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The Brady Bunch
Brady Bunch.jpg
The Brady Bunch opening grid, season one
Format Sitcom
Created by Sherwood Schwartz
Starring Robert Reed
Florence Henderson
Barry Williams
Maureen McCormick
Christopher Knight
Eve Plumb
Mike Lookinland
Susan Olsen
Ann B. Davis
Theme music composer Frank De Vol
Sherwood Schwartz
Opening theme Performed by:
Peppermint Trolley Company
(Season 1)
Barry Williams, Christopher Knight and Mike Lookinland
(Season 2)
Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Mike Lookinland and Susan Olsen
(Seasons 3–5)
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 117 (List of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) A Sherwood Schwartz Production
In Association With Paramount Television
Location(s) Hollywood, California
North Hollywood, California
Running time approx. 25:00 (per episode)
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run September 26, 1969 – March 8, 1974
Chronology
Followed by The Brady Brides
A Very Brady Christmas
The Bradys
Related shows The Brady Kids
The Brady Bunch Hour
.The Brady Bunch is an American television sitcom starring Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, and Ann B. Davis, which revolves around a large blended family.^ The Brady Bunch TV Show - The Brady Bunch Television Show - Yahoo!
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.The show originally aired from September 26, 1969, to March 8, 1974, on ABC and was subsequently syndicated internationally.^ Airdates: 1969 - 1974 Network: ABC Next Episode .
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Contents

Overview

Origins

In 1965, following the success of his TV series Gilligan's Island, Sherwood Schwartz conceived the idea for The Brady Bunch after reading an article in the Los Angeles Times that said "40% of marriages [in the United States] had a child or children from [a] previous marriage." He instantly set to work on a pilot script, called Yours and Mine[1], and passed it around the "big three" television networks of the era. ABC, CBS and NBC all loved the script, but each network wanted changes to it before they would commit to filming it. Schwartz felt that his script was perfect, and although he had the interest of all three networks in America, he decided to shelve it.[2]
Despite the similarities between the series and the 1968 theatrical release Yours, Mine and Ours starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball, the original script for The Brady Bunch predated the script for the film. However, the success of the film was a factor in ABC's decision to order episodes for the series.[1]

Plot

.Mike Brady (Robert Reed), widowed architect with sons Greg (Barry Williams), Peter (Christopher Knight) and Bobby (Mike Lookinland), marries Carol Martin (née Tyler) (Florence Henderson), whose daughters are Marcia (Maureen McCormick), Jan (Eve Plumb) and Cindy (Susan Olsen).^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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^ She and her six-year-old sister have been fighting a lot lately, and she can identify with the bickering of Marcia vs. Jan, Bobby vs. Peter, etc.
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^ Peter: Christopher Knight.
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The wife and daughters take the Brady surname. Producer Schwartz wanted Carol to have been a divorcée but the network objected to this. A compromise was reached whereby no mention was made of the circumstances in which Carol's first marriage ended, but many assume she was widowed. .The newly formed juvenile sextet, parents Carol and Mike, Mike's live-in housekeeper Alice (Ann B. Davis), and the boys' dog Tiger settle into a large, suburban home designed by Mike.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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^ Alice: Ann B. Davis.
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Though the show presumably takes place in Los Angeles, the writers carefully avoid any mention of the Brady's actual location during the series.
The theme song penned by Schwartz quickly communicated to audiences that the Bradys were a blended family. In the first season this blending figured prominently in episode stories; from the second season it was less intrinsic to stories but would be casually referred to in dialogue. .Two episodes from the third season, "Not So Rose Colored Glasses" and "Jan's Aunt Jenny," mention that Mike and Carol had been married for three years.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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In the "Kelly's Kids" episode of the final season, further reference was made to the Bradys' adoptions ("Either way, you adopted three boys and you adopted three girls, right?") when their neighbors, the Kellys, adopted three boys of different races.
.It was not the first series to show a "blended" family (two series which debuted in the 1950s, Make Room For Daddy and Bonanza, had stepsiblings and half-siblings respectively), but came at a time when divorce and remarriage in America was seeing a surge.^ Seriously, you all need to read "Make Room!
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^ BTW, my kids have never been on a two week vacation and have never traveled half way around the world to visit family.
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^ Are there times now that I wish I had siblings, if only to make it easier to deal with some of the issues that will be presented to me as my parents age?
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.Episodes in the first season chronicled the family learning to adjust to its new circumstances and become a unit, as well as typical childhood problems such as rivalries and family squabbles, and the fact that their house had four bedrooms for two married adults, one housekeeper, and six children.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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^ Episodes depict their attempts to cope with the chaos of raising six children.
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.Over time the episodes focused more on issues related to the kids growing up, such as dating, self-image, responsibility, and even puberty.^ Now, let's say they grow up and have kids.
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^ Eventually both our kids will grow up and leave the nest.
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^ (For India, the ratio is more like 18:1, so even though India's population is almost 4 times the US's, we emit more than five times as much CO2.
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Subtle references to larger social problems found their way into the dialogue from time to time. .For example, in one social-issue episode, season two's "The Liberation of Marcia Brady", Marcia sets out to prove a girl can do anything a boy can.^ Both the girls have a strong nurturing side to their personalities, so naturally they've enjoyed helping out with the care of the younger ones.
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The boys find this very upsetting and Peter finds himself joining the Sunflower Girls, Marcia's club, in hopes of making her back down from her "bad idea".

Original run and subsequent success

.In 1971, due to the success of the Bradys' ABC Friday night companion show The Partridge Family (about a musical family), some episodes began to feature the Brady Kids as a singing group.^ I was a kid when the Brady Bunch was on (Friday nights!
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^ I remember loving the Von Trapp family on The Sound of Music, and seeing another movie in the 1960s called 'Your Mine and Ours' that featured a widow with 10 kids marrying a widower with 8.
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^ As an only some people observed that I was better equipt than some other kids to focus inward, do things like read, paint, dance, play music.
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.Though only a handful of shows actually featured them singing and performing ("Dough-Re-Mi" in the third season, "Amateur Nite" in the fourth and "Adios, Johnny Bravo" in the fifth), the Brady Bunch began to release albums.^ I actually find it very comforting and freeing in my marriage to know that we're both open to as many kids as God sends us.
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.Though they never charted as high as the Partridges, the cast began touring the United States during the summer hiatus from the show, headlining as The Kids from the Brady Bunch.^ I was a kid when the Brady Bunch was on (Friday nights!
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Only Barry Williams and Maureen McCormick stayed in the music business as adults. Christopher Knight readily admits he felt he could not sing and recalls having great anxiety about performing live on stage with the cast.
.The Brady Bunch never achieved high ratings during its primetime run (never placing in the top 25 during the five years it aired) and was canceled in 1974 after five seasons and 117 episodes.^ The Brady Bunch: Season 05 .
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At that point in the story Greg graduated from high school and was about to enroll in college. .Despite its less-than-stellar primetime ratings and having won no awards, the show would become a true cultural phenomenon, enduring in the minds of Americans and in syndication for decades.^ TV Home Shows News Photos Videos TV Listings Full Episodes Tonight's Picks Primetime in No Time Daytime in No Time Blog What's So Funny?
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The series has spawned several sequel series on the "Big 3" U.S. networks, made-for-TV movies, and parody theatrical releases, as well as a touring stage show and countless specials and documentaries on both network and cable TV.
.Since its first airing in syndication in September 1975, an episode of the show has been broadcast somewhere in the United States and abroad every single day of every single year through at least 2008. Reruns were also shown on ABC daytime from July 9, 1973 to August 29, 1975, at 11:30 a.m.^ Blog*Spot Archives November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 August 2005 July 2005 June 2005 May 2005 .
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Eastern/10:30 Central. .The run was interrupted only once, between April 21 and June 27, 1975, when ABC ran a short-lived game show, Blankety Blanks, in that time slot.^ Will Done - Tuesday, Dec 8, 09 @ 10:27 am: With the graphics, looks like Fox NFL pre-game show.
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When the episodes were repeated in syndication, they usually appeared every weekday in late-afternoon or early-evening slots on local stations. .This enabled children to watch the episodes when they came home from school, making the program widely popular and giving it iconic status among those who were too young to have seen the series during its prime time run.^ TV Home Shows News Photos Videos TV Listings Full Episodes Tonight's Picks Primetime in No Time Daytime in No Time Blog What's So Funny?
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The show's longevity in the public mind largely owes to that phenomenon, which was a unique aberration from the traditional norm of a previously-run network program being sold to stations as schedule filler between network programming blocks[citation needed].
.According to Schwartz, the reason the show has become a part of Americana despite the fact that there have been other shows that ran longer, rated higher and were critically acclaimed is that the episodes were written from the standpoint of the children and addressed situations that children could understand (such as girl trouble, sibling rivalry and meeting famous people such as a rock star or baseball player).^ Too many people are out there having children that they don't adequately care for, support, nurture, educate, or love.
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^ So people who raise children do deserve to be rewarded by tax breaks and such.
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^ On the bright side, part of the reason they are fighting more is that they are actually becoming closer siblings with more in common.
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The Bradys also comprised a harmonious family (compared to the likes of the Bunkers, the Bundys, the Simpsons, etc...), though they did run into problems occasionally when one of the children did not cooperate with his or her parents or the other children. .In fact, anticipating the likelihood that some children might "act out" some plotlines, the producers had a form letter they sent to children who wrote stating their desires to run away from their own families and live with the Bradys[citation needed].^ Brady has been out there for a while, in other races and such, so there might be a need for more “there” there.
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Cast

The regular cast appeared in an opening title sequence in which video head shots were arranged in a three-by-three grid, with each cast member appearing to look at the other cast members. The sequence has been widely imitated and lampooned since.
Marcia Brady
Maureen McCormick
Carol Brady
Florence Henderson
Greg Brady
Barry Williams
Jan Brady
Eve Plumb
Alice Nelson
Ann B. Davis
Peter Brady
Christopher Knight
Cindy Brady
Susan Olsen
Mike Brady
Robert Reed
Bobby Brady
Mike Lookinland
A recurring character is Alice's boyfriend, Sam Franklin (Allan Melvin), the owner of a local butcher shop. (By the time of The Brady Girls Get Married, a made-for-TV movie in 1981, Alice and Sam were married.) Sam appears in only eight episodes, but they span all of the show's five seasons. He is also frequently mentioned in dialogue, and Alice occasionally goes out on dates with him off-screen.
.Although many actors who become type-cast into the roles they played on a particular series resent this, the cast of The Brady Bunch express a contrary attitude.^ The girls have also expressed a desire to have multiple children when the time comes, and even though this may be years into the future, it does factor into the type of guy they like to date.
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^ Too many children are born into dire circumstances because they started out as unwanted pregnancies.
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On a TV Land documentary, the actors revealed that they all remain close friends, and most have remained in regular contact with one another. .On several episodes of Christopher Knight's reality show series, My Fair Brady, Florence Henderson made guest appearances, and gave advice on Chris' ongoing relationship issues.^ So in reality, the issue of overpopulation does not really play a part in my calculus.
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^ Well, imagine my surprise when I asked my nine-year-old daughter why she liked the show (on a whim we have been watching episodes on DVD).
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Knight also invited Barry Williams, Susan Olsen, and Mike Lookinland to a wedding party, during which most of his time was spent hanging out with them, away from the party, and he stated that it was important that his fiance accept that his Brady Bunch friends are an important part of his life.

The Bradys' dog, Tiger

The original dog that played Tiger was hit by a florist truck and killed early in the first season [3]. A replacement dog proved problematic, so the producers decided the dog would only appear when essential to the plot. Tiger appeared in about half the episodes in the first season and about half a dozen episodes in the second season. In yet another parallel to the Partridge Family, whose dog Simone disappeared during their second season, Tiger vanished without an explanation and was not shown again after "The Impractical Joker" which aired in 1971. According to Barry Williams, the doghouse was retained as a prop to cover holes in the artificial turf caused by a falling stage light.
In The Brady Bunch Movie, after Carol tells Mike "Go get 'em, tiger" she remarks to herself, "Tiger... Tiger... whatever happened to that dog?"
At the end of A Very Brady Sequel, a dog runs through the yard where a party is occurring. Cindy and Bobby turn to each other and say, "Tiger?" Cousin Oliver chases the dog offscreen, which is followed by the sound of an unseen car crash. Cindy and Bobby seem unfazed.
The series pilot featured the only appearance of another pet, Fluffy, a cat that belonged to Carol's girls prior to her marriage to Mike.

Cousin Oliver

Robbie Rist as Cousin Oliver
In 1974, during the show's final season, the producers added a younger character, Cousin Oliver (9-year-old Robbie Rist), to fill the age gap left by the maturing Brady children (Susan Olsen, the youngest, was 12 during the show's final season). He appeared in the final six episodes of the series.
.Oliver proved unpopular[citation needed] and was even referred to by Rist himself as having "killed the show" when he appeared along with other actors from the series on a celebrity edition of The Weakest Link in 2001. In popular culture, the term "Cousin Oliver Syndrome" refers to television producers introducing a younger character late in a series to replace grown-up child stars.^ LOVED the comment that referred to one sister being able to go to the other whenever she needed to hear the truth.
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.This was done on several well-known sitcoms, including The Partridge Family (during its simultaneous final season with The Brady Bunch and prior to Oliver's first appearance), The Cosby Show, Growing Pains, and Diff'rent Strokes.^ The Brady Bunch: Season 05 .
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Celebrity guests

During the five years of the series, the Bradys had unusually frequent meetings with famous people, both real and fictional, typically in their own home:
  • Desi Arnaz, Jr. – Teen heartthrob son of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball meets Marcia, who had written about him in her diary
  • Don Drysdale – Hall of Fame Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher who tries to inject reality into Greg's dreams of being a professional baseball player
  • Don Ho – Hawaiian singer who met Cindy, Peter, and Bobby in Honolulu
  • Davy Jones – Former lead singer of The Monkees, who takes Marcia to a school dance and performs there
  • Deacon Jones – Hall of Fame football player who encourages Peter's singing
  • Joe Namath – Hall of Fame New York Jets quarterback who visited Bobby because he thought Bobby had a terminal illness
  • Wes Parker – Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman who met Mike and Greg in Greg's math classroom, thus curing Greg of the crush he had on his teacher (Parker's girlfriend in the episode)

The Brady house

.The house used in exterior shots, which bears little relation to the interior design of the Bradys' home, is located in Studio City, within the city limits of Los Angeles, California.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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.According to a 1994 article in the Los Angeles Times, the San Fernando Valley house was built in 1959 and selected as the Brady residence because series creator Schwartz felt it looked like a home where an architect would live.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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The real house is a small single-story ranch home. A false window was attached to the front's A-frame section to give the illusion it had two full stories during filming of the series' many establishing shots, all of which took place before the program debuted.
.During the third season of The Brady Bunch, the living room of the Brady home was used as a villain's Hawaiian home in a sixth season episode of Mission: Impossible, "Double Dead". A minimal attempt was made at disguising the room by putting in tropical plants and removing the stairwell.^ So what word would you use to describe “The Brady Bunch”?
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However, all of the Brady furniture, including the television, was in its usual place in the Brady living room.
The address of the house in the series was given as 4222 Clinton Way (or Avenue). .Although no city was ever specified, it was presumed from references to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Rams, and a Hollywood movie studio, among many others, that the Bradys lived in Southern California, most likely Los Angeles or one of its suburbs.^ Los Angeles Dodgers (22) .
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^ I like having 3 so much more than having 1- the kids add so much to each other's lives.
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.In the final season episode, "Kelly's Kids", the adopted sons of the Bradys' neighbours contemplate running away and going 'out west', before immediately realizing that they were already 'out west'. In the 2002 TV movie The Brady Bunch in the White House, Cindy's map and Mike's speech state that the family lived in Santa Monica, California.^ The story of Mike Brady, a widower with three sons, and Carol Martin, a widow with three daughters, who marry and set up housekeeping in a four-bedroom home on Clinton Avenue in west Los Angeles.
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The police officers depicted in the final act of The Brady Bunch Movie wore Los Angeles Police Department badges and their squad cars bore LAPD markings.
In the years since the show first aired, those who have owned the house have had problems with visitors who trespassed on the property to peep into the windows, or who came to the front door asking to see the fictional Bradys. As a result, the property has been extensively re-landscaped, so someone casually driving by most likely would not recognize it as the house shown in the TV show.
Contemporary establishing shots of the house were filmed with the owner's permission for the 1990 TV series The Bradys. .The owner refused to restore the property to its 1969 look for The Brady Bunch Movie in 1995, so a façade resembling the original home was built around an existing house.^ TV TV Home > Shows > The Brady Bunch more Overview Episodes Cast Videos Photos Message Boards Reviews When is it on?
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Spin-offs and sequels

Several spin-offs and sequels to the original series were made, featuring all or most of the original cast.

Kelly's Kids

.A final-season Brady Bunch episode, "Kelly's Kids", was intended as a pilot for a prospective spinoff series of the same name.^ I was a kid when the Brady Bunch was on (Friday nights!
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^ TV TV Home > Shows > The Brady Bunch more Overview Episodes Cast Videos Photos Message Boards Reviews When is it on?
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^ The Brady Bunch: Season 05 .
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Ken Berry starred as Ken Kelly, a friend and neighbor of the Bradys', who with his wife Kathy (Brooke Bundy) adopted three orphaned boys of different racial backgrounds (to the consternation of another, bigoted neighbor). One of the adopted sons was played by Todd Lookinland, the younger brother of Mike Lookinland. While Kelly's Kids was not subsequently picked up as a full series, producer Sherwood Schwartz would rework the basic premise for the short-lived 1980s sitcom Together We Stand.

The Brady Kids

.A 22-episode animated Saturday morning cartoon series, produced by Filmation and airing on ABC from 1972–74, about the Brady kids having various adventures.^ I know a number of people who fight costantly with their spouses about having more kids.
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^ Now we have two, and turns out SHE decided that one was enough (and now complains about all the people who won't leave her alone about having just one kid!
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The family's adults were never seen or mentioned, and the "home" scenes were in a very large well-appointed tree house. Several animals were regular characters, including two non-English speaking pandas (Ping and Pong), a talking bird (Marlon) who could do magic, and an ordinary pet dog (Mop Top, not Tiger). The first 17 episodes featured the voices of all six of the original child actors from the show, but Barry Williams and Christopher Knight were replaced for the last five episodes due to a contract dispute.

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

.A variety show called The Brady Bunch Variety Hour was spun-off in 1977. It was canceled after only nine episodes.^ Well, imagine my surprise when I asked my nine-year-old daughter why she liked the show (on a whim we have been watching episodes on DVD).
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^ The Brady Bunch Television show - The Brady Bunch TV Show - Yahoo!
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.Eve Plumb was the only regular cast member from the series who declined to be in the series and the role of Jan was recast with Geri Reischl.^ Jan: Eve Plumb.
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.Produced by Sid and Marty Krofft, the sibling team behind H.R. Pufnstuf, Donny and Marie and other glitzy variety shows and children's series of the era, the show was intended to air every fifth week in the same slot as The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, but ended up being scheduled sporadically throughout the season, leading to inconsistent ratings and its inevitable cancellation.^ Fast forward a generation and none of my five siblings have ended up with more than three children.
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^ There are 12 years between my step-daughter and my little one, and the oldest is only with us every other week.
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In 2009, Susan Olsen published an artsy coffee table book, Love to Love You Bradys, which dissects and celebrates the Variety Hour as a cult classic.

The Brady Girls Get Married / The Brady Brides

A TV reunion movie called The Brady Girls Get Married was produced in 1981. TV Guide indicated the movie would be shown in one evening, but at the last minute NBC divided it into half hour segments and showed one part a week for three weeks, and the fourth week debuted a spin-off sitcom, titled The Brady Brides. The reunion movie featured the entire original cast; this would prove to be the only time the entire cast worked together on a single project following the cancellation of the original series. .The movie's opening credits featured the Season One "Grid" and theme song, with the addition of the "Brady Girls Get Married" title.^ Among the eight cousins there were a couple of drug-abusers, and one girl got married at 19 because she was pregnant.
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[5] .The movie shows what the kids had been doing since the original series ended (and Alice living elsewhere, finally having married Sam), and eventually they all reunite to see Jan and Marcia both marry in a double wedding.^ I remember loving the Von Trapp family on The Sound of Music, and seeing another movie in the 1960s called 'Your Mine and Ours' that featured a widow with 10 kids marrying a widower with 8.
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^ I'm not saying that if I personally have 3 or more, the planet is doomed, but if everyone has 3+, and all of their kids have 3+, eventually we will run out of room.
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^ I like having 3 so much more than having 1- the kids add so much to each other's lives.
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.The Brady Brides series features Maureen McCormick (Marcia) and Eve Plumb (Jan) in regular roles.^ Jan: Eve Plumb.
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.The series begins with Marcia, Jan and their new husbands buying a house and living together.^ And, seriously, the more people living together, well, you're using less per person of 'stuff.'
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.The clashes between Jan's uptight husband, Phillip Covington III (a college professor in science who is several years older than Jan), and Marcia's slovenly husband, Wally Logan (a fun-loving salesman for a large toy company, played by Jerry Houser), were the pivot on which many of the stories were based, not unlike The Odd Couple.^ She and her six-year-old sister have been fighting a lot lately, and she can identify with the bickering of Marcia vs. Jan, Bobby vs. Peter, etc.
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Ten episodes were aired before the sitcom was cancelled. This was the only Brady show in sitcom form to be filmed in front of a live studio audience. Bob Eubanks guest-starred as himself in an episode where the two couples appear on The Newlywed Game.
In the 1990s, The Brady Girls Get Married, including the pilot of The Brady Brides, was rerun as a single two-hour movie on Nick at Nite, to celebrate the release of The Brady Bunch Movie in 1995.

A Very Brady Christmas

.A second TV reunion movie, A Very Brady Christmas, featured all the regular cast (except Susan Olsen; the role of Cindy was played by Jennifer Runyon), as well as three grandchildren, Peter's girlfriend, Valerie, and the spouses of Greg, Marcia and Jan (Nora, Wally and Phillip, respectively).^ She and her six-year-old sister have been fighting a lot lately, and she can identify with the bickering of Marcia vs. Jan, Bobby vs. Peter, etc.
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Mike is still an architect and Jan has followed in his footsteps to become one herself; Carol is a realtor; Greg is a physician; Marcia is a stay-at-home mom with two kids; Peter works in an office; Cindy is in her last year of college; Bobby was in graduate school studying for business but dropped out to drive race cars.
.After a series of pratfalls to get the family together, everyone comes home harboring various secrets (e.g., Jan and Phillip are considering separation; Wally is out of work again, having lost his job in a merger at his toy company; Greg's wife Nora wants to spend Christmas with her family; Cindy felt pressured to come home in lieu of a skiing trip with her college friends; Peter feels inferior to his girlfriend, who is also his boss; and Bobby hasn't revealed his leaving graduate school for a racing career).^ Too many people are out there having children that they don't adequately care for, support, nurture, educate, or love.
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^ When you desperately want for your baby to be healthy, and it doesn't work out--it changes how you feel about pregnancy.
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^ Most only children can't ever imagine having only one because they are aware of how much they missed out on, and how much pressure lies solely on their shoulders.
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Alice, meanwhile, temporarily moves back in with Mike and Carol after her husband, Sam, runs off with another woman. (Allan Melvin did not reprise the role; he had retired from acting and was replaced in a single scene by Lewis Arquette.)
Even Mike has problems: Contractor Ted Roberts, wanting to save money on a downtown office complex project (at 34th Street and Oak) where Mike is the architect, demands that he redesign the building to omit important safety specifications. Mike advises against it and causes his firm to lose Roberts' services. On Christmas Day, the building crumbles, and Roberts, unable to contact anyone at the new firm he hired, must rely on Mike to find what caused the building's structure to become unstable. While inside, the building continues to crumble, trapping Mike and two security guards inside. Of course, everyone turns out to be okay, and Alice and Sam reunite.
The movie, which aired on CBS in December 1988 to high ratings, renewed interest in the Brady clan and set out the current careers and family situations which were continued in The Bradys.
The fact that this movie aired on CBS gave the Bradys a rare feat: the original show and reunions aired on all of the "Big 3" networks — ABC, CBS and NBC.

The Bradys

The dramedy series The Bradys was produced in 1989 and premiered on February 6, 1990. Maureen McCormick was pregnant at the time and decided not to participate in this series; the role of Marcia was filled by Leah Ayres. TV critics dubbed this "Bradysomething"--a reference to the then-popular Thirtysomething.
The theme music used an instrumental version for the (CBS) network run and a lyrical version for reruns. .The theme lyrics no longer featured the "That's the way we all became The Brady Bunch" lyrics, and the theme was no longer sung by The Brady Kids — it was performed by the Brady mom Florence Henderson.^ I was a kid when the Brady Bunch was on (Friday nights!
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Specials, documentaries, and other revivals

.The Brady Bunch has met with a remarkable amount of television coverage, although most of this did not happen until the series had been off the network for more than 20 years.^ We're using more electricity now than just a few years ago - and emissions are decreasing.
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  • The Brady Kids, ABC, September 1972 – February 1974 (22 episodes). .Details above.
  • The World of Sid & Marty Krofft at the Hollywood Bowl, 1973. Aired on Saturday morning on ABC. The kids sing in the famous Los Angeles venue, while Robert Reed and Ann B. Davis watch from box seats.
  • Donny and Marie Show, ABC, October 1, 1976. Florence Henderson, Maureen McCormick, Mike Lookinland, and Susan Olsen appear as their Brady characters on an episode of Donny and Marie Osmond's variety show, without permission of the copyright owners of The Brady Bunch. They appear in several comedy sketches and the kids sing Cole Porter's We Open in Venice.
  • The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, ABC, November 28, 1976. From the producers of Donny and Marie comes this special.^ I was a kid when the Brady Bunch was on (Friday nights!
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    ^ I came from a family with five kids and remember watching the Brady Bunch on TV. It seemed so sad that the bunch was formed after one of the parents in each birth family had died (not sure if that was actually true).
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    It leads to The Brady Bunch Hour as a series on ABC.
  • The Brady Bunch Hour, ABC, January–May 1977 (8 episodes). Details above.
  • The Brady Girls Get Married, NBC, January–February 1981 (made for TV movie shown in three parts). Details above.
  • The Brady Brides, NBC, February–April 1981 (7 episodes). .Details above.
  • The Love Boat, ABC, October 29, 1983. Although the name 'Brady' is not mentioned, Robert Reed and Florence Henderson appear in a cameo and talk about how they can take a cruise since the kids are all grown up.^ Now we never have to worry about how many children we might be forced to provide for at some point, since we decided to take responsibility for our own actions and not blame it all on God if we end up over our heads.
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    ^ I do wonder about the large families and how they justify it enviromentally.
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    ^ I grew up as the youngest of 4 and I absolutely love getting together with my siblings, their spouses, and all of our kids together.
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    Other famous TV couples appear in the episode.
  • A Very Brady Christmas, CBS, December 18, 1988. The highest-rated TV movie of the 1988–89 television season.
  • Day by Day: A Very Brady Episode, NBC, February 5, 1989. Robert Reed and Florence Henderson reprise their roles as Mike and Carol in this episode of a short-lived sitcom starring Linda Kelsey and Courtney Thorne-Smith. Other Brady veterans appear, including (a then pregnant) Maureen McCormick. In the episode, a teenage boy in the family (Christopher Daniel Barnes) dreams he's Chuck Brady and escapes to the Bradys' world after he's yelled at for his poor scholastic habits (he was watching a Brady marathon); however, Chuck's dream comes apart when various Bradys begin repeating comments made only a few minutes earlier. Art came to imitate life when Barnes was cast as the new Greg Brady in the theatrical Brady Bunch movies in 1995 and 1996.
  • Free Spirit: The New Secretary, ABC, December 10, 1989. Although the name Brady is never mentioned, Robert Reed and Florence Henderson play a couple seeking a divorce in an episode of this short-lived sitcom about a witch (Corinne Bohrer) working as a nanny to a widowed lawyer.
  • The Real Live Brady Bunch stage show in the early 1990s featured re-enactments of series episodes. Andy Richter played Mike Brady, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on November 9, 1992 almost a year before becoming the sidekick on Late Night with Conan O' Brien.
  • The Bradys, CBS, February–March 1990 (six episodes). Details above.
  • The Brady 500, CBS, February 9, 1990. Bobby is injured in a car race and is paralyzed from the waist down. All original cast except for Maureen McCormick. This is actually the first two episodes of The Bradys and are also known as Start Your Engines. Most of the cast, except Robert Reed, promoted their new series on the Sally Jesse Raphael series. Their live Florida broadcast was interrupted by rain.
  • Bradymania: A Very Brady Special, 1993. Based loosely on Elizabeth Moran's book Bradymania, this special was hosted by Florence Henderson and include clips comparing Brady behavior with that on other sitcoms.
  • The Brady Bunch Movie, 1995. Theatrical release. A parody of the original series. Several Brady veterans appear in cameos. Scenes with Mike Lookinland and Susan Olsen were shot, but were cut from the final film. .This interpretation makes no bones about the fact that the Bradys live in Los Angeles.
  • A Very Brady Sequel, 1996. Theatrical release.^ Whacky - I have no bone to pick about your family.
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    Same cast as previous but with Tim Matheson playing a villain impersonating Carol's first husband.
  • Brady Bunch Home Movies, May 23, 1995. During the original series run, Robert Reed gave each of the juvenile cast members an 8 mm movie camera. This special includes footage the Brady kids shot in those days and is their tribute to Reed. Susan Olsen was executive producer.
  • Groovin' with the Bradys, a 1998 special produced by VH1.
  • Attack of the Bradys, 1998. Another VH1 special.
  • E! True Hollywood Story: The Brady Bunch, June 6, 1999. Members of the cast retell their anecdotes for the benefit of this E! Network series, including an extensive discussion of Robert Reed's homosexuality.
  • Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days, May 16, 2000. A made for TV movie looking at the making of The Brady Bunch focusing on the final season which was marred by dissension among the cast pertaining to their business arrangements and the creative direction of the show.
  • Growing Up Brady, May 21, 2000. A made-for-TV movie of Barry Williams's hit 1992 book.
  • Pop-Up Brady, VH-1, July 18, 2001. Several episodes of The Brady Bunch with textual commentary added in the form of on-screen balloons.
  • The Weakest Link, NBC, September 24, 2001. All members of the Brady cast, except Reed and Davis, compete on this game show, including Robbie Rist, who joked during introductions, "I hope I don't kill this show, too!" Topics included Brady trivia.
  • The Brady Bunch in the White House, November 29, 2002. Made-for-TV movie parody in the mould of The Brady Bunch Movie but with a mostly new cast.
  • The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady after All These Years, September 29, 2004. Reunion special featuring entire surviving cast, hosted by Jenny McCarthy.
  • My Fair Brady, 2005. A reality TV series starring Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry (The first America's Next Top Model Winner) and their relationship post a stint on VH1's The Surreal Life. .Barry Williams, Florence Henderson, Susan Olsen and Mike Looklinland all appear in the series as well.
  • Coming Together under One Roof, 2005. Sherwood Schwartz narrates this documentary about the creation of The Brady Bunch for the DVD release of the first season.
  • Biography: The Brady Bunch, A&E Network, June 24, 2005. A&E's popular documentary program, having earlier profiled both Florence Henderson and Robert Reed, devotes an episode to the series.
  • The Brady Bunch Cast Back in Hawaii, 2005. Florence Henderson, Barry Williams, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, and Susan Olsen go back to Hawaii and meet up with Don Ho.
  • On June 6, 2008, a stage musical debuted in Los Angeles called A Very Brady Musical. The show was written by the Sherwood Schwartz's son Lloyd J. Schwartz and daughter Hope Juber (who also appeared in four episodes of the original series as Rachel, Greg's girlfriend).^ "Well, seeing as conservatism typically involves anti-intellectualism and anti-academic elitism, I don't expect you guys to come up with technological advances."
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    ^ And, seriously, the more people living together, well, you're using less per person of 'stuff.'
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    ^ Well, seeing as conservatism typically involves anti-intellectualism and anti-academic elitism, I don't expect you guys to come up with technological advances.
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    The music was written by Hope and Laurence Juber. Lloyd Schwartz directed the production.[6]
  • A Very Brady Reunion August 31, 2008. Barry Williams, Susan Olsen, and Mike Lookinland return to Kings Island for a 4 show special of song, dance, and Brady Bunch stories. [7]

Robert Reed vs. the producers

Robert Reed became increasingly jaded about appearing in the series, as he felt that his Shakespearean training would mean nothing if he became typecast in the "Mr. Brady" role. He frequently fought with producers to make changes in the show's scripts in order to remove what he felt were unbelievable scenes or dialogue. Despite his battles, he was allowed to direct several episodes, "The Winner" and "The Big Little Man" (1971), "How To Succeed In Business" and "Getting Greg's Goat" (1973).
Reed did not appear in a 1972 episode, "Goodbye Alice Hello," and his absence from this episode has never been explained. By the final season, his arguments with the producers led to his absence from the series finale, "The Hair-Brained Scheme", because he believed a key plot point – Bobby selling hair tonic from a disreputable supplier that turns Greg's hair orange – was too implausible to be believed. .In addition to "The Hair-Brained Scheme," Barry Williams' autobiography, Growing Up Brady, contains two of Reed's negative critiques of the episodes "The Impractical Joker" and "And Now a Word From Our Sponsor" (1971).^ Growing up, I always said that I wanted to "have two and adopt one".
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^ Now, let's say they grow up and have kids.
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^ Eventually both our kids will grow up and leave the nest.
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Williams cited in his autobiography the likelihood that Reed's character would have been killed off, or at least have his absence explained as being away on an "extended project," had The Brady Bunch been renewed for a sixth season.
Despite these tensions, Reed went on to appear in all of the subsequent Brady reunion vehicles, including the much-ridiculed variety series.

Syndication

The Brady Bunch aired on many broadcast stations throughout the 1970s and into the 1990s. The show was aired on TBS starting in the 1980s until 1997, on Nick at Nite from 1998 to 2003, and on TV Land from 2002 to 2009. The show will air on the Hallmark Channel in 2010.[citation needed]

Episodes

Season Ep # First Airdate Last Airdate
Season 1 25 September 26, 1969 March 20, 1970
Season 2 24 September 27, 1970 March 20, 1971
Season 3 23 September 17, 1971 March 10, 1972
Season 4 23 September 22, 1972 March 23, 1973
Season 5 22 September 14, 1973 March 8, 1974

DVD releases

CBS DVD (distributed by Paramount) released all five seasons (and a complete collection of the series) of The Brady Bunch on DVD in Region 1 from 2005 to 2007. The DVDs have since been released in other countries. The Complete Series is said to include A Very Brady Christmas, The Brady 500, and episodes of The Brady Kids. The box art for the entire series features shag carpeting.
The first two seasons are also available on Region 2 DVD for the Nordic countries, with audio in English and subtitle choices in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or Finnish.[8][9]
DVD name Number of
episodes
Release date
The Complete First Season 25 March 1, 2005
The Complete Second Season 24 July 26, 2005
The Complete Third Season 23 September 13, 2005
The Complete Fourth Season 23 November 1, 2005
The Complete Fifth Season 22 March 7, 2006
The Complete Series 117 (with extras) April 3, 2007

See also

  • It's a Sunshine Day: The Best of The Brady Bunch
  • Tam Spiva, a Brady Bunch script writer

Notes

  1. ^ a b Edelstein, Andrew J.; Lovece, Frank (1990). The Brady Bunch Book. New York: Warner Books. pp. 5–9. ISBN 0-446-39137-9. 
  2. ^ Biography Channel Documentary titled "The Brady Bunch", retrieved on June 16, 2008.
  3. ^ "Growing up Brady" by Barry Williams with Chris Kreski, p. 210, 1992
  4. ^ http://davidbrady.com/times/latbrady.html
  5. ^ Brady World – Episode Guide
  6. ^ The Brady Bunch: Here’s the Story, of a Brand New Musical
  7. ^ Kings Island website – A Very Brady Reunion
  8. ^ The Brady Bunch – Sesong 1 (Television 1969, Serie på 4 plater)
  9. ^ The Brady Bunch – Sesong 2 (Television 1970, Serie på 4 plater)

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.The Brady Bunch (1969 - 1974) was an American television situation comedy, airing on ABC, based around a large blended family.^ The Brady Bunch quickly became an icon of the American television landscape.
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^ The Brady Bunch is a perfect and trusting family.
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^ The Brady Bunch was a U.S. television situation comedy , based around a large blended family .
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Contents

Theme song

.Here's the story of a lovely lady Who was bringing up three very lovely girls.^ Here's the story of a lovely lady, Who was bringing up three very lovely girls.

^ The lady had three girls and the man had three boys!
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^ Brady Bunch Theme Song by Sherwood Schwartz and Frank De Vol Here's the story of a lovely lady, Who bringing up three very lovely girls.
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.All of them had hair of gold, like their mother, The youngest one in curls.^ All of them had hair of gold, like their mother, The youngest one in curls.
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^ Does the youngest one still have curls?
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^ The youngest one in curls .

.Here's the story, of a man named Brady, Who was busy with three boys of his own, They were four men, living all together, Yet they were all alone.^ Here's the story, of a man named Brady, Who was busy with three boys of his own.

^ The lady had three girls and the man had three boys!
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^ Here's the store, of a man named Brady, Who was busy with three boys of his own, They were four men, living all together, Yet they were all alone.
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.Till the one day when the lady met this fellow And they knew it was much more than a hunch, That this group would somehow form a family.^ That's this group would somehow form a family, That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
  • I Love The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ 'Til the one day when the lady met this fellow, And they knew that it was much more than a hunch.

^ They captured Americana as the group that would somehow form a family in the 70's.
  • The Brady Bunch News - Topix 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

.That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.^ There is no way he ever was on The Brady Bunch.
  • Did Tom Brady play on the Brady Bunch? - Yahoo! Answers 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That's this group would somehow form a family, That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
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^ That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
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The Brady Bunch,
.That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.^ There is no way he ever was on The Brady Bunch.
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^ That's this group would somehow form a family, That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
  • I Love The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
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  • The Brady Bunch TV Show 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.crazyabouttv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The Brady Bunch.

Season 1

The Honeymoon [1.1]

Alice: I don’t blame you for being nervous, Mr. Brady. .This is a very important Saturday.^ This is a very important Saturday.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mike: [puts sugar into his coffee] Why should I be nervous?^ Mike : [puts sugar into his coffee] Why should I be nervous?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Peter : [to Carol, about Mike] This morning he put 21 spoons sugar into the coffee Mike : You’re exaggerating.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But why didn't Mike simply make the attic into two rooms?
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

.What makes you think I’m nervous?^ If you think your lens is just about as good as you can make it, stop by the Angels forum and test your luck!
  • I Love The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some people say it's a body type thing (different bodies respond to workouts differently), but I think the biggest factor is if you'll do the workouts long enough to let them make a difference.

.Alice: It’s the first time I ever saw you take twenty-one spoons of sugar.^ When was the first time she saw you as Marcia, and what was her reaction?
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alice : It’s the first time I ever saw you take twenty-one spoons of sugar.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Peter : [to Carol, about Mike] This morning he put 21 spoons sugar into the coffee Mike : You’re exaggerating.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mike: [pauses] I like it sweet.^ Mike : [pauses] I like it sweet.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Carol: [on the phone] Cindy thought there are real butterflies in my stomach.^ Carol : [on the phone] Cindy thought there are real butterflies in my stomach.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I haven't really given him much thought really but just seeing this thread has brought the meat shop guy back to my thoughts.
  • Brady Bunch' actor Allan Melvin dies - The ComingSoon.net Boards 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC forums.comingsoon.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I was never really punished, but the thought of letting my parents down was a bigger burden on me that taught me the lessons.
  • Writing Studies 1311 Spring 2009: The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

.Mike: You’re lucky if you only get butterflies.^ Mike : You’re lucky if you only get butterflies.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mike, oh dear, you're drunk again!
  • Censored Brady Bunch Episodes 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC impiousdigest.com [Source type: General]

^ Mike: "Cindy, you know by tattling on your friends, you're really just tattling on yourself.
  • The Brady Bunch Movie - Movie Reviews, Photos & Videos, Layouts & Wallpapers, Fan Club 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I’ve got six flying saucers in mine.^ I’ve got six flying saucers in mine.
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.Carol: [stressed, hair undone, in the middle of using make up] How could you girls sit there and say I look beautiful?^ Mike: You look beautiful and noble to me.
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ There was a scene where you, Jan and Cindy are digging through trash cans looking for Mr. Brady's speech.
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Savvy viewers will note how Bobby’s hair color varied between dark brown and jet black before the make-up folks found just the right shade of hair dye for him.
  • mental_floss Blog » A Very Brady Post: 6 Secrets from The Brady Bunch Vault 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.mentalfloss.com [Source type: General]

.Cindy: Because we love you.^ Cindy : Because we love you.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol : [to Cindy] You shouldn't put down a loser, Cindy, because you might be one yourself someday.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So I have to find it because I think it's one of these best Classic Comedy and Family shows you'll actually love.
  • The Brady Bunch on TV.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Peter: [to Mike] I once saw a movie where a man was getting married.^ Mike's ingenuity gets them out of the mess, and Part 1 ends with Mike and Peter going searching for help.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

He was so nervous. .He forgot to put his pants on.^ He forgot to put his pants on.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Bobby: [looks under the table] You’re OK, dad.^ Bobby : [looks under the table] You’re OK, dad.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you're looking for an unique home with a spacious floor plan that's perfect for entertaining all year around then this home offers that.
  • Listing Details: Brockton, Easton and Raynham, Massachusetts Real Estate Listings & Homes For Sale Provided by Robert Chestnut 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.deeplyrootedinrealestate.com [Source type: General]

^ Bobby : Dad’s older than you are and he’s going.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


Peter: [to Carol, about Mike] This morning he put 21 spoons sugar into the coffee
.Mike: You’re exaggerating.^ DID YOU KNOW? Robert Reed really slipped on an egg as Mike did while rehearsing the scene.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

^ Peter : [to Carol, about Mike] This morning he put 21 spoons sugar into the coffee Mike : You’re exaggerating.
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^ Mike : You’re lucky if you only get butterflies.
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.Bobby: But he didn’t forget his pants.^ Bobby : But he didn’t forget his pants.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


Desk clerk: Oh, Mr. Brady, you have signed this Mr. Brady, Mrs. Brady and family.
.Mike: Hmm, I forgot.^ Mike : Hmm, I forgot.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It’s force of habit. .Kids aren’t with us.^ Kids aren’t with us.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Desk clerk: But you did ask for the honeymoon suite.^ Did they ask you to do a cameo?
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Desk clerk : But you did ask for the honeymoon suite.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Desk clerk : Oh, Mr. Brady, you have signed this Mr. Brady, Mrs. Brady and family.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Carol: Oh, it’s quite alright Mr. Pringle. You see …
.Mike: [interrupts her] It’s quite alright darling.^ You see … Mike : [interrupts her] It’s quite alright darling.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.No need to explain.^ No need to explain.
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.It’s obvious that this gentleman doesn’t dig the modern generation.^ It’s obvious that this gentleman doesn’t dig the modern generation.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Mike: How would you girls like to come along with us?^ Mike : How would you girls like to come along with us?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Then, like a cross between simple matter-of-fact and a bit of scolding Wyatt says to me “Would you stop taking care of everyone else and focus on yourself.

^ Carol : [stressed, hair undone, in the middle of using make up] How could you girls sit there and say I look beautiful?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Jan: On your honeymoon?
Carol: That’s right.
Cindy: Alright. I’ve never been on a honeymoon.
.Jan: Neither have I, and I am older than you are.^ Jan : Neither have I, and I am older than you are.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bobby : Dad’s older than you are and he’s going.
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.Greg: I’m going back to bed.^ Greg : I’m going back to bed.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Peter: Aren’t you going with us?^ Peter : Aren’t you going with us?
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^ Peter : When are you going to grow up?
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^ I'M GOING TO GLUE YOU TO THE GREEN SCREEN THAT SHOWS THE GAY BAR SO YOU CAN NEVER LEAVE US. .
  • The Brady Bunch Was a True Story (Or CNN Has Hit a New Low) - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Greg: Not me, I’m too old to go on a honeymoon.^ Greg : Not me, I’m too old to go on a honeymoon.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Bobby: Dad’s older than you are and he’s going.^ Jan : Neither have I, and I am older than you are.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bobby : Dad’s older than you are and he’s going.
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^ Bobby : [looks under the table] You’re OK, dad.
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Dear Libby [1.2]

Cindy: You cheated.
Bobby: I did not. And besides: You didn’t see me.
Cindy: I did too!

Carol: I don’t hear anything
Mike: What’s the matter with that?
.Carol: Six kids and no noise.^ Carol : Six kids and no noise.
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.That’s what’s the matter with that… I’ve never heard such a loud silence.^ That’s what’s the matter with that… I’ve never heard such a loud silence.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Cindy: [upon finding out it's another family] I sure am glad we're not Harry Hopeless!^ Cindy : [upon finding out it's another family] I sure am glad we're not Harry Hopeless!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
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  • The Brady Bunch Movie - Ask.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ GUEST CAST: John Wheeler (Postman) AUTHOR'S REVIEW: The idea of Cindy as the inquisitive mascot of the family is brought out here.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy [1.3]

Alice: Anyone offering a trip to Europe for the right answer?

.Alice: Look who gets to go.^ Alice : Look who gets to go.
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Cindy: [takes off blindfold] Brazil!

.Cindy: [as she picks off flower petals] Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy.^ Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy 04.
  • The Trades - DVD Review: The Brady Bunch - The Complete Series 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.the-trades.com [Source type: General]

^ However, in Episode 1.3, "Eenie, Meenie, Mommy Daddy", the name of Cindy`s school is Dixie Canyon Elementary School (an actual elementary school in Studio City, California).
  • The Brady Bunch (1969) - Cast and Crew, News, Reviews 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC whosdatedwho.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ EPISODE 3 - Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy (10 October 1969) Written by: Joanna Lee; Directed by: John Rich SYNOPSIS: Cindy is depressed by having to choose which parent to invite to see her perform the lead in the class play.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore [1.4]

Katchoo [1.5]

.Carol: I'm afraid we were going to get rid of daddy!^ Carol : I'm afraid we were going to get rid of daddy!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A Clubhouse Is Not a Home [1.6]

Mike: Well then?
.Greg: We're sick of doing all these things.^ Greg : We're sick of doing all these things.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All these incidents (as well as Robert Reed’s homosexuality) occurred behind closed doors, coming to light only a decade after the series originally aired.
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ All of these things indicate that she makes trouble and is in for some trouble.
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

.Peter: Do this, do that, they're a real pain.^ Peter : Do this, do that, they're a real pain.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I've been dependent on too many high-sugar foods that health food stores carry, so I've told myself they're healthy, but they really aren't.

^ The scheme is foiled as the girls realize they've been duped, and Greg and Peter manage to embarass the family in front of their parents' guests from Mexico.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

.Bobby: Yeah, they're too bossy.^ Bobby : Yeah, they're too bossy.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bobby and Cindy attempt to set the world teeter-totter record in order to prove that they're grown-ups.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

Kitty Karry-All Is Missing [1.7]

[Mike is explaining circumstantial evidence]
Bobby: Circum-special?
.Mike: No, circumstantial.^ Mike : No, circumstantial.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It means things look different than they really are.^ We all know that in real life things are quite different.
  • Writing Studies 1311 Spring 2009: The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

.Cindy: You mean like when a lady puts on false eyelashes?^ Cindy : You mean like when a lady puts on false eyelashes?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol : [to Cindy] You shouldn't put down a loser, Cindy, because you might be one yourself someday.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I see the comments you leave on just about every single post here and you are not just negative, it seems like you go out of your way to be mean.
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A-Camping We Will Go [1.8]

.Bobby: Well I guess women are okay for somethings.^ Bobby : Well I guess women are okay for somethings.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sorry, Right Number [1.9]

Every Boy Does It Once [1.10]

Marcia: Hi and bye, small fry.

Vote for Brady [1.11]

The Voice of Christmas [1.12]

.Alice: You're guaranteed to be cured in 24 hours.^ Alice : You're guaranteed to be cured in 24 hours.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alice : You're supposed to take your clothes off before you washed them!
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Carol: 24 hours!!?
.Alice: Unless you break out in a rash.^ Alice : Unless you break out in a rash.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Then you take it off.^ Then you take it off.
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^ Alice : You're supposed to take your clothes off before you washed them!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You must mean until the season finally, and then you will take off 6 months and come back will all new episodes& right?
  • The Brady Bunch Was a True Story (Or CNN Has Hit a New Low) - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Peter: [to Alice] You can't throw the turkey away, it's got my favorite dressing.^ Peter : [to Alice] You can't throw the turkey away, it's got my favorite dressing.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sitcoms My Favorite TV Show - "Drive" If your life was in the hole, how far would you go to change your life?
  • The Brady Bunch - Associated Content - Topic 11 September 2009 12:40 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bobby : Well I'm not lending you my skate key after the way you squealed on Greg and Peter!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Cindy: He's better than a doctor, he's Santa Claus!^ Cindy : He's better than a doctor, he's Santa Claus!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A: Santa Claus What name did Cindy sign to her letter to Dear Libby?
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

^ She loses her voice, but thanks to Cindy's deal with Santa Claus, Carol remarkably recovers in time to perform as scheduled.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]


.Greg: Now, don't let the girls catch you hiding these.^ Greg : Now, don't let the girls catch you hiding these.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Greg, you got off, let it go!
  • Writing Studies 1311 Spring 2009: The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

^ Now, don’t worry, I have much more to say about these values and the Bradys.
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

.Bobby: If they catch me, should I eat the present?^ Bobby : If they catch me, should I eat the present?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Peter: Eat it! .[to Greg] He's been watching too many of those spy programs.^ Greg] He's been watching too many of those spy programs.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Is There a Doctor in the House? [1.13]

.Greg: It's sure great how some people can sing while other people are dying!^ Greg : It's sure great how some people can sing while other people are dying!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The other thing we really must do to encourage people to limit the number of people they have is start making sure people pay for them.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ And, how do we make sure that we deal with trouble in ways that don’t do harm to ourselves or others?
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]


.Alice: You got everything here?^ Alice : You got everything here?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Carol: Well, I think so.^ Carol : Well, I think so.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.[to the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas] There are 6 luncheon trays, 5 comic books, 4 jigsaw puzzles, 3 magic tricks, 2 ice cream bars,...^ "The 12 Days of Christmas] There are 6 luncheon trays, 5 comic books, 4 jigsaw puzzles, 3 magic tricks, 2 ice cream bars,...
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Carol and Mike: And one cow bell!^ Carol and Mike : And one cow bell!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And maybe I am trying to unsettle the idea that parents (especially ones as “beautiful” as Mike and Carol) always have all of the right answers.
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]


Peter: What's a 5-letter word for exhaustion?
Alice: Alice!

[Greg complains about his lunch]
.Mike: That's a feast fit for a king!^ [Greg complains about his lunch] Mike : That's a feast fit for a king!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Greg: Well then give it to the king and give me some baloney!^ GUEST CAST: None AUTHOR'S REVIEW: This episode works fairly well, but shouldn't Greg have some other career idea at this point and not have to crib one?
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]


.Marica: Gentlemen...if you don't like the conversation in this room....^ You just don't want to be seen with a girl who has braces, like I do now.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is just like what you did with the Boiler Room News.
  • The Brady Bunch Was a True Story (Or CNN Has Hit a New Low) - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You don't have to like her or her politics but how about a little bit of respect from one human being to another?
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Michelle's Brady Bunch childhood - Politico.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

Jan: Which by-the-way happens to be a WOMAN'S room....
Marcia: True! Then you can simply VAMOOSE!
Jan: Scram!

Carol: Oh, Mike! .Why don't we just put it off until you decide which doctor?^ Why don't we just put it off until you decide which doctor?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But, seriously, why are you calling it off after four more?
  • The Brady Bunch Was a True Story (Or CNN Has Hit a New Low) - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You must mean until the season finally, and then you will take off 6 months and come back will all new episodes& right?
  • The Brady Bunch Was a True Story (Or CNN Has Hit a New Low) - Funny Videos | Cracked.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Mike: At this point I'd SETTLE for a witch doctor.

[Someone makes a comment about taking Jan's boat]
Jan: Who cares? I get seasick, anyway.

Father of the Year [1.14]

54-40 and Fight [1.15]

Cindy: Me first!
Bobby: Why you?
.Cindy: 'Cause I'm a lady!^ Cindy : 'Cause I'm a lady!
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Bobby: Aaaawwhhhh.
.Cindy: I am a lady, if you say I'm not, I'll bop you!^ Cindy : I am a lady, if you say I'm not, I'll bop you!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some people say it's a body type thing (different bodies respond to workouts differently), but I think the biggest factor is if you'll do the workouts long enough to let them make a difference.

^ Cindy : You mean like when a lady puts on false eyelashes?
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Mike's Horror-Scope [1.16]

.Carol: [to Beebe after Bobby and Cindy's fight ends up in her being squirted in the face with a squirt gun] ...they didn't mean any harm...!^ Carol : [to Beebe after Bobby and Cindy's fight ends up in her being squirted in the face with a squirt gun] ...they didn't mean any harm...!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A: Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett-Majors What did Cindy threaten to do if Bobby didn't acknowledge that she was a lady?
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

^ Bobby and Cindy attempt to set the world teeter-totter record in order to prove that they're grown-ups.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

.Beebe: Neither did Frankenstein!^ Beebe : Neither did Frankenstein!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The Undergraduate [1.17]

Tiger, Tiger! [1.18]

The Big Sprain [1.19]

.Alice: [who has just tripped] My foot played a game of Chinese checkers...and lost.^ Alice : [who has just tripped] My foot played a game of Chinese checkers...and lost.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol is out of town, and Alice sprains her ankle on Chinese Checkers.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

^ Edward Knight, who plays the game show host, is the real-life father of Christopher Knight, who plays Peter.
  • The Brady Bunch TV trivia 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.moviemistakes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Brace Yourself [1.20]

.Marcia: [about her braces] Tell me the honest truth.^ Marcia : [about her braces] Tell me the honest truth.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When Greg told his friend to tell his parents about the cigarettes, his friend never would have to the truth in a new sitcom.
  • Writing Studies 1311 Spring 2009: The Brady Bunch 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

Do I look funny?
.Cindy: Of course not, Marcia.^ Cindy : Of course not, Marcia.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.You look beautiful.^ You look beautiful.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mike: You look beautiful and noble to me.
  • The Brady Bunch | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ Carol : [stressed, hair undone, in the middle of using make up] How could you girls sit there and say I look beautiful?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Jan: Thanks, Cindy!^ Jan : Thanks, Cindy!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Cindy: But how do you get the toothpaste through all that barbed wire?^ Cindy : But how do you get the toothpaste through all that barbed wire?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There was a scene where you, Jan and Cindy are digging through trash cans looking for Mr. Brady's speech.
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ First of all, can I just tell you how happy I am to be talking to gay and lesbian readers?
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Jan: [when Cindy is about to go into the bathroom] Marcia's in there.^ Marcia is nervous about high school, joins a lot of clubs, and tries to get into a snobbish sorority-type club (excuse the redundancy).
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

^ There's a classic scene as Jan believes she's about to be molested by Dennis (the Menace) Mitchell's father (who's playing the male doctor).
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

^ Michael Albert Brady, with sons Greg, Peter, and Bobby, marries Carol Martin Tyler, with daughters Marcia, Jan, and Cindy.
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

Cindy: Daddy said to act natural--and I always barge in on Marcia when she's in the bathroom!

Alan: I can't take you to the dance.
Marcia: Why not?
.Alan: Well, my parents are going out of town.^ Alan : Well, my parents are going out of town.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't think she was ever caught shoplifting - except by me, and I was 18 and scared out of my wits that she was going to get *me* arrested.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

Marcia: So what?
Alan: I have to go with them.
.Marcia: I don't believe you.^ Marcia : I don't believe you.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't have any research on this, nor do I presume that you do, but a general understanding of economics leads me to believe that people tend to spend the money they have.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

.You just don't want to be seen with a girl who has braces, like I do now.^ You just don't want to be seen with a girl who has braces, like I do now.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And who cares if the kids like you or not?
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ Greg : Now, don't let the girls catch you hiding these.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

I hate you, Alan Anthony. I hate EVERYBODY!

The Hero [1.21]

.Alice: [to the deliveryman] You keep calling me sweetie, gorgeous & beautiful, and I'll follow you anywhere!^ Alice : [to the deliveryman] You keep calling me sweetie, gorgeous & beautiful, and I'll follow you anywhere!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Alice: [seeing Peter on the paper] Leapin' caterpillars!^ Alice : [seeing Peter on the paper] Leapin' caterpillars!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The best scene is not Peter's volcano spewing on Marcia's club meeting, but Alice seeing Marcia in her scuba gear.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

.We got ourselves a real celebrity!^ We got ourselves a real celebrity!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Jason: Sorry, I can't make it.^ Jason : Sorry, I can't make it.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I have my piano lessons.^ I have my piano lessons.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Peter: I didn't know you knew how to play the piano.^ How do you know?
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ Peter : I didn't know you knew how to play the piano.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If they didn't know how to work as a team, that thing never would have come off.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

Jason: I don't. .That's why I gotta take lessons.^ That's why I gotta take lessons.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The Possible Dream [1.22]

.Desi Arnaz Jr.: How about that!^ Desi Arnaz Jr. How about that!
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cindy gives away Marcia's diary which contains Marcia's deepest, dirtiest fantasies about Desi Arnaz, Jr. Of course, Desi shows up at the house at the end and everyone is happy .
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

.I never thought I'd top Captain Kangaroo!^ I never thought I'd top Captain Kangaroo !
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

To Move or Not to Move [1.23]

.Carol: [about the first strange noise] WHAT was that?^ Carol : [about the first strange noise] WHAT was that?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol : [about the strange noises] It's probably just the wind against the shutters.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Alice: It sounded like a cow died in the driveway.^ (Oh -- loved the coke memories -- it almost sounded like she's dying to do it again, but I hope she doesn't).
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Carol: [about the strange noises] It's probably just the wind against the shutters.^ Carol : [about the strange noises] It's probably just the wind against the shutters.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol : [about the first strange noise] WHAT was that?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bert Grossman : [trying to explain the strange noises] It was probably just the wind through the willow grove.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Alice: That would be a good guess, Mrs. Brady... if there was a wind... or we had shutters.

Mrs. Hunsacker: You folks sure pick a strange time of the year to celebrate Halloween.

.Bert Grossman: [trying to explain the strange noises] It was probably just the wind through the willow grove.^ Hunsacker : That was no wind through a willow grove.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bert Grossman : [trying to explain the strange noises] It was probably just the wind through the willow grove.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Carol : [about the strange noises] It's probably just the wind against the shutters.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[the noises start again]
Mrs. Hunsacker: That was no wind through a willow grove.
.Bert Grossman: Would you believe steeple chimes?^ Bert Grossman : Would you believe steeple chimes?
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The Grass is Always Greener [1.24]

Lost Locket, Found Locket [1.25]

[During the re-enactment of the locket's disappearance; Bobby got back in bed]
Bobby: Can I spit out my toothpaste?
Greg: Why didn't you spit it out in the bathroom?
.Bobby: You said we had to just what we did before.^ Bobby : You said we had to just what we did before.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I did successfully make a 3*3 in the days before PIP+, just using the original PIP frozen split transitions with a nudge here and there - it got the desired "Wow!

.I didn't spit then now cause I didn't spit then.^ I didn't spit then now cause I didn't spit then.
  • The Brady Bunch - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And you know somethin'?
Greg: What?
Bobby: It's hard to talk with your mouth full of toothpaste.

Season 2

The Dropout [2.1]

The Babysitters [2.2]

The Slumber Caper [2.3]

Marcia: Hello Jenny, this is Marcia. I called about the slumber party I'm having tomorrow night.
Jenny: I can hardly wait.
Marcia: Well, it's only for my friends.
Jenny: Sure, I'm your friend Marcia.
Marcia: Not anymore. So considered yourself. Uninvited! [Marcia hung up the phone]

The Un-Underground Movie [2.4]

Greg: Peter, snow!

Going, Going... Steady [2.5]

Call Me Irresponsible [2.6]

The Treasure of Sierra Avenue [2.7]

Cindy: Want a piece of licorice?
Bobby: Yeah!
Cindy: I bet you do!

A Fistful of Reasons [2.8]

.Buddy Hinton: Baby talk, baby talk, it's the wonder you can walk.^ Peter learns how to box, does like Foreman, and knocks Buddy Hinton's tooth out, prompting Cindy to sarcastically chant "Baby talk, baby talk, it's a wonder you can walk!"
  • Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.ibiblio.org [Source type: General]

.Cindy: You stop that Buddy Hinton!^ To stop Buddy from teasing Cindy about her lisp, Mike and Carol try to train her to talk properly.
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ In “A Fistful of Reasons,” the issue of bullying is taken up as Cindy, Peter and their parents (comically) struggle with how to solve the problem of Buddy Hinton and his bullying behavior.
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ A: Buddy Hinton Who did Cindy get to promise that Carol's voice would return in time for her to sing in church?
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

Buddy Hinton: Stop that! Oh witty bitty baby talk. There is no witty bitty baby talk say something. Come on, say something.

The Not So Ugly-Duckling [2.9]

The Tattletale [2.10]

Carol: Strain a guppy out of his fish tank?
Greg: Tattletale!
.Mike: All right, that's enough.^ And maybe I am trying to unsettle the idea that parents (especially ones as “beautiful” as Mike and Carol) always have all of the right answers.
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

Cindy: But I didn't do anything wrong. Peter stained the guppy.
.Mike: All right what Peter did was wrong and what you did was wrong, too.^ Brian, are you all right?
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

^ DID YOU KNOW? Robert Reed really slipped on an egg as Mike did while rehearsing the scene.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

.You know that's none of your business.^ Michael Wilbon: Your question/comment is all you need to know.
  • The Chat House with Michael Wilbon: NFL playoffs, Redskins future, Wizards and more - washingtonpost.com 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s your belief in yourself that counts, you know.
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ Do you know that you're not wearing a bra, and when you're bent over the trash can, you can totally see your breasts three times?
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Your tattling is not right and could get other people into trouble.

Bobby: I'm not lending everything to a snitcher!
Cindy: I'm not a snitcher. I just tell it like it is.
.Bobby: Well I'm not lending you my skate key after the way you squealed on Greg and Peter!^ To stop Buddy from threatening and taunting Peter, Peter’s brothers Greg and Bobby attempt to shame Peter into fighting Buddy: “If you don’t fight him, everyone’s gonna call you a coward.” (or a sissy or a fag?
  • 1970s Pop Culture | (Making / Being in / Staying in) TROUBLE 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC trouble.room34.com [Source type: General]

^ A: Bobby Tie-breaker question: In the episode Susan Olsen has named as her favorite, Greg and Peter went on a double date with Peter pretending to be much older.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

^ My sis feels much the same way you do.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

Cindy: Okay, I'll tell what you did yesterday.
Bobby: You little fink!

What Goes Up... [2.11]

Tiger: [barking and running down the stairs]
Bobby: Mom, Dad, my parakeet's loose! Tiger, stop scaring my parakeet!

Confessions, Confessions [2.12]

Greg: Mom's favorite vase.
.Bobby: She always says don't play ball in the house.^ EPISODE 37 - Confessions, Confessions (18 December 1970) Written by: Brad Radnitz; Directed by: Russ Mayberry SYNOPSIS: The other children each confess to breaking Carol's favorite vase ("Mom always says, 'don't play ball in the house.'"
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

^ The murder scene is too slapstick, but then Bobby always had the most vivid dreams in the house.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

The Impractical Joker [2.13]

Where There's Smoke [2.14]

Tommy Johnson: Hey, man. They're just plain cigarettes.
Cindy: Greg's smoking.

Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up? [2.15]

.Wig seller (Guest star Marcia Wallace): Ah, that’s our ‘Midnight Temptress’ wig.^ Marcia's Karate anyhow) The Brady's have an impressive arsenal of guest stars.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

^ GUEST CAST: Pamelyn Ferdin (Lucy) Marcia Wallace (Saleswoman) Karen Foulkes (Margie) AUTHOR'S REVIEW: It actually makes sense that the opposite of "all of them had hair of gold" would be a curly brown wig.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

Jan: ‘Midnight Temptress’, huh? .Well, I don’t think I’ll be out that late.^ I don't think she was ever caught shoplifting - except by me, and I was 18 and scared out of my wits that she was going to get *me* arrested.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ The Partridges have no subs: Snake's in Africa doling out food to Sally Struthers kids, and I don't think Mister Partridge will be showing up anytime soon.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

The Drummer Boy [2.16]

Coming Out Party [2.17]

Our Son, The Man [2.18]

Greg: Remember Dad, we're talking man-to-man, not kid-to-man man-to-man, but man-to-man, man-to-man.

The Liberation of Marcia Brady [2.19]

Lights Out [2.20]

The Winner [2.21]

Doubled Packed [2.22]

Alice's September Song [2.23]

Tell It Like It Is [2.24]

Season 3

Ghost Town U.S.A [3.1]

Grand Canyon or Bust [3.2]

The Brady Braves [3.3]

The Wheeler Dealer [3.4]

My Sister, Benedict Arnold [3.5]

Peter: When are you going to grow up?
Bobby: When I get older.

The Personality Kid [3.6]

Peter [Impersonating Humphrey Bogart]: Porkchops and applesauce, that's swell!

Juliet Is The Sun [3.7]

Marcia: One line. It's different with me. I'm a star.
Jan: [to Marcia] Well lah-de-dah!
Cindy: What does that mean?
Jan: It means that Marcia's being a pain in the neck.
Cindy: Oh, [to Marcia] well lah-de-dah!

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor [3.8]

The Private Ear [3.9]

Her Sister's Shadow [3.10]

.Jan: Well, all I hear all day long at school is how great Marcia is at this how wonderful Marcia did that.^ The eldest Brady daughter did, after all, take judo lessons in that episode where she signed up for every club in her new school.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The Bradys will win, but only because Jan will finally get a chance to go postal and take out all her pent up frustrations about Marcia.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

Click [3.11]

Getting Davy Jones [3.12]

The Not-So-Rose-Colored Glasses [3.13]

The Teeter Totter Caper [3.14]

Big Little Man [3.15]

Bobby: She's right. I'm a pee-wee, I'll always be a pee-wee.

Dough-Re-Mi [3.16]

.Peter: Cindy stuck her tongue out of me.^ Mike teaches Peter to defend himself, but things get out of hand when Cindy tells many classmates that Peter will fight the bully.
  • The Canonical Brady Bunch Episode Guide 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.nyx.net [Source type: General]

.Carol: She's just a little girl.^ JAN vs. CHRIS and the little Partridge Tambourine Girl: Now JAN just MIGHT have a little RAGE (tm) going for her.
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

Peter: She has an awfully big tongue.

Jan's Aunt Jenny [3.17]

The Big Bet [3.18]

The Power of the Press [3.19]

Sergeant Emma [3.20]

Cindy Brady, Lady [3.21]

My Fair Opponent [3.22]

The Fender Benders [3.23]

Season 4

Hawaii Bound [4.1]

Pass the Tabu [4.2]

The Tiki Caves [4.3]

Today, I Am A Freshman [4.4]

Cyrano de Brady [4.5]

.Peter: I don't trust you, you stole my girl!^ I don't see it, but I trust you.
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Greg: I did not steal your girl.
Peter: You did.
.Bobby: You guys should stop aguring, I'm getting out of here.^ If you are just not cut out for more than one, then stop after one.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ I see the comments you leave on just about every single post here and you are not just negative, it seems like you go out of your way to be mean.
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Fright Night [4.6]

The Show Must Go On?? [4.7]

Jan, The Only Child [4.8]

Career Fever [4.9]

Greg's Triangle [4.11]

Law and Disorder [4.14]

[Carol and Alice find Bobby in a sea of foam from the overflowing washing machine]
Carol: What were you doing?
Bobby: Washing my clothes.
.Alice: You're supposed to take your clothes off before you washed them!^ If your work doesn't affect people directly, then you're doing brilliant work.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ If you are in your 40s, you probably vaguely recall this wacky show featuring wacky real people taking part in wacky stunts.
  • Brady Bunch - Associated Content - Topic 11 September 2009 12:40 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So it is okay if people ignore what YOU think is wrong and accept what YOU think is important, but if they disagree with your take they are just doing what is "convenient".
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

Greg Gets Grounded [4.15]

Bobby's Hero [4.17]

The Subject was Noses [4.18]

Marcia: Something suddenly came up.
.Marcia: [to Bobby and Peter] Hey, you guys...^ She and her six-year-old sister have been fighting a lot lately, and she can identify with the bickering of Marcia vs. Jan, Bobby vs. Peter, etc.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

.[her nose gets hit by the football] OH! My nose!^ Her word hit me like a football to the nose.
  • “The Brady Bunch” Revisited: Debating the Ideal Number of Children - On Parenting 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC voices.washingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ DANNY vs. MARCIA [POW]...OH, MY NOSE, MY NOSE!!!!!
  • The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC www.grudge-match.com [Source type: Original source]

How To Succeed in Business [4.19]

The Great Earring Caper [4.20]

You're Never Too Old [4.21]

You Can't Win 'Em All [4.22]

.Carol: [to Cindy] You shouldn't put down a loser, Cindy, because you might be one yourself someday.^ Too bad, because if you missed the real point of it, you are missing one of the greatest things to ever air.
  • The Brady Bunch - Associated Content - Topic 11 September 2009 12:40 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ One of the most shocking revelations in the book to me was when you said you let a guy film you having sex because he had coke!
  • Gay TV Blog: Marcia Brady's Gay Interview 16 January 2010 18:37 UTC tv.gay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Just remember that.

Room At The Top [4.23]

Season 5

Cast

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