Widower Steve Douglas raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle. An adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and another generation of sons join the loving family in later seasons.
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 Steve Douglas (380 episodes, 1960-1972)
Stanley Livingston ...
 Chip Douglas (380 episodes, 1960-1972)
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 Robbie Douglas / ... (357 episodes, 1960-1972)
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 Ernie Thompson Douglas / ... (236 episodes, 1963-1972)
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 Uncle Charley O'Casey (215 episodes, 1965-1972)
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 Mike Douglas (185 episodes, 1960-1965)
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 Michael Francis 'Bub' O'Casey (165 episodes, 1960-1965)
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Widower Steven Douglas is left to bring up three boys all by himself with the aide of his housekeeper "Uncle Charlie". The series revolves around the trials and tribulations of life's experiences as a single parent family. Written by <danbo@scorpius-inc.com>

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Fred MacMurray learns boys will be boys as he tries to keep order in his household. In color. (season seven)

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29 September 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mis tres hijos  »

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(369 episodes)

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(1960-1965)| (1965-1972)

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4:3
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Trivia

When William Frawley left the show midway through the 1964-65 season due to declining health, his absence was explained by having Bub move to Ireland to live. He was referred to several times in subsequent episodes that season, then was never mentioned again once the show moved to CBS. See more »

Quotes

Ernie Douglas: Do you think the house is going to miss us?
Charley O'Casey: Sure, it'll miss us. The minute we get out of sight, it's going to break right down and start to cry out of all the faucets. The neighbors will sell tickets to see the crying house.
Steve Douglas: I'd like to think the house is going to miss us, Charley.
Charley O'Casey: Look, are we going to California, or are we going to stand here waving bye-bye to a pile of lumber?
Steve Douglas: Charley's right, fellas. Let's all...let's all pile in.
Charley O'Casey: Come on, let's go. Come on, move.
Chip Douglas: [...]
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Referenced in Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003) See more »

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My Three Sons
Written and Performed by Frank De Vol (1960-1972)
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My Three Sons Lover
25 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would give anything to have My Three Sons out on DVD. All the other good old family comedies are, why not the best one ever made. I'd love it and I know many others who would love it as well. Can someone please tell me why such a fabulous award winning family comedy is not yet out on DVD for those of us who love the good old days of television shows. Shows like I love Lucy and Dick Van Dyke and Andy Griffith are out there on DVD, and they are all from the same era as My Three Sons. The acting was fabulous in this good old sit-com and they touched on some really wonderful family values and packed it all into a half hour show of light hearted laughs. What stops this wonderful show from being re-produced and sold like the other old shows? I'd pay most definitely to have them all.


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