Picks and Pans Review: Here's the Real Story
The Brady Bunch producer Lloyd J. Schwartz, who's written a book with his dad-show creator Sherwood Schwartz-shares a peek behind the scenes.
ROBERT REED WASN'T LIKE MIKE BRADY
We knew about his sexual orientation. It made no difference, but his personality did-working with him was hell. But he never had his explosions until the kids left.
THE BARRY-MAUREEN CHEMISTRY CAUSED PROBLEMS
In the first episode I directed, I saw they were hot for each other. You can't have a brother hot for a sister! My job was to throw water on them.
THE BACKYARD GRASS WAS PLASTIC
One time a light fell and melted some. They just filled that crack in with dried leaves.
THEY KNEW HOW TO MAKE A DOG STAY
One day Tiger kept running out of the room. I said, "What's the deal?" The trainer said, "Tiger got hit by a car, so I picked up this dog at the pound." He was untrained, so I told them to nail him to the floor for the scene. Not through his paw! Just through the collar.
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