The Donna Reed Show

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The Donna Reed Show
The Donna Reed Show-Logo.JPG
Premiere September 24, 1958
Finale March 19, 1966
Airs Weekdays at 5:30 a.m. on MeTV
Creator William Roberts
Network ABC
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Todon Inc.,
Screen Gems Television
Distributor Screen Gems Television (until 1974)
Columbia Pictures Television (1974–1994)
Columbia TriStar Television (1994–2002)
Sony Pictures Television (2002– )
Seasons 8
Episodes 275
Origin USA

The Donna Reed Show is a sitcom that aired on ABC.

A housewife caters to her pediatrician husband and their two children.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Donna Reed Donna Stone 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Carl Betz Dr. Alex Stone 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Shelley Fabares Mary Stone 1 2 3 4 5
Paul Petersen Jeff Stone 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Patty Petersen Trisha Stone 5 6 7 8
Bob Crane Dr. Dave Kelsey 6 7
Ann McCrea Midge Kelsey 6 7 8
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Darryl Richard Smitty 4 5 6 7 8
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
ABC
Season One September 24, 1958 June 3, 1959 37
Season Two September 24, 1959 June 16, 1960 38
Season Three September 15, 1960 June 8, 1961 38
Season Four September 14, 1961 June 14, 1962 39
Season Five September 20, 1962 May 9, 1963 34
Season Six September 19, 1963 April 23, 1964 32
Season Seven September 17, 1964 April 8, 1965 30
Season Eight September 16, 1965 March 19, 1966 27

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
Season One October 28, 2008 4

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Season Two July 28, 2009 4

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Season Three December 1, 2009 4

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Season Four December 20, 2011 5

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Season Five December 4, 2012 5

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Episode Collections
Family Favorites April 13, 2010 1

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External Links