Herbie J Pilato Wishes ‘The Smith Family’ a Happy 50th Anniversary

by Herbie J Pilato

The melodic opening theme music. The movie-stars-turned-sitcom-mom-and-dad. Dragnet meets Father Knows Best. One of TV’s first dramedies. Opie Taylor before Richie Cunningham.

The Smith Family, created by Edmund Hartman and Bob Sorrentino, had it all of that and more. read article