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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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William Roberts
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Cast

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 character 'Dr. Alex Stone' was ranked #16 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue). See more »

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Referenced in T.V. Sphincter (1987) See more »

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18 October 2001 | by ivan-22See all my reviews

I loved this show when it was on nearly two decades ago. It's wholesome, but not nauseatingly so. It's funny, but not frenetically. One of the funnier episodes was when the household is visited by a pollster who embarrasses Donna by predicting her every move, as she is the "average" housewife. This brand of humor is obviously more subtle than Lucy. And because it is, there is little appreciation. Donna Reed was also a great lady in real life.


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