The Brady Bunch

Season 3 Episode 23

The Fender Benders

Aired Unknown Mar 10, 1972 on ABC
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Carol is in a minor car accident in the parking lot at the supermarket with a man who agrees to pay the damages. However, a short while later, he changes his mind and Carol finds herself summoned to court with Bobby and Cindy testifying against her, citing they didn't see Carol look before she pulled out. However, Marcia, who was also in the car with Bobby and Cindy, disagrees with her two younger siblings.


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    • QUOTES (5)

      • Duggan: (presenting his version of the driving accident in court) Of course you know how women drivers are, Your Honor.
        Judge: Whether the other driver is male or female is not pertinent. Except, of course, to his or her spouse.

      • Bobby: (re damaged car) Boy, wait till Dad finds out. Is he gonna be mad.
        Cindy: I'm gonna finish my homework fast. So I can watch.

      • Cindy: The judge swears at you.
        Alice: No, the judge swears you in.
        Cindy: Well it sounds just as bad.

      • Mike: (seeing that Carol is hiding something) What went wrong today?
        Carol: Now that you mention it, there was one small, tiny, minor...
        Greg: (coming in) Hey, Mom, Dad. Who banged up the car?
        Mike: Better have a look at the small, tiny, minor problem.

      • Carol: (before she has to tell Mike about the damaged car) How do I look?
        Alice: Like a turkey on Thanksgiving.

    • NOTES (2)

      • This was the last episode to feature Cindy in her trademark curls. She would switch to braids the next season and would continue to wear them for most of the final season until the final few episodes.

      • This is Jackie Coogan's second appearance on the show. Of course, he played Morticia Addam's dynamite happy Uncle Fester on The Addams Family.

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