TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy, Family
Shirley Jones was offered the role of Carol. However, she refused it because, as she put it, she refused to do a role where all she did was "take a pot roast out of the oven". Of course, a year after this show premiered, Jones played another iconic mother, on The Partridge Family (1970), which aired immediately after this show. (If Shirley Jones had taken the Carol Brady role; it would have probably wound up being about a single mother named Shirley Brady who was raising 6 kids all on her own!)
I'm not a snitcher; I just tell it like it is.
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.
The nine cast members are shown in a tic-tac-toe format, with the actors turning their heads to look each other.
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".
The versatile comedic actor has his summer movie plans set but still has a little catching up to do when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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