The famous tale of Marcia's first house party, which almost doesn't happen after she is accused of scrawling an unflattering picture of her teacher in class. Marcia's brothers conspire to ruin the party, with the predictable result.



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Episode complete credited cast:
J.P. Randolph
Chris Charney ...
Hope Juber ...
Jenny (as Hope Sherwood)
Barbara Bernstein ...
Ruthie (as Barbara Henderson)
Karen Rietz ...
Karen (as Carolyn Reed)


The girls are excited that their parents are allowing Marcia to host her first ever slumber party. The boys are less excited about the prospect of a bunch of Marcia's girlfriends invading their house for the night, until Greg comes up with a plan for the boys to have some fun of their own at the girls' expense. It may be a moot point as Mrs. Denton, one of Marcia's teachers, passes along a doodle that was found in Marcia's desk and that has Marcia's name on it to the school principal, Mr. Randolph. The doodle itself is a drawing of a face with the caption "Mrs. Denton or hippopotamus". Marcia admits to having done the doodle, but that the face is supposed to be that of George Washington. Marcia, however, vows that she did not write the caption. Going only by what he sees as the overwhelming evidence against her, Mr. Randolph decides to punish Marcia. As an extra punishment, Mike and Carol disallow Marcia to have the slumber party. Marcia is more disappointed in her parents not ... Written by Huggo

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9 October 1970 (USA)  »

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This episode guest stars E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed's acting mentor. See more »


Carol Brady: [reviewing with Mike the sleeping bags airing out on the backyard grass] Well, I know the boys aired these out, Mike, but they still seem a little dusty to me.
Mike Brady: Yeah. Well, I got them to do it this morning. I guess they didn't have much enthusiasm for the job.
Carol Brady: Well, maybe we oughta hang them up and beat them.
Mike Brady: Sleeping bags or the boys?
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