Written by Dale McRaven
Produced by Larry Rosen
Directed by Bob Claver
Original Air Date: January 26, 1973
The Partridge Family do a show at a large amusement park in Cincinnati, after which they spend a day as visitors in the park, enjoying all the rides. That is everyone but Keith who is afraid of heights and gets sick on every ride, including the merry-go-round. When they are informed that a public relations man is coming to show them around, Keith bows out, feeling sick. When the PR "man" turns out to be a very attractive 30-year old Audrey Parsons, Keith makes a miraculous recovery.
Keith then falls madly in love with Audrey, trying his best to impress her, but succeeding only in making a fool of himself. When Shirley tries to tell Keith that he is too young for Audrey, he won't listen. Danny decides to "help" Keith by making him realize that he hasn't got a chance, which he will do by making Audrey fall in love with him. When Keith tries to get a date with Audrey he finds she already has a date -- with Danny! The three of them spend the day going on rides. The day ends with Keith getting sick and Danny falling in love with Miss Parsons.
Keith thinks Danny is behaving foolishly because he is too young and then realizes that he has behaved the same way. When Audrey turns down Danny's request for a date, he is finished with women.
The show ends with Reuben trying to get a date with Audrey.
"Girl You Make My Day," music and lyrics by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (on Shopping Bag)
"Together We're Better," music and lyrics by Tony Romeo and Ken Jacobson (on Notebook)
Audrey Parsons ----------------------------------- Mary Ann Mobley
Waiter ---------------------------------------------- Johnny Bench
- Mary Ann Mobley was Miss America 1959, and is married to actor Gary Collins.
- Johnny Bench was a catcher with the Cincinnati Reds for 17 years.
- This episode was filmed on location at Cincinnati's King's Island Amusement Park during the summer of 1972, although it didn't air until January, 1973.
- The December 23-29 1972 issue of TV Guide featured a two-page pictorial on the filming of this episode! To read it, click here!
- Dale McRaven was the Story Editor for "The Partridge Family." He wrote 16 episodes for The Partridge Family. He went on to produce and co-create such shows as "Mork & Mindy," "Laverne & Shirley," and "Perfect Strangers."
- This is one of 7 episodes directed by Executive Producer Bob Claver. He also directed episodes 6, 46, 54, 63, 66, 69, and 96.
"Looking Through The Eyes Of Love," The Partridge Family's eighth single, peaks at #39 on the US Top 40 charts the week this episode aired. It is the last single to break into the Top 40.