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The Donna Reed Show

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The Donna Reed Show became one of the most popular family situation comedy series in television history during its eight season run.
Starring
Donna ReedCarl BetzShelley Fabares
Genres
Comedy
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
English
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  1. 1. Weekend Trip
    September 24 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna hopes to get away to a ski weekend, but pediatrician husband Alex's schedule makes this tricky. One of his young patients has a mysterious illness and Alex doesn't want to leave him in the care of another doctor. Not wanting to disappoint Mary and Jeff, Donna takes charge of things getting another doctor to take Alex's calls and pinpointing Eddie's mystery illness (fear of the school bully).
  2. 2. Pardon My Gloves
    October 1 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff gets a black eye from a boy who mocked Donna's acting in a local play, so Donna tries to teach Jeff how to box.
  3. 3. The Hike
    October 8 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna uses "Girl Scout ingenuity" to prove that women are just as capable as men out in the wilderness when she takes Jeff and his friends on a camping trip.
  4. 4. Male Ego
    October 15 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary's speech about a Mother's Sacrifice brings a lot of attention to Donna and leaves Alex feeling unappreciated.
  5. 5. The Football Uniform
    October 22 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff wants a uniform for the team picture. Jeff must work for the money to buy it.
  6. 6. The Foundling
    October 29 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    A woman abandons her child at the Stones' place.
  7. 7. Three Part Mother
    November 5 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna tries to go to three places on the same night.
  8. 8. Change Partners and Dance
    November 12 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary would like George, the basketball star, to ask her to The Varsity Prom, but there are a couple of problems. First problem: George doesn't know how to dance. Second problem: George develops a crush on Donna.
  9. 9. Dough Re-Mi
    November 19 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna tries to get a concert pianist to perform at a benefit at the same time Jeff is trying to raise money for a football tackling dummy.
  10. 10. Guest in the House
    November 26 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    An ex-patient seeks refuge at the Stones.
  11. 11. The Baby Contest
    December 3 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Alex is judge at a Beautiful Baby contest run by Donna's club.
  12. 12. The Beaded Bag
    December 10 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna is insulted that Alex thinks she used feminine wiles to get him to give her a beaded bag for her birthday.
  13. 13. The Busy Body
    December 17 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Uncle Fred brings trouble to the Stones.
  14. 14. A Very Merry Christmas
    December 24 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna is fed up with how nowadays no one has the true Christmas spirit anymore. Seems like everyone is more concerned with receiving rather than giving. Her faith in mankind is restored when she discovers just who has been secretly giving the Christmas parties for the children's ward all these years.
  15. 15. Mary's Double Date
    December 31 1958
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary's Junior prom is coming up. She feels two boys on the football team are two possible dates to choose from. She waits until the day of the prom to decide.
  16. 16. Jeff's Double Life
    January 7 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    After nosy neighbor Mrs. Wilgus (the inimitable Kathleen Freeman) alerts Donna and Alex about Mary having a noisy party while they were out, the kids get lectured about being the children of a doctor, and that they should behave accordingly.
  17. 17. Nothing but the Truth
    January 14 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    David Barker returns to the Stones home for his birthday.
  18. 18. It's the Principle of the Thing
    January 21 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mr. Popkin is an overly proud man who won't let Alex treat his son until he has enough money to pay for the treatmentt. No credit or charity for him! Donna tries to help Mr. Popkin earn the money first by hiring him to do odd jobs around the house and then by marketing a toy he invented.
  19. 19. Jeff vs. Mary
    January 28 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff feels his parents love Mary more. How can Donna get him to realize that they do love him as much as Mary?
  20. 20. Have Fun
    February 4 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary comes home from a date in tears. Donna And Alex tell 2 different stories on how they met each other on their first date.
  21. 21. Donna Plays Cupid
    February 11 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna tries to get Bo and Celia to fall in love.
  22. 22. Love Thy Neighbor
    February 18 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna And Alex help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Willber & Celia Wilgus only to find that Celia walked out.
  23. 23. The Report Card
    February 25 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna feels that Jeff is just an average student.
  24. 24. Boys Will Be Boys
    March 4 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    David Barker is brought to Alex to be treated for rabies only to learn that student bit David.
  25. 25. The Ideal Wife
    March 11 1959
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Everyone praises Donna,"the ideal wife,"so much that she goes on a rampage and purposely loses her temper at people.After a day of this she regrets her tirade and apologizes to all.
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Directors
Andrew McCulloughOscar RudolphJames V. Kern
Supporting actors
Paul Petersen
Season year
1959
Network
MPI Media Group
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AzharReviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 April 2021
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every episode is well thought of, depicts all that is good and clean in this world
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