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1973

5 Jan. 1973
Love and the Older Man
Marcia is walking around in a daze following her visit to the dentist. It's because she's in love, namely with their regular dentist's new associate, Dr. Stanley Vogel. Marcia gets the idea that she could become Mrs. Dr. Vogel from Jan, who reads in one of her teen magazines that women who marry men ten to twelve years older are in more stable relationships. What she doesn't know is that he is already married with a child. Marcia's thoughts about Dr. Vogel make her lose sight of more appropriate males her own age that are interested in her. Complications ensue when a ...
 
12 Jan. 1973
Law and Disorder
Bobby is losing all his friends. The reason?: in his new role as safety monitor at school, he has to snitch on his friends if they break the rules. He didn't even want the job, but since no one volunteered, the teacher chose him. As such, his parents convince him that he should be the best safety monitor that he can be. So he decides to report every single violation he sees, big or small, and even if it involves a family member. In that vein, Bobby self-appoints himself as safety monitor at home, writing a report to his parents on every rule broken around the house, ...
 
19 Jan. 1973
Greg Gets Grounded
After doing Bobby a favor of driving him to the pet store to buy a frog for the frog jumping contest which has a $25 first prize, Greg is rewarded for his efforts by getting grounded - no use of the car for one week - as Bobby tells his parents of Greg almost getting into a car accident purely out of his own carelessness. Greg is annoyed enough about Bobby blabbing on him and being grounded in and of itself, but he is more depressed about the repercussions on his dating life, as there is no way he can now pick up the concert tickets for his already promised date with ...
 
26 Jan. 1973
Amateur Nite
The kids want to buy Mike and Carol an engraved silver tray as their anniversary gift, but Jan goofs up on paying for the tray. To fix the mistake, Jan convinces her siblings to audition for an amateur talent show.
 
2 Feb. 1973
Bobby's Hero
Bobby becomes obsessed with Jesse James. Mike and Carol don't approve of his new hero, and try to find a way to convince him that James was nothing but a "mean, dirty killer."
 
9 Feb. 1973
The Subject Was Noses
Marcia is in seventh heaven when the school's star football player, Doug Simpson, asks her out for a date for this Saturday. After she accepts, she remembers that she already has a date for Saturday night with a nice but somewhat plain boy named Charley, who adores her. As she would rather go out with Doug, she uses the advice given to her by Greg. He says that to get out of a date, she should use the non-committal statement, "something suddenly came up", which is what she tells a dejected but understanding Charley. She's happy that she managed not to hurt Charley and...
 
23 Feb. 1973
How to Succeed in Business?
An elated Peter has just been offered his first job, working for Mr. Martinelli at the bike shop on weekends. As it's his first job, Mike advises him to be prompt, hard working and loyal. Peter ends up selling his parents on the idea of getting bikes for themselves, and he is a diligent worker. However, he is not a "business" oriented worker, as he is slow in getting the jobs done, and does maintenance that doesn't need to be done nor was requested. And Peter doesn't pick up on Mr. Martinelli's hints to get the job done quicker. As such, Mr. Martinelli has no choice ...
 
2 Mar. 1973
The Great Earring Caper
Carol lends Marcia her favorite earrings, which are family heirlooms. Although she is told explicitly not to touch them, Cindy can't help but try them on when Marcia isn't around. When called by her mother, Cindy hides the earrings in a towel on the bathroom counter. When finished dealing with her mother, Cindy returns to the bathroom to find the earrings are gone. The one person Cindy confides in is Peter, who is learning how to be a detective akin to Sherlock Holmes and who she thinks can help her locate the earrings without anyone else finding out what they're ...
 
9 Mar. 1973
You're Never Too Old
Carol's Kentucky grandmother, Connie Hutchins, who is young in spirit and body and who has a modern sensibility, decides at the last minute to make a visit. It is bad timing if only because Mike and Carol have previous engagements, leaving Grandma largely with the kids. But Marcia and Jan in particular think they have a better way for their great-grandmother to spend their time while in town. As Great-grandma has never remarried, the girls think that they have the perfect person with who she should meet and fall in love with: their great-grandfather, retired judge ...
 
16 Mar. 1973
You Can't Win 'Em All
Bobby and Cindy have been chosen to take the test for their respective grades to see which four students will represent Clinton Grammar School at the upcoming "Question the Kids" television quiz show. Humble Cindy asks for help studying from everyone in her family as she believes only hard work will yield positive results. Right before the exam, Cindy, despite her constant studying, states that she can only do her best and hopes that is enough to be chosen. Bobby, however, gets an extreme case of swelled head, he who believes he's a cinch to be chosen. As such he ...
 
23 Mar. 1973
A Room at the Top
Greg and Marcia fight over who gets to convert the attic into his or her personal room.
 
14 Sep. 1973
Adios, Johnny Bravo
A talent agent signs Greg to become a rock star named "Johnny Bravo." Greg lets his new fame get to his head, until he discovers that he was only signed because he "fit the suit."
 
21 Sep. 1973
Mail Order Hero
Bobby lies to his friends that he knows Joe Namath, but they don't believe him. So with Cindy's help, Bobby fakes a serious illness in order to get Namath to come to the house and visit him.
 
28 Sep. 1973
Snow White and the Seven Bradys
Cindy talks the family into putting on a production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" to raise funds for a teacher's retirement gift.
 
5 Oct. 1973
Never Too Young
As Greg and Peter head off on their respective dates, Bobby dismisses the idea that kissing a girl is something he will ever want to do. He changes his mind after he is kissed by Cindy's friend Millicent, who does so to thank him for protecting her from bullies. After the act, he sees skyrockets, but doesn't want anyone to know either that he was kissed or that he enjoyed it. What Bobby is unaware of is that the kiss is witnessed by Cindy who has a penchant for blabbing. Bobby may have a bigger problem when after taking some advice from his father, Bobby ends up ...
 
12 Oct. 1973
Peter and the Wolf
Mike and Carol are boning up on their Spanish in preparation for a business dinner with the Calderons, a client and his wife from Mexico City, Señora Calderon specifically who Mike is uncertain if she understands or speaks English. Meanwhile, Greg has a much coveted date with Sandra Martin. Their date is threatened when Sandra announces that her eighteen year old cousin Linda is visiting from out of town. Sandra won't leave her cousin alone while she's in town. Greg vows to get Linda a date for the evening so that they can make it a foursome. The description that ...
 
19 Oct. 1973
Getting Greg's Goat
A big football game between Westdale High and Coolidge High is happening in 24 hours. But as big a rivalry between the two team occurs off the field when Coolidge steals Westdale's mascot, a bear cub. In retaliation, Westdale steals Coolidge's mascot, a nanny goat named Raquel. Greg is tasked with hiding Raquel at least until after the game, which he tries to do in his bedroom. Keeping Raquel a secret in the house may be a difficult task. Greg thinks he may have a sympathetic person in the house in the form of Mike, who also pulled such a prank when he was in high ...
 
26 Oct. 1973
Marcia Gets Creamed
Marcia, Jan and Peter each get jobs at the local ice cream parlor, each with varying results.
 
2 Nov. 1973
My Brother's Keeper
Bobby saves Peter from potential serious injury after he pushes him out of the way of a falling ladder. A grateful Peter offers to become Bobby's "slave for life," something that Bobby takes quick advantage of.
 
9 Nov. 1973
Quarterback Sneak
While Marcia is hanging posters advertising Westdale High's upcoming "massacre" of Fairview High at this weekend's league championship football game, she is approached by Jerry Rogers, the quarterback of Fairview's team. To Jerry, asking Marcia out on a date is more important than school loyalty, or so he tells her. What she doesn't know is that Jerry is trying to gain access to any secret that Greg, Westdale's halfback, may have lying around to assist in Fairview beating Westdale, most specifically the Westdale playbook. Bobby does see Jerry trying to steal Greg's ...
 
16 Nov. 1973
Try, Try Again
After Marcia and Cindy are chosen to participate in their class' ballet recital but Jan isn't, a dejected Jan decides to quit ballet altogether, realizing that she doesn't have the aptitude for it. Carol suggests she try other activities such as other forms of dance as Jan is sure to find one she both likes and is good at. But activity after activity seems ultimately to fail for Jan. Greg comes up with a plan to cheer Jan up, not really realizing that his plan only masks the problem of Jan really needing to find something at which she's good. As Jan tries harder and ...
 
23 Nov. 1973
The Cincinnati Kids
Mike has a big surprise for the family. His boss, Mr. Phillips, has approved the King's Island amusement park plans he has been working on and wants him to go to Cincinnati to present them. In turn, Mike can bring along the family to spend time at King's Island. They are all excited by the news. Once there, Mike is dismayed to learn that he only has a truncated thirty minute meeting to present the plans before the amusement park's directors, Mssrs. Remington and Dempsey, head off on another business trip. Regardless, Mike vows to have a good time seeing as much of the...
 
7 Dec. 1973
The Elopement
A series of misunderstandings lead the Bradys to believe that Alice and Sam are up to much more than just bowling on their upcoming Saturday night date.
 
21 Dec. 1973
Miss Popularity
An honored Jan has been nominated for most popular girl of her class, but doesn't expect to win against the "brainy, beautiful and built" Kathy Williams. She and her entire family are nonetheless excited at the news. To win, Marcia suggests she campaign, which she does with help from her family. While her family makes and distributes campaign materials, Jan promises anything to voters when asked, including the help of others without even asking them. The campaigning works as Jan wins, but her promises go by the wayside as the election is now over, as she no longer ...
 

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