The Brady Bunch Episode Index: Second Season


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SECOND SEASON: 1970-71

25. "Going, Going...Steady"

26. "The Dropout"

27. "The Babysitters"

28. "The Treasure of Sierra Avenue"

29. "The Un-Underground Movie"

30. "The Slumber Caper"

31. "Confessions, Confessions"

32. "The Tattle-Tale"

33. "Call Me Irresponsible"

34. "The Impractical Joker"

35. "A Fistful of Reasons"

36. "What Goes Up..."

37. "Coming Out Party"

38. "The Not-So-Ugly Duckling"

39. "Tell it Like it Is"

40. "The Drummer Boy"

41. "Where There's Smoke"

42. "Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?"

43. "Our Son, the Man"

44. "The Liberation of Marcia Brady"

45. "Lights Out"

46. "The Winner"

47. "Double Parked"

48. "Alice's September Song"


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25. "Going, Going...Steady"

Original airdate: October 23, 1970
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by David P. Harmon

Marcia is infatuated with a boy who is more interested in bugs than girls on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Going, Going...Steady," the family helps Marcia get Harvey Klinger interested in her, but regrets it when they decide to go steady.

GUEST CAST
Billy Corcoran (Harvey Klinger)
Rory Stevens (Lester)

OTHER LINKS

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26. "The Dropout"

Original airdate: September 25, 1970
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Ben Gershman and Bill Freedman

Don Drysdale, ex-Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, guest stars as himself in "The Dropout" episode of Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In the segment, Greg, the oldest Brady boy, is obsessed with becoming a big league pitcher and when Don Drysdale encourages him, he's ready to give up everything else including school. The Bradys become concerned when his grades start to drop and the h ousehold suffers because of his overconfidence.

GUEST CAST
Don Drysdale (Himself)

OTHER LINKS

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27. "The Babysitters"

Original airdate: October 2, 1970
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Bruce Howard

Greg and Marcia are left in charge of their younger brothers and sisters when Mike and Carol go out for the evening in "The Babysitters" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Mike and Carol gets tickets to a hit play on short notice and Alice has plans for the evening. Greg and Marcia insist on sitting with the younger Bradys, and the adults in the family begin an evening of worry.

GUEST CAST
Gil Stuart (Restaurant Captain)
Jerry Jones (Police Officer)

OTHER LINKS

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28. "The Treasure of Sierra Avenue"

Original airdate: November 6, 1970
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Gwen Bagni and Paul Dubov

Bobby finds $1,100 while playing football and his decision to share it with his brothers only splits the family in "The Treasure of Sierra Avenue" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Carol's girls want to be included in the division of the find. When the boys refuse to share it, the girls give them the silent treatment.

GUEST CAST
Victor Killian (Mr. Stoner)

OTHER LINKS

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29. "The Un-Underground Movie"

Original airdate: October 16, 1970
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Albert E. Lewin

Greg involves the whole family in a movie-making project for school in "The Un-Underground Movie" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Un-Underground Movie," Greg is making a movie about the pilgrims and school and involves the whole family. But the way the kids argue about their roles makes Greg want to give it up.

OTHER LINKS
Alden, John
Alden, Priscilla
Carver, John
Jones, Christopher
Our Pilgrim Fathers
Pilgrim Festival
Plymouth Colony
P.S. 34
P.S. 43
Samoset
Squanto
Standish, Myles
"Through Hardship to Freedom"

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30. "The Slumber Caper"

Original airdate: October 9, 1970
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Tam Spiva

E.G. Marshall guest stars as Mr. Randolph, the principal of Marcia's school, who causes her slumber party to be canceled, on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Slumber Caper," Marcia is looking forward to her first slumber party when the principal calls the Bradys to inform them that she has drawn an unflattering picture of her teacher. The party is canceled.

GUEST CAST
Barbara Henderson (Ruthie)
Carolyn Reed (Karen)
Chris Charney (Paula)
E.G. Marshall (J.P. Randolph)
Hope Sherwood (Jenny)

OTHER LINKS
Creature from the Black Lagoon, The
Denton, Mrs.
Frankenstein
Ha
Holeman, Hank
Phantom of the Opera, The
Truth or Dare

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31. "Confessions, Confessions"

Original airdate: December 18, 1970
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Written by Brad Radnitz

Peter breaks a vase and all the other Brady youngsters take the blame in "Confessions, Confessions" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Peter is sure his weekend camping trip will be canceled when he breaks his mother's favorite vase. Greg and the others decide to cover for him, but too many confessions spoil the plan.

GUEST CAST
Snag Werris (Hardware Man)

OTHER LINKS

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32. "The Tattle-Tale"

Original airdate: December 4, 1970
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Written by Sam Locke and Milton Pascal

Cindy causes problems for herself and the rest of the family in "The Tattle-Tale" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

The Brady children are angry with Cindy for carrying tales to their parents, and Alice has a spat with her boyfriend because of something Cindy said.

GUEST CAST
John Wheeler (
Postman)

OTHER LINKS
"Best of Gilbert and Sullivan, The"
Denton, Mrs.
Eggbeaters, The
Eighth Street
Everprest Fabric
Liston, Mr. and Mrs.
Lloyd's Stereo Center
Tardy, Paula
Three Baboons and Elsie, The

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33. "Call Me Irresponsible"

Original airdate: October 30, 1970
Directed by Hal Cooper
Written by Bruce Howard

Greg gets a part-time job at his father's architectural firm so he can buy a car, in the "Call Me Irresponsible" episode of Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Greg plans to have a car in two years and starts collecting gas money for rides in advance from his brothers and sisters. However, he loses some important designs the first day on the job and is fired.

GUEST CAST
Annette Ferra (Randy)
Barbara Morrison (Drama Coach)
Bob Peoples (Mr. Peterson)
Gordon Jump (Mechanic)
Jack Collins (Mr. Phillips)
William Benedict (News Vendor)

OTHER LINKS

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34. "The Impractical Joker"

Original airdate: January 1, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Burt Styler

One of Jan's practical jokes boomerangs in "The Impractical Joker" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

She becomes a victim of her own joke when she takes Greg's pet mouse and loses it.

GUEST CAST
Lennie Bremen (Exterminator)

OTHER LINKS

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35. "A Fistful of Reasons"

Original airdate: November 13, 1970
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Tam Spiva

Peter gets a black eye when he tries to defend his little sister on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "A Fistful of Reasons," Cindy's schoolmate, Buddy, teases her because of her lisp and Peter is called a coward for refusing to fight him. Peter doesn't know how to fight.

GUEST CAST
Ceil Cabot (Mrs. Hinton)
Paul Sorensen (Mr. Hinton)
Russell Schulman (Buddy Hinton)

OTHER LINKS

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36. "What Goes Up..."

Original airdate: December 11, 1970
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Written by William Raynor and Myles Wilder

Bobby develops acrophobia in "What Goes Up..." on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Peter gets the other guys to let his brother join his tree house club, then Bobby falls and sprains his ankle and is afraid to climb again.

GUEST CAST
Brian Tochi (Tommy)
Jimmy Bracken (Jimmy)
Sean Kelly (Tim)

OTHER LINKS
"Bring 'Em Back Alive Brady"
Claymore, Mount
Maple Street
"Operation Bounce Back"

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37. "Coming Out Party"

Original airdate: January 29, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by David P. Harmon

Cindy develops tonsillitis the weekend Mike is planning to take the family on his boss' boat on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Coming Out Party," the family's big outing is threatened when the doctor says the tonsils must come out if the swelling doesn't go down. The Brady children nurse Cindy on a liquid diet to save the day.

GUEST CAST
Jack Collins (Mr. Phillips)
John Howard (Dr. Howard)

OTHER LINKS

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38. "The Not-So-Ugly Duckling"

Original airdate: November 20, 1970
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Written by Paul West

Jan has a crush on Clark Tyson, the best looking boy in her class, but he is attentive to Marcia on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Not-So-Ugly Duckling," Jan thinks it is her freckles that cause Clark to like her older sister better. She decides to invent a boyfriend to save face.

GUEST CAST
Joseph Mell (Druggist)
Mark Gruner (Clark Tyson)

OTHER LINKS

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39. "Tell It Like It Is"

Original airdate: March 26, 1971
Directed by Terry Becker
Written by Charles Hoffman

Carol writes a story about the family for a women's magazine in "Tell It Like It Is" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Tomorrow's Woman magazine wants a story about the merged family and the Bradys celebrate her success prematurely -- before the article is completed.

GUEST CAST
Elaine Swann (Nora Maynard)
Jonathan Hole (Willie Witherspoon)
Richard Simmons (Mr. Delafield)

OTHER LINKS

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40. "The Drummer Boy"

Original airdate: January 22, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Tom and Helen August

Los Angeles Ram lineman "Deacon" Jones guest stars as himself as he shows up at practice when Peter is razzed by his football team on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "The Drummer Boy," Bobby's interest in drumming drives the family out of the house. Peter is kidded by the team because he's in the choir until Los Angeles Rams lineman Deacon Jones shows up at practice.

GUEST CAST
Bart LaRue (Coach)
David "Deacon" Jones
Dennis McDougall (Freddy)
Jimmy Bracken (Larry)
Pierre Williams (Jimmy)

OTHER LINKS
Barry, Sue
Blue Devils
"Canary"
George
Glee Club
Linda
Minkus, Billy

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41. "Where There's Smoke"

Original airdate: January 8, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by David P. Harmon

Greg's sisters catch him smoking and Marcia tells their parents on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Where There's Smoke," Greg admits to his folks that he was smoking and says he won't do it again. But the following day, a pack of cigarettes falls out of his pocket.

GUEST CAST
Bobby Kramer (Johnny)
Craig Hundley (Tommy)
Gary Marsh (Phil)
Marie Denn (Mrs. Johnson)

OTHER LINKS

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42. "Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?"

Original airdate: January 15, 1971
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Al Schwartz and Bill Freedman

Jan buys herself a brunette wig so she'll be noticed in an episode of Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?" Jan believes that she is lost in the middle as the second of three blonde daughters. The first time she wears the wig, her brothers laugh at her.

GUEST CAST
Karen Foulkes (Margie)
Marcia Wallace (Saleswoman)
Pamelyn Ferdin (Lucy)

OTHER LINKS

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43. "Our Son, the Man"

Original airdate: February 5, 1971
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Albert E. Lewin

Greg demands that he be treated as a man now that he is in high school on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

In "Our Son, the Man," Greg insists that he needs privacy, including his own bedroom. Mike turns over his den to Greg to become a "mod pad."

GUEST CAST
Chris Beaumont (The Boy)
Julie Cobb (The Girl)

OTHER LINKS

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44. "The Liberation of Marcia Brady"

Original airdate: February 12, 1971
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Written by Charles Hoffman

Marcia speaks out for women's lib on TV and is challenged by her brothers to prove she's as good as them in "The Liberation of Marcia Brady" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

Kidded about her ability she joins a scout troop and the boys retaliate by having Peter join Marcia's Sunflower Girls.

GUEST CAST
Claire Wilcox (Judy Winters)
John Lawrence (The Man)
Ken Jones (Interviewer)
Ken Sansom (Stan Jacobsen)

OTHER LINKS

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45. "Lights Out"

Original airdate: February 19, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Bruce Howard

The Bradys encourage Peter to take up magic to help Cindy overcome her fear of the dark in "Lights Out" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

After seeing a magician perform a disappearing act, Cindy insists that she can't sleep unless the lights are left on. Mike and Carol hope working with Peter in his magic act will help her overcome her fear.

GUEST CAST
Joseph Tatner (
Warren)
Lindsay Workman (Schoolteacher)
Snag Werris (Store Owner)

OTHER LINKS
Baldwin, Mandy
Jeremy
"Peter the Great"

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46. "The Winner"

Original airdate: February 26, 1971
Directed by Robert Reed
Written by Elroy Schwartz

Bobby becomes a frantic competitor when he discovers he is the only Brady without a trophy in "The Winner" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

When Cindy comes home the winner of a jacks competition, Bobby desperately enters yo-yo, ice cream eating and magazine subscription contests to prove he too is a winner.

GUEST CAST
Hal Smith (Kartoon King)
Kerry MacLane (Boy)

OTHER LINKS

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47. "Double Parked"

Original airdate: March 5, 1971
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Skip Webster

The Bradys fight city hall to save a park and Mike Brady ends up in the opposition's camp in "Double Parked" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

The youngsters get their mother to organize a protest against plans to have a courthouse built on the park site near their home. Meanwhile, Mike's firm gets the building job and he is designated the architect.

GUEST CAST
Jack Collins (
Mr. Phillips)
Jackie Coogan (Man)

OTHER LINKS
"Alice Available"
Burns, Mrs.
Clifton, Mr.
Cub Scouts
Duncan, Mr.
". . . EQUALITY - FREEDOM"
"GIVE TREES A CHANCE"
Gloria
Gordy
"Joan of Arc of Woodland Park"
"LOVE IS GREEN"
"MOTHER NATURE IS ALIVE AND LIVING IN WOODLAND PARK"
"NO CONCRETE JUNGLES, PLEASE"
Rhonda
"SAVE OUR PARKS"
Save Woodland Park Committee
Women's Club
"WOODLAND IS OUR LAND"
Woodland Park
"WOODLAND PARK FOREVER"

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48. "Alice's September Song"

Original airdate: March 12, 1971
Directed by Oscar Rudolph
Written by Elroy Schwartz

Alice's old boyfriend, Mark Millard, comes to town to court the Bradys' housekeeper in "Alice's September Song" on Paramount Television's "The Brady Bunch."

The romance appears serious when Alice devotes all her free time to Mark, much to the chagrin of Sam, the butcher.

GUEST CAST
Allan Melvin (Sam)
Steve Dunne (Mark Millard)

OTHER LINKS
Highland Park
King's Lodge
Larson, Mrs.
"Makr Maldrill"
Supermarket Bowling League

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