Originally airing on ABC-TV from 1958-1966, THE DONNA REED SHOW became one of the most popular family situation comedy series in television history during its eight season run. Starring Academy Award-winning actress Donna Reed as homemaker Donna Stone, Carl Betz as her pediatrician husband Alex, Shelley Fabares as daughter Mary, and Paul Petersen as son Jeff, The Donna Reed Show is a humorous and heartwarming slice of Americana that earned a legion of new fans in reruns on Nick at Nite, TV Land and MeTV.
The new doctor is married to a Japanese Geisha girl. She is constantly seeing to her husband's needs, and the married couples of Hilldale have a difficult time adjusting to her. Leave it to Donna to "Americanize" her.