The Donna Reed Show/Nothing Like a Good Book

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Nothing Like a Good Book
Season 2, Episode 8
Airdate November 12, 1959
Written by John Whedon
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
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The Donna Reed ShowSeason Two

Guest Stars: Mary Shipp (Lydia Langley), Frank Wilcox (Bartley Langley), J. Edward McKinley (Dr. Peabody), Susan Dorn (Ceil Pennington), Margie Liszt (Vera Platt), Fred Kruger (George Platt), Randy Preissman (Christopher Cruikshank)


Plot Overview

A neighbor invites the Stones to dinner with a group of friends. She spends the evening bragging about the intellectual books she reads. Donna gets talked into joining a book club and has one week to read War and Peace.