The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)
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54-40 and Fight 

Since the boys and girls cannot decide on a mutually satisfactory prize, they hold a contest to determine who gets all of the family's combined trading stamps.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Mike Brady
Alice Nelson
Marcia Brady
Jan Brady
Greg Brady
Peter Brady


Alice arriving back from grocery shopping with said items in hand is the first time that the boys and girls find out that the other collects Checker Trading Stamps, the boys who are saving for a row boat, the girls a sewing machine. It doesn't help matters that Alice has a drawer full of stamps from past shopping trips. Although the boys and girls each want Alice's stamps for themselves, they are convinced to split them equally. However, that does not resolve the underlying competition in collecting and differences in wants in redeeming the stamps between the siblings, even after Carol suggests they both share their stamps for something they all would want as they already have enough stamps between the two for the row boat, the sewing machine or something else equally as nice. Her suggestion takes on new urgency when it is announced the Checker Trading Stamp Company is going out of business in thirty days. They have to figure out how to decide what to get before the stamps become ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family





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9 January 1970 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The title comes from the rallying cry from the era of the Oregon Territory dispute in the early 19th century to claim territory farther into Canada. 54 40 or Fight! referring to the latitude in question. See more »


When Marcia is trying to place a card on the tenth level of the house of cards, the shots cut between her holding her arm to stop the dangling of her bracelet to her not holding her arm (depending on the direction of the shot). See more »


Carol Brady: [exasperated] Oh, the peace and quiet of home.
[Greg and Marcia begin to argue heatedly in the background]
Bobby Brady: That doesn't sound very quiet.
Cindy Brady: And not very peace.
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Spoofed in A Very Brady Sequel (1996) See more »

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