The Partridge Family
was an American television sitcom about a widowed mother and her five children who, in addition to living their typical suburban family life, traveled around in a colorful bus to different venues to perform their hit songs. The series originally ran from September 25, 1970 until August 31, 1974 on the ABC television network, as part of the Friday night lineup with The Brady Bunch
. It had many subsequent runs in syndication.
The show starred Shirley Jones as mother Shirley Partridge and David Cassidy (Jones' real life stepson) as Keith Partridge. The remaining Partridge children were played by Susan Dey as Laurie, Danny Bonaduce as Danny, Jeremy Gelbwaks (later replaced by Brian Forster) as Chris, and Suzanne Crough as Tracy Partridge. Dave Madden played Reuben Kincaid, who was their manager and family friend. Read more about ...