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Love and the Older Man
Season 4, Episode # 13
Number (#85) in series (117 episodes)
Network: ABC-TV
TV series:
Guest star(s) Don Reid
Allen Joseph
Production code: 085
Writer(s) Sam Locke & Milton Pascal
Director Richard Michaels
Original airdate 5 January 1973
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Love and the Older Man is the thirteenth episode of Season 4 of the The Brady Bunch TV series, and the 85th overall episode of the series. Written by Sam Locke and Milton Pascal and directed by Richard Michaels, it first aired 5 January 1973 on ABC.

Short Summary[]

Marcia develops a huge crush on Dr. Vogel, the family's handsome young dentist.


Marcia is walking around in a daze following her visit to the dentist. It's because she's in love with their regular dentist's new associate, Dr. Stanley Vogel. Marcia gets the idea that she could become Mrs. Dr. Vogel from Jan, who reads in one of her teen magazines that women who marry men ten to twelve years older are in more stable relationships. What she doesn't know is that he is already married with a child. Marcia's thoughts about Dr. Vogel make her lose sight of more appropriate males her own age that are interested in her. Complications ensue when a request Dr. Vogel makes for her to babysit is misinterpreted as a date. Meanwhile, Peter and Bobby are building a go-cart with Greg's help.

Guest Starring[]

  • Don Reid as Dr. Stanley Vogel (as Don Brit Reid)
  • Allen Joseph as Minister