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The Partridge Family

What? and Get Out of Show Business? (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

Recently widowed mother, Shirley Partridge who's struggling to raise her five children who are playing in a band and, Shirley works a bank teller. Older brother and sister Keith (Lead vocals and guitar) and Laurie (Keyboards). Younger ...See moreRecently widowed mother, Shirley Partridge who's struggling to raise her five children who are playing in a band and, Shirley works a bank teller. Older brother and sister Keith (Lead vocals and guitar) and Laurie (Keyboards). Younger brothers and sister Danny (Bass guitar), Chris (Drums) and, Tracy (Tamborine and percussion) are playing in a band called "The Partridge Family". Ruben Kincaid, a kid hater was signed as their manager. Finally, the kids asked their mother to join the band. Reluctantly, she agreed but, for a single condition: if she faints the kids have to assist her. See less
Director
Writer
Bernard Slade (creator)
Cinematographer
Editor
Norman Wallerstein (as Norm Wallerstein)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 25, 1970

Release date
Sep 25, 1970 (United States)

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18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Shirley Jones
Shirley Partridge Shirley Partridge   See fewer
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David Cassidy
Keith Partridge Keith Partridge   See fewer
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Susan Dey
Laurie Partridge Laurie Partridge   See fewer
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Danny Bonaduce
Danny Partridge Danny Partridge   See fewer
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Jeremy Gelbwaks
Christopher 'Chris' Partridge Christopher 'Chris' Partridge   See fewer
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Suzanne Crough
Tracy Partridge Tracy Partridge   See fewer
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Dave Madden
Reuben Kincaid Reuben Kincaid   See fewer
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William Wintersole
Club Manager Club Manager   See fewer
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Debra Pearce
Debbie - Girl Drummer Debbie - Girl Drummer   See fewer
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Ceil Cabot
Woman Woman   See fewer
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Hal Taggart
Desk Clerk Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Felton Perry
Airport Clerk Airport Clerk   See fewer
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Leon Alton
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Johnny Cash
Variety Show Host (uncredited) Variety Show Host (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Regan
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Frieda Rentie
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Cosmo Sardo
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Ratings Breakdown

8 / 10 | 67 votes