Written by William S. Bickley
Produced by Larry Rosen
Directed by Jerry London
Original Air Date: February 4, 1972

The Partridge family awakes one morning to find they have an unexpected visitor: Russian immigrant Nicholas Minsky Pushkin, or, as he is otherwise know, Pushkin the Magnificent. Nicholas is a jack-of-all-trades: master chef, master carpenter, master artist, etc. Nicholas has decided to offer his services to a typical middle-class American family and the Partridges are that lucky family.

The family likes Nicholas well enough but he seems to break as many things as he fixes. In his sincere desire to be helpful, Nicholas paints the garage door while the Partridges are away on a concert date. It may sound innocent, but Pushkin the Magnificent has painted a scantily-clad young lady on the garage door and although Nicholas is an accomplished artist, the location of the work is a cause for much embarrassment, and the neighbors are in an uproar.

As it turns out, Nicholas may not be the greatest of carpenters, but he is a recognized artist. The local museum purchases the garage door for a large sum so Shirley is able to buy a new garage door and Pushkin is able to take a vacation with the remaining money.

"Last Night," music and lyrics by Tony Romeo (on Shopping Bag)

Guest Cast:
Nicholas Minsky Pushkin --------------------------------- Arte Johnson
Mr. Phelps ----------------------------------------------- Dave Ketchum
Mrs. Monahan ------------------------------------------- Jeff Donnell
Mr. Hensley ---------------------------------------------- Ivor Barry
Old Man ------------------------------------------------- John Qualen
Sioux ----------------------------------------------------- Frank Welker

Tube Trivia:
- Arte Johnson is best known as a regular on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In." He played Morris Dinkler in Episode 64.
- Dave Ketchum appeared as a regular on "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster," with Marty Ingels and John Astin.
- Frank Welker provides the voices for many cartoon characters including Fred on "Scooby-Doo," and "Jabberjaw" and "Dynomutt, Dog Wonder."

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