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These Are The Days

1 9 7 4 (USA)
16 x 30 minute episodes

Early 20th-century rural life was depicted in this short-lived animated series from Hanna-Barbera, showing the adventures of the Day family – Grandpa, widowed mother Martha and her three children; Ben, Kathy and Danny – growing up on a farm in a place called Elmsville (located somewhere on the Great Plains) in 1900.

The family dog was called Jonas.

The series debuted on ABC on Saturday 7 September 1974 and ran for 16 episodes.

Martha Day
June Lockhart
Ben Day
Andrew Parks
Kathy Day
Pamelyn Ferdin
Danny Day
Jack Haley
Grandpa (Jeff Day)
Henry Jones


Sensible Ben | The Fire Brigade | Danny’s Musical Dilemma | Danny Runs Away | Ben for President | The Good Luck Charm | Kathy’s Job | The Runaway Horse | How Ben Was Cowed | Grandpa and the Great Cyclic Harmonium Swindle | The Visitor | The Most Precious Gift of All | The Spa | Hello Mrs McGivern, Goodbye | The Balloon | The Feud