Williams wrote about going on a date with the much-older Henderson.That tidbit alone made Growing Up Brady a major success when it was released twenty-three years ago.For the actress who played Marcia Brady, having the hots for onscreen stepbrother Greg felt right - even if it was oh so wrong."Oh, my God! "I was ready to lose my virginity to Barry, and it might have happened one night at his house if not for his parents busting in on us," she reveals in "Here's the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding my True Voice," which went on sale Tuesday. " Maureen Mc Cormick remembers thinking the first time she and fellow "Brady Bunch" actor Barry Williams made out when she was 16.He grew up in Santa Monica, California, down the street and around the corner from actor Peter Graves.As a grade schooler, Williams began pestering Graves for show biz advice, and at 11 the youngster had an agent and began appearing in TV commercials.The book, titled “Here’s the Story,” shocked fans of the 1970s hit show when Mc Cormick detailed how a small crush blossomed into a romantic and physically intimate relationship between the two “sisters.” Sources told Radar Online that “the bottom line is that they didn’t want to be on the same show and the appearance was canceled because of it.” The source added that “some people blame Maureen and some people blame Eve.” In November, Susan Olsen, who played little sister Cindy, spoke of the long-standing feud, saying she can sympathize with Plumb.
In the book, Williams told various stories about life off-screen, most notably being his romance with co-star Maureen Mc Cormick (who played the eldest daughter, Marcia Brady), conflicts between Brady Bunch star Robert Reed (who played the father, Mike Brady) and Sherwood Schwartz, the creator and producer of the show (Reed constantly tried to strive to make the show better than what he felt it was) and, of course, Williams' infatuation with his TV mother, Florence Henderson.In 1992, co-star Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady, wrote in his tell-all tome, “Growing Up Brady,” how he dated not only his on-screen mom, Florence Henderson, but engaged in several romps with Mc Cormick as well.And in 1997, Mc Cormick hinted at a lesbian tryst between her and Plumb when she told a Los Angeles radio host about the crush she developed for Plumb while the two worked closely on the popular sitcom, which ran from 1969 to 1974.The seemingly perfect Bradys have become cultural icons and as such, any possible salaciousness involving the Bradys is latched on to with glee.Hence, the legend that Barry Williams, who played eldest son Greg Brady, dated Florence Henderson, who played his TV mother, Carol Brady. The truth ostensibly turns on what you define as a "date," but I think it simpler still to just give it an outright no.She also tells of having a crush on her TV dad, Robert Reed, who was secretly gay, and thinking it was "weird" that Williams went on dates with Brady mom, Florence Henderson, who always sunbathed topless.Her onscreen siblings, who are filming "Brady Week" shows for a new syndicated Trivial Pursuit game show hosted by Christopher (Peter Brady) Knight, were blindsided by news of the book. "We don't know what's in the book," said Eve Plumb, who played middle sister Jan, who always felt overshadowed by the perfect Marcia.She describes being nicknamed "Hoover," and doing everything from coke to Quaaludes to mushrooms. “We had really good times together,” she playfully said at the time.His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him.See full summary » Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk.