To fulfill his showbiz dreams, Timmy enters a contest to appear on "The Partridge Family" and takes matters into his own hands when he doesn't hear back. Elsewhere, Peggy takes a driving test in order to get her license, but anxiety sets in and things don't go according to plan. In secret, Peggy tries a few questionable shortcuts to becoming a legally licensed driver, and in the process, drags the Cleary kids into her web of deceit.
Season 1 Episode 17 of The Kids Are Alright was watched by 3,010,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys during the 1970s. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.