Second, because working on the series would let me be an almost full-time mom and raise my kids.”2.
But children, that is not the gospel, so do not go repeating that number to every Tom, Dick, and Sally who gives a rat’s ass about Danny , but we are concerned this house has a severe lack of harmony which has resulted in considerable upheaval and discord in the home and which may be in part responsible for the high drama and hysterics of the family.
Audiences watched the singing family for four seasons as the show picked up five Golden Globe nominations, high ratings, and even a Grammy nomination.
In her new memoir, Shirley Jones takes readers behind the scenes of the wholesome series, revealing endearing—and shocking—details about the show’s four-year run.“I was sad to see the show end.
“I had no doubts at all about playing Shirley Partridge,” Jones writes.
“First, because she was destined to become the first working mother on TV and I loved the script.