‘The Brady Bunch’ Star Maureen McCormick and Her Brother Send Christmas Love in Sweet Post

by Samantha Whidden

On Friday (December 24th), The Brady Bunch star Maureen McCormick and her brother Denny take to social media to send Christmas love in a sweet post.

“Merry Christmas, Everyone!” The Brady Bunch star declared in the post, which features her and her brother in the sport’s arena stands. “Denny and I are sending you all our love! BELIEVE.”

The Brady Bunch star previously revealed that her brother Denny was born with an intellectual disability. According to DailyMail, during an episode of, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here in 2015, McCormick stated, “Back when Denny was born, they told my parents that he should be institutionalized or put away. And they fought for him. It’s something I grew up with and I’m just very, very passionate about.”

The Brady Bunch castmate was competing on the show on behalf of Achieve Australia, which provides services to support the independence of people with disabilities. “It helps them get out in the community and it includes them in our society. Because for so long, they were shunned and they have so much to offer the world.”

After McCormick’s mother passed away from cancer in 2004, Dennis was placed in a home. 

Maureen McCormick Admits She Stole Christmas Prop From ‘The Brady Bunch’ Set 

NBC 10 Boston reported that Maureen McCormick revealed to Harry Connick Jr. during her appearance on his talk show Harry that she stole a Christmas prop from The Brady Bunch set. Yeah, okay it was when we were doing A Very Brady Christmas. Do you remember that one? There was this really kind of crazy Santa that was wooden and it said Merry Christmas.

A Very Brady Christmas premiered in 1988. According to IMDb, it was about the entire Brady family overcoming personal obstacles in order to spend a happy holiday together. McCormick, along with the rest of the original cast, including Ann B. Davis, Robert Reed, and Florence Henderson made an appearance.  

The Brady Bunch star then said she thought she wanted it in her house so she would have a piece of the show in her home. “So I took it, but I actually think I need up selling it in a garage sale or giving it to one of those places that comes and collect stuff.”

The reasoning for her giving it away? It creeped her out. “Because he looked a little possessed his eyes!” She admitted. She also revealed that along with the Santa she has tons of old scripts and a lunchbox.

Harry ran for two seasons and had nearly 300 episodes from September 2016 to May 2018. The show was nominated for five Daytime Emmy awards and had an average viewership of about 1.3 million for the first season. However, NBCUniversal Television Distribution announced in February 2018 that it was canceling Harry after two seasons.