A Brady Bunch-themed Super Bowl ad for Snickers features gnarly action star Danny Trejo playing the 1970s teen icon Marcia Brady.
For those who remember, Marcia Brady, played by Maureen McCormick, 58, was the hippest teen that every girl wanted to be and every guy wanted to date.
“My agent called me and said, ‘Danny, I have a surprise for you. They want you to play Marcia Brady,” Trejo said. “I’ve been nurturing a career of being a bad guy for 20 years and [you want me to] play Marcia Brady.”
It’s an awesome ad that brings back memories of some of the more popular episodes from the show, including one when Marcia breaks her nose after Peter Brady throws a football at her face and another when sister Jan Brady — played by another tough guy, Steve Buscemi, in the ad — laments that it’s always all about “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia.”
Danny Trejo said he was excited to play the teen idol, although his family thought is was a little weird when he told them he would play the Brady Bunch star.
“I just couldn’t believe it. So I read the commercial, and it was funny. It’s going to be an amazing commercial,” said Trejo. “When I said I’m going to play Marcia Brady … they all kind of looked at me,” said Trejo.
Check out this fun video about the making of the Brady Bunch-themed Superbowl Snickers ad that I’m sure will take some people back.