The Partridge Family (1970–1974)

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The humourous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

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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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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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25 September 1970 (USA)  »

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"I Think I Love You" was recorded on 11 May 1970 at Western Recorders in Hollywood. Produced by Wes Farrell, and arranged by Billy Strange, the vocals were performed by David Cassidy, Shirley Jones, Ron Hicklin, Stan Farber, Jackie Ward, Tom Bähler, and John Bahler. The harpsichord solo was played by Larry Knechtel. See more »

Quotes

Keith: ...Now that you've got a million dollars, what's the first thing you're going to do?
Danny: Gloat.
Keith: Besides that.
Danny: Invest it.
Keith: I think the first thing I'm going to do is charter a boat and sail to the Caribbean.
Danny: Great. I'll rent it to you.
Christopher "Chris" Partridge #2: Why don't you buy a boat, Keith?
Danny: Because I bought it first.
Keith: What are you going to do, Chris?
Christopher "Chris" Partridge #2: Buy a catcher's mitt...
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The voices and music of the Partridge Family were augmented by other performers. See more »

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Referenced in Queer as Folk: I Love You (2005) See more »

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When We're Singin'
Music by Wes Farrell
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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Better than People Give it Credit
16 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

This show was a pop culture phenomenon that actually had its moments of creative inspiration. The relationship among the members of the cast, particularly during the first season, was wonderful. The writing always had some good moments and the performances of all the actors were great. Especially Danny Bonaduce as Danny and David Madden as the agent Mr. Kincaid. The show became a pop culture icon because it was new fresh and innovative for the time.


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