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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C'mon, Get Happy!

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25 September 1970 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The Partridge Bus was painted in a style inspired by the geometric paintings of Piet Mondrian. See more »

Goofs

The interior of the Partridge home was shot on a set. But, in episodes where there are shots from the exterior of the Partridge home through the open front door, there is a wall seen a few feet beyond the door. However, in the scenes from the interior of the home, there is no wall in that spot. See more »

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Shirley Renfrew Partridge: ...Honey, I'm curious about something. It's purely hypothetical, of course. But suppose a boy were very interested in you when you weren't interested in him. How do you...
Laurie Partridge: Get rid of Bernie?
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: Well, it has been a while since I've done that kind of thing.
Laurie Partridge: Well, you could start off by mentioning that you two have absolutely nothing in common.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: That's right. We don't.
Laurie Partridge: Then you can tell him that you're a very independent woman. You know, a loner.
Shirley Renfrew Partridge: A loner? With five kids?
Laurie Partridge: Those are my two best ones, ...
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Crazy Credits

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

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Featured in Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) See more »

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Come On Get Happy (Theme from The Partridge Family)
Written by Wes Farrell and Danny Janssen
Performed by The Partridge Family
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Just a fun show...
17 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

for kids, and wish there were more like this today.

Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey and Danny Bonaduce are the primary characters; This show competed with the Brady Bunch when it first aired. It had the usual teen conflicts, Keith (David Cassidy) and his dating conquests. Danny and his latest scheme. The music was fun (so innocent- compared to what is offered up today!) Basically a good nostalgia show. The Reuben Kincaid interactions with Danny (Danny Bonaduce) are some of the best. Funny and cynical, Kincaid is the cranky old uncle, Bonaduce the trouble maker.

I don't know if this show is still available on cable regularly, but it is well worth watching. 9/10.


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