The series starred the original cast members of The Brady Bunch , with the exception of Eve Plumb , who was replaced by Geri Reischl a. The special garnered high ratings and led to eight additional minute episodes which were produced and aired sporadically under the shortened title The Brady Bunch Hour from January 23 to May 25, The show's events are not included or mentioned in the later Brady Bunch revival series and TV reunion movies. When the family is chosen to star in a new variety series for ABC , Mike Brady gives up his architectural career and moves his family into a beach-side home somewhere in Southern California. In addition to the Brady clan, next-door-neighbor Jack Merrill Rip Taylor frequently finds his way into the act and is a love interest for the Bradys' maid, Alice her former boyfriend, Sam the Butcher, was never mentioned. Each episode features the obligatory variety show song-and-dance numbers and sketches, as well as a show-within-a-show behind-the-scenes story which took place in the Bradys' home. The variety hour remains the only Brady project to not have Schwartz's involvement during production. Although Robert Reed's dissatisfaction with other Brady Bunch incarnations has become legendary, he quickly signed on to star in the variety show.
What did the cast do after ‘The Brady Bunch?’
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What are ‘The Brady Bunch’ stars doing now?
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Although the '70s family sitcom only ran for five seasons—officially cancelled in — The Brady Bunch cast has reunited throughout the years for TV spinoffs and movies. Together, they create a blended family of six and the rest is history! Before becoming the matriarch of The Brady Bunch , Henderson had been acting for 15 years, guest starring in a number of shows, but nothing quite as notable as the '70s family sitcom. After The Brady Bunch wrapped up its fifth season, Henderson continued reuniting with her cast members for various Brady projects. In , the actress passed away in Los Angeles from heart failure. She was surrounded by her four children from her first marriage. In , Robert Reed took the lead as Mike Brady—the father of six kids who all took his last name after marrying Carol. Although the show didn't make a huge cultural dent then, Reed's portrayal as a stern, but loving parental figure has become the epitome image of the TV dad.