CTVA US Comedy - "Father Knows Best" (Screen Gems/CBS) Season 5 (1958-59)

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Starring Robert Young & Jane Wyatt
Season 5 (CBS) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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New Network - New Day
CBS Mondays 8:30 pm Eastern

5.01 [134] Father Knows Best: VINE COVERED COTTAGE
15Sep58 CBS Mon
Betty and Ralph plan to get married, but find it is not as happy as they thought.

5.02 [135] Father Knows Best: BE KIND TO BUD WEEK
22Sep58 CBS Mon
Bud thinks Betty has an ulterior motive when she is kind to him.

5.03 [136] Father Knows Best: KATHY'S ROMANCE
29Sep58 CBS Mon
Kathy's new boyfriend is more interested in Jim than of Kathy.

5.04 [137] Father Knows Best: A VOICE FROM THE PAST
6Oct58 CBS Mon
Bud prepares for the arrival of the homecoming queen.

5.05 [138] Father Knows Best: FRANK'S FAMILY TREE
13Oct58 CBS Mon
Frank tries to console Kathy by telling her that his family are entertainers.

5.06 [139] Father Knows Best: ALWAYS PLAN AHEAD
20Oct58 CBS Mon
Jim tries to teach the children a lesson when they are constantly not planning ahead.

5.07 [140] Father Knows Best: SECOND WEDDING
27Oct58 CBS Mon
Betty talks Jim and Margaret into getting married again for their anniversary.

5.08 [141] Father Knows Best: BUD, THE CARDENTER
3Nov58 CBS Mon
Bud finds a dent on the back of the car he is watching for a friend.

5.09 [142] Father Knows Best: BETTY, THE PIONEER WOMAN
10Nov58 CBS Mon
Betty plays the founder of Springfield's wife in a play of  what really happened.

5.10 [143] Father Knows Best: FAIR EXCHANGE
17Nov58 CBS Mon
An Indian exchange student arrives for the weekend from Betty's college.

5.11 [144] Father Knows Best: BUD, THE SNOB (II)
24Nov58 CBS Mon
Re-run /re-cut of 1.16 [016]

5.12 [145] Father Knows Best: MARGARET WINS A CAR
1Dec58 CBS Mon
In a raffle, Margaret wins a car and uses it to help the orphans home.

5.13 [146] Father Knows Best: THE GREAT EXPERIMENT
8Dec58 CBS Mon
Jim attempts to get the family to broaden their horizons and disaster strikes.

5.14 [147] Father Knows Best: THE CHRISTMAS STORY
15Dec58 CBS Mon

5.15 [148] Father Knows Best: THE BASKETBALL COACH
22Dec58 CBS Mon
Jim becomes the coach of Bud's basketball team.

5.16 [149] Father Knows Best: KATHY, GIRL EXECUTIVE
29Dec58 CBS Mon
Kathy is elected by the family to control Bud's lawn moving company.

5.17 [150] Father Knows Best: THE GOOD SAMARITAN
5Jan59 CBS Mon
Bud must do a good deed for an English report and ends up resenting the whole world.

5.18 [151] Father Knows Best: THE IDEAL FATHER
12Jan59 CBS Mon
Uncle Charlie believes the children are spoiled when they forget Jim's birthday.

5.19 [152] Father Knows Best: BIG SHOT BUD
19Jan59 CBS Mon
Bud gets into hot water when he tries to buy Margaret a bottle of expensive perfume.

5.20 [153] Father Knows Best: HARD LUCK LEO
26Jan59 CBS Mon (rebroadcast 12Mar62)
Guest cast:
Arthur O'Connell ...... Leonard
Synopsis1:
Leo visits and takes advantage of the whole family until something
surprising happens. [SAA]
Synopsis 2:
Jim's cousin Leonard comes to Springfield and becomes a guest in the
Anderson home. Leonard has had trouble keeping jobs, but the Andersons
listen sympathetically to his hard-luck stories and try to find him suitable employment. [RF]

5.21 [154] Father Knows Best: BUD, THE CAMPUS ROMEO
2Feb59 CBS Mon
When Bus refuses dates, the girl launch an anti-Bud campaign.

5.22 [155] Father Knows Best: CRISIS OVER A KISS [verified -RF]
9Feb59 CBS Mon
Written by John Elliotte
Directed by Peter Tewskbury
Guest Cast:
Jymme Shore ....... Joyce Kendall (recurring)
Robert Brubaker ... Mr. Kendall
And:
Ron Ely .......... Jerry Preston
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Director of Photography: Frederick Gately, A.S.C.
Art Director: Phil Bennett
Film Editor: Robert B.Hoover
Set Decorator: Frank A. Tuttle
Make-Up Supervision: Clay Campbell, S.M.A
Hair Styles by: Helen Hunt
Assistant Director: Herb Wallerstein
Production Assistant: Seymour Friedman
Synopsis:
Bud tries to save Betty from her boyfriend but Betty resents the help. [SAA]

5.23 [156] Father Knows Best: KATHY GROWS UP
16Feb59 CBS Mon
Kathy says she wants to be treated as if she was an adult.

5.24 [157] Father Knows Best: A MAN OF MERIT
23Feb59 CBS Mon
Jim learns that he is to be appointed as an outstanding person in the community.

5.25 [158] Father Knows Best: BETTY MAKES A CHOICE
2Mar59 CBS Mon
Betty is faced with a hard decision that will affect her future.

5.26 [159] Father Knows Best: IT'S A SMALL WORLD
9Mar59 CBS Mon
Margaret must decide to attend a luncheon or go with Jim on an important trip.

5.27 [160] Father Knows Best: TWO LOVES HAS BUD
16Mar59 CBS Mon
Bud has a hard time when he must decide between two girls to take to the prom.

5.28 [161] Father Knows Best: AN EXTRAORDINARY WOMAN
23Mar59 CBS Mon
The Anderson's are visited by an author on African Culture.

  5.29 [162] Father Knows Best: THE ART OF ROMANCE #2
Screen Gems prod. no. 162 (see prod. no. 97 - same title)
30Mar59 CBS Mon (rebroadcast 08May61)
guest cast:
Joan Freeman as Judy Corbett
Nancy Kilgas as Marge
Synopsis:
Bud hasn't got the courage to ask Judy Corbett to the high school prom.
So Jim decides to give his son some advice about romance. [RF]

5.30 [163] Father Knows Best: FORMULA FOR HAPPINESS
6Apr59 CBS Mon
Strange things begin to happen when Jim's dreams start to come true.

5.31 [164] Father Knows Best: BUD AND THE DEBUTANTE
13Apr59 CBS Mon
Bud tries to impress a wealthy girl by taking her to an expensive restaurant.

5.32 [165] Father Knows Best: THE PROMISED PLAYHOUSE #2
20Apr59 CBS Mon  (see  #1.17   23Jan55)

5.33 [166] Father Knows Best: THE MEANEST PROFESSOR
27Apr59 CBS Mon
Bud regrets writing a bad article about a professor after the professor finds the article.

5.34 [167] Father Knows Best: LIVE MY OWN LIFE
4May59 CBS Mon

5.35 [168] Father Knows Best: BUD HAS A PROBLEM
11May59 CBS Mon
Bud blames his professor when it appears he will not pass Physics.

5.36 [169] Father Knows Best: THE GREAT ANDERSON MYSTERY
18May59 CBS Mon
The Andersons act out a detective story when the television breaks down.

5.37 [170] Father Knows Best: MARGARET GOES DANCING
25May59 CBS Mon
Re-run / re-cut of 1.11 [011]

5.38 [171] Father Knows Best: THE GOLD TURNIP
1Jun59 CBS Mon
Bud feels that there is no use for tradition so he starts to break all traditions.

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