Best 109-Second Honeymoon Jim and Margaret could use some time away from the house, so they plan a weekend getaway.
10. Father Knows Best 110-Typical Father Betty is falling hard for a new guy, and it upsets her father.
11. Father Knows Best 111-Margaret Goes Dancing Margaret is sure she could never get Jim to agree to take dancing classes with her.
12. Father Knows Best 112-The Christmas Story In an attempt to remind his family of the real meaning of Christmas, Jim decides the Andersons will cut down their own Christmas tree this year.
13. Father Knows Best 113-Sparrow In The Window When Kathy discovers an injured sparrow on the windowsill, the family takes the little bird in to nurse it back to health.
14. Father Knows Best 114-Boy's Week After Kathy breaks another window, Jim is committed to teaching his kids about personal responsibility.
15. Father Knows Best 115-A Friend Of Old George's The family has a lovely dinner and special event planned for Kathy's birthday. She's been looking forward to it, but an uninvited visitor upsets the best-laid plans.
16. Father Knows Best 116-Bud The Snob Bud is getting a reputation as a snob; his difficulty in talking with girls is being misinterpreted as standoffishness.
17. Father Knows Best 117-The Promised Playhouse Jim demands that his family start living up to the promises they've made to people.
18. Father Knows Best 118-Jim The Farmer Feeling stressed out from all the pressure at work, Jim decides to give up his job, move to the country and become a farmer.
19. Father Knows Best 119-Father Of The Year The Springfield newspaper is sponsoring a Father of the Year contest. The Anderson children set out to write the winning essay, but can't find the words to describe the "best father in the world."
20. Father Knows Best 120-The Mink Coat Money is tight and Jim lectures the family on fiscal responsibility. The very next day he is presented with an extraordinary opportunity to buy Margaret a mink coat for less than half the regular price, and he grabs it.
21. Father Knows Best 121-The Matchmaker Margaret wages a campaign to get her cousin's boyfriend to propose. Though Louise is hesitant to "trap" Tom, Margaret is sure she knows what to do and takes over.
22. Father Knows Best 122-Bud The Bridesmaid Cousin Louise is getting married in the Anderson home. Margaret is going all-out on the wedding, and Jim is not happy about the bills. When a case of wedding jitters keeps Louise out of the rehearsal, Bud has to stand in for the bride.
23. Father Knows Best 123-Proud Father After he runs into a friend who brags about his overachieving children, Jim wants to help inspire his own brood to acts of greatness.
24. Father Knows Best 124-Father Delivers The Papers The customers on Bud's paper route have been complaining about him to his boss. When Mr. Collins tells Jim about it, Jim assures him that Bud will fulfill his duties if he gives him another chance.
25. Father Knows Best 125-No Partiality Kathy demands equal rights with Betty and Bud. Jim agrees and says that whatever Betty gets to do, Kathy gets to do too.
26. Father Knows Best 126-Close Decision Bud is slacking off--he's not doing his chores and he's put off memorizing a poem to recite in church. Margaret insists he skip his softball game and catch up on his work, but Jim sneaks him out.
|Genres||Comedy, Kids & Family|
|Starring||Robert Young, Jane Wyatt|
|Supporting actors||Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin, Claire Meade, Susan Whitney|
|Producers||Eugene B. Rodney|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
The DVD quality is excellent, I found no problems with audio or video in this set.
In fact, that is exactly what distinguishes Father Knows Best from the other 50s all-white family shows, like Leave It To Beaver and the Donna Reed Show.
The core family and life values in this show are still valid today because they are timeless.
One of the most unrealistic shows and prompter of all the goodie-goodie family fiction we watched growing up. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Endora Aphrattos
Just the right amount of old fashioned schmaltz. My family loved it.Published 2 months ago by IGNATZ
Love this series. Couldn't wait to watch it when I got the DVD. Never tire of the characters, no matter how many times I've seen it.Published 2 months ago by Dianne H. Lundy, Author of The Girl from Nip 'n' Tuck
I have never watched Father Knows Best and so when I read the reviews about Shout butchering it, I thought maybe it was only noticeable to the Old Time fans that remembered the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cherp