Ahem, here’s the story of a lovely lovely lady, a man by the name of Brady who could have been played by Gene Hackman(?), six kids with their own problems, an eccentric housekeeper, and how a simple series with low ratings transformed to a syndicated giant. Sit back and relax as we dish out some facts you may not know about The Brady Bunch.
Let’s kick off by looking at the show’s origins because, believe it or not, The Brady Bunch was pretty much based off of math. Yes, really. The producers read a very interesting statistic in a newspaper: in 1965 about 31% of all marriages involved children from a previous marriage. That’s quite the inspiration!