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The Brady Bunch

Allan Melvin

Sam the Butcher

Veteran character actor and voiceover artist Allan Melvin appeared in dozens of TV shows during his 40 year career. His roles ranged from the cartoon voice of Magilla the Gorilla to a variety of "heavies" in various episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. He is probably best known in his TV roles as Cpl. Steve Henshaw in The Phil Silvers Show, Sgt. Charley Hacker in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.K/i>, Sam the butcher and Alice's love interest on The Brady Bunch and Archie Bunker's best friend, Barney Hefner, on All in the Family.

Melvin also made numerous appearances in national TV commercials including the recurring role of Al the Plumber in Liquid-Plumr commercials for 15 years.

Allan Melvin was married to his wife, Amalia for 54 years when he passed away in 2008.

Character Bio

.Sam Franklin owns the local butcher shop and uses any excuse to stop by the Brady house to see his sweetheart and Brady housekeeper, Alice Nelson.

The Brady Bunch TV Schedule

Sunday
October 26
2:38am
Jan's Aunt Jenny
Jan is ecstatic when she discovers an old picture of her look-alike Aunt Jenny in the attic.
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3:16am
The Big Bet
It's the "Tortoise and the Hare," Brady style!
TV-G
3:54am
Power Of The Press
Peter becomes "Scoop Brady."
TV-G
4:27am
The Fender Benders
Carol's minor accident in a parking lot turns into a court case.
TV-G
5:00am
Cyrano de Brady
Peter calls on Greg's help in winning the girl of his dreams.
TV-G
5:30am
Fright Night
The Brady kids learn a valuable lesson after trying to outfrighten each other.
TV-G
Sunday
November 2
3:30am
This popular 70's sitcom tells the story of a husband and wife who bring three children each into their new family. Sibling rivalry and adolescent antics ensue.
TV-G
4:00am
This popular 70's sitcom tells the story of a husband and wife who bring three children each into their new family. Sibling rivalry and adolescent antics ensue.
TV-G
4:30am
This popular 70's sitcom tells the story of a husband and wife who bring three children each into their new family. Sibling rivalry and adolescent antics ensue.
TV-G
5:00am
This popular 70's sitcom tells the story of a husband and wife who bring three children each into their new family. Sibling rivalry and adolescent antics ensue.
TV-G
5:30am
This popular 70's sitcom tells the story of a husband and wife who bring three children each into their new family. Sibling rivalry and adolescent antics ensue.
TV-G