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The Donna Reed Show 

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The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like when they found a baby on their doorstep or take in... See full summary »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Donna Reed ...  Donna Stone 275 episodes, 1958-1966
Paul Petersen ...  Jeff Stone 275 episodes, 1958-1966
Carl Betz ...  Dr. Alex Stone 272 episodes, 1958-1966
Shelley Fabares ...  Mary Stone 193 episodes, 1958-1965
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The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like when they found a baby on their doorstep or take in a rebellious youth or when Donna tries to patch up marital spats among friends. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El show de Donna Reed See more »

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Runtime:

(275 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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The living room set was later used again as Major Nelson's living room on "I Dream of Jeannie". See more »

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Featured in Mad Men: The Doorway, Part 2 (2013) See more »

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A black & white beauty.
25 June 2003 | by DragonMasterHiroSee all my reviews

I remember watching this show sometimes when it was on Nick at Nite back in the 80s. I was a kid at the time and I remember Donna Stone just being so nice. She always solved any problem in such a sweet, wholesome and sensible manner. Sure it's another example of that 'perfect picturesque fifties family lifestyle' but it's part of television heritage. Just like those messages imbedded in the show telling you to have good manners, drink more milk and marry a doctor. Still, the theme song brings back memories that are warm and endearing. Donna Reed will always be there to give us our milk and cookies.


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