Family Affair (CBS 1966-1971, Brian Keith, Sebastian Cabot)

Sitcom. Archetypal bachelor Bill Davis has his good times put to a stop when he takes in the three kids of his brother and wife who have died in a car accident.

Bill, who lived in a trendy Manhattan apartment and his manservant Giles (aka Mr French) quickly had to adjust to their new roles as foster fathers. The kids were twins Buffy and Jody and the older Cissy.

During the final season Nancy Walker was a semi regular as house keeper Emily Turner.

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production details
USA | CBS / 138×25 minutes / September 1966 – September 1971

Creators: Edmund L. Hartmann, Don Fedderson
Producer: Don Fedderson

Edmund L. Hartmann Don Fedderson

Sebastian Cabot as Mr. Giles French
Brian Keith as Bill Davis
Kathy Garver as Cissy Davis
Anissa Jones as Buffy Davis

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