Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
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The Promising Young Man 

Jim's boss John asks Jim if he can show John's son how to sell insurance. Jim agrees, and John is sociable enough to work with clients. However, John does not like insurance and wants to be an actor.

Director:

Peter Tewksbury

Writers:

Ed James (characters), Paul West (story and teleplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Robert Young ... Jim Anderson
Jane Wyatt ... Margaret Anderson
Elinor Donahue ... Betty Anderson
Billy Gray ... Bud Anderson
Lauren Chapin ... Kathy Anderson
Richard Crenna ... Elwood Seastrom
Willis Bouchey ... Emmet Ward
Sarah Selby ... Miss Thomas
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Storyline

Jim's boss John asks Jim if he can show John's son how to sell insurance. Jim agrees, and John is sociable enough to work with clients. However, John does not like insurance and wants to be an actor.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1956 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Richard Crenna guest stars as Elwood Seastrom, Crenna would go on to star on The Real McCoys as Luke McCoy from 1957-1963. See more »

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