The misadventures of a large family united when a widower and a widow marry.
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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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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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Comedy | Family

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Trivia

Of all the actors who appeared on this show, Christopher Beaumont played the most characters. He played four different parts on four episodes. He was in The Brady Bunch: Our Son, the Man (1971), The Brady Bunch: The Wheeler-Dealer (1971), The Brady Bunch: A Room at the Top (1973) and The Brady Bunch: Quarterback Sneak (1973). All of the characters were jerks. See more »

Goofs

When Marcia receives her drivers license the year of 1956 is given as her birth. This means, unless she was left back, she would graduate from high school in 1974. When she runs against Greg for student body president it is learned that Greg is a full year older than she is. The last episode of the series, aired in 1974, has Greg graduating from high school. However, given Marcia's birth year she should not only be the same age as Greg but should also be graduating high school with him. See more »

Quotes

Marcia Brady: It's so beneficial for me to be away from those children in junior high and to be with people of my own mature growth. I'm looking forward to the intellectual stimulation. Nice meeting you boys. Bye.
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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 Come Dine with Me Canada: Marsha Mowers: Block One (2010) See more »

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Corny but fun
14 February 2001 | by 4-KaneSee all my reviews

My first exposure to The Brady Bunch was at age 7, when I started watching the daily reruns. I don't know why I began to watch it, but what I can tell you is that it was (and still is) an entertaining situation comedy. It's no secret that critics were tough on the show. Sure it's corny, but it's fun to watch, and it has many great moments.

One of the favorite episodes is "Bobby's Hero," in which Bobby idolizes the notorious outlaw Jesse James. It has an interesting theme: you should always be careful who you pick for a hero.

Another favorite of mine is "Fright Night." That's the one where the kids' attempt to scare Alice backfires. In the dark, she smashes Carol's sculpture of Mike, thinking it was an intruder. Carol's important message in this episode: "If you carry a joke too far, someone might get hurt."

I have always associated myself with Peter Brady, because, like him, I'm a middle boy. To me, I'm very much the Peter Brady of my family.


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26 September 1969 (USA) See more »

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The Brady Brood See more »

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