Christine Taylor’s Kids Use Brady Bunch Movie’s ‘Sure, Jan’ Meme

Right here’s the story, of a lady named Taylor, who simply wished to get the road proper. Christine Taylor remembers the notorious “Positive, Jan” scene from The Brady Bunch Film all too nicely — and the way she caught to her weapons about reciting a sure phrase.

Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller’s Timeline

“I keep in mind that precise day of taking pictures that [scene] within the film. It’s the identical scene the place Marcia says, ‘I’ve by no means heard of a George Glass at our college.’ And he or she says, ‘skule,’ just like the bizarre pronunciation of ‘faculty,’” Taylor, 51, solely informed Us Weekly whereas selling her new “Hey Dude… The 90s Known as!” podcast with cohost David Lascher. “And I keep in mind the director [Betty Thomas] form of battling me on that one and saying like, ‘Are you able to simply say faculty usually?’ And I mentioned, ‘No, as a result of [original Marcia Brady actress] Maureen McCormick didn’t say faculty usually. She mentioned skule and I keep in mind it was that precise scene and it’s that precise outfit.’”

The Dodgeball actress acquired her method with the humorous line, which led into one of the best second of all — when she clearly didn’t imagine that Jan [Jennifer Elise Cox] had a boyfriend. Taylor, in character, then teased, “Positive, Jan.” The sassy sister response left such a mark with audiences that it’s nonetheless a meme to this present day.

Christine Taylor
Gregory Tempo/Shutterstock

“I can’t imagine it as a result of it’s used, like, in political tweets. It’s used round my children’ age, and so they use it. It appears to run the gamut,” Taylor laughed to Us. (The Hey Dude alum and husband Ben Stiller share daughter Ella, 20, and son Quinlin, 17.)

’90s Stars: Then and Now

She added: “By no means in one million years did we ever suppose that that might be the piece of the film that has lived on greater than another piece.”

Christine Taylor Argued With Brady Bunch Movie Director Over Sure Jan Scene 2

Christine Taylor

The 1995 comedy based mostly on the beloved sequence, which ran from 1969 to 1974, reimagined the unique ’70s Brady gang trapped within the ’90s. It additionally starred Shelley Lengthy, Gary Cole, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Paul Sutera, Olivia Hack and Chicago P.D.’s Jesse Lee Soffer. A Very Brady Sequel was launched in 1996.

’90s TV Stars: Then and Now

Christine Taylor Argued With Brady Bunch Movie Director Over Sure Jan Scene 4

Taylor reunited with Cox, 53, on the January 16 episode of “Hey Dude… The 90s Known as!” together with Barnes, 50, Sutera, 43, Hack, 39, and Henriette Mantel to look again on the film, which they filmed in the summertime of 1994.

“The entire Jan Brady factor is my complete persona,” Cox teased. Taylor and Cox later revealed that they seemingly made lower than the remainder of the child actors, pocketing “possibly” $2,500 per week whereas others allegedly earned most likely “not more than” $5,000 per week.

“I had the worst agent!” Taylor mentioned. “However I keep in mind pondering I might have finished this film without cost. Actually. I might have paid them to be within the film. However the desperation of my brokers to get me that job like, ‘Sure! Everyone seems to be getting $2,500.’”

For extra, take heed to her iHeart podcast right here.