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The Brady Bunch 

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The misadventures of a large family united when a widower and a widow marry.
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5   4   3   2   1  
1974   1973   1972   1971   1970   1969  
8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Reed ...  Mike Brady / ... 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Florence Henderson ...  Carol Brady / ... 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Ann B. Davis ...  Alice Nelson / ... 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Maureen McCormick ...  Marcia Brady 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Eve Plumb ...  Jan Brady 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Susan Olsen ...  Cindy Brady 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Barry Williams ...  Greg Brady 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Christopher Knight ...  Peter Brady / ... 117 episodes, 1969-1974
Mike Lookinland ...  Bobby Brady 117 episodes, 1969-1974
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Storyline

The marriage of architect Mike Brady and homemaker Carol Martin née Tyler will be the second for both. They have the issue of blending their two already large families, Mike who has three children and Carol who has three children. One additional issue is that the Brady household was testosterone laden with Mike's children being three boys - Greg, Peter and Bobby - and the Martin household was estrogen laden with Carol's children being three girls - Marcia, Jan and Cindy. The six children not only have their usual issues in growing from children to teenagers, and in this situation in getting used to a new parent and new siblings, but also interacting with new siblings whose mentality generally reflects their specific gender, which more often than not is totally foreign to them. Mike and Carol also have the new roles of parent to daughters and sons respectively. Add to the mix the girls' cat Fluffy, the boys' dog Tiger, and Mike's longtime housekeeper Alice, and the collective new Brady... Written by Huggo

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Trivia

Robert Reed was written out of the show's final episode, The Brady Bunch: The Hair-Brained Scheme (1974), after an argument with producer Sherwood Schwartz over what Reed considered a ridiculous story line (with Greg's hair turning orange from hair tonic), but he remained on-set for its filming. Studio security offered to remove Reed, but Schwartz declined to have this done in front of the kids. See more »

Goofs

Considering that Brady's have six children, including two already in adolescence when the series begins and Mike is an architect, no reason is given why they didn't purchase a much larger home. After all, they are apparently wealthy enough to employ a live-in maid, take expensive vacations and not to have Carol work. The series attempts to tackle this later with Greg getting an attic room of his own. However, why this wasn't done in the first place is never explained; nor is why they don't on an addition or even consider a larger dwelling as time went by. See more »

Quotes

Jan Brady: I'd like to buy a wig please.
Saleswoman: Not for yourself. Why would you want to cover such beautiful blonde hair?
Jan Brady: You'd understand if you had two blonde sisters at home.
Saleswoman: Oh, so we want a complete change do we?
Jan Brady: Yes ma'me.
Saleswoman: Ok. What kind of style are you looking for?
Jan Brady: I don't know. Something wild. Kooky. Kinda like something you're wearing.
Saleswoman: This is my own hair.
Jan Brady: Oh! I'm so sorry!
Saleswoman: Not half as sorry as I am.
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Crazy Credits

The nine cast members are shown in a tic-tac-toe format, with the actors turning their heads to look each other. See more »

Alternate Versions

In 2001, VH1 aired a series of episodes with information bubbles on the screen in the style of _"Pop Up Video" (1996)_. These episodes were collectively identified under the title "Pop-Up Brady". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2018 Teen Tournament Semifinal Game 2 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from 'The Brady Bunch'
Written by Frank De Vol & Sherwood Schwartz
Sung by The Peppermint Trolley Company
(season 1)
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Hey, it may be corny, but at least your kids can watch it!
21 September 2001 | by reevesemSee all my reviews

Ok, so it may be predictable and corny. However it is one of the few things that come into our home via that cable in the wall that my wife and I can let our young son watch without worry. He thinks the Bradys are "new" and laughs at every episode. By the way, if you don't like it, don't watch it. That's what remote controls are for.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Brady Brood See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(117 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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4:3
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