On The Brady Bunch, Mike Lookinland played the youngest brother Bobby Brady. Despite his youth, he was on equal footing with his peers when facing a very Brady budget, which wasn\u2019t much. According to Lookinland, this had a significant impact on their workday, both extending it and limiting what they could do in it. Despite its eventual status as a pop culture touchstone, during its runtime, production pinched pennies whenever possible. Here\u2019s how it impacted shooting. Mike Lookinland remembers constraints from \u2018The Brady Bunch\u2019 budget Befreo soldifying its place in TV history, The Brady Bunch had an unforgiving budget \/ Everett Collection \u201cThe times when we got to do something different for once,\u201d reflected Lookinland, \u201cinstead of just putting on our jeans and T-shirts, and stand on your mark and say your lines.\u201d Back during a 2019 interview, Lookinland brought light to this limiting situation the cast found themselves in. RELATED: Eve Plumb Looks Back On Life Before, During, And After \u2018The Brady Bunch\u2019 \u201cIt\u2019s very expensive to gear up and get off the lot and go on location somewhere,\u201d he went on. \u201cAnd very expensive and the Brady budget, those were two things that did not go together. So we almost never left the set.\u201d Eventually finding their footing Mike Lookinland recalls long days on set \/ YouTube For his part, Mike Lookinland would pretty much be a Brady kid and work exclusively related to the franchise, otherwise bowing out of showbiz beyond that. He participated in reunion events and productions. That even included HGTV\u2019s A Very Brady Renovation, in which the cast got to essentially stand within the house they called home for half a decade. He brought double the experience to that project, Outsider notes, since went on to run a company that mixes specialty concrete.