Father Knows Best

Season One
(DVD - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Television series about a "typical" mid-century, middle-class, Midwestern American family living in Springfield, Ohio: Jim Anderson, insurance salesman and father, his wife Margaret, and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy.
Statement of Responsibility: a Rodney-Young production
Title: Father knows best
Season one
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory ; Universal City, Calif. : Distributed by Vivendi Visual Entertainment, [2008]
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: Disc 1: Daddy's girls (with Lauren Chapin and Elinor Donahue) : all-new interviews with the actresses who played the Anderson sisters, Kathy and Betty ; Disc 2: Robert Young's home movies (narrated by Young's grandson Bill Proffitt) : beautiful footage of Robert Young's real-life family shot between the 1930s and the 1970s reveals the inspiration behind much of "Father knows best"; Behind the scenes (narrated by Bill Proffitt) : rare color "home movies" from the set of "Father knows best" ; Disc 3: "24 hours in Tyrantland" : in 1959, the U.S. Department of the Treasury paid to have this special episode produced. It was never broadcast, but was shown in schools, churches and civic groups for the purpose of selling U.S. saving bonds. When Betty, Bud and Kathy don't want to help sell U.S. Bonds, Jim teaches them a lesson by making them spend a day living under a tyrannical dictator-- him! ; Disc 4: "Window on Main Street" pilot episode "The return" : shortly after "Father knows best" went off the air in 1960, Robert Young and Eugene B. Rodney returned to the CBS lineup producing this new series starring Young
Contains all 26 episodes from the first season
Originally broadcast on CBS television during the 1954-1955 season
Title from container
Contents: Disc 1: Bud takes up the dance
Lesson in citizenship
The motor scooter
Football tickets
Live my own life
Grandpa Jim's rejuvenation
Bud's encounter with the law. Disc 2: Thanksgiving Day
Second honeymoon
Typical father
Margaret goes dancing
The Christmas story
Sparrow in the window
Boy's week. Disc 3: A friend of old George's
Bud the snob
The promised playhouse
Jim the farmer
Father of the year
The mink coat. Disc 4: The matchmaker
Bud the bridesmaid
Proud father
Father delivers the papers
No partiality
Close decision
Performers: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin.
Summary: Television series about a "typical" mid-century, middle-class, Midwestern American family living in Springfield, Ohio: Jim Anderson, insurance salesman and father, his wife Margaret, and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy.
Audience: Not rated appropriate for all audiences
System Details: DVD; NTSC
Other Language: Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Springfield (Ohio) Drama Family life Ohio Springfield Drama Siblings Ohio Springfield Drama Wives Ohio Springfield Drama Husbands Ohio Springfield Drama Parent-child relationship Ohio Springfield Drama Fathers Ohio Springfield Drama Springfield (Ohio) Drama Suburban life Ohio Springfield Drama Families Ohio Springfield Drama Brothers and sisters Ohio Springfield Drama Spouses Ohio Springfield Drama Parent and child Ohio Springfield Drama Fathers Ohio Springfield Drama
Genre/Form: Comedy television programs
Television serials
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Domestic comedy television programs
Television series
Topical Term: Family life
Parent-child relationship
Suburban life
Brothers and sisters
Parent and child
Publisher No: DVD 10769--DVD 10772
SF 10768
ISBN: 9781603990578
Branch Call Number: DVD TV F
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