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The Donna Reed Show

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Originally airing on from 1958-1966, 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. Mr. Nice Guy
    20 September 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary can't understand why her brother Jeff is being so polite to her - unless there is some ulterior motive behind his good behavior.
  2. 2. Mrs. Stone & Dr. Hyde
    27 September 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    When Donna fills in for Alex's vacationing nurse, she is taken aback to find him an office tyrant.
  3. 3. To Be a Boy
    4 October 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Trying to save enough money to build a boat, Jeff and Smitty make a pact to give up dating. Then Jeff finds Mary's friend Joanne hiding under his bed.
  4. 4. Who Needs Glasses
    11 October 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff decides wearing glasses would make him look older and sets out to prove he needs them.
  5. 5. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
    18 October 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    The Stone family is having growing pains, now that Mary is 18 and going to college. After several riffs, Mary decides it's time to leave home for the college dormitory for women. Mrs. Stone agrees, as she lived in the dorms and found it a benefit in growing up and learning. Tune in to see how each member of the Stone family reacts to Mary moving out.
  6. 6. My Dad
    25 October 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Alex tries over and over to spend a day with Jeff, but his plans are always interrupted by emergency calls.Jeff later shows that he still loves his father by singing the song,"My Dad."
  7. 7. Fine Feathers
    1 November 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff discovers a lost bird. He thinks it might be a rare cockatoo and sends the story to the newspapers and Audubon societies-only to find out that the bird is really a cockateel, not quite a cockatoo.
  8. 8. Rebel with a Cause
    8 November 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna is selected to take part in a survey of housewives to determine how long they spend doing their household chores.
  9. 9. Big Star
    15 November 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary succeeds in helping a shy boy she knows become a singing star.
  10. 10. Man to Man
    22 November 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Alex and Jeff go camping in order to spend more time together, but the trip turns out to be a plot cooked up by Jeff to meet his friends.
  11. 11. The Baby Buggy
    29 November 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Everyone chips in to buy the elderly baby doctor a new car.
  12. 12. The Makeover Man
    6 December 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary decides to make-over ill-mannered basketball star, Steve into a polished gentleman.
  13. 13. The Winning Ticket
    13 December 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeff finds a winning raffle ticket for a new sports car, when he sees a woman drop the winning raffle ticket. Jeff begins to learn the cost of owning and operating an expensive sports car (such as insurance). When Jeff thinks he sees the child and woman again, he reaches a crossroad in his life. Tune in to see the path Jeff takes as he deals with this moral dilemma.
  14. 14. The Soft Touch
    20 December 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    If Jeff wants to be able to afford to go to a special event this weekend, he had better collect on the loans he gave his friends. This prompts Donna to suggest that Alex collect from his deadbeat patients.
  15. 15. Jeff Stands Alone
    27 December 1962
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    After a conversation with a telephone lineman, Jeff decides that it's about time he becomes independent himself. He tests himself by going to a strange town without any money to see whether or not he can make it on his own.
  16. 16. Just a Little Wedding
    3 January 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary's friend Marcia is getting married, but her Mother has been traveling (the continent), since her father died and has been out of communication. Donna takes on the role of wedding planner for the small gathering of friends and family at the Stone's home. Once Marcia's Mother arrives, Donna has to save the wedding and any relationship Mrs. Haversham hopes to have with the happy couple.
  17. 17. A Woman's Place
    10 January 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    When Donna decides to run for town council, Jeff and Mary agree to take care of the house. And how! But, when Alex dreams about Donna's political future, as Mayor, perhaps Governor, he decides he'd rather have her back home again.
  18. 18. The Chinese Horse
    17 January 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    At an annual unclaimed freight auction, a mysterious woman asks Donna to buy a wooden Chinese horse statue and gives her $100 cash. She explains she has to meet her husband out front. After a bidding war, Donna wins it for $50, but has no idea where to deliver the horse. Thus begins an adventure for the Stone family, especially when Jeff proposes it could be an International spy ring!
  19. 19. The New Look
    24 January 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    A boyfriend of Mary's calls her wholesome and she doesn't know whether to take it as a compliment or an insult.
  20. 20. A Way of Her Own
    31 January 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    A little girl named Trisha follows the Stones home from the park and says that she is one of the family. After a long effort to find her real parents,her uncle arrives. He realizes that the orphaned Trisha loves being in a family and that the Stones are fond of her. He arranges it so Trisha can stay with the Stones. Thus a new family member is added.
  21. 21. Three Is a Family
    7 February 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Mary learns the joys and pains of having a little sister, as she has to baby-sit Trisha on a night when she'd planned to go on a date.
  22. 22. Big Sixteen
    14 February 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    On Jeff's 16th birthday he has a big fight with his girlfriend. Then he falls for an older woman.
  23. 23. Pioneer Woman
    21 February 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Alex and Jeff spend the weekend at the cabin of Alex's friend Red. Donna and Mary follow them and prove that women can, "rough it" in the wilderness as well as men can.
  24. 24. The House on the Hill
    28 February 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Donna visits a reclusive woman who lives in an old Victorian house.She feels trapped in a haunted house after a while.
  25. 25. Where the Stones Are
    7 March 1963
    26min
    7+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    The Stones all end up at Shelter Bay during "mid-term vacation", better known today as "Spring Break". Mary doesn't know the rest of the family is there; she thought it was just her and her girlfriends. Donna, Jeff, and Alex get to stay on a fishing boat named "Big Daddy", and boy does Donna hook a big one!
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Directors
Jeffrey HaydenGene NelsonAndrew McCulloughBarry Shear
Supporting actors
Paul Petersen
Season year
1963
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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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