Ozzie & Harriet Nelson Nelson family photo

Ozzie & Harriet Nelson

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The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was a television show from 1952 through 1966. The show starred the actual Nelson family - Ozzie, Harriet, David, and Ricky. When David and Ricky got married, thei ... show more

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was a television show from 1952 through 1966. The show starred the actual Nelson family - Ozzie, Harriet, David, and Ricky. When David and Ricky got married, their spouses joined the show. The exterior of the house, shown on the series, was the actual Nelson house.

Ricky Nelson's singing career was launched through the show. He came from a strong musical genetics - his father, Ozzie, was a band leader and his mother, Harriet, was a singer.

The show was in the genre of The Donna Reed Show, Father Knows Best, and Leave It to Beaver - all showing the ideals of family life in the 1950's through early 1960's.

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