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"The Christmas Story" is the first Christmas episode of the CBS sitcom Father Knows Best, aired as the twelfth episode of its first season.

Synopsis[]

Upset with his children's materialistic approach to the holiday season, Jim insists his family drive to the mountains to chop down their Christmas tree. His wish for a simple family Christmas becomes an unfortunate reality when their car gets stuck in a snow drift far from the nearest phone. They take refuge in a mountain lodge that's closed for the season and are befriended by a man, apparently the caretaker, who teaches the children the delights of a simple holiday.

Cast[]

Actor/actress Character
Robert Young Jim
Jane Wyatt Margaret
Elinor Donahue Betty
Billy Gray Bud
Lauren Chapin Kathy
William Traylor Les Turner
Wallace Ford Nick

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Sony Pictures
Movies
Columbia Pictures 1941Christmas with the KranksThe HolidayArthur ChristmasPaul Blart: Mall CopThe Night BeforeThe Star
Screen Gems This Christmas
Direct-to-Video Buster & Chauncey's Silent NightThe Nuttiest NutcrackerThe Swan Princess Christmas
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