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The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch

The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch

How the Canceled Sitcom Became the Beloved Pop Culture Icon We Are Still Talking About Today

In celebration of the Brady Bunch’s 50th anniversary, TV writer Kimberly Potts writes a Seinfeldia-like definitive history of the show that changed the family sitcom and made an indelible impact on pop culture.

There isn’t a person in this country who hasn’t heard of The Brady Bunch. Whether it’s the show they watched growing up, or the one their parents did–whether adored, or great to poke fun at–The Brady Bunch is unarguably one of the most enduring and inspiring TV shows of our time. It’s lived a dozen lives, from its original comedy debut and big-screen movies, to the Emmy-winning TV auteurs it has inspired–everyone from Vince Gilligan to Jill Soloway–and promises to live many more.

In The Way We All Became the Brady Bunch, TV and pop culture writer Kimberly Potts will draw upon her deep knowledge of and appreciation for The Brady Bunch and television and pop culture history, as well as her contacts, connections, and experience, to provide an industry insider narrative of The Brady Bunch. With fresh interviews, The Way We All Became the Brady Bunch will examine the show’s lasting effects on its audience and take readers behind-the-scenes and into the lives of our most beloved characters, all to document why The Brady Bunch was one of the most groundbreaking shows of its time–and why it remains to this day, unforgettable.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Performing Arts / Television / Guides & Reviews

On Sale: December 3rd 2019

Price: $28 / $35 (CAD)

Page Count: 288

ISBN-13: 9781538716618

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"Potts pays tribute to the beloved sitcom, The Brady Bunch, in this fond look back at the show and its enduring legacy . . .a cheery, warm-hearted look at a cherished TV classic."—Booklist
"[Y]ou can officially consider Kimberly Potts's delightful history of the classic '70s sitcom to be the definitive account of that lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls, and the man named Brady who was busy with three boys of his own...Much like the show it's celebrating, Potts's book both entertains and educates, dropping numerous pearls of wisdom about why the Bradys mattered then...and now."—Yahoo! Entertainment
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