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The Partridge Family 

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The humorous adventures of a family of pop musicians.

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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Shirley Partridge 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Keith Partridge 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Laurie Partridge 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Danny Partridge 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Tracy Partridge 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Reuben Kincaid / ... 96 episodes, 1970-1974
...  Christopher 'Chris' Partridge 71 episodes, 1971-1974
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Suburban widow Shirley and her kids tour the country in a wildly painted bus performing music as a family. Their agent Reuben hates kids, so Danny gives him a bad time. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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C'mon, Get Happy!

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25 September 1970 (USA)  »

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Trivia

During the filming of the pilot, and a few early episodes, Susan Dey had to live with a guardian until she turned eighteen in December 1970. See more »

Goofs

The Partridge Family was a well-known enough group to obtain a booking at King's Island amusement park across the country from the California home, but not wealthy enough to travel in a chauffeured coach or even by air to most of their other gigs. Either they are a minor local group or they are nationally known; the two cannot both hold true. See more »

Quotes

Keith: It all started when I lost my pickle!
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Crazy Credits

The voices and music of the Partridge Family were augmented by other performers. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Now and Then (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

When We're Singin'
Music by Wes Farrell
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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Time has treated it well
16 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Recently I've had the pleasure of watching re-runs of this quite pleasant television show. While it never dealt in-depth with earth shattering issues, it was well performed, well crafted & had some great songs that showcased the era. Some may find it sappy & over indulgent, but take it for what it was, a light comedy for teenage viewers. Also the show did pick up three 'Golden Globe' nominations, so some in the industry must have been of the same opinion!


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