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    The first episode was a lot of fun. I look forward to the rest of the series and renovation. It’s in my wheelhouse and therefore it’s endlessly fascinating.

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    Itís fun.

    But...

    A couple of gripes.

    They all trying to make perfection, trying to match fantasy and reality. From the exact color of the house. Trying to match the staircase. Dinning table. Front window, etc.

    But the front door? Complete mismatch. Different pattern, different color.

    Also, the entrance, living room, kitchen..thatís the iconic part of the house. Itís the pinnacle. The zenith. You just canít top that, period.

    Next episodes will not remotely rival the first episode. Master bedroom? Kids bedrooms? Attic placed on basement?

    Not the same impact...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MegoMonk View Post
    I thought it was great, as did my wife. Did anyone notice Eve Plumb and Maureen McCormack barely acknowledged each other? They supposedly had a falling out years ago when Maureen said somewhere that they fooled around with each other. Eve denies that.
    Eve is the Brady kid who seemed to have the most resentment over the shadow that role cast over her career.

    Eve Plumb is arguable the best actress of the bunch...her later acting roles reflect that...
    Last edited by Hector; Sep 10, '19 at 11:27 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hector View Post
    A couple of gripes.
    It's funny the stupid little detail that bothered me was in the colored plastic rectangles above the staircase-



    Well, bothered is too strong of word. Let's say "noticed." I realize its absolutely impossible to recreate the place exactly. I'm quite impressed with how close they did come.

    They used smooth colored plastic to replace, but the original had that textured surface so popular in the 60's and 70's. I guess I was disappointed because the textured versions that served as room dividers or highlights in other furniture just ooze 70's. We had them in the little sliding doors of our Spanish style dark wood coffee table and matching wrought metal lamps.

    WANTED - Solid-Boxed WGSH's, C.8 or better.

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