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Starring Florence Henderson (as Carol Brady) & Robert Reed (as Mike Brady)
Season 3 (ABC) (1971-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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ABC Fridays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern (23 episodes)

3.1 [--] The Brady Bunch: Ghost Town U.S.A., Part 1
September 17, 1971
The Grand Canyon is the setting for a three-part adventure that finds the Bradys behind bars after a prospector fears
they'll lift his loot.

3.2 [--] The Brady Bunch: Grand Canyon or Bust! Part 2
September 24, 1971
After breaking out of Zaccariah's jail, the Bradys finally hit the Grand Canyon, where Bobby and Cindy promptly get lost.

3.3 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Brady Braves — Part. 3
October 1, 1971
The Grand Canyon adventure concludes with the Bradys helping a runaway Native American reunite with his tribe, who
grant the family their own native nicknames.

3.4 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Wheeler-Dealer
October 8, 1971
Guest Cast:
Charles Martin Smith
Greg's first car is a $100 lemon, so he tries to sell the souped up — but pooped out — repair job to his clueless chum.
The episode marks the TV debut of actor Charles Martin Smith, who went on to star in 1973's American Graffiti.

3.5 [--] The Brady Bunch: My Sister, Benedict Arnold
October 15, 1971
Greg willfully dates Marcia's nemesis after she accepts a date with the guy who bumped him from the baseball team
and class presidency.

3.6 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Personality Kid
October 22, 1971
The episode that defined the "Peter Brady party" finds the middle boy's big shindig a bust due to his new, annoying
personality.

3.7 [--] The Brady Bunch: Juliet is the Sun
October 29, 1971
Marcia's overgrown ego after landing the lead in Romeo and Juliet forces Carol to bring the curtain down on her
daughter's diva dreams. But after she learns how to play nice with others, the show goes on — with Marcia filling
much smaller shoes.

3.8 [--] The Brady Bunch: Now a Word from Our Sponsor
November 5, 1971
Guest Star:
Paul Winchell
Overacting sinks the Bradys' acting dreams after they are cast in a laundry detergent commercial by a wacky director
(Paul Winchell). The episode was Robert Reed's least favorite and resulted in a multi-page memo to producer
Sherwood Schwartz voicing Reed's distaste with "farce bordering on slapstick."

3.9 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Private Ear
November 12, 1971
Peter gets burned for eavesdropping on his siblings when the kids "secretly" discuss a party being planned in his
honor. But when Mike and Carol catch on, it looks like the snoop will get what's coming to him...and more.

3.10 [--] The Brady Bunch: Her Sister's Shadow
November 19, 1971
The one that launched a thousand jokes: Jan auditions for the pep squad, hoping to outdo her super-sister,
"Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!" But when she gets cut, Jan pins her hopes on an essay contest that goes awry.

3.11 [--] The Brady Bunch: Click:
November 26, 1971
A broken rib sidelines Greg's football dreams, which turn nightmarish when he catches a bad call on film as the
team's photographer.

3.12 [--] The Brady Bunch: Getting Davy Jones
December 10, 1971
Guest Star:
Davy Jones (of The Monkees)
Another star stops by 4222 Clinton Way as Davy Jones appears to help Marcia secure a singer for her prom.

3.13 [--] The Brady Bunch: Not-So-Rose-Colored Glasses
December 24, 1971
Jan agrees to get glasses after smashing into a family portrait Mike planned on giving Carol for their anniversary.
But when Jan and the kids secretly get the shot retaken, Mike spots a flaw in the photo not present in the original.

3.14 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Teeter-Totter Caper:
December 31, 1971
Bobby and Cindy set out to bust a see-sawing record to show the older Bradys just how important they are after
they're left off the invite list to family wedding.

3.15 [--] The Brady Bunch: Big Little Man
January 7, 1972
Sick of being "shrimpo," Bobby tries to stretch himself, but learns that little is a big help when he and Greg get
locked in Sam's meat locker and only the smallest Brady fits through the door's window.

3.16 [--] The Brady Bunch: Dough-Re-Mi
January 14, 1972
The kids' shot at a music career is gunned down by Peter's prepubescent vocal strains and Greg's song,
"A Time to Change." The episode also marked the debut of their other pop ditty, "We Can Make the Whole World Brighter."

3.17 [--] The Brady Bunch: Jan's Aunt Jenny
January 21, 1972
Guest Star:
Imogene Coca ..... Aunt Jenny
Wacky Aunt Jenny (Imogene Coca), helps Jan overcome her fear of growing up to look like her dopplegänger relative.

3.18 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Big Bet:
January 28, 1972
Greg becomes a Brady slave after losing a bet with Bobby, who weasels his way into Greg's date with his dream girl
du jour (played by producer Sherwood Schwartz's daughter, Hope.)

3.19 [--] The Brady Bunch: Power of the Press
February 4, 1972
A gig on the paper turns Peter into "Scoop Brady," who uses his well-read column to gain brownie points with a
troublesome teacher.

3.20 [--] The Brady Bunch: Sergeant Emma
February 11, 1972
The Brady house becomes a barracks when Alice's military (and identical) cousin Emma takes the vacationing Alice's
duty for a week.

3.21 [--] The Brady Bunch: Cindy Brady, Lady
February 18, 1972
Cindy has a secret admirer, thanks to Bobby's anonymous gifts and phone calls, but his cover could be blown when
she asks to meet him.

3.22 [--] The Brady Bunch: My Fair Opponent
March 3, 1972
Marcia transforms nobody Molly Webber (Debi Storm) into a knockout who becomes her rival for head of the seniors'
big banquet.

3.23 [--] The Brady Bunch: The Fender Benders
March 10, 1972
Guest Star:
Jackie Coogan
A mean motorist (Jackie Coogan) hauls Carol into court after their car crash leads to conflicting reports from the kids

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