10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Partridge Family’
8. Partridge Family Success
Typically the success of a hit show is something to be celebrated, but in Shirley Jones relationship with her ex-husband Jack, it was the reason behind the demise of their marriage. “The stratospheric success of the show took its toll on my marriage to Jack. His overriding sense of inferiority in the face of my success drove him into the arms of other women even more often than before,” she said. The final straw came with Shirley caught Jack at a restaurant with another woman. He then announced he wanted to separate, and the two later divorced.
7. The Partridge Family House
If viewers think The Partridge Family House looks familiar, that’s because it probably does! It’s been used in several prime time shows from that time period. It was the home of Samantha and Darrin Stevens’ neighbors, the Kravitzes, on Bewitched, and on the same block as the house used in I Dream of Jeannie. It was seen again in later projects like Dennis the Menace and The Donna Reed Show and would show up once more in the 1998 Reese Witherspoon film, Pleasantville.