Family Affair (1966–1971)

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A highly paid consulting engineer, Bill Davis' carefree existence as a swinging bachelor was just about perfect. Maintaining an elegant apartment off Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, he had his ... See full summary »

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 Uncle Bill Davis (138 episodes, 1966-1971)
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 Catherine 'Cissy' Patterson-Davis (138 episodes, 1966-1971)
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 Ava Elizabeth 'Buffy' Patterson-Davis (138 episodes, 1966-1971)
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 Jonathan 'Jody' Patterson-Davis (138 episodes, 1966-1971)
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 Mr. Giles French (130 episodes, 1966-1971)
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A highly paid consulting engineer, Bill Davis' carefree existence as a swinging bachelor was just about perfect. Maintaining an elegant apartment off Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, he had his domestic needs cared for by a very English gentleman's gentleman, Mr. French. Into this life of independence came three young orphans, whose parents, Davis' relatives, had died in an accident. Written by Anonymous

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12 September 1966 (USA)  »

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Lieber Onkel Bill  »

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Even though the series was still relatively popular during its final season, it still was canceled as part of the infamous "Rural Purge" when CBS decided to cancel all of their rural and family oriented shows in favor of more edgier programming. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) See more »

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Family Affair
Written and Performed by Frank De Vol
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I'm watching the first season DVDs right now and it just makes me happy to watch shows like Family Affair. They come from the time that TV was good, rather than today's crap. I'll watch old TV shows over new ones any day. Thank you for putting Family Affair out on DVD ... and I'm really excited that season 1 of Hazel will be available in August. Give me the old shows rather than the reality stuff. I love the relationship between Uncle Bill, Mr. French and the kids. And Buffy & Jody just tug at my heart when they say "Uncle Bill". Man I love this show ... always have but it hasn't been on TV for several years so now I can watch it whenever I want.


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