Jan needs glasses but doesn't want to wear them because of how they make her look--until she has an accident that destroys Mike's surprise anniversary gift to Carol, a framed portrait of the Brady kids.


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Gregory Gaylord


Mike and Carol receive disturbing news of an eyewitness account that Jan stole someone else's bicycle from the park. Upon investigating, they find that it was all a misunderstanding as the bicycle that Jan took looks almost exactly like her own and thus she thought it was hers. But when Mike and Carol receive some more bad news about Jan - a note from her teacher that she is unfocused in class and as a result her grades are slipping - they discover what the culprit for all these problems with Jan is: her eyesight. Jan is mortified to learn that she will need glasses, which she feels will make her look goofy, especially troublesome as she is trying to attract one of her male classmates. As such, Jan tries at every turn not to wear her glasses. Jan learns her lesson about the need to wear her glasses as she gets into an accident while riding her bicycle without wearing her glasses. Although she is unharmed, she ruins the photograph of her and her siblings that Mike was going to give to ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family





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24 December 1971 (USA)  »

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The title is based on the common phrase: Looking at the world through rose colored glasses. See more »


Jan gets busted for not wearing her glasses when she destroyed the original picture because when the children posed for a re-shoot she is wearing the glasses that she received after the original picture was taken. Since she destroyed the print in the bike accident they should have been able to get it reprinted from the original negative which the photographer would have given to the family with the print, or still been in possession of so soon after making the first print. See more »

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