Adoring fans remember her as Alice, the housekeeper from TV's The Brady Bunch. But today, doctors and surgeons studying Ann B. Davis have diagnosed the former actress with a rare strain of Shithead's disease.
"There's no other way to say it," the merry maid quips. "One day the poo just started squirting out of my head!"
Davis finds explaining her condition to people on the street nearly as difficult as explaining the success of The Brady Bunch series. She suspects the show's innocence, a quality she finds lacking in many of today's sitcoms, has much to do with it.
"Comedy has changed incredibly in the last few years," she says. "Now it's all rudeness and insults. It's hostile