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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Shirley Renfrew Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Keith Douglas Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Laurie Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Danny Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Tracy Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Reuben Kincaid / ... (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
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 Christopher 'Chris' Partridge (71 episodes, 1971-1974)
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Storyline

Suburban widow Shirley and her kids tour the country in a wildly painted bus performing music as a family. Their agent Reuben hates kids, so Danny gives him a bad time. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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C'mon, Get Happy!

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Trivia

When David Cassidy announced that he was leaving the show due to exhaustion, the producers came up with two different ideas to replace him. One was to have Rick Springfield take over the role and another was to have Wesley Eure introduced as a next door neighbor who sang and replace Keith in the group. See more »

Goofs

The Partridge Family was a well-known enough group to obtain a booking at King's Island amusement park across the country from the California home, but not wealthy enough to travel in a chauffeured coach or even by air to most of their other gigs. Either they are a minor local group or they are nationally known; the two cannot both hold true. See more »

Quotes

Danny: It's not normal for kids to be quiet. I might end up maladjusted.
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Crazy Credits

The voices and music of the Partridge Family were augmented by other performers. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Baggage Battles: Platinum Hits (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

When We're Singin'
Music by Wes Farrell
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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This is an incredible Show!
11 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen a few episodes of this show, and I must say this is an incredible show. It deals about a Californian suburban family who lived during the early 70s. They became a family who toured around the country in a multicolored bus and sang into everyone's living rooms. Even though this show was on the air 21 years before my time, it still lets generations of kids like myself, see what the madness was all about.

But they were than a band that sang and did songs. They were a family that wasn't preachy like the Bradys, and talked about certain issues that even the Bradys did not talked about. There were life lessons, motherly advice and values inside the family, but were a modern day family that we could relate to. An excellent cast and incredible music. 10/10. -Josephine


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