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Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue

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Family man Jim Anderson copes with the everyday problems among his wife Margaret and their three children as they experience day-to-day changes.
  • Follow the Leader

    Episode 1 - 25 mins
    Bud is torn in his loyalties when a new teacher comes to school.
  • The Awkward Hero

    Episode 2 - 25 mins
    Betty resists a football hero's attentions.
  • The Good Neighbor

    Episode 3 - 25 mins
    Landlord Margaret has a dispute with a neighbor.
  • Bud, the Executive

    Episode 4 - 25 mins
    Bud lends a strong, authoritative hand in organizing a school picnic.
  • Sentenced to Happiness

    Episode 5 - 25 mins
    The Andersons' former gardener finds himself in trouble with the law.
  • Mother Goes to School

    Episode 6 - 25 mins
    Betty resents having her mother in her class.
  • The Indispensable Man

    Episode 7 - 25 mins
    Jim insists that Bud should tell his football coach he broke the team's bedtime rule.
  • Kathy's Big Chance

    Episode 8 - 25 mins
    Kathy thinks she is going to miss her chance to see Greer Garson.
  • Margaret Learns to Drive

    Episode 9 - 25 mins
    Bud is amazed that his parents do not argue like other parents he knows.
  • Way of a Dictator

    Episode 10 - 25 mins
    Jim and Margaret are stunned when Bud seems to have more success raising Kathy than they do.
  • Mr. Beal Meets His Match

    Episode 11 - 25 mins
    Writer Betty casts her family in "Faust."
  • Kathy Makes a Wish

    Episode 12 - 25 mins
    Kathy takes a horseshoe to bed with her and wishes for a pony.
  • Man with a Plan

    Episode 13 - 25 mins
    Bud is embarrassed after implying that he enlisted in the armed forces.
  • Big Sister

    Episode 14 - 25 mins
    Betty becomes Kathy's weekend camp counselor.
  • Calypso Kid

    Episode 15 - 25 mins
    Bud thinks that learning the bongos will make him the life of the party.
  • Father's Biography

    Episode 16 - 25 mins
    Kathy is disappointed when she learns that Jim won't be able to hear her read her biography of him.
  • The Rivals

    Episode 17 - 25 mins
    Betty is elated when she is invited to the same concert by two different suitors.
  • Bud, the Mind Reader

    Episode 18 - 25 mins
    Bud decides that he would like to be a mind reader.
  • Margaret's Other Family

    Episode 19 - 25 mins
    The rest of the Anderson family becomes indignant when Margaret shows special attention to another family.
  • The Trial

    Episode 20 - 25 mins
    Bud is accused of causing $100 worth of damage to a neighbor's property.
  • Revenge Is Sweet

    Episode 21 - 25 mins
    Betty is concerned over Bud's failure to present himself in a socially acceptable manner.
  • Country Cousin

    Episode 22 - 25 mins
    Betty is concerned that her cousin will make a bad impression on her friends.
  • Poor Old Dad

    Episode 23 - 25 mins
    Bud teases his father about being married.
  • Betty's Crusade

    Episode 24 - 25 mins
    Betty tries to save a popular restaurant from closure.
  • Young Love

    Episode 25 - 25 mins
    Bud is struck with puppy love when he sees a woman in the supermarket.
  • Tell It to Mom

    Episode 26 - 25 mins
    Margaret is an eyewitness to a molehill rising into a mountain all by itself.
  • A Friend in Need

    Episode 27 - 25 mins
    The Andersons are bewildered when a dog rings their doorbell in the middle of the night.
  • A Medal for Margaret

    Episode 28 - 25 mins
    Margaret secretly takes fly-casting lessons in hopes of winning a contest.
  • The Weaker Sex

    Episode 29 - 25 mins
    Betty is ashamed to learn that her plot to ensnare a local boy has been discovered.
  • Jim, the Answer Man

    Episode 30 - 25 mins
    Jim tries desperately to finish his work before he has to leave on a trip.
  • Bud Quits School

    Episode 31 - 25 mins
    After Bud sees a successful man, he decides to quit school and go to work.
  • A Matter of Pride

    Episode 32 - 25 mins
    Bud suffers in cramped, but stylish, shoes.
  • Betty Finds a Cause

    Episode 33 - 25 mins
    Betty leads the fight to have a nearby hedge removed from a dangerous intersection.

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