By Mark Frauenfelder at 12:07 pm Tue, Apr 30, 2013
The Dick Van Dyke Show is one of my all time favorites (remember the great Twilight Zone-esque walnut episode?), and this 1963 photo from Look magazine makes me happy. Shorpy has a high-res version.
Because it’s just so much fun to watch The Dick Van Dyke Show is one of the few sitcoms that I can watch without ever once thinking about what went on behind the scenes. I’ve heard van Dyke himself say, of the show, “We were otters at play.”
That’s probably as much as I want to know–it makes me happy to think the whole cast was having fun, but I would love to know if Morey Amsterdam was as hilarious behind the scenes as he was in front of the camera.
I remember the twin beds Rob and Laura used. Even as a kid I thought it was silly for them to be afraid to show a double bed on TV.
Quick! What was the 1st sitcom to show a married couple in a single bed?
Pretty sure it was The Munsters.
I know they’re all in front of an audience, but the joy the cast and crew are exhibiting transcends mere performance. Must have been a great show to work on.
Rose Marie was my father-in-law’s tax client. She was as sharp and funny in real life as she was on the show.
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Was? She’s still around.
But he’s not. He died in 1997.
I remember watching the Dick Van Dyke Show as a kid.
Mary Tyler Moore is 76. I feel so old.
I think Mary Tyler Moore was my first crush. But the color one, not the B&W one.
The episode in which Rob tries to get Laura to stop opening his mail contains the funniest scene ever in anything.
Not sure if it is, but it’s Bloody hilarious!
Ah, yes. But don’t watch it if you haven’t seen the whole episode.
Marc Maron recently conducted a very good interview with Dick Van Dyke: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_370_-_dick_van_dyke
Oh, how I adore this show. <3
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