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Father Knows Best

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ComedyFamilyall1954 - 19606 SeasonsSeries EndedTags:FamilySitcom

Father Knows Best is an American radio and television comedy series which portrayed a middle class family life in the Midwest. It was created by writer Ed James in the 1940s, and ran on radio from 1949 to 1954 and on television from 1954 to 1960.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Bud Takes Up the Dance

S01 E01

Oct 3, 1954
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Bud Takes Up the Dance Oct 3, 1954 Bud tries to learn how to dance from a book for his first school dance.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Lesson in Citizenship

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Oct 10, 1954
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Lesson in Citizenship Oct 10, 1954 Jim tells his family to help others and winds up in more trouble than before.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Motor Scooter

S01 E03

Oct 17, 1954
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The Motor Scooter Oct 17, 1954 Jim buys Bud a motor scooter but Margaret won't let him have it.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Football Tickets

S01 E04

Oct 24, 1954
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Football Tickets Oct 24, 1954 Jim has an extra ticket for the football game, and since Margaret cannot go, Betty is chosen. A friend of Jim's visits him and says he will buy insurance from Jim if he gets the extra ticket, Jim has to tell Betty she cannot go.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Grandpa Jim's Rejuvenation

S01 E06

Nov 7, 1954
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Grandpa Jim's Rejuvenation Nov 7, 1954 Jim comes to believe that he is over the hill.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Bud's Encounter With the Law

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Nov 14, 1954
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Bud's Encounter With the Law Nov 14, 1954 Kathy plays with the new washing machine and keeps throwing everything in it. This time, Betty's items for Girls in Government Club are included as well as a letter to Bud from the police. Betty's items are ruined and Bud gets a surprise.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Thanksgiving Day

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Nov 21, 1954
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Thanksgiving Day Nov 21, 1954 The family prepares for Thanksgiving. Kathy has to write a poem for a school project. She is selected as the winner in her class and the family is proud. But when she reads the poem to her parents, Jim thinks it is not as good as it should be and Kathy is upset.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Art of Salesmanship

S02 E01

Aug 31, 1955
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Art of Salesmanship Aug 31, 1955 Bud thinks he can earn much money fast by selling sauce-boats.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Father's Private Life

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Sep 7, 1955
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Father's Private Life Sep 7, 1955 Jim feels that his children need to work out their own problems.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Lessons in Civics

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Sep 14, 1955
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Lessons in Civics Sep 14, 1955 A new highway gets built. And for that the old community hall should be pulled down. That's something Jim wouldn't like to see since the hall is a historical monument and also memories from his youth are connected with this hall. Everyone from the family sees how much the hall means to Jim and they use different ways to inform the public or organize help. Kathy, who also wants to help, writes a letter to the mayor - with all the unfledged names Jim has called him in his anger.

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Season 02, Episode 04 First Disillusionment

S02 E04

Sep 21, 1955
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First Disillusionment Sep 21, 1955 Bud loses a job to a boy who fakes his resume, which leads him to believe it is alright to do this himself

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Season 02, Episode 05 Woman in the House

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Sep 28, 1955
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Woman in the House Sep 28, 1955 Margaret is forced to invite a woman who makes her uncomfortable because she is Jim's friend's wife.

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Season 02, Episode 06 New Girl at School

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Oct 5, 1955
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New Girl at School Oct 5, 1955 Bud learns that the girl he likes is dating his best friend.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Kathy Makes Magic

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Oct 12, 1955
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Kathy Makes Magic Oct 12, 1955 Kathy trades her skaters for a magician's box.

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