Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Mentioned by moderator John Daly in connection with comedy writer Barbara Hammer (Barbara Avedon).
Arlene Francis introduces Robert Young saying that he has proved that "father knows best"
Ronnie mentions the show.
Mentioned by name.
Kathy says that unlike what they say on TV, mothers actually know best.
Kathy says, "Regardless of what you hear on television, Mother knows best."
Peter uses the phrase, "Honorable Father knows best."
Title reference to the fictitious western Dash Riprock is in called "Bachelor Sheriff Knows Best."
Leonard Stanley compared a watered down version of his war movie to the show.
Rhoda says that she and Mary should make up over miilk and cookies as they so on Father Knows Best
Crowley mentions TV series by name
TV show and its star Robert Young mentioned by name.
Ida mentions the show by name.
referenced during Godfather spoof
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Mentioned in Jill Clayburgh's Relationships number
Title referenced by Patti
referenced by name
Jerry says "Father knows best."
The show is mentioned by name.
Joey mentions the show.
Mentioned by name.
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "Buddha Knows Best".
Lisa's father says: "Tell your father. He knows best."
Tony tells Samantha that he wants the same relationship with her as Robert Young and Princess
Mentioned in dialogue by Whitley Strieber near the end of the film
In the TV station, the name of the show with words "the new" in front of the title is written on the weekly program schedule board.
Title is referenced
Crow: "Well, father knows best."
When Al wonders why he never had a bed of his own, he says: "Father from 'Father Knows Best' had his own bed."
Mentioned by Crow
the members of the Nelson family are named after characters from classic family television shows (Bud is named after Bud Anderson)/theme song heard
"Another episode of Father Knows Best at the Strode house."
The Cable Guy notes that reality doesn't represent the series
"We're talkin' about Ward Cleaver, June Cleaver, Jim Anderson, Mrs. Anderson..."
The sign at the end of the movie points the way to Springfield which was the setting of this idyllic 1950s television series
Gene Siskel says the sitcom in "Pleasantville" is probably based on this series
Mentioned in dialogue
Benson says "Daddy knows best"
Referenced by title
Tony Soprano refers to Ralph Cifaretto and his pregnant girlfriend's home life as "Father Knows Best".
stills are shown
The segment named "Father Knows Least" is a reference.
mentioned by name
"Father knows best" said
Sawyer quips he is not 'Father Knows Best' when he is shown the picture of his child.
A sketch pitched after the invasion of Afghanistan is entitled "Fatah Knows Best".
This TV show is referenced during the interview with Barbara Billingsley.
Jay says we can rule out "Father Knows Best" as the title for Jon Gosselin's next show
the episode title "Father Goes West" is an allusion to "Father Knows Best"
A publicity shot is shown.
Victoria says she expected her life to be like this series.
Dov mentions the show by name.
The phrase 'father nose best' is used in reference to a story on fathers and plastic surgery.
The phrase "father knows testes" is used in reference to sa story about men with small balls making better fathers.
Episode title derived from older series title.
Mentioned in dialogue
"Father Knows Best" is referenced.
Clip from TV series seen with Robert Young, Jane Wyman, Billy Gray, Elinor Donahue and Lauren Chapin.
Control shows a clip from the series on his video screen as an example of family discipline to Jesse
clips from this show are in this special
clips from this show are used in this special
Clips are shown
emerging erasure of working class for sanitized upper-middle class with consumerist mores
Jim Anderson is an example of the "Man of the House".
Clips from the show are shown to depict the public view of American suburban life in the 1950s.
Spoofed in Twilight Zone sketch
Kitten, Bud, and Betty are punished by their Father in this spoof.
Father Knows Beast appears on Cobra Television
promo for "Father Loves Beaver," combining titles of 3 family sitcoms of 1950s
"Father Knows Nothing" is a parody of the series.
in an imagination sequence, Robby calls Miley "Kitten" and "Princess" and music in the show's style plays
"V.P. Murray Knows Best"