Growing Up Brady (film)

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Growing Up Brady
Written by Matt Dorff
Directed by Richard A. Colla
Starring Barry Williams
Adam Brody
Kaley Cuoco
Daniel Hugh Kelly
Michael Tucker
Narrated by Barry Williams
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Mark H. Ovitz
Running time 88 minutes
Original network NBC
Original release May 21, 2000 (2000-05-21)
Preceded by The Bradys
Followed by The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years

Growing Up Brady is a 2000 made-for-television film based on the 1992 autobiography Growing Up Brady: I Was A Teenage Greg written by actor Barry Williams with Chris Kreski. It was originally broadcast May 21, 2000 on NBC and was released on DVD in 2004.

The movie is a slightly fictionalized tale about the production of the 1969-1974 ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch, on which Williams played teenager Greg Brady, with backstage dramas among the cast and the show's producer.


Scenes not like the book[edit]

In his book, Williams writes that he first kissed McCormick in Hawaii, rather than in a limousine bringing them home from a Who concert in Los Angeles. The flirting between McCormick and Williams whilst filming for "A Room At The Top" (episode 94) happened a few months before the Hawaii episodes and was boosted for the TV movie. Although in the movie Eve Plumb's character is unfazed when a security guard stumbles upon her and Christopher Knight making out in a prop car on the Paramount Pictures backlot, Knight has said Plumb was "mortified" and started to cry. Also a scene where Williams' agent tells him that The Brady Bunch had been canceled is changed somewhat. Instead of drinking a bottle of Bourbon, he is drinking a bottle of Scotch.

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