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"The Partridge Family" (1970) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1970-1974

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
25 September 1970 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
C'mon, Get Happy!
Plot:
The humourous adventures of a family of pop musicians. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
I'll watch it (but I can never find it)! See more (28 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 67)

Shirley Jones ... Shirley Renfrew Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

David Cassidy ... Keith Douglas Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

Susan Dey ... Laurie Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

Danny Bonaduce ... Danny Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

Suzanne Crough ... Tracy Partridge (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

Dave Madden ... Reuben Kincaid / ... (96 episodes, 1970-1974)

Brian Forster ... Christopher 'Chris' Partridge (71 episodes, 1971-1974)
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Series Directed by
Richard Kinon (13 episodes, 1971-1974)
E.W. Swackhamer (8 episodes, 1970-1973)
Bob Claver (7 episodes, 1970-1974)
Ralph Senensky (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Lou Antonio (6 episodes, 1971-1973)
Jerry London (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Charles R. Rondeau (6 episodes, 1973-1974)
Herb Wallerstein (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Peter Baldwin (4 episodes, 1970-1971)
Roger Duchowny (4 episodes, 1971-1974)
Harry Falk (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
Mel Swope (3 episodes, 1971-1972)
Paul Junger Witt (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Jerrold Bernstein (2 episodes, 1970)
Claudio Guzmán (2 episodes, 1970)
Jerry Paris (2 episodes, 1970)
Russ Mayberry (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Alan Rafkin (2 episodes, 1971)
Bruce Bilson (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Lee Philips (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Ross Bowman (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Writing credits
Bernard Slade (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Dale McRaven (15 episodes, 1970-1973)
William Bickley (11 episodes, 1971-1974)
Gordon Mitchell (10 episodes, 1970-1974)
Lloyd Turner (10 episodes, 1970-1974)
Dick Bensfield (6 episodes, 1972-1974)
Perry Grant (6 episodes, 1972-1974)
Michael Leeson (6 episodes, 1973-1974)
Steve Zacharias (5 episodes, 1973)
Steven Pritzker (3 episodes, 1970-1972)
Ron Friedman (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
Susan Harris (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Martin Cohan (3 episodes, 1972)
Martin Ragaway (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Richard De Roy (2 episodes, 1970)
Bob Rodgers (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Susan Silver (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Peggy Chantler Dick (2 episodes, 1971)
Coslough Johnson (2 episodes, 1971)
Art Baer (2 episodes, 1974)
Ben Joelson (2 episodes, 1974)

Series Produced by
Bob Claver .... executive producer (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Mel Swope .... associate producer / producer (95 episodes, 1970-1974)
Larry Rosen .... producer (49 episodes, 1971-1973)
Paul Junger Witt .... producer (25 episodes, 1970-1971)
Dale McRaven .... producer (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
Michael Warren .... associate producer (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
William Bickley .... producer (13 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Original Music by
Hugo Montenegro (48 episodes, 1971-1973)
George Duning (23 episodes, 1971-1974)
Shorty Rogers (20 episodes, 1970-1971)
Benny Golson (4 episodes, 1970)

Wes Farrell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Fred Jackman Jr. (92 episodes, 1970-1974)
Irving Lippman (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Film Editing by
Norman Wallerstein (76 episodes, 1970-1974)
Bernard Balmuth (7 episodes, 1971-1973)
Fred Baratta (7 episodes, 1973-1974)
Howard Angus (4 episodes, 1974)
M. Pam Blumenthal (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Casting by
Rachelle Farberman (49 episodes, 1971-1973)
Sally Powers (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
Al Onorato (20 episodes, 1970-1971)
Steven R. Stevens (4 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ross Bellah (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
John Beckman (30 episodes, 1973-1974)
Carl Braunger (22 episodes, 1970-1971)
Cary Odell (21 episodes, 1971-1972)
Robert Peterson (20 episodes, 1970-1973)
Seymour Klate (3 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ned Parsons (31 episodes, 1970-1972)
Audrey A. Blasdel (28 episodes, 1970-1974)
John Lamphear (25 episodes, 1972-1973)
William F. Calvert (21 episodes, 1973-1974)
Richard Spero (5 episodes, 1970-1971)
Frank Lombardo (5 episodes, 1971)
Harry Gordon (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jan Van Uchelen .... hair stylist (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor (74 episodes, 1970-1973)
Josephine McCarthy .... hair styles (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
Mel Berns Jr. .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1973-1974)
Fred Williams .... makeup artist (9 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Production Management
Jim Hogan .... unit production manager (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Jerrold Bernstein .... unit production manager (8 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher Morgan .... assistant director / associate director (48 episodes, 1971-1973)
Tom McCrory .... assistant director (20 episodes, 1970-1974)
Russell Vreeland .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1970-1971)
Jack Barry .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1971)
Bud Grace .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1970-1971)
Richard Glassman .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Rusty Meek .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1974)
 
Series Casting Department
Renée Valente .... casting executive (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Music Department
John Bahler .... singing voice: The Partridge Family (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Tom Bähler .... singing voice: The Partridge Family (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Ron Hicklin .... singing voice: The Partridge Family (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Jackie Ward .... singing voice: The Partridge Family (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
Wes Farrell .... composer: theme music (95 episodes, 1970-1974)
Diane Hildebrand .... composer: theme music "When We're Singin'" / composer: theme music (95 episodes, 1970-1974)
Danny Janssen .... composer: theme music (71 episodes, 1971-1974)

Mike Deasy .... musician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
James Morris .... driver: bus (25 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Other crew
Sandy Dvore .... title designer: main title / title designer: main titles / ... (95 episodes, 1970-1974)
Wes Farrell .... record producer (49 episodes, 1970-1972)
Dale McRaven .... story consultant / story editor (48 episodes, 1970-1972)
William Bickley .... story consultant (38 episodes, 1972-1974)
Stella Zubatiuk .... production assistant (25 episodes, 1970-1971)
Steve Zacharias .... story editor (13 episodes, 1973-1974)
Art Baer .... story consultant (9 episodes, 1974)
Ben Joelson .... story consultant (9 episodes, 1974)

Lynn A. Aber .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
  • Bayer  original sponsor (Alka Seltzer)
  • Kellogg's  original sponsor
  • Nestlé  original sponsor (Carnation)

Additional Details

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Runtime:
USA:30 min (96 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G (Canadian Home Video rating) | USA:Not Rated (DVD version)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Originally, the only cast member who was supposed to sing was Shirley Jones. However, after the producers heard David Cassidy's demos of the songs, they decided to let him sing as well.See more »
Quotes:
Reuben Kincaid:...Shirley, trust me.
Danny:That's asking too much.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "It Takes Two: Episode #2.3" (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Come On Get Happy (Theme from The Partridge Family)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
I'll watch it (but I can never find it)!, 21 July 2002
Author: (llihilloh)

I like "The Partridge Family" for a lot of reasons. I like the music, the cast, the wonderful wardrobe and just about everything else. The shame of it all is that I can't find it anywhere on television (for quite some time now). Come on, TV Land! Where are you?

The cast - Shirley Jones is great. She's the perfect, wholesome mom. David Cassidy is great and I'm not just saying that because he can really belt out those songs, but because he's such the innocent teenager of the family. Susan Dey is enjoyable as is Danny Bonaduce. So he's a little annoying; that's okay with me.

I'm not too crazy about the writing itself, but thanks to the "terrific" performances from the cast, I've learned to like the different episodes.

What a wonderful sound coming from that Partridge house. I say crank up the tunes! Good work with the different songs each week as well as having the actors pretend to play them. (Nice cover up, crew.)

"The Partridge Family" is good mainly because it's in the seventies (I can go for just about anything from that time). Everything else about the show just falls into place and eventually it all works out for the best. They just don't make them like they used to.

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