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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Trivia

The house in which the Partridges reside was a combination of a studio set for the interiors and an exterior facade on the back lot at Warner Brothers "Ranch" complex in Burbank. The exterior house was also used as Mrs Kravitz house in the TV series "Bewitched" (1964),. During the first season of the "Partridge Family" and the last season of "Bewitched", both shows used the same exterior of the house as the residence for their respective characters. The house was also seen in the movie "Pleasantville" (1998) as Margaret's house and the TV series "Life Goes On" (1989) as the residence of the Thacher family. Over the years it has been remodeled and painted different colors but is still recognizable - the front step and the shape of the roof are giveaways. See more »

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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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Keith: [to Shirley] ... Look, you don't want to be a mother to a bunch of illiterate bums, do you?
Danny: He's right, Mom. Do you want Chris to pump gas all his life, and Tracy to wait on tables in some sleazy strip joint, while I work as a garbage collector... just because you were chicken?
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The voices and music of the Partridge Family were augmented by other performers. See more »


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When We're Singin'
Music by Wes Farrell
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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Time has treated it well
16 March 2000 | by (Central Coast - Australia) – See all my reviews

Recently I've had the pleasure of watching re-runs of this quite pleasant television show. While it never dealt in-depth with earth shattering issues, it was well performed, well crafted & had some great songs that showcased the era. Some may find it sappy & over indulgent, but take it for what it was, a light comedy for teenage viewers. Also the show did pick up three 'Golden Globe' nominations, so some in the industry must have been of the same opinion!


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