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Comedy Family Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1958 - 19668 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Hoopla 

The Donna Reed Show is an American situation comedy starring Donna Reed as the upper-middle-class housewife Donna Stone. Carl Betz co-stars as her pediatrician husband Dr. Alex Stone, and Shelley Fabares and Paul Petersen as their teenage children, Mary and Jeff. The show originally aired on ABC from September 24, 1958 to March 19, 1966. When Fabares left the show in 1963, Petersen's little sister, Patty Petersen, joined the cast as adopted daughter Trisha. Patty Petersen had first appeared in the episode, "A Way of Her Own", on January 31, 1963. Bob Crane and Ann McCrea appeared in the last seasons as the Kelseys, friends of the Stones, and Darryl Richard became a near regular as Smitty, Jeff's best buddy. The show featured a variety of celebrity guests including Esther Williams as a famous dress designer, baseball superstars Don Drysdale and Willie Mays as themselves, teen heartthrob James Darren as a pop singer with the measles, canine superstar Lassie as herself, and young Jay North of CBS's Dennis the Menace.The series was created by William S. Roberts and developed by Reed and her then husband, producer Tony Owen. Episodes revolved around typical family problems of the period such as firing a clumsy housekeeper, throwing a retirement bash for a colleague, and finding quality time away from the children. Edgy themes such as women's rights and freedom of the press were occasionally explored.The Donna Reed Show featuring Paul Petersen and Donna Reed has one or more episodes free on Tubi, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, available for purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy and family show with 275 episodes over 8 seasons. The Donna Reed Show is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (1,273 votes).

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Season 1
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186 episodes (68%) are available to watch free online (Tubi).

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141 episodes (51%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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186 episodes (68%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#3,994 Ranked TV Show

#257 Ranked in TV on Hoopla

#571 Ranked in Family TV

#1778 Ranked in Comedy TV

The Donna Reed Show has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (1,273 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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