The Partridge Family - Season 4

ABC (ended 1974)




Episode Guide

  • . . . _ _ _ . . . (S.O.S)
    An old high school flame, Navy Captain Charles Corwin, comes to town to rekindle his past with Shirley. But Danny and Keith, who have mistaken the captain for a "ladies man", are out to torpedo the relationship before it leaves port.
  • Pin it on Danny
    Pin it on Danny
    Episode 21
    Danny finds a brooch and gives it to Shirley on her birthday. When the brooch's original owner places a newspaper ad for its return, the kids devise a plan to purchase an identical brooch with the reward money, hoping that Shirley won't find out.
  • Morning Becomes Electric
    The Partridge family gets involved in energy conservation and publicly try to become a "model family" by saving electricity. Taking their efforts even one step further, Danny suggests that the paper should print the name of "energy hogs" for all to see. The only problem is that their own energy savings do not go well and they themselves are in danger of being branded as "energy hogs".moreless
  • Keith and Lauriebelle
    Laurie agrees to pose as Keith's girlfriend to make another girl jealous, but she gets more than she bargained for when Danny complicates the charade by claiming the she is a southern belle.
  • Miss Partridge, Teacher
    Danny is elated when Laurie is appointed as a student-teacher in his seventh-grade class, but it turns out not to be the free ride that he was expecting.
  • Danny Converts
    Danny Converts
    Episode 17
    Danny gets a crush on a jewish girl, and to impress her family he tells her father, Rabbi Stern, that the Partridge family is also Jewish. Things get out of hand when the entire family is invited over to the Stern's for supper.
  • Queen for a Minute
    Queen for a Minute
    Episode 16
    Laurie decides to run for homecoming queen, but only so that she can prove a point about the sexist treatment of women.
  • Danny Drops Out
    Danny Drops Out
    Episode 15
    Danny thinks that school is a waste of his time and talent, and Shirley reluctantly agrees to let him stay at home, knowing that it might be the best way for him to learn the true value of an education.
  • Two for the Show
    Two for the Show
    Episode 14
    Reuben brings his latest musical talents, 14 year-old twin brothers, in to stay with the Partridges while the boys work on their first recording. But things start to go wrong when both of them get crushes on Laurie, threatening to destroy their singing careers before they even get started.
  • Art for Mom's Sake
    Art for Mom's Sake
    Episode 13
    Shirley joins an art class, and the instructor goes overboard with praise about her paintings. But the Partridge kids know that it's not her awful paintings that he's in love with, and they have to come up with a plan to let their mom know the truth without hurting her feelings.moreless
  • Made in San Pueblo
    Made in San Pueblo
    Episode 12
    After a spat with her husband, Shirley's mom moves in to become the family's new maid, and the Partridges have their hands full trying the get the couple back together again.
  • Al in the Family
    Al in the Family
    Episode 11
    After Reuben gives his hapless nephew a job as his assistant, the Partridges soon discover that he has a gift for comedy, and they try to channel his quirky behavior into a successful profession.
  • A Day of Honesty
    A Day of Honesty
    Episode 10
    After Danny gets into trouble sneaking into a movie theater, Shirley tries to teach him about being honest, and the whole family learns an important lesson: when it comes to some things, honesty isn't always the best policy.
  • Heartbreak Keith
    Heartbreak Keith
    Episode 9
    Keith gets the wrong impression when a married college student befriends him in sociology class--he thinks that she wants to leave her husband on his behalf!
  • The Diplomat
    The Diplomat
    Episode 8
    Shirley teaches the fine art of dating diplomacy to an ambassador who's not only a well-known ladies man, but obsessed with his international job as well.
  • The Last Howard
    The Last Howard
    Episode 7
    Laurie meets a new boyfriend, a fellow who claims to be the heir to a large family fortune, when the Partridges play a gig on a cruise ship. But Keith and Danny suspect he is something else--an international jewel thief!
  • Double Trouble
    Double Trouble
    Episode 6
    Keith finds himself in a jam when he winds up with two dates scheduled for the same evening, and his devious solution to the problem doesn't quite work exactly as planned.
  • Reuben Kincaid Lives
    Reuben becomes suspicious after Shirley and the family surprise him with a birthday party, and he thinks that they know more than he does about his recent physical exam.
  • The Strike-Out King
    Convinced that Danny needs to spend more time with kids his own age, the older Partridges blackmail Danny into joining a Little League baseball team--and Danny's surprising success as a pitcher causes nothing but problems for everyone involved.
  • Beethoven, Brahms, and Partridge
    Keith's new girlfriend, a classical music student, convinces him that playing rock 'n' roll is a waste of his talent. Unfortunately, his first concerto written for the college orchestra, doesn't receive the type of critical acclaim that he had hoped for.
  • None but the Onely
    None but the Onely
    Episode 2

    Keith wants a date with the new girl in school, so he writes a less-than-honest letter to Laurie's newspaper column, scheming that she will match them up.

  • Hate Thy Neighbor
    Hate Thy Neighbor
    Episode 1
    Noise pollution is the issue as the musical Partridges face professional ruin in the fourth-season opener. Seems the new next-door neighbor doesn't dig pop music and has installed a new kind of sound barrier-the law! This episode introduces regular Ricky Segall as the neighbors' four year old son. (1/2 hour)