The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
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The Broken Spirit 

Jeff's been causing problems lately, so Alex has a talk with him about behaving. Jeff's attitude changes, and everyone thinks it is because of the talk. However, Jeff causes a problem with a neighbor and is actually just feeling guilty.

Director:

Lawrence Dobkin

Writers:

Nate Monaster, William Roberts (creator)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Donna Reed ... Donna Stone
Carl Betz ... Dr. Alex Stone
Shelley Fabares ... Mary Stone
Paul Petersen ... Jeff Stone
Raymond Hatton ... Mr. Barnhill
Ronald Anton Ronald Anton ... Timmy
Virginia Stefan Virginia Stefan ... Nurse
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Storyline

Jeff's been causing problems lately, so Alex has a talk with him about behaving. Jeff's attitude changes, and everyone thinks it is because of the talk. However, Jeff causes a problem with a neighbor and is actually just feeling guilty.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1960 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Todon, Screen Gems See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The telephone keeps ringing after Donna picks it up in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Nurse: Did you buzz Mr. Barnhill?
Mr. Barnhill: I hope I didn't break up your poker game.
Nurse: As a matter of fact we were dancing with some of the interns.
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