If this is real, what show is it?

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  1. Greg_S_H

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    My sister swears she saw a show on TV with Tom Bosley smoking in the Brady Bunch house. No, she doesn't do drugs. What the hell could this be?
     
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    It sounds like last week's That '70's Show.

    Their house has a Brady-like staircase.

    But Bosley didn't appear on that set at any point in the show.
     
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    I remember seeing Tom in a cameo as a therapist in a sitcom last week. Unfortunately I don't remember which show it was.....

    Edit: I just looked it up and it was "That 70's Show" that he played a therapist.
     
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    It would have been filmed in the '70s, I think. It gets weirder. She says Marion Ross was on there, and their son was played by Robbie Rist. I think she saw this when she was pregnant, so maybe it was the hormones. [​IMG]
     
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    Are you sure she isn't confusing Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham with Mr. and Mrs. Howell? Natalie Schafer and Jim Backus were guest stars on two of the 6 Robbie Rist episodes of The Brady Bunch.

    Otherwise, there's nothing in Robbie Rist's credits that puts him in that house with those stars.

    Brad
     
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    She knows the Brady Bunch backward and forward, so she's not confusing it. I don't know what the deal might be. I've probably run the same searches you ran and also came up empty.
    There is one possibility. It might have been some PBS adaptation. I know I saw some completely crazy play-for-TV with Jean Stapleton and Rue McClanahan as scientists who worked with a singing dolphin or some such craziness, and that doesn't show up on the IMDb, either. I think she might have even said it was on PBS.
    Edit: Gentlemen, stop the presses! We have our first tangible evidence of this thing, in the form of a newsgroup post from 1993!
     
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    Yes! I saw this in school as well and no one remembers. So glad I found a few others here that knows of it :)
     
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    6 years later and it's dredged up from the dark cellar of anonymity.
     
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    I never saw that but would love to. Probably plenty funny.
     
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    Yes, I saw that movie. As I recall, it was not for entertainment but was an anti-smoking film that had starred Tom Bosley and was filmed on what clearly is the Brady Bunch set. It's been a while since I had seen it but besides Tom Bosley, I think that there may have been one or two other familiar faces.

    I forgot the details but it reminds me of another film/video that was filmed on the Bewitched set that had other than Bewitched actors.
     
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    I have no memory of this thread. 11 years ago! :eek: We had better smilies back then, too. Where the is my boggle-eyes animated smiley?
     
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    This one?!? [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, that's the one! If it's still here, I guess I couldn't find it because I was on my phone.

    I just watched a video on the "Mandela Effect." Maybe that's what is going on with these "Tom Bosley in the Brady house" memories.
     
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    Nah. For some reason, we don't have that one here any more.

    Maybe if there's a groundswell of interest...I could twist some arms to get it back! :D
     
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