David Cassidy as Keith Douglas Partridge
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 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.Read More
Shirley's dad is having a mid-life crisis and decides to hit the road with the band to pursue his long-lost dream of being a star, but will his act appeal to the new generation?
Guest Stars: Ray Bolger and Rosemary DeCamp as Fred and Amanda Renfrew
Songs: "Baby I Love Love, I Love You"; "Together (Havin' a Ball)"; "On the Road"; "Bye Bye Blackbird"Read More
Just as they're about to record their first album, the Partridges have a bomb dropped on them: ten-year-old Danny's been drafted into the Army.
Guest stars: Jack Riley as Corporal Wrzesinski, Jonathan Daly as Officer Moody
Song: "On the Road"Read More
Now that their record is out, Keith finds himself with major girl trouble: he cannot keep them away from him! But his troubles really begin when he falls for the one who doesn't care who he is.
Guest stars: Lane Bradbury as Janet, Claire Wilcox as Cathy
Song: "Somebody Wants To Love You"Read More
While performing in Las Vegas, Danny tutors the beautiful girlfriend of a mob boss in finances so she can leave town and finds himself with a new hit but one that has nothing to do with music.
Guest Stars: Pat Harrington Jr. as Harry, Barbara Rhoades as LaVon LaVerne, Richard Bakalyan as Skee, Vic Tayback as Rocco
Song: "That'll Be the Day"Read More
The Partridge Family is about to leave a different kind of lasting impression on their audience after a skunk hitches a ride on their bus and leaves them...and all their clothes...covered with the unpleasant scent.
Songs: "I Think I Love You", "Brand New Me"Read More
After a mishap onstage leaves the audience laughing, Danny takes it upon himself to provide a little comic relief to their show. Unfortunately, he's not as funny as he thinks he is.
Guest Stars: Morey Amsterdam as Ziggy Shnurr, Jackie Coogan as Max Pepper
Songs: "Somebody Wants to Love You", "All of the Things"Read More
The Partridge Family find themselves with a captive audience when they perform at a prison, but then find themselves being held captive by a prisoner who wants them to hear his songs.
Guest Star: Stuart Margolin as Hank
Songs: "Singin' My Song", "Only a Moment AgoRead More
When Danny gets singled out in a review by a prominent journalist, the praise goes to his head and he decides to go solo. But he changes his mind when he sees his family happily auditioning for his replacement.
Guest Stars: Dick Clark as himself, Mitzi Moag as Sheila Faber
Song: "Singin' My Song"Read More
During a stopover in a small town, the Partridges offer to revive the career of a folk legend who's been out of circulation for twenty years, but find that he would rather sing in church than be in the spotlight.
Guest Star: William Schallert as Red Woodloe
Songs: "I Can Feel Your Heartbeat", "Find Peace in Your Soul"Read More
Reuben books a European tour but there's one condition: the groovy promoter thinks Shirley's too old. She quits the band, but discovers she has fans there after all.
Guest Star: Gino Conforti as Logan Mays
Songs: "Baby I Love Love, I Love You"; "I Can Feel Your Heartbeat"Read More
Laurie gets braces right before a television show comes to film the band. As if that isn't bad enough, when they begin to play, her braces pick up radio signals and all she can hear is The Rolling Stones!
Guest Star: Mark Hamill as Jerry
Song: "The Love Song"Read More
Shirley has doubts about what being on the road is doing to the Partridges' lives so she suggests they take a break and start living like a normal family again. But she forgets one thing: they're not a normal family.
Guest Star: Richard Mulligan as Dr. Jim Lucas
Songs: "I'm Here, You're Here"; "I Can Feel Your Heartbeat"Read More
Laurie jumps on the anti-establishment bandwagon when the hotel workers where they're scheduled to perform go out on strike and she refuses to cross the picket line and play.
Guest Stars: Harvey Lembeck as Marino, Michael Lembeck as Marc
Songs: "There's No Doubt in My Mind"; "Umbrella Man"Read More
The Partridges are happy for Reuben when he falls in love and decides to marry, even though his new life doesn't include managing the band – but the band quickly finds they can't manage without him.
Guest Star: Nancy Malone as Cathleen
Song: "She'd Rather Have the Rain"Read More
Danny forces Keith to put the brakes on his spending when his car drains his finances and he realizes he may not be able to afford to take his girlfriend to the prom.
Guest Stars: Annette O'Toole as Carol, Carl Ballantine as Pitchman
Song: "You Are Always on My Mind"Read More
The Partridges find themselves in the middle of a domestic squabble when they give a ride to a teenage girl—who turns out to be a serial runaway, with the police hot on her trail.
Guest Stars: Laurie Prange as Maggie Newton, Sandy Kenyon as Maggie's Father, Ian Wolfe as Grandpa
Song: "Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque"Read More
The rumor mill starts buzzing at school when a hot new guy arrives on campus. Keith initially sees him as a rival until Laurie, who doesn't believe the rumors, accepts a date with the alleged Lothario.
Guest Star: Michael Ontkean as Lester Braduck
Song: "I'll Meet You Halfway"Read More
A series of coincidences leads Danny to believe he was adopted and there doesn't seem to be anything anyone can say to convince him he's a natural-born Partridge.
Guest Stars: Bernard Fox as Marty Burnes, Ned Glass as Detective Harry Klein, Art Metrano as Mike Young
Songs: "Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted"; "I Can Feel Your Heartbeat"Read More
When the Partridges introduce a hip, multi-talented musician to a square, tone-deaf poet, no one expects them to score a hit—but somehow they manage to do just that.
Guest Stars: Bobby Sherman as Bobby Conway and Wes Stern as Lionel Poindexter
Song: "Stephanie"Read More
Stillman Kelly asks his old buddy Reuben to manage his daughter Dora, who is an aspiring singer. Unfortunately, when she auditions in front of Reuben and the Partridges, her vocal abilities leave much to be desired. Unfortunately, Keith, who has fallen for her, is so taken with her beauty that he doesn't even notice. However, when he hears a tape of her singing he soon snaps to his senses and now must try to summon the courage to tell Dora how untalented she is without hurting her feelings.Read More
After performing in Vegas on Christmas Eve, the Partridges start the drive home. The bus breaks down in a town with one inhabitant. Disappointed about being away from home for Christmas, the prospector tells them a Christmas story.Read More
After seeing some experimental films at a theater, Keith says he can do better than any they saw. Keith pulls out the video camera and beings recording various random clips. Danny becomes his partner. The premier is not what he expects.Read More
Chris and Tracy invite a street worker into their home. He says he is a world-class Russian painter and says he can paint a work of art on their garage door. The completed picture is a nude woman that all the neighbors complain about.Read More
The Partridges hire a psychic performer for Tracy's birthday party. Keith and Danny keep asking for predictions about their lives, so the psychic asks them to help his failing business from a foreclosure.Read More
Its role reversal time in the Partridge household as Keith takes home economics and Laurie takes auto shop. Keith struggles with cooking make him the target of barbs from the school bully and things really heat up when Laurie gives the tough a judo flip. Now Keith is challenged to a fight and must face up to the bully even if it means getting his face turned to hamburger.Read More
A talent agent sees Keith and offers him a screen test for a Hollywood movie. He practices his scene and drives to the studio with the whole family. Keith is offered the part, and as he packs, he finds out he lost the part just that fast.Read More
Ruben has a burglar alarm installed in the Partridge home for their security. They keep setting off the alarm accidentally so much that everyone starts to ignore it. When a real burglar breaks in, no one realizes it is a real break in.Read More
School finals are approaching and Keith has a problem in one course. America's heartthrob is failing Sex Education. The teacher seems to be picking on Keith and it takes some work to find out why it seems like that.Read More
Shirley buys a $29 cuckoo clock from the local department store and charges it. When the bill arrives she's being charged $290. She goes to the department store and learns that their new automated system misprinted it. So the man in charge rectifies it. When her new bill arrives it says she owes $2900. She then closes her account at the store. Later someone from the collection agency says she owes the department store $29000. Also everyone whom she's been doing business like the grocery store where she cashes checks and her plumber have been getting word that her ...Read More
Keith does not have a date for a party after the popular girl at school declines his date request, citing another date, so Laurie sets him up with one of her friends. The next day when the popular girl's plans fall through she belatedly accepts the date with Keith. Now he has two dates for the same party.Read More