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A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 18 December 1988
The entire Brady family manages to overcome personal obstacles to spend a happy holiday together.

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Storyline

Almost 20 years after the start of the orignal "Brady Bunch", the kids are grown up and have kids of their own. Everyone is having a wonderful time back at the family house for Christmas, until Mike learns of a structural problem in one of the buildings he designed. As he is inspecting the problem, the building collapses, trapping him inside. As the whole family waits by the pile of rubble, they fear the worst. Will Dad be all right? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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18 December 1988 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Susan Olsen (Cindy) was the only original cast member not to appear in the movie, because she was on her honeymoon in Jamaica when it was filming. See more »

Goofs

When Alice opens the Brady's front door, the dead bolt is in the lock position, but still opens without her unlocking it first. See more »

Quotes

Belinda: [answering the phone] Steve?
Mike Brady: No, it's not Steve.
Belinda: Rory?
Mike Brady: No.
Belinda: Russ? Tyler? Richard?
Mike Brady: No, I'm sorry. It's Mike.
Belinda: [sweetly] Oh hi, Mike. Wow, you sound older.
Mike Brady: Well, I probably am. I'm Cindy's father.
Belinda: [hands Cindy the phone] It's for you, it's your dad. He sounds cute.
Cindy Brady: He's not cute, he's... dad.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) See more »

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Revenge of the 80's: Another t.v. series revival-made-for-t.v.-movie-pilot.
7 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

A Very Brady Christmas (1988) was a made-for-t.v. reunion special for America's most wholesome t.v. family The Bradys. The gang is reunited (sans Sue Olsen) to celebrate Christmas together, Despite all of the distance between the family members, they all take some time out of their lives to have a nice holiday with each other. But the whole thing is filled with the usual holiday movie clichés and tedium. This movie is only for die-hard fans.

This made-for-television-movie was a big ratings winner. They were strong enough to warrant a new t.v. series featuring a grown up version of The Bradys. It was interesting to see the kids all grown up and trying to solve real life problems. But this Christmas episode will satisfy die-hard Brady fans. Others will definitely want to watch something else. Followed by THE BRADYS.


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