The Partridge Family

The Partridge Family

1970 - 1974,
Shirley Partridge and her five children form a pop band.

Episode Guide

  • The Partridge Family - ...---... (S.O.S.) (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    ...---... (S.O.S.)

    Shirley dates her high-school sweetheart (George Chakiris).

  • The Partridge Family - Pin It on Danny (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Pin It on Danny

    Danny gives Shirley a pin he found, then learns there is a $50 reward.

  • The Partridge Family - Morning Becomes Electric (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Morning Becomes Electric

    The Partridges are models of home electricity conservation.

  • The Partridge Family - Keith and Lauriebelle (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Keith and Lauriebelle

    Keith cons Laurie into posing as his date in order to make a girl jealous.

  • The Partridge Family - Miss Partridge, Teacher (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Miss Partridge, Teacher

    Laurie student-teaches Danny's English class.

  • The Partridge Family - Danny Converts (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Danny Converts

    Danny pretends to be Jewish to date a rabbi's daughter.

  • The Partridge Family - Queen for a Minute (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Queen for a Minute

    Laurie vies for homecoming queen against a guy.

  • The Partridge Family - Danny Drops Out (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Danny Drops Out

    Know-it-all Danny drops out of school.

  • The Partridge Family - Two for the Show (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Two for the Show

    Ruben manages a new twin singing act, but the boys break up when they meet Laurie; Shirley takes an art class and the instructor has a crush on her.

  • The Partridge Family - Art for Mom's Sake (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Art for Mom's Sake

    An art teacher loves Shirley's work; the family doesn't.

  • The Partridge Family - Maid in San Pueblo (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Maid in San Pueblo

    Shirley tries to reconcile her parents again.

  • The Partridge Family - Al in the Family (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Al in the Family

    A total failure at everything else he's tried, Reuben's nephew Al decides to become a comic.

  • The Partridge Family - A Day of Honesty (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    A Day of Honesty

    The family tries being completely honest for 24 hours.

  • The Partridge Family - Heartbreak Keith (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Heartbreak Keith

    Keith falls for a beautiful coed who turns out to be married.

  • The Partridge Family - The Diplomat (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    The Diplomat

    A presidential ambassador (Richard Mulligan) pursues Shirley.

  • The Partridge Family - The Last of Howard (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Last of Howard

    Danny and Keith suspect Laurie's shipboard suitor.

  • The Partridge Family - Double Trouble (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Double Trouble

    Keith, stuck with two dates for one night, tries to scheme his way out of one. Guest star: Cheryl Ladd.

  • The Partridge Family - Reuben Kincaid Lives (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Reuben Kincaid Lives

    When the Partridges start treating him with kid gloves, Reuben feels he's not long for the world.

  • The Partridge Family - The Strike-Out King (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Strike-Out King

    Danny's Little League status inflates his ego.

  • The Partridge Family - Beethoven, Brahms and Partridge (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Beethoven, Brahms and Partridge

    A pretty music student inspires Keith to write classical pieces.

  • The Partridge Family - None But the Onely (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    None But the Onely

    Keith schemes to meet a new girl through Laurie's newspaper column.

  • The Partridge Family - Hate Thy Neighbor (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Hate Thy Neighbor

    The new neighbor complains about the Partridges' music.

  • The Partridge Family - Me and My Shadow (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    Me and My Shadow

    The Partridges have to hide from a mystery writer to win $25,000 for charity.

  • The Partridge Family - Diary of a Mad Millionaire (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Diary of a Mad Millionaire

    The Partridges bring a lonely millionaire (John Astin) out of his self-imposed isolation.

  • The Partridge Family - Selling of the Partridge (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Selling of the Partridge

    Keith wants the school presidency -- at any cost.

  • The Partridge Family - The Partridge Connection (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Partridge Connection

    Dared into shoplifting, Danny feels he has disgraced the family.

  • The Partridge Family - Forgive Us Our Debits (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Forgive Us Our Debits

    A department store computer plays havoc with Shirley's account.

  • The Partridge Family - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex ... but Couldn't Pronounce (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex ... but Couldn't Pronounce

    Sex education bedevils Keith.

  • The Partridge Family - Bedknobs and Drumsticks (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Bedknobs and Drumsticks

    The Partridge family makes a commercial for a take-out chicken restaurant.

  • The Partridge Family - The Eleven-Year Itch (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The Eleven-Year Itch

    An 11-year-old girl (guest star Jodie Foster) gets a massive crush on Danny (Danny Bonaduce).

  • The Partridge Family - I Left My Heart in Cincinnati (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    I Left My Heart in Cincinnati

    The family visits an amusement park; guest Johnny Bench.

  • The Partridge Family - Trial of Partridge One (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Trial of Partridge One

    Laurie is accused of cheating while covering up for a friend.

  • The Partridge Family - For Whom the Bell Tolls ... and Tolls ... and Tolls (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    For Whom the Bell Tolls ... and Tolls ... and Tolls

    The Partridges and Reuben are held hostage by an escaped convict (Arte Johnson).

  • The Partridge Family - Aspirin at Seven, Dinner at Eight (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Aspirin at Seven, Dinner at Eight

    After accepting a date with an old admirer, Shirley later has to figure out how to get rid of him and his mother.

  • The Partridge Family - For Sale by Owner (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    For Sale by Owner

    The Partridges decide to move to a larger house.

  • The Partridge Family - Nag, Nag, Nag (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Nag, Nag, Nag

    Danny wins an insomniac racehorse.

  • The Partridge Family - Whatever Happened to Keith Partridge? (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Whatever Happened to Keith Partridge?

    A talent scout convinces Keith that he would be perfect for a part in a new movie.

  • The Partridge Family - Ain't Loveth Grand (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Ain't Loveth Grand

    Laurie falls for a minister (Tony Geary).

  • The Partridge Family - Swiss Family Partridge (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Swiss Family Partridge

    The Partridges are isolated in a mountain cabin during a record-breaking rainstorm.

  • The Partridge Family - A Likely Candidate (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    A Likely Candidate

    Keith campaigns for a politician who likes Shirley.

  • The Partridge Family - The Modfather (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Modfather

    Shirley's parents become "mod" in an effort to put the zip back into their marriage.

  • The Partridge Family - You're Only Young Twice (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    You're Only Young Twice

    The school psychologist suggests a radical treatment to get to the bottom of Danny's behavioral problems.

  • The Partridge Family - A Penny for His Thoughts (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    A Penny for His Thoughts

    Laurie's biker friend threatens suicide after his girlfriend turns down his marriage proposal.

  • The Partridge Family - Each Dawn I Diet (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Each Dawn I Diet

    Reuben and Danny tackle their respective vices.

  • The Partridge Family - Princess and the Partridge (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Princess and the Partridge

    Keith escorts a princess around the United States.

  • The Partridge Family - `M' Is for the Many Things ... (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    `M' Is for the Many Things ...

    Shirley gets a speeding ticket on her way to receive a Mother-of-the-Year award.

  • The Partridge Family - This Male Chauvinist Piggy Went to Market (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    This Male Chauvinist Piggy Went to Market

    Laurie embarrasses Keith by defending him from the school bully.

  • The Partridge Family - Who Is Max Ledbetter ... ? (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Who Is Max Ledbetter ... ?

    Keith and Danny are taken in by a psychic's "trance routine.".

  • The Partridge Family - All's War in Love and Fairs (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    All's War in Love and Fairs

    The Partridges perform at an Indian reservation.

  • The Partridge Family - The Partridge Papers (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Partridge Papers

    Laurie's diary falls into the hands of the editor of the school newspaper.

  • The Partridge Family - Promise Her Anything But Give Her a Punch (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Promise Her Anything But Give Her a Punch

    Danny retaliates when the object of his affections admits that she is in love with Keith.

  • The Partridge Family - Hellllllp (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    Laurie and Shirley go camping; worried, Keith, Danny and Reuben follow.

  • The Partridge Family - My Heart Belongs to a Two-Car Garage (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    My Heart Belongs to a Two-Car Garage

    A painting of a nude on their garage door causes trouble for the Partridges.

  • The Partridge Family - I Am Curious, Partridge (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    I Am Curious, Partridge

    Danny's imagination runs wild when he writes articles about Keith and Shirley for the local newspaper.

  • The Partridge Family - Waiting for Bolero (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Waiting for Bolero

    Keith gets his own apartment.

  • The Partridge Family - Fellini, Bergman and Partridge (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Fellini, Bergman and Partridge

    On a dare, Keith produces a movie starring the Partridges.

  • The Partridge Family - Home Is Where the Heart Was (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Home Is Where the Heart Was

    Chris and Tracy decide to run away from home and live with Reuben.

  • The Partridge Family - Where Do Mermaids Go? (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Where Do Mermaids Go?

    A drifter (Meredith Baxter) gives the family $1 million.

  • The Partridge Family - Don't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Don't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa

    The Partridges are stranded in a ghost town on Christmas eve when their bus breaks down.

  • The Partridge Family - Guess Who's Coming to Drive? (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Guess Who's Coming to Drive?

    The Partridges hire a driver who turns out to be an armed robbery parolee.

  • The Partridge Family - I Can Get It for You Retail (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    I Can Get It for You Retail

    Danny sells Keith-souvenirs to buy Mom a mink coat.

  • The Partridge Family - The Forty-Year Itch (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Forty-Year Itch

    A fight between grandma and grandpa widens the generation gap at the Partridge house.

  • The Partridge Family - The Tale of Two Hamsters (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Tale of Two Hamsters

    Mother Nature gives Danny a hand in another of his money-making schemes.

  • The Partridge Family - Days of Acne and Roses (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Days of Acne and Roses

    Danny and Keith try to give a shy, awkward grocery clerk enough confidence to ask Laurie for a date.

  • The Partridge Family - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Partridge (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Partridge

    Keith decides that being the eldest, he should take more responsibility for his siblings.

  • The Partridge Family - Whatever Happened to Moby Dick? (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Whatever Happened to Moby Dick?

    The Partridges make a record featuring the song of a whale to raise awareness of the whale's plight.

  • The Partridge Family - Anatomy of a Tonsil (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Anatomy of a Tonsil

    Danny fears losing his singing voice after having his tonsils removed.

  • The Partridge Family - The Undergraduate (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Undergraduate

    A freshman develops a crush on Shirley when she takes a college course.

  • The Partridge Family - A Man Called Snake (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    A Man Called Snake

    No one in the family is very happy about Laurie's new boyfriend, a biker named Snake.

  • The Partridge Family - In 25 Words or Less (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    In 25 Words or Less

    A meddlesome contest winner spends a week with the Partridges.

  • The Partridge Family - Dora, Dora, Dora (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Dora, Dora, Dora

    The Partridge Family is forced to add another member to the group, a young girl who can't sing a note.

  • The Partridge Family - A Knight in Shining Armor (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    A Knight in Shining Armor

    The family introduces a songwriter (Bobby Sherman) to a lyricist (Wes Stern).

  • The Partridge Family - A Partridge by Any Other Name (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    A Partridge by Any Other Name

    Danny thinks he's adopted.

  • The Partridge Family - Not With My Sister, You Don't (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Not With My Sister, You Don't

    Laurie finds out the hard way that the rumors about a new boy in school are true.

  • The Partridge Family - Road Song (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Road Song

    The Partridges help a young runaway; guest Sandy Kenyon.

  • The Partridge Family - Partridge Up a Pear Tree (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Partridge Up a Pear Tree

    Keith's new car drains his wallet; guest Annette O'Toole.

  • The Partridge Family - They Shoot Managers, Don't They? (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    They Shoot Managers, Don't They?

    Shirley's matchmaking nearly costs the family its manager.

  • The Partridge Family - To Play or Not to Play (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    To Play or Not to Play

    The band gets caught up in a nightclub's labor woes.

  • The Partridge Family - Soul Club (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Soul Club

    The Partridge Family is booked to perform at "The Fire House," a club whose owners have run afoul of a loan shark.

  • The Partridge Family - Why Did the Music Stop? (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Why Did the Music Stop?

    The kids agree to quit show business so Shirley can pursue romance.

  • The Partridge Family - Old Scrapmouth (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Old Scrapmouth

    Laurie refuses to speak after she has to get braces.

  • The Partridge Family - Mom Drops Out (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Mom Drops Out

    A European-tour promoter tells Shirley she's "out" with the "in" crowd.

  • The Partridge Family - The Red Woodloe Story (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Red Woodloe Story

    Shirley encounters a famous folk artist, long believed dead, and convinces him to perform with the Partridges.

  • The Partridge Family - Star Quality (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Star Quality

    A flattering newspaper article swells Danny's head.

  • The Partridge Family - My Son, the Feminist (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    My Son, the Feminist

    Through Keith's girlfriend, the Partridges get involved with women's liberation.

  • The Partridge Family - This Is My Song (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    This Is My Song

    Danny becomes a songwriter to help Keith through a dry period.

  • The Partridge Family - Go Directly to Jail (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Go Directly to Jail

    The Partridges spend the night after performing in a prison.

  • The Partridge Family - Did You Hear the One About Danny Partridge? (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Did You Hear the One About Danny Partridge?

    Danny tries his hand at stand-up comedy.

  • The Partridge Family - But the Memory Lingers On (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    But the Memory Lingers On

    A skunk sprays the Partridge bus before the group is scheduled to perform.

  • The Partridge Family - Danny and the Mob (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Danny and the Mob

    A mobster (Pat Harrington Jr.) thinks Danny is romancing his girlfriend.

  • The Partridge Family - Love at First Slight (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Love at First Slight

    A smitten neighbor shadows Keith, who has fallen for a 16-year-old store clerk.

  • The Partridge Family - When Mother Gets Married (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    When Mother Gets Married

    Shirley's romance with an old flame (John McMartin) concerns the kids; with Jaclyn Smith.

  • The Partridge Family - See Here, Private Partridge (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    See Here, Private Partridge

    Shirley tries to clear up the government's error when Danny gets drafted.

  • The Partridge Family - Whatever Happened to the Old Songs? (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Whatever Happened to the Old Songs?

    Shirley's mother (Rosemary DeCamp) is upset when Shirley's dad (Ray Bolger) joins the band.

  • The Partridge Family - The Sound of Money (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Sound of Money

    After a fender bender, an angry motorist (Harry Morgan) claims whiplash and sues the family.

  • The Partridge Family - What? And Get Out of Show Business? (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    What? And Get Out of Show Business?

    The band's first single becomes an overnight hit.