The Partridge Family (1970–1974)
7.5/10
26
1 user

For Sale by Owner 

The Partridges start looking at new homes, but first have to sell their current home. Shirley keeps making it difficult for prospective buyers to buy the house so they take it off the market. Ruben accidentally signs a contract to sell.

Director:

Russ Mayberry

Writers:

Bernard Slade (created by), Charlotte Brown
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Jones ... Shirley Partridge
David Cassidy ... Keith Partridge
Susan Dey ... Laurie Partridge
Danny Bonaduce ... Danny Partridge
Brian Forster ... Christopher 'Chris' Partridge
Suzanne Crough ... Tracy Partridge
Dave Madden ... Reuben Kincaid
Bert Freed ... Mr. Sharp
Lurene Tuttle ... Mrs. Sharp
Donna Lynne Donna Lynne ... Girl
Marilyn Child Marilyn Child ... Mrs. Gibson (as Marilyn Childs)
Bobby Baum Bobby Baum ... Ed Hoffsteader
Maxine Stuart ... Gloria Hoffsteader
Gordon Jump ... Father
Sari Price Sari Price ... Mother
Edit

Storyline

The Partridges start looking at new homes, but first have to sell their current home. Shirley keeps making it difficult for prospective buyers to buy the house so they take it off the market. Ruben accidentally signs a contract to sell.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

Edit

Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1972 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Screen Gems See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The shirt worn by Danny Bonaduce (Danny) that sports a logo of a pair of foot prints in the left breast signifies it was the brand "Hang Ten," an early example of youth branding that was particularly popular in the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

Danny: [the family is putting their house up for sale. Danny takes it upon himself to write an exaggerated ad for the newspaper. He reads from his notes] "Now Available. Partridge Manor. Live among the stars".
Keith: Live among the stars! What stars?
Danny: Every night you just look up and there they are.
See more »

Soundtracks

As Long As You're There
Music & Lyrics by Adam Miller
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Bert Freed and Lurene Tuttle
20 February 2014 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

"For Sale by Owner" ponders the unthinkable, that the Partridges would up and leave the home they all grew up in for a place that has more than one bathroom (Danny's creativity in the tub often lasting for hours). Reuben offers to sell the old homestead himself, saving them the commission, after first putting in an offer for their new home. After more than a week without any prospective buyers, Mr. and Mrs. Sharp sign the papers to buy the Partridge house, by which time Shirley and the kids find themselves heartbroken at the prospect of actually moving; on top of that, their new home also becomes unavailable, leaving them scrambling to convince the Sharps that the place is running down (everything ends happily as expected). Mr. Sharp is played by veteran Bert Freed, TV's original Columbo, while Mrs. Bea Sharp (get it?) is played by Lurene Tuttle, perhaps best remembered as Sheriff John McIntire's wife in Hitchcock's "Psycho." Watch for brief appearances from Gordon Jump (7 episodes) and Shirley's old friend Sari Price (her third of four episodes). This episode's song is the pleasant ballad "As Long as You're There," composed by Adam Miller, and featured on sixth LP NOTEBOOK (issued Nov 1972).


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed