Reed didn’t hold back and blatantly told Schwartz that the idea was “dumb,” and that they were not working in a silent film.
Cindy and Bobby may have played step-siblings on the show, but that didn’t get in the way of them expressing their fondness of one another.
According to Susan Olsen, she and Mike Lookinland would have impromptu make-out sessions in Tiger’s doghouse when they were just nine years old!
Ultimately, Schwartz never threw Reed off of the set because he didn’t want to do it in front of the children.
Another incident in which Robert Reed refused to work was after he was approached with the idea for a scene where the characters threw pies at each other without speaking.
So much, in fact, that Mike Brady was named one of the greatest TV dads of all time in 2004 by TV Guide.
There’s a reason why Robert Reed was such a diva and difficult guy to work with after all!As a way to get back at the network, Carol’s ‘deceased’ husband was never mentioned throughout the series.It became a popular theme among TV programs during the late ‘60s and early ‘70s to feature widowed parents.However, The Brady Bunch was actually criticized for taking this controversial concept just a tad too far.When you think about it, it really is quite sad to think that two sets of four children lost one of their parents.However, when she was got married to Mike her name was changed to Carol Martin.