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Remade as 

The New Partridge Family (2005) (TV Movie)


Getting Together (1971) (TV Series)
Bobby Conway and Lionel Poindexter are introduced in The Partridge Family: A Knight in Shining Armor (1971).
Partridge Family 2200 AD (1974) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

This Is Your Life: Shirley Jones (1971) (TV Episode)
Cast members from the series honor their TV mom
Maude: Walter's Secret (1973) (TV Episode)
Maude: "If it's peace and quiet you want, go work for the Partridge Family."
Goober and the Ghost Chasers: Brush Up Your Shakespeare (1973) (TV Episode)
The Partridge kids guest-star
Goober and the Ghost Chasers: The Singing Ghost (1973) (TV Episode)
The Partridge kids guest-star.
Goober and the Ghost Chasers: The Ghost Ship (1973) (TV Episode)
The Partridge kids guest-star.
Goober and the Ghost Chasers: Mummy Knows Best (1973) (TV Episode)
The Partridge kids guest-star.
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour: Episode #1.2 (1977) (TV Episode)
When Milton Berle is late to arrive, Cindy says, "Maybe he went to The Patridge Family."
Newhart: Desperately Desiring Susan: Part 1 (1986) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions that it was his favorite show growing up.
My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)
The show is mentioned in the beginning of the film.
Family Ties: Spring Reminds Me (1988) (TV Episode)
Mallory: "She was the only girl with the Partridge Family albums."
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Home Sweet Home (1988) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Day by Day: A Very Brady Episode (1989) (TV Episode)
Marcia says, "I don't wanna be in this family any more. I wanna be in the Partridge Family."
Night Court: From Snoop to Nuts: Part 2 (1989) (TV Episode)
"Except maybe a Patridge Family reunion."
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Simply Irresistible (1989) (TV Episode)
One of the pseudonyms that Doogie applies to the Gonzales family is Danny Partridge.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
"Reuban Kincaid's Smarter Brother"
My Secret Identity: Stolen Melodies (1990) (TV Episode)
Andrew refers to Little Ricky.
Roseanne: Happy Birthday (1990) (TV Episode)
When the kids give Roseanne presents, she says "It's like the Partridge Family or something."
My Secret Identity: Bump in Time (1990) (TV Episode)
Robbie refers to the series.
Full House: Ol' Brown Eyes (1991) (TV Episode)
Danny recalls watching the show and singing along at home.
Cheers: I'm Getting My Act Together and Sticking It in Your Face (1991) (TV Episode)
Norm refers to Woody as Keith Partridge when Woody ends up wearing some clothes from the 1970's.
Saturday Night Live: Michael J. Fox/Black Crowes (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced on America's Most Wanted: Former Child Actors
Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)
someone says "It felt like the Partridge Family world tour"
Motormouth: Episode #4.2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Voice of the Beehive regarding their cover of 'I Think I Love You'.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mighty Jack (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "She's been kidnapped by the Partridge family!"
Eerie, Indiana: Who's Who (1991) (TV Episode)
Marshall says, "This ain't the Partridge family."
My Girl (1991)
After Veda says she is going to live with the Brady Bunch. Thomas J wants to go with her she says you'll have to go live with the Partridge Family.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mentioned briefly during the K-Billy DJ's announcements at the beginning of the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Partridge"
3 Ninjas (1992)
The Larry Sanders Show: What Have You Done for Me Lately? (1992) (TV Episode)
Arthur says Shirley Jones is a babe, and that he liked how you could see her thighs on the show between her short skirt and her boots.
True Romance (1993)
"The Partridge Family" is briefly mentioned between Clarence & Alabama.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: Our Partridge Family van broke down.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Buff 'N' Stuff (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Charlton Heston/Paul Westerberg (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Coffee Talk
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: Mrs. Partridge!
Problem Child: Junior and the Camp (1994) (TV Episode)
Married... with Children: How Green Was My Apple (1994) (TV Episode)
Dave Madden and Danny Bonaduce, who is identified as Danny Partridge, are guest stars.
Airheads (1994)
Ian says, "Of course! You're 'The Partridge Family'!"
Beavis and Butt-Head: Take a Number (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
In one scene, the Patridge Family's bus passes in front of the camera.
The Nanny: Shopaholic (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the character, Reuben Kincaid.
Now and Then (1995)
Boy Meets World: Rave On (1995) (TV Episode)
Dave Madden mentions that he used to manage a family band. Madden played manager Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family.
For a Few Lousy Dollars (1995)
mentioned in dialogue
Power Rangers Zeo: Scent of a Weasel (1996) (TV Episode)
Skull mentions getting the tomato juice idea from this show.
Weird Science: Girl Talk (1997) (TV Episode)
Lisa tells Tisch that she and her family travelled around the US in a multicoloured bus and she always had to get her little brother Danny out of trouble.
The Sixth Man (1997)
Con Air (1997)
Baby O: "They say the way he killed those people makes the Manson family look like the Partridge Family."
I Think I Do (1997)
Partridge Family songs play at important love scenes, wedding couple receives a gold partridge cage as a wedding present, and in the final scene, Bob receives a cassette entitled/of "The Partridge Family Album."
The Simpsons: The Cartridge Family (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Scream 2 (1997)
Home Improvement: Bright Christmas (1997) (TV Episode)
When Tim is decorating the roof he puts David Cassidys head on a pear tree as a partridge in a pear tree
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) (TV Episode)
"Ruben Kincaid!"
Sex and the City: Three's a Crowd (1998) (TV Episode)
Miranda says the cab driver is the original Chris from The Partridge Family.
A Bug's Life (1998)
Detroit Rock City (1999)
David Cassidy as Keith Douglas Partridge is shown in the opening credits.
E! True Hollywood Story: The Partridge Family (1999) (TV Episode)
Episode title refers to the TV series
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Stalked (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Munch
Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)
Spaz mentions it in his description of suburbia
The David Cassidy Story (2000) (TV Movie)
An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000) (Video)
High Fidelity (2000)
Growing Up Brady (2000) (TV Movie)
The Simpsons: Behind the Laughter (2000) (TV Episode)
At their performance at the Iowa state fair, the Simpsons dress up in the same costumes worn by the Partridge family.
Bamboozled (2000)
That '70s Show: Red Sees Red (2000) (TV Episode)
While paying homage to The Brady Bunch, Eric and Hyde decide to become Partridges. Also Shirley Jones, who played Shirley Partridge, appears on the show. Hyde says he is pretty sure he can nail Susan Dey, who played Laurie Partridge.
Twice in a Lifetime: Some Like It... Not (2000) (TV Episode)
Lorraine tells Mandy that she looks like Shirley Partridge.
The Simpsons: A Tale of Two Springfields (2000) (TV Episode)
Homer mentions Keith Partridge and his "frilly shirt."
The X-Files: Sunshine Days (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 512 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during "Helping Hands".
That '70s KISS Show (2002) (TV Special)
Danny Bonaduce hosts.
Citizen Shane (2004)
A lunchbox featuring The Partridge Family is shown.
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004) (TV Special)
the show is spoofed and pictures of the orignal are shown
Medium: Pilot (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in episode
Cursed (2005)
One of the show staff asks Elle if she wants to book Keith Partridge on the show.
Scrubs: My Big Move (2005) (TV Episode)
At one point in the episode, the theme song is heard.
Queer as Folk: I Love You (2005) (TV Episode)
Lewis says he waited in line four hours to meet Danny Bonaduce at a Partridge Family reunion show.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.40 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Fowl Language" category
Will & Grace: A Little Christmas Queer (2005) (TV Episode)
Will mentions The Partridge Family
Howard Stern on Demand: Danny Bonaduce (2006) (TV Episode)
Bonaduce talks about appearing on the show
RV (2006)
When Bob rides his bike down the hill to the Gornicke's RV, he asks Jamie what she is doing hanging out with the Partridge Family.
30 Days (2006)
Danny Partridge mentioned
American Dad!: The Best Christmas Story Never (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan recalls David Cassidy's hit song from that show
How I Met Your Mother: Moving Day (2007) (TV Episode)
"This is the one where Lou Ferrigno pulls the Partridge Family bus."
Jackie Magazine: A Girl's Best Friend (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Getaway: Episode #16.15 (2007) (TV Episode)
The theme music from this title is played in a story on a licorice factory in Junee, New South Wales.
It Takes Two: Episode #2.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
After Jolene and David perform, when Amanda Pelman delivers her verdict, she says that she is reminded of this title and two of its cast, a comment she then explains by telling them that she thinks she loves them.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
when dewey plays catch with his kids, the partride family theme song plays as they ride around in a bus.
Robson Arms: No Sex in the City (2008) (TV Episode)
Sault mentions the show by name.
Break a Leg: Ghosts, Mimes & Partridges (2008) (TV Episode)
Brian Forster appears as Chris Partridge
Righteous Kill (2008)
mentioned in dialogue
Cinematic Titanic: Legacy of Blood (2008) (Video)
Trace: Why is he dressed like the bastard Partridge kid
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.102 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to the Partridge Family in a $300 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.143 (2009) (TV Episode)
Laurie Partridge is included in a $4,000 question
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the armoured vehicle challenge after James Morrison paints his Volkswagen Kombi in UN peacekeeper blue.
Ruby & the Rockits: 50 Ways to Heave Your Mother (2009) (TV Episode)
In one scene Patrick tells David that he still has a lot of issues with their mother and David tells him "Come on get happy"
Grown Up Movie Star (2009)
Will mentions the show by name.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.53 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $1,200 clue in the category "For the Birds"
World's Dumbest: Brawlers (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the segment about Danny Bonaduce doing a boxing match against Jose Canseco.
Iconoclast (2010)
Discussed by Boyd Rice and Shaun Partridge.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.116 (2010) (TV Episode)
Emma Stone says that she auditioned on "In Search of the Partridge Family" to play Laurie, the role originally played by Susan Dey on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says Jackie Evancho and her family should get a bus and tour the country like the Partridge Family
The Music Never Stopped (2011)
Gabriel called "Danny Partridge"
Cinema Verite (2011) (TV Movie)
Craig refers to this show
A.N.T. Farm: America Needs TalANT (2011) (TV Episode)
Paisley assumes the host of the game show(Barry Williams) was on the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.58 (2011) (TV Episode)
Shirley Jones makes a surprise appearance as a "Partridge in a pear tree"
Bob's Burgers: Food Truckin' (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV Special)
DVD-R Hell: Bibleman (2012) (TV Episode)
"Rubin Kincade comes in to check on the talent."
The New Normal: The Godparent Trap (2012) (TV Episode)
Rocky mentions the show.
Happily Divorced: The Back-Up Fran (2012) (TV Episode)
Glen refers to Fran as Shirley Partridge.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.155 (2013) (TV Episode)
Kathleen Madigan talks about taking a rickety "Partridge Family" bus in Mexico to go snorkeling
Everyday Is Like Sunday (2013)
Jason says that he used to be a member of the Partridge Family.
Plush (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Baggage Battles: Platinum Hits (2013) (TV Episode)
A Partridge Family lunchbox once owned by David Cassidy is auctioned and appraised. Photo stills of the cast are shown.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 January 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Josh Brolin/Artie Lange/Giada De Laurentiis (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in his opening monologue
Delmer & Marta: Cooking from Scratch (2016) (TV Episode)
Creston mentions the title characters.
Saturday's Warrior (2016)
Mack compares the Flinders to the Partridge family.
Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Sonny asks Jerry: "Hey, you ever watch 'The Partridge Family'? Laurie Partridge is such a piece of ass. Next time I'm in town, can you set me up with her?"
Empire: More Than Kin (2016) (TV Episode)
Jamal says the Lyons are like a black Partridge family
Empire: Rise by Sin (2016) (TV Episode)
Cookie says the Lyons are not like the Partridges
Channel Zero: You Have to Go Inside (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Last Man on Earth: Five Hoda Kotbs (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tandy.
Supernatural: The Foundry (2016) (TV Episode)
Shirley Partridge mentioned
Timeless: The Watergate Tape (2016) (TV Episode)
Laurie Partridge mentioned
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 February 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Cinema Snob: Unidentified Flying Oddball (2017) (TV Episode)
"...The Partridge Family is not on tonight."
Returning the Favor: Girls Build (2017) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions The Partridge Family by the bus
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Bigfoot - die Legende lebt (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kalkofe, recalling Danny Bonaduce's career
The Cinema Snob: Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (2018) (TV Episode)
"Holy shit, it's Laurie Partridge!"
Man with a Plan: Family Business (2018) (TV Episode)
Andi says that working with the parents is never a good idea and uses the Partridge Family as an example
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Scott sings the theme song on his karaoke machine.
The Kids Are Alright: Pilot (2018) (TV Episode)
Timmy has a trading card for Laurie Patridge
The Kids Are Alright: Low Expectations (2019) (TV Episode)
Timmy entered a contest to appear on this show
Monkey in the Morning: Lightsaber Dueling (2019) (TV Episode)
Bad Comic Reviews makes a joking reference to the series.
Fosse/Verdon: Glory (2019) (TV Episode)
Nicole wants Gwen to watch this show with her

Featured in 

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988) (Short)
Clips are seen in montage. No soundtrack provided.
My Girl 2 (1994)
Vada and her parents are watching it on tv early in the film.
This Is Your Life: David Cassidy (1994) (TV Episode)
Scenes are shown.
Crooklyn (1994)
Behind the Music: David Cassidy (1998) (TV Episode)
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
Six Feet Under: Familia (2001) (TV Episode)
Claire watches The Partridge Family on TV
Good Fences (2003) (TV Movie)
stock footage shown on tv
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
Showing Sitcom
I Love the '70s: 1970 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV series was edited into this mini-series.
The Home Song Stories (2007)
They were watching the opening credits of "The Partridge Family" in the scene where Bill's mother comes in with her lawn-bowling friends
20 to 1: Greatest TV Families (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its title characters.
The Lovely Bones (2009)
picture in susies locker and shown on tv
Atop the Fourth Wall: Extreme Super Christmas Special #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
It is revealed in the end that the partridge in the pear tree they got was in fact Danny Bonaduce
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.28 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip showing the family bus is shown
A Paixão de JL (2015)
A clip with David Cassidy is presented
American Horror Story: Chapter 4 (2016) (TV Episode)
seen on TV in flashback
Fosse/Verdon: Glory (2019) (TV Episode)
Gwen doesn't want to watch this show with Nicole.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Susan Dey/C+C Music Factory (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in The Partridge Family vs the Brady Bunch
The Ben Stiller Show: Pilot (1992) (TV Episode)
Dave Madden plays the Partridge Family's manager Mr. Kinkaid as U2's first manager.
Roundhouse: Gang Violence (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'The Cartridge Family'
The Nanny: The Yummy Mummy (1999) (TV Episode)
Fran envisions what her life will be like with five children.
This Ain't the Partridge Family XXX (2009) (Video)
Spoofs TV show in porn movie
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
When Susan hopes that her family becomes a family band, Greg imagines his family at the Partridge family.

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