Written by John Wilder
Produced by Larry Rosen
Directed by Mel Swope
Original Air Date: March 10, 1972

The Partridge Family is eagerly anticipating their vacation after finishing a club date in Las Vegas. Reuben would like them to accept the manager's offer to appear for another two weeks, but they all refuse.

On the way to the hotel, the bus breaks down. They are towed into Cal Courtney's garage and he gives them the bad news that they will have to spend the night because he doesn't have the part to repair the bus. The family is disappointed at having to postpone their vacation, but there is nothing they can do about it so they resolve to make the best of things.

Cal's wife, Amanda, is excited and glad to have the famous singing stars staying at her place. She would like to ask them to appear at a fair for the benefit of the local Indian tribe, but she can't get up the courage. So she deceives them into staying longer by stalling their repairs and sending Mr. Kincaid on a wild goose chase.

When it appears that the family will be leaving, Amanda and Cal take the Partridges to the Papago Indian Reservation with the result that they volunteer to perform at the fair. The Partridge family has "done something" to help the American Indian to a better life.

"Come On Love," music and lyrics by Terry Cashman and T. P. West (on Crossword Puzzle,)

Guest Cast:
Cal ---------------------------------------------- Harry Morgan
Amanda ----------------------------------------- Josephine Hutchinson
Paul --------------------------------------------- Ivan Naranjo
Ruth --------------------------------------------- Sandra Ego
Tommy ------------------------------------------ Lee Casey

Tube Trivia:
- Harry Morgan is best known for his roles on "Dragnet" and "M*A*S*H". He also appeared in Episode 2 as "Whiplash" Willie Larkin.
- The Papago Indians are a fictitious tribe.
- "Come On Love" was recorded during the Sound Magazine sessions, but didn't appear on an album until Crossword Puzzle was released the following year.
- "Am I Losing You" is released as The Partridge Family's sixth hit single the week this episode aired.

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