The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)
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Is There a Doctor in the House? 

All six Brady kids have the Measles at the same time, and problems arise when Carol calls in the girls' female pediatrician while Mike brings in the boys' male pediatrician.

Director:

Oscar Rudolph

Writers:

Sherwood Schwartz (created by), Ruth Brooks Flippen
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Episode complete credited cast:
Robert Reed ... Mike Brady
Florence Henderson ... Carol Brady
Ann B. Davis ... Alice Nelson
Maureen McCormick ... Marcia Brady
Eve Plumb ... Jan Brady
Susan Olsen ... Cindy Brady
Barry Williams ... Greg Brady
Christopher Knight ... Peter Brady
Mike Lookinland ... Bobby Brady
Marion Ross ... Dr. Katherine Porter
Herbert Anderson ... Dr. Cameron
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When Peter comes home from school in the middle of the day with a case of the measles, Carol naturally tries to call in the family pediatrician, Dr. Porter. When she can't get through to the pediatrician's office, Mike tries to call the pediatrician's office himself. However, what Mike and Carol do not realize is that Dr. Porter is the girls' pediatrician, and who Mike tries to call is the boys' pediatrician, Dr. Cameron. So it's a case of one doctor too many when both Dr. Porter and Dr. Cameron come to the house. What's more disconcerting for Peter is that Dr. Porter is a woman. When the other five kids come home each with the measles, Mike and Carol not only have an issue in catering to the bedridden kids' every whim, but they have to decide which of Drs. Porter and Cameron will be the family pediatrician. Each of the six kids want to see their own doctor, and not the other. Although Mike and Carol do ultimately come to a decision after much discussion and argument, that decision is... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family

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This is the only episode in the series where Mike Brady fixes himself an alcoholic beverage at home. See more »

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Freedom of Speech: "You Can't Beat the Measles" - Censored by Hulu and CBS online
16 May 2019 | by rberkaSee all my reviews

An episode so dangerous you can't watch it online right now. The vaccination debate has reached ridiculous levels. We are barred from even discussing vaccines online now?? Complete insanity


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1969 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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