30 Things You No Doubt Did Not Know About ‘Brady Bunch’

“The Brady Bunch” is a 1960s sitcom. Even though everything looked rosy with the plot and characters, there were lots of secrets going on behind closed doors, here are some of the most surprising.

The Show Stemmed from a Newspaper Statistic

If you have ever wondered where the idea for “The Brady Bunch” came from, you would be surprised to know that it originated in a newspaper statistic. Producer Sherwood Schwartz read a filler piece in the Los Angeles Times that mentioned that 31% of all marriages consisted of individuals who had one or more children from a previous marriage.

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Even though this may not have been the most exciting piece of news, Schwarz became fascinated with the idea of an unusual family dynamic.

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