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Father Knows Best portrayed a family that was surprising similar to real people. The parents managed to ride through almost any family situation without violent injury to their dignity, and the three Anderson youngsters were presented as decently behaved children who respected and loved their parents. A newspaper critic at the time wrote that "Jim Anderson may be the first intelligent father permitted on TV since they invented the thing".

Genres: Comedy | Family
Station: NBC (US)
Rating: 7/10 from 2 users
Status: Ended
Start: 1954-10-03

Father Knows Best Season 2 Air Dates

S02E01 - Art of Salesmanship Air Date: 31 August 1955 16:00 -

Jim tries to teach Bud salesmanship skills.

S02E02 - Father's Private Life Air Date: 07 September 1955 16:00 -

Jim requests some uninterrupted time and problems stack up.

S02E03 - Lessons in Civics Air Date: 14 September 1955 16:00 -

The Andersons work together to save from demolition an historic town building.

S02E04 - First Disillusionment Air Date: 21 September 1955 16:00 -

Bud tells the truth on his job application after urging from his dad, Jim, but his friend lies on his application and gets the job.

S02E05 - Woman in the House Air Date: 28 September 1955 16:00 -

The Anderson's have an unplanned house guest, wife of a friend of Jim's that drives Margaret crazy.

S02E06 - New Girl at School Air Date: 05 October 1955 16:00 -

Bud is impressed with April, a new girl in school, and Kathy has a new boyfriend that is the brother of the girl.

S02E07 - Kathy Makes Magic Air Date: 12 October 1955 16:00 -

Kathy trades for a used magic set and worries when her 'magic' starts coming true.

S02E08 - Advantage to Betty Air Date: 19 October 1955 16:00 -

The tennis captain is angered when Betty is chosen for publicity pictures.

S02E09 - The Big Test Air Date: 26 October 1955 16:00 -

Bud wants to buy a used outboard motor, but his report card science grade interferes with his plan.

S02E10 - Father Is a Dope Air Date: 02 November 1955 17:00 -

After seeing a father manipulated on the "TV box" comedy, he thinks his family is doing the same to him about his planned hunting trip.

S02E11 - Spirit of Youth Air Date: 09 November 1955 17:00 -

Jim and Margaret realize at a college reunion that the great times they recall were great for their age back then, but they are happier in their current family lives.

S02E12 - Bud, the Ladykiller Air Date: 16 November 1955 17:00 -

Bud tries to find a way to discourage an admirer politely.

S02E13 - Margaret's Premonition Air Date: 30 November 1955 17:00 -

Margaret's premonitions seem to be coming true interfering with some of the family's plans.

S02E14 - Stage to Yuma Air Date: 07 December 1955 17:00 -

The cast is on holiday but Robert Young stars in this wild west episode with indians attacking a stage coach while Jim plays the part of a bad guy.

S02E15 - Bad Influence Air Date: 14 December 1955 17:00 -

Bud finds out that his new friend is a thief and takes the blame for Artie stealing Kathy's piggy bank change.

S02E16 - Betty Hates Carter Air Date: 28 December 1955 17:00 -

Jim arranges a date for Betty with the son of a friend when in town for a convention, but Betty isn't cooperating.

S02E17 - Jim, the Tyrant Air Date: 04 January 1956 17:00 -

Jim has a bad day at the office and is impatient with his family that evening.

S02E18 - Betty's Brother Air Date: 11 January 1956 17:00 -

Bud is teased as a freshman because of senior Betty's great accomplishments.

S02E19 - Betty Earns a Formal Air Date: 18 January 1956 17:00 -

Betty must earn the money for an expensive formal dress.

S02E20 - The House Painter Air Date: 25 January 1956 17:00 -

A very experienced house painter is put to a test of his ethics by the Anderson family.

S02E21 - Bud, the Wallflower Air Date: 01 February 1956 17:00 -

Bud's school throws a girls invite the boys dance and Bud is not asked to it.

S02E22 - The Bus to Nowhere Air Date: 08 February 1956 17:00 -

Betty is feeling depressed and aimless and decides to leave on a bus to anywhere $9 will take her.

S02E23 - Kathy, the Indian Giver Air Date: 15 February 1956 17:00 -

Feeling neglected by the family, Kathy seeks someone for companionship.

S02E24 - The Historical Andersons Air Date: 22 February 1956 17:00 -

Bud researches the history of Major Nathaniel Anderson and is asked to present it to the PTA.

S02E25 - The Grass is Greener Air Date: 29 February 1956 17:00 -

Jim is feeling a bit depressed as he learns he is the least famous of his college group.

S02E26 - The Persistent Guest Air Date: 07 March 1956 17:00 -

The Anderson family helps a homeless boy in the 9th grade find a new home.

S02E27 - Family Reunion Air Date: 14 March 1956 17:00 -

Margaret becomes frustrated with the family not wanting to go to Lemon Falls to attend her family reunion.

S02E28 - Family Dines Out Air Date: 28 March 1956 17:00 -

The Anderson's have competing same day dinner invitations.

S02E29 - Bud, the Boxer Air Date: 04 April 1956 17:00 -

Bud needs to face a bully.

S02E30 - Betty, Girl Engineer Air Date: 11 April 1956 17:00 -

Betty's high school offers internships in professions/trades and Betty opts in for a non-traditional women's field

S02E31 - The Martins and the Coys Air Date: 18 April 1956 17:00 -

Jim and Betty's boyfriend's dad have a major business disagreement creating a feud and creating a Romeo & Juliet scenario.

S02E32 - Dilemma for Margaret Air Date: 25 April 1956 17:00 -

Betty participates in a school club initiation that goes wrong

S02E33 - Hero Father Air Date: 02 May 1956 16:00 -

A major Baseball team is lined up to help raise money for the hospital.

S02E34 - Father, the Naturalist Air Date: 09 May 1956 16:00 -

Jim takes Kathy out to the woods to collect edible plants and roots to meet her requirements to be promoted to Indian Princess.

S02E35 - The Ten Dollar Question Air Date: 16 May 1956 16:00 -

Jim wants to end the bickering and tattling by the children and creates ASPNCCOMS - Anti-Stool Pigeon and Name calling Club of Maple Street.

S02E36 - Adopted Daughter Air Date: 23 May 1956 16:00 -

Kathy's friend makes her think she might be adopted.

S02E37 - Betty's Graduation Air Date: 30 May 1956 16:00 -

Jim helps Kathy get over not wanting to graduate from junior high school by telling about Betty's trepidation of graduating from high school.

Father Knows Best Actors

Robert Young(James "Jim" Anderson, Sr.)

Elinor Donahue(Betty "Princess" Anderson)

Jane Wyatt(Margaret Anderson)

Billy Gray(James "Bud" Anderson, Jr)

Lauren Chapin(Kathy "Kitten" Anderson)

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