Bobby Sherman was one of the most popular teen idols of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Although he was recognized as a singer, Bobby did not really achieve stardom until he appeared in the popular television show Here Come the Brides. With the immediate success of Brides and the television exposure it provided, Sherman’s career skyrocketed. He became a highly popular recording artist and a teen idol. With his shaggy hair and megawatt smile, he appeared on the cover of gossip and teen magazines such as Tiger Beat, 16 and Fave.
"Peace, love and Bobby Sherman" was a trendy expression during Bobby's heyday. “Bobby Sherman Chokers” became a fad and the heartthrob's grinning face adorned poster and lunch boxes everywhere. His photograph could even be found on the back of Honeycomb cereal boxes. It was part of a promotion by which fans who bought the cereal received free cut-out Bobby Sherman mini-albums.
Here Come the Brides was a comedy/adventure series. It ran from 1968 until 1970 on the ABC network. The series was set in the Seattle of the 1870s and chronicled the lives of logging camp operator Jason Bolt (Robert Brown) and his family. Bobby Sherman played the role of Jeremy Bolt, Jason’s younger brother. David Soul, of Starsky and Hutch fame, portrayed Jason’s other younger brother, Joshua Bolt.
After appearing on a March 1971 episode of The Partridge Family entitled “A Knight in Shining Armor,” Bobby Sherman was given his own spin off series on ABC. It was a sitcom called Getting Together. Bobby played Bobby Conway, a songwriter struggling to succeed in the music business. Unfortunately for Sherman, Getting Together faced formidable competition from All in the Family on Saturday nights. It didn’t really have a chance and was cancelled after only 14 episodes.
Patti Carnel later married David Soul, Bobby Sherman's co-star on Here Come the Brides. Carnel was Soul's third wife and in October of 1982 he was arrested for assaulting her. The story broke three days later and it made ugly headlines. Soul was ordered by a judge to attend psychotherapy sessions and to undergo alcoholism counselling.
Bobby runs his Volunteer EMT Foundation along with Brigitte Poublon. According to the foundation's website, Poublon came to the United States as a political refugee from Jakarta, Indonesia in the 1960s and settled in Los Angeles. After graduating from high school, she procured her real estate licence and was employed as a real estate developer with Norton Development Inc. and Homestead Group. A self-made millionaire, she retired from the real estate business in 1996. She devotes herself to philanthropy and is the President of Bobby Sherman’s EMT foundation.
Bobby Sherman co-wrote his autobiography, Still Remembering You, with Dena Hill. It was published in 1996. To promote the book, Bobby appeared on The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and A.M. L.A.