Mike Brady and his wife Carol Brady have just only one week to come up with $20,000 in back taxes or their house is sold and they'll have no choice but to move. And it's up to the Brady kids to secretly raise money and save the homestead before they lose their house to their scheming neighbor Mr. Larry Dittmeyer. Written by
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When Marsha is talking to the model at the photographer's studio, she asks if she is a "Breck Girl." The Breck Shampoo company used illustrations of women in their print advertisements for several decades, starting in 1937, and Breck Girls were ubiquitous in magazines during the run of the original The Brady Bunch show. The joke is two-fold: the Breck Girl ad campaign was long over by the 1990's, and the Breck Girl models were rendered in pastel drawings rather than in photographs. See more »
While walking on his treadmill, Mr Ditmeyer's tomato juice glass is being jarred quite a bit, yet does not fall. After getting off the treadmill to get the Brady's mail, the mere movement of the still-running treadmill belt is enough to make the glass slide off, spilling the juice on the belt indicating the glass was anchored to the console initially. See more »
During the closing credits, which mimic the television series, Florence Henderson (playing the Grandmother) is seen with a bottle of Wesson Cooking Oil. In the 1980s, Henderson did commercials for Wesson. See more »
In America, almost all teenagers, who grew up in the late 60's and early 70's, would have loved the TV show. Though I am way past that generation and not even close to America, I still fall in that same category every fan can only wish for one day- this to become a huge movie- and it did.
Though the humour of this movie is of a sarcastic nature, basically ridiculing this family for being out-dated, it still doesn't make this movie less funnier. It only makes us realize, that TV shows before are of a completely different nature, and with that kind of script, no network would even think of accepting it. This movie covered certain things, which could not have been done on 70's TV- like Peter's growing up dilemmas. Everyone gave brilliant performances- there is homage to certain episodes- most of which were very popular- especially the one with Marcia's swollen nose. A bit of trivia- in the TV series- Mr. Dittmeyer is the Brady's neighbors- though I doubt he has ever appeared in any episode, his name has been mentioned on many episodes.
Anyone who was a fan of the TV series should check this movie out. It is definitely a guilty pleasure, which is worth enjoying.
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