464 girls and boys were interviewed by producer Sherwood Schwartz to find out who would act best, as the 6 Brady kids.
In addition to the albums recorded by the Brady kids, there was an album featuring only Maureen McCormick and Christopher Knight. It was a commercial failure.
The sliding glass door in the back of the Brady house actually never had a glass screen in it. It was simply put on the sliders with no glass so as to prevent glares from lighting while filming.
When Florence Henderson, arrived to do her screen test, there was no one on staff to do her make-up, so she went over to the adjoining studio where Star Trek was filmed and she found herself seated in a make-up chair between William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, being made up for their day's work on Star Trek. Henderson recalls that both actors completely ignored her.
There are many references to a fictional place called "Mount Claymore". This is where the Bradys went camping in The Brady Bunch: A-Camping We Will Go.
The theme song (written by show creator Sherwood Schwartz was performed by The Peppermint Trolley Company for the show's first season. For the remaining four seasons, it was sung by the Brady kids, and re-recorded yearly. During the first season, a Brady Bunch writer, director, or producer, overheard and discovered Peter Brady, Christopher Knight rehearsing the theme song. This led to all six siblings singing the show's introductory song for the last four seasons and 92 episodes.
We saw the Brady bathroom many times, but not once did we see a toilet. The popular joke was that the Bradys were so good, clean and wholesome that didn't even go to the bathroom. The truth was, the network censors wouldn't allow a toilet to be shown, at that time.
Sherwood Schwartz originally wanted Gene Hackman for the role of Mike Brady, but Hackman wasn't considered well-known enough at the time.
The family dog, Tiger, disappeared after the second season of the show, apparently after being hit and killed by an automobile. The doghouse remained on set because one of the studio lights fell and burned a hole through the astroturf or plastic grass. The vacant doghouse was kept there mainly to cover up and hide the burned hole.
Even though this show stayed on for five seasons, it never was a ratings hit. The highest it ever got was number 34 in the Nielsens, but stayed on the air due to its popularity among children.
The Brady kids attended Westdale High School, Fillmore Junior High and Clinton Elementary School. However, in The Brady Bunch: Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy, the name of Cindy's school was Dixie Canyon Elementary School (an elementary school in Studio City, California) in reality.
The Brady's next-door neighbors, the Ditmeyer's, were mentioned frequently, but only Mister Ditmeyer was seen only once, in a 5 to 10-second cameo, in the closing scene of, The Brady Bunch: Coming Out Party. It appears to be the same actor, Paul Sorenson, that played the role of Ralph Hinton, father of Buddy Hinton, in The Brady Bunch: A Fistful of Reasons.
The girls originally had a cat named Fluffy, it was only seen in the pilot episode, The Brady Bunch: The Honeymoon.
Carol's last name from her previous marriage was Martin. Her maiden name was Tyler.
Even though Greg dated a lot, we never actually see him kiss anyone of the dates he went out with. The only Brady kid that had a kissing scene is Bobby, kissing starlet actress, Melissa Sue Anderson in The Brady Bunch: Never Too Young.
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