Far Out, Groovy, Out of Sight. Yes, its time to talk about the Brady’s.
My sister came to visit us last week and brought the full collection of the five seasons of the Brady Bunch for my little ones.
I was surprised to find out there were only five seasons. I felt like I watched episodes of the Brady’s for much longer than five years.
The DVD case is covered in a shag rug type covering. So funny. 🙂
So, my kids have made it to the season 3 DVD which includes their family trip to the Grand Canyon. Remember that one? They visit an old western town and get locked in jail by a cooky prospector, then meet a boy from an Indian tribe living in the Grand Canyon.
I used to think the Brady’s had the greatest adventures. 🙂 I love that my kids are now enjoying this series as much as I did. And, as a bonus, I do not have to worry about anything being inappropriate for young eyes to watch.
How nice would that be if that were always the case with children’s shows? Unfortunately, nowadays, that is far from being the case. I think DVDs are really the way to go for TV or Movie entertainment. Just completely cut out any exposure to commercials or the possibility that the kids will channel surf to the wrong channel.
We love NetFlix for this reason. The children and family section has a huge selection of great tv shows and movies, with zero commercials. We love it.
The Grand Canyon pops up again
It struck me as so weird how I had just written my post on my Grand Canyon dream yesterday, then later
that day, we happen to watch the three part Brady Bunch Grand Canyon show. That sort of thing has happened so many times to me where you become more aware of something, then it starts showing up much more often in your life.
Like when I was pregnant with my first child (Broadway), I felt like I would see many pregnant women around town. However, before becoming pregnant, I guess I just wasn’t thinking about family or having kids, so did not notice pregnant women. I was probably only noticing good restaurants for Mountain Man and I to go to for a date night, or noticing the bicycle shop where we could buy new bikes for our rides. Your focus kind of changes with kids, doesn’t it?
Although, I have to say, I am still on high alert for great restaurants for our date nights. Date Nights are the best and should be implemented at least two times per month for every couple with young kids (and older kids too!). I just happen to be a Mom with young kids at the moment, so probably more focused and in tune with the rigors of parenting the younger set.
Brady Bunch DVD Set
Now, back to the main topic of this post. (sometimes I digress a little) 🙂
I highly recommend this Brady Bunch DVD set. It is so neat to have the entire collection of the Brady’s adventures. They were such a clean cut, All American family with great characters.
I’m going to keep this set up in a very high place, so they do not become victim to the scratched DVD wasteland that has occurred in our family room. This one will be treasured, and only taken down by me or Mountain Man from our high set of drawers.
I’m sure we will continue to enjoy watching these episodes for breaks from our summer activities. Great timing for this gift! Thanks Sis.
So glad you all are enjoying these DVDs. I have fond memories watching the Brady Bunch with you and our brother in the late 70’s in Tucson. Good times!!
Mom on the Make says
It has been SO much fun. The kids just finished the whole set a few days ago. The set even includes the Brady specials, “Very Brady Christmas” and the “The Brady 500”, when the kids are all grown up with their own families. It also includes the “Brady Kids” cartoons. Do you remember those cartoons with the kids’ crazy bird Merlin and their treehouse. The voices of the cartoons are the real Brady Kids voices. Really fun. 🙂
Wow, they finished it quickly ! So different from our experience where we watched everything over 4+ years and then we had to wait in suspense (at times) through the commercials !! I’ll have something else for them next week which was equally fun. 🙂