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A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

The entire Brady family manages to overcome personal obstacles to spend a happy holiday together.

Director:

Peter Baldwin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Henderson ... Carol Brady
Robert Reed ... Mike Brady
Ann B. Davis ... Alice Nelson
Maureen McCormick ... Marcia Brady Logan
Eve Plumb ... Jan Brady Covington
Jennifer Runyon ... Cindy Brady
Barry Williams ... Greg Brady
Christopher Knight ... Peter Brady
Mike Lookinland ... Bobby Brady
Jerry Houser ... Wally Logan
Ron Kuhlman ... Phillip Covington III
Caryn Richman ... Nora Brady
Carol Huston ... Valerie
Jaclyn Bernstein ... Jessica Logan
G.W. Lee G.W. Lee ... Mickey Logan
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Storyline

Mike and Carol Brady decide to use the money that they saved in a vacation fund to pay the travel expenses for Greg, Marcia, Peter, Jan, Bobby, and Cindy and their families, so that they can have a family Christmas. Then after the entire family is back together they end up helping one another resolve their personal conflicts.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

Unrated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kohellusten joulu See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film references several plot points of the 1969 Christmas episode from the original television series, most notably the scene in which the Brady kids find themselves congregating in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve, drawn together by their shared pain. In the original episode, they converge around the Christmas tree, whereas in the reunion they commiserate around the kitchen table. See more »

Goofs

In the Christmas tree decorating scene, Greg talks to Peter about his stuffed clown and how he'll burn it this year if he finds it. In the next scene, when Bobby is talking to Alice and Carol, you can hear the same script being used as background noise and chatter once Alice starts to cry. See more »

Quotes

Belinda: [answering the phone] Steve?
Mike Brady: No, it's not Steve.
Belinda: Rory?
Mike Brady: No.
Belinda: Russ? Tyler? Richard?
Mike Brady: No, I'm sorry. It's Mike.
Belinda: [sweetly] Oh hi, Mike. Wow, you sound older.
Mike Brady: Well, I probably am. I'm Cindy's father.
Belinda: [hands Cindy the phone] It's for you, it's your dad. He sounds cute.
Cindy Brady: He's not cute, he's... dad.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) See more »

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Without Question The Best Reunion Movie Ever
5 November 2004 | by sj1840See all my reviews

Christmastime just isn't complete for me without watching this movie. The Brady family reuniting for the holidays always produces warm fuzzies for me. The original show was cheesy and so is this reunion movie, but it is also surprisingly well acted by every member of the ensemble cast and hits upon some real truths about family togetherness. Jennifer Runyon seamlessly fills the shoes of Susan Olsen in this yuletide gathering, Maureen McCormick is as beautiful as ever, and Florence Henderson is still the sunniest and most perky television mom around. A TV movie can get away with being sappy if it's focused around Christmas, and this movie succeeds on every level as a feel-good holiday reunion film.


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