The Brady Bunch Episode Index: Fifth Season


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FIFTH SEASON: 1973-74

95. "Snow White and the Seven Bradys"

96. "Mail Order Hero"

97. "The Elopement"

98. "Adios, Johnny Bravo"

99. "Never Too Young"

100. "Peter and the Wolf"

101. "Getting Greg's Goat"

102. "The Cincinnati Kids"

103. "Quarterback Sneak"

104. "Marcia Gets Creamed"

105. "My Brother's Keeper"

106. "Try, Try Again"

107. "Kelly's Kids"

108. "The Driver's Seat"

109. "Miss Popularity"

110. "Out of This World"

111. "Two Petes in a Pod"

112. "Welcome Aboard"

113. "The Snooperstar"

114. "The Hustler"

115. "Top Secret"

116. "The Hair-Brained Scheme"


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95. "Snow White and the Seven Bradys"

Original airdate: September 28, 1973
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Written by Ben Starr

The Bradys are surprised to learn they are to do a satire of the fairy tale "Snow White" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Snow White and the Seven Bradys," Cindy volunteers the family to do the show being put on to buy a retirement gift for her teacher. Mike, Carol and Alice are to play the key roles, but there aren't enough Brady kids to play the seven dwarfs!

GUEST CAST
Allan Melvin (Sam)
Elvenn Havard (Policeman)
Frances Whitfield (School Teacher)

OTHER LINKS

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96. "Mail Order Hero"

Original airdate: September 21, 1973
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Written by Martin A. Ragaway

Joe Namath guest stars as himself, a supposed friend of Bobby's, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Mail Order Hero," Bobby lies to his friends, telling them that Joe Namath drops by for dinner with the Bradys when he's in town. Bobby's friends are looking forward to meeting the New York quarterback because he is playing an exhibition game in town the next week.

GUEST CAST
Eric Woods (Tom)
Kerry MacLane (Eric)
Larry Michaels (Burt)
Tim Herbert (Herb)

OTHER LINKS

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97. "The Elopement"

Original airdate: December 7, 1973
Directed by Jerry London
Written by Harry Winkler

The Brady clan thinks Alice is planning to elope with Sam, the butcher, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Elopement," Marcia and Jan overhear Alice discussing elopement with Sam and pass their discovery along to the family. Carol begins searching for a replacement housekeeper to allow Alice a week's honeymoon, and the whole family gets involved in planning a surprise wedding reception for the "bride-to-be."

GUEST CAST
Allan Melvin (Sam)
Bella Bruck (Gladys)
Byron Webster (Reverend)

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98. "Adios, Johnny Bravo"

Original airdate: September 14, 1973
Directed by Jerry London
Written by Joanna Lee

Greg is picked to become a rock star in "Adios, Johnny Bravo," on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

The Brady kids audition their act for a television amateur show and Greg is spotted by a musical agent who wants to sign him up. But the agent, Tami Cutler, doesn't want all the Bradys, just Greg.

GUEST CAST
Claudia Jennings (Tami Cutler)
Jeff Davis (Hal Barton)
Paul Cavonis (Buddy Berkman)

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99. "Never Too Young"

Original airdate: October 5, 1973
Directed by Richard Michaels
Written by Al Schwartz and Larry Rhine

When girl-hater Bobby is kissed by a cute little "miss" he thinks he's been exposed to the mumps in "Never Too Young" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Millicent gives her hero, Bobby, a kiss for defending her at school, but later reports that she has the mumps. Bobby fears that he may have quarantined the family from a big "Roaring '20s" party.

GUEST CAST
Melissa Anderson (Millicent)

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100. "Peter and the Wolf"

Original airdate: October 12, 1973
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Written by Tam Spiva

Peter poses as a high school senior so Greg can double-date with him in "Peter and the Wolf" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Greg has a date with Sandra for Friday night until her cousin Linda comes to visit. He can't get his friends for the "blind date" so Greg talks Peter into dating an "older woman."

GUEST CAST
Alma Beltran (Mrs. Calderon)
Bill Miller (Len)
Cindi Crosby (Sandra)
Kathie Gibboney (Linda)
Paul Fierro (Mr. Calderon)

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101. "Getting Greg's Goat"

Original airdate: October 19, 1973
Directed by Robert Reed
Written by Milton Pascal and Sam Locke

Greg and his football teammates steal a rival school's mascot, a goat, and he has to hide it in "Getting Greg's Goat" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Greg hides "Raquel," the goat, in his attic room and when the other kids overhear him talking to her, they believe that he has a girl in his room.

GUEST CAST
George D. Wallace (Mr. Binkley)
Margarita Cordova (1st P.T.A. Lady)
Sandra Gould (Mrs. Gould)
Selma Archerd (2nd P.T.A. Lady)

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102. "The Cincinnati Kids"

Original airdate: November 23, 1973
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Written by Al Schwartz and Larry Rhine

The Bradys mix business with pleasure at Kings Island amusement park in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Cincinnati Kids," the Brady kids accompany Mike to Cincinnati where he is to present plans for an addition to the Kings Island amusement park. While the kids enjoy the many rides, Mike is aghast to learn his plans have been lost in the park, and a frantic search ensues.

GUEST CAST
Bob Hoffman (Attendant)
Hilary Thompson (Marge)
L. Jeffrey Schwartz (The Bear/Man)

OTHER LINKS
Dempsey, Mr.
Fleegle
Kings Island Inn
Nancy
Remington, Mr.
Yogi Bear

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103. "Quarterback Sneak"

Original airdate: November 9, 1973
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Ben Gershman and Bill Freedman

A gridiron Romeo from a rival school shows a romantic interest in Marcia to get Greg's play book in "Quarterback Sneak" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Greg and Peter are convinced that Marcia is a traitor because of her interest in Jerry Rogers, the Fairview quarterback. Bobby confirms the boys' distrust of Jerry when he sees him attempt to steal the play book.

GUEST CAST
Chris Beaumont (Jerry)
Denny Miller (Tank Gates)
Don Carter (Rich)

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104. "Marcia Gets Creamed"

Original airdate: October 26, 1973
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Ben Gershman and Bill Freedman

Marcia's new part-time job at an ice cream parlor causes her problems at home and with her boyfriend in "Marcia Gets Creamed" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Jeff, Marcia's boyfriend, is annoyed because she hasn't any time for him with her new job. Marcia decides to get her brother Peter a job there so she will have more free time, but he turns out to be a goof-off.

GUEST CAST
Henry Corden (Mr. Haskell)
Kimberly Beck (Girl)
Michael Gray (Jeff)

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105. "My Brother's Keeper"

Original airdate: November 2, 1973
Directed by Ross Bowman
Written by Michael Morris

Bobby saves Peter from being hit by a falling ladder and the older Brady promises to become Bobby's slave for saving his life in "My Brother's Keeper" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Peter becomes overprotective and insists upon doing all Bobby's chores. Bobby enjoys the situation and soon is unloading projects on Peter.

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106. "Try, Try Again"

Original airdate: November 16, 1973
Directed by George Tyne
Written by Al Schwartz and Larry Rhine

Jan considers herself a loser when her latest interest, tap dancing, drives the whole family crazy in "Try, Try Again" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

She drops out of her ballet class and takes up tap dancing when she is passed over for a recital because she is so clumsy. She practices her new dance steps at home, and the noise begins to get to the rest of the family.

GUEST CAST
Darryl Seman (Billy Naylor)
Judy Landon (Miss Clairette)
Ruth Anson (Mrs. Ferguson)

OTHER LINKS

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107. "Kelly's Kids"

Original airdate: January 4, 1974
Directed by Richard Michaels
Written by Sherwood Schwartz

Ken Berry and Brooke Bundy guest star as the Bradys' new neighbors, Ken and Kathy Kelly, who decide to adopt a son and end up with three, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Kelly's Kids," Ken and Kathy Kelly select eight-year-old Matt from an orphanage. Matt likes his new home, but misses his two friends, Dwayne and Steve, so the Kellys decide to adopt them, too.

GUEST CAST
Brooke Bundy (Kathy Kelly)
Carey Wong (Steve)
Jackie Joseph (Miss Phillips)
Ken Berry (Ken Kelly)
Molly Dodd (Mrs. Payne)
Todd Lookinland (Matt)
William Attmore II (Dwayne)

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108. "The Driver's Seat"

Original airdate: January 11, 1974
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by George Tibbles

Marcia bets that she can beat Greg's score on the driver's test on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Driver's Seat," Greg's comments about men being better drivers than women set up their bet. Marcia scores higher on her written test but tightens up when she gets behind the wheel of a car.

GUEST CAST
Herb Vigran (Examiner)

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109. "Miss Popularity"

Original airdate: December 21, 1973
Directed by Jack Donohue
Written by Martin Ragaway

Jan makes promises she can't keep in order to win a popularity contest at school, and gets herself in hot water with family and friends in "Miss Popularity" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Peter agrees to be her campaign manager and the members of the family pitch in when Jan is nominated as the most popular girl in class. She promises all kinds of help to her classmates if they elect her, but she can't fulfill her campaign promises.

GUEST CAST
Darryl Seman (Herman)
Jerelyn Fields (Shirley)

OTHER LINKS

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110. "Out of This World"

Original airdate: January 18, 1974
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Al Schwartz and Larry Rhine

Former astronaut James McDivitt, the man who saw a UFO in space, guest stars on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Out of This World," Bobby and Peter camp out in the backyard, looking for UFOs. After they meet General McDivitt, the boys are convinced that they have spotted one and go back the next night with camera to prove it.

GUEST CAST
Brigadier General James A. McDivitt
Frank Delfino (Herlo)
Sadie Delfino (Shim)
James Flavin (Captain McGregor)
Mario Machado (Jerry Bridges)

OTHER LINKS

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111. "Two Petes in a Pod"

Original airdate: February 8, 1974
Directed by Richard Michaels
Written by Sam Locke and Milton Pascal

Peter literally runs into his double at school and takes him home to play a trick on his family which backfires, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Two Petes in a Pod," Arthur, Pete's look-alike, agrees to a blind date with the niece of Mike's boss. However, the date is for the same night that Peter has an appointment with Michelle, a girl he has been trying to date all semester.

GUEST CAST
Christopher Knight (Arthur)
Denise Nickerson (Pamela)
Kathy O'Dare (Michelle)
Robbie Rist (
Oliver)

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112. "Welcome Aboard"

Original airdate: January 25, 1974
Directed by Richard Michaels
Written by Larry Rhine and Al Schwartz

Robbie Rist is introduced as a regular member of the cast as the Brady kids' cousin, Oliver, when he comes to visit in "Welcome Aboard" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Oliver is convinced that he is a jinx to the Bradys, since things seem to go wrong whenever he's around. His attitude changes when the Bradys are chosen to appear in a zany Keystone Kop, pie-throwing movie.

GUEST CAST
Dick Winslow (Truck Driver #1)
John Nolan (Mr. Douglas)
Judd Laurance (Director)
Ralph Montgomery (Truck Driver #2)
Robbie Rist (Oliver)

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113. "The Snooperstar"

Original airdate: February 22, 1974
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Written by Harry Winkler

Cindy becomes convinced that she is soon to be discovered as the new Shirley Temple on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Snooperstar," Cindy gets the notion that everybody in the family is talking about her, so she enlists the aid of Oliver to find out what they're saying. Aware of this fact, Marcia decides to bait her little sister with an entry in her own diary about contacting a talent scout and submitting Cindy's picture. As planned, it gets back to Cindy.

GUEST CAST
Natalie Schafer (Penelope Fletcher)
Robbie Rist (Oliver)

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114. "The Hustler"

Original airdate: March 1, 1974
Directed by Michael Kane
Written by Bill Freedman and Ben Gershman

Jim Backus guest stars as Mike's boss, Harry Mathews, who sends a pool table to the Bradys as a gift but neglects to mention that fact, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Hustler," no one in the Brady household can figure out who sent the pool table or where to put it. But one thing is evident: Bobby is developing quite a talent for the game of pool and is beating all the other kids.

GUEST CAST
Charles Stewart (Joe Sinclair)
Dorothy Shay (Frances Mathews)
Grayce Spence (Muriel Sinclair)
Jason Dunn (Hank Thompson)
Jim Backus (Harry Mathews)
Leonard Bremen (Truck Driver)
Susan Quick (Gloria Thompson)
Robbie Rist (
Oliver)

OTHER LINKS

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115. "Top Secret"

Original airdate: February 15,1974
Directed by Bernard Wiesen
Written by Howard Ostroff

Bobby and Oliver, aided by their youthful imaginations, become convinced that they are onto a spy plot that involves Mike, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Top Secret," an FBI agent is checking Mike's security clearance and so the boys get the idea that Mike is working on some secret plans. Sam, the butcher, asks Mike's help with a confidential project, and Bobby is sure that Sam is passing the "secret plans" to the Russians.

GUEST CAST
Allan Melvin (Sam)
Don Fenwick (Fred Sanders)
Lew Palter (Mr. Gronsky)
Robbie Rist (Oliver)

OTHER LINKS

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116. "The Hair-Brained Scheme"

Original airdate: March 8, 1974
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Charles Stewart Jr.

With high school graduation only days away, Greg discovers that he has made a big mistake when he tries out a new hair tonic that his kid brother has sold him, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Hair-Brained Scheme," Bobby decides he can become rich quick by selling a hair tonic, for which he has sent away. But as it turns out, Greg is the only customer. Unfortunately for Greg, that's one customer too many -- the tonic turns his hair a shaggy strawberry blond just prior to graduation ceremonies.

GUEST CAST
Barbara Bernstein (Suzanne)
Bern Hoffman (Man)
Brandy Carson (Woman)
Hope Sherwood (Gretchen)
John Wheeler (Second Man)
Robbie Rist (
Oliver)

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