The BEST Episodes of The Brady Bunch
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
The Brady Bunch featured a novel concept: a new family formed by the marriage of a divorcee with three daughters and a widower with three sons. Throw in nutty housekeeper Alice, and some formulaic sitcom shenanigans, and you've got one of the essential pop-culture touchstones of the 1970s.
#1 - How to Succeed in Business?
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 23, 1973
Peter is ecstatic when he gets a job at Martinelli's bike shop. However, his wanting to do a thorough job inhibits his speed and work begins piling up as well as customers begin to demand their bikes. This leads Mr. Martinelli to give Peter the axe.
#2 - The Hustler
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 1, 1974
When Mike's boss, Mr. Matthews, sends the family a pool table, Bobby becomes obsessed with pool, challenging all comers including Mr. Matthews himself.
#3 - Greg's Triangle
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 8, 1972
Greg is crazy for his latest girlfriend, Jennifer, but things get difficult for him when he learns that both Jennifer and Marcia are competing for head cheerleader -- and he just happens to be one of the judges.
#4 - Quarterback Sneak
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 9, 1973
Marcia's new beau, the quarterback of the rival Fairview team, uses her to get to Greg's Westdale playbook.
#5 - The Subject Was Noses
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 9, 1973
Marcia has a big problem when she inadvertently makes two dates for the same night. One with Charlie and the other with Doug, the big man on campus. She makes a excuse to Charlie to go out with Doug but quickly learns Doug was only interested in having a pretty girl on his arm after Marcia is hit in the face with a football.
#6 - Peter and the Wolf
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 12, 1973
Greg's date can only go out with him if he can get a date for her visiting cousin. So Greg gets Peter to wear a fake moustache and act like an older man on the double date.
#7 - Marcia Gets Creamed
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 1973
Marcia loves her new job at the ice cream parlor -- until the shiftless Peter fouls things up and Jan outperforms her.
#8 - The Big Bet
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 28, 1972
Bobby and Greg make a bet on how many chin-ups each can do. Confident Greg relaxes while Bobby practices, and when the two finally compete, Bobby ends up on top, with Greg doomed to be his servant.
#9 - Today, I am a Freshman
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 1972
It's the beginning of another school year, and Marcia panics about becoming a freshman, going as far as pretending to be sick. However, after her parents see through Marcia's act, they encourage her to get involved -- but she joins every club available.
#10 - My Sister, Benedict Arnold
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 1971
Greg is furious when he discovers Marcia is dating a rival who had beaten him out of a spot on the basketball team. Seeking revenge, Greg begins seeing the girl who had bested Marcia in cheerleading.
#11 - Confessions, Confessions
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 18, 1970
Peter breaks Carol's favorite vase on the eve of a camping trip that he's looking forward to. So in order for him to go on the trip, the other Brady siblings unknowingly each confess.
#12 - The Wheeler-Dealer
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 8, 1971
Greg buys his first car for $100 from his smooth-talking friend Eddie. Finding that he has been stuck with a lemon, Greg attempts to repeat Eddie's snow job when he tries to resell the car to another sucker.
#13 - Getting Greg's Goat
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 19, 1973
Greg and his friends steal a rival school's mascot goat, but things get out of control when the goat proves to be too hard to handle.
#14 - Click
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 26, 1971
Greg's rib injury keeps him on the football sidelines, but Bobby's new photography hobby leads to a game-deciding discovery.
#15 - The Fender Benders
Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 10, 1972
Carol is in a car accident with a man who agrees to pay for his own damages. However, he changes his mind and Carol finds herself summoned to court with Bobby and Cindy testifying against her.
#16 - The Treasure of Sierra Avenue
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 1970
While playing football in a vacant lot with Greg and Peter, Bobby discovers a wallet containing $1,100. When the girls learn about the boys' coup, they decide they want a cut of the money; this leads to yet another fight in the Brady household.
#17 - Two Petes in a Pod
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 8, 1974
Peter meets a schoolmate who looks and sounds exactly like him. When Peter finds he has two dates for the same night, he hatches a plan to use his doppelganger to stand in for him.
#18 - The Hair-Brained Scheme
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 8, 1974
Wanting to get rich quick, Bobby begins selling bottles of hair tonic. But the tonic turns Greg's hair orange just days before his high-school graduation. In what happened to be the final episode of the series, series star Robert Reed got himself written out of the episode when he objected to the episode's plotline and writing and neither he nor the Schwartzes would budge.
#19 - 54-40 and Fight
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 9, 1970
The Brady family learns that a trading stamp company is going out of business. A fight breaks out over who should get all of the saved stamps, the boys or the girls. If the girls get them, they'll buy a sewing machine and if the boys get them, they'll by a rowboat.
#20 - To Move or Not to Move
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 6, 1970
With constant complaints about the size of the house bombarding Mike and Carol, Mike puts the house up for sale and looks into buying a new one. Immediately after this, the Brady house seems to be haunted.
#21 - Jan, the Only Child
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 10, 1972
Fed up with the number of people in the household, Jan voices her desire to be an only child. The other kids oblige and treat her that way, but Jan changes her tune when she's excluded from the other kids' activities.
#22 - Where There's Smoke
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 8, 1971
Jan and Cindy catch Greg smoking with some friends. This leads to them telling Marcia who in turn tells Mike and Carol.
#23 - The Slumber Caper
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 9, 1970
Mike and Carol agree to allow Marcia to have a slumber party and the boys are thrilled because then they'll be able to play tricks on everyone. Then when Marcia gets into trouble at school, the slumber party is canceled.
#24 - The Driver's Seat
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 11, 1974
Greg and Marcia settle a bet about their driving skills by participating in a head-to-head competition, with the whole family cheering them on.
#25 - Fright Night
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 1972
After Jan and Cindy are spooked by a trick ghost rigged by the boys, the girls try to retaliate. But things get out of hand when Alice becomes a victim of their attempts to spook their brothers.