"As a teenager, I had no idea that few people are everything they present to the outside world," she writes in the book.
Unlike the original 30-minute sitcom, The Bradys was an hour long and featured far more serious plotlines.
Among them: Despite the more downbeat tone, the show did feature a laugh track at certain moments.
The show was put on hiatus with plans to continue sometime later in the year.
Poor reviews and low ratings led to the hiatus and quiet cancellation of the series after six episodes.
In Barry Williams' book Growing Up Brady, he states that when the initial two-hour episode aired, ratings were poor for the first hour, but when the second hour aired, the show won its time slot.