The Smith Family (1971–1972)

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Chad Smith is the protagonist in this light-hearted, family-oriented show about a police detective, his wife and their three children.

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 Det. Sgt. Chad Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Betty Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
Darleen Carr ...
 Cindy Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Sgt. Ray Martin (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Bob Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
Michael-James Wixted ...
 Brian Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
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Chad Smith is the protagonist in this light-hearted, family-oriented show about a police detective, his wife and their three children. Written by Bob Sorrentino

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Primrose Lane, life's a holiday on Primrose Lane

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20 January 1971 (USA)  »

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Ah! Quelle famille  »

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They Should Bring This Show Back
29 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I always liked Crime Drama's growing up. Henry Fonda as Det. Sgt. Chad Smith was a family man and a Police officer. He fought crime, like nobody's business. Ron Howard was his son. I suppose since he played Opie Taylor, as the son of a Sheriff, on The Andy Griffith Show, blended in well. One episode he was sitting at the teachers desk, in a classroom. Some boys came in pouring gasoline on the floor, to torch the school. Ron picked up the telephone to call the Police. The boys badly beat and battered Ron Howard. Fonda kept his family life separate from his work. If I was a law enforcement officer, I would have my telephone and address unlisted, for safety precautions. Some person, that I may have arrested would probably want to seek revenge. Police officers lives are always in jeopardy. From someone they arrested for a crime to a routine traffic stop. Why don't TV Land or could it be released to DVD whatever? I want to see this show again.


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