The Partridge Family: Season 4, Episode 19

Keith and Lauriebelle (2 Mar. 1974)

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Laurie wants Danny to take over one of her babysitting jobs so she can go skiing. Danny refuses, but Keith agrees to do it - as long as Laurie poses as his girlfriend at a party to make another girl jealous.

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Laurie wants Danny to take over one of her babysitting jobs so she can go skiing. Danny refuses, but Keith agrees to do it - as long as Laurie poses as his girlfriend at a party to make another girl jealous.

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Laurie Partridge: Where'd you get that awful shaving lotion?
Keith: You gave it to me for Christmas.
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How Long Is Too Long
Music & Lyrics by John Bahler & Tony Asher
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Susan Dey's finest half hour
21 February 2014 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Keith and Lauriebelle" ranks as a real jewel from the latter days of the series (only three more episodes to follow), allowing Susan Dey an opportunity to really shine as a beautiful Southern belle. Laurie needs to find someone to babysit for her so she can go on a skiing trip, while Keith needs to find 'a real knockout' to be his date at a party he's giving for lovely blonde Karen (Sherry Miles), recently transferred from Ohio. Since she's bringing a date, Keith schemes to see if he can make her jealous, taking a look at sister Laurie, and concluding that she's 'really pretty'; she's not too keen on dating his profile, but by trading favors, both hope everything turns out all right. Danny is his usual self, selling his ideas to the gullible Keith, each one getting him deeper into trouble until even Shirley has to play along. When Laurie makes her entrance, she remarks, "what a charming little cottage you have, where's the main house?" (Reuben: "compared to Laurie, Scarlett O'Hara was a Yankee!") Karen does indeed display some jealousy, which has Keith imploring his reluctant sister to whisper something in his ear while they dance- Laurie: "where'd you get that awful shaving lotion?" Keith: "you gave it to me for Christmas!" HEE HAW's Sherry Miles had already played in her most famous movie, 1971's "The Velvet Vampire," but had only a half dozen more credits after this. The breathtaking Susan Dey is even more scintillating than ever, and her impersonation results in her funniest performance. What was truly sad is that even by the end of the fourth season, David Cassidy still couldn't get the girl, still playing straight man for Danny, still the same scripted loser he'd been playing; he picked the right time to bring the series to a close. In hindsight, the most interesting sideline for this particular episode is the knowledge of Susan Dey's real-life feelings for David, lending an affectionate poignancy to their scenes together, both confident and professional in one of their best outings. Of course, David always won the girls' hearts whenever he sang, and the tune here is the upbeat "How Long is Too Long," composed by John Bahler and Tony Asher, previously heard in "The Diplomat" (taken from the eighth LP BULLETIN BOARD).


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