Hackman was Sherwood Schwartz's first choice, but was rejected by Paramount for not having enough experience.
Jeffrey Hunter approached Schwartz to play Mike Brady, but Schwartz felt Hunter was too attractive to play a down-to-earth architect.
In the sequels, she becomes a real estate agent, converting the boys' old room into her home office. Sherwood Schwartz later wished to use her divorce to his advantage, and wanted to use Carol's previous husband as a mechanism to replace Robert Reed on the show should the show enter its sixth season.
The show was canceled before Schwartz could execute his plan.
The following is a list and description of the primary characters from the classic American television series The Brady Bunch.