C’MON GET HAPPY!
Never one of my favorite early 1970s Friday night ABC comedies because it was too sappy for me even at the ripe old age of 10 (I preferred Room 222, The Odd Couple and Love, American Style), The Partridge Family is heading back to TV – albeit in a drastically revised version.
The sitcom, which centered on a group of kids including David Cassidy, Susan Dey, and Danny Bonaduce who recruit their mom Shirley Jones to play in a rock band, will be dramatically re-envisioned. According to writer Jeff Rake, who is prepping the script, “The new version will reflect what seems to me to be the more realistic family band scenario these days: a struggling, sort of well-meaning mom pimping her kids in order to create a wholesome-slash-sexy cash cow.” “Pimping her kids?” Now that sounds cool. For more click here.