Bed and Mattress Tips and Trivia

Mary Kay and Johnny, Dumont Television Network

Irwin Weiner ASID - So what TV sitcom couple were the first to sleep together in bed? Most people think it was on The Brady Bunch. Others vote for The Munsters or Green Acres. Most agree that it was in the 1960s, after the long censorship on opposite-sex couples sleeping together on television programs and movies loosened up. Many viewers remember Lucy and Ricky and Rob and Laura sleeping in the same bedroom, but in separate, twin beds.
Forces of Geek
But you'd be wrong to think it was in the 1960s! It was actually in 1947, in the early days of television, on the very first TV sitcom called Mary Kay and Johnny, based largely in the real-life married couple's own Greenwich Village apartment! Click here to read more.
Bernett Research
Want more scoop on beds? Here's a Better TV video with recommendations for layering your mattress and bedding from designer Jennifer Adams. Sweet dreams!

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