Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 16 – 20

Season 5, Episode 16: “I Do Not Choose to Run” Directed by Jerry Paris Written by Dale McRaven and Carl Kleinschmitt Originally aired January 19, 1966 Recap: After giving a very successful speech on the topic of a proposed shopping center at a New Rochelle city council meeting, Rob is urged to run for a… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 16 – 20

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 27 – 32

Season 2, Episode 27: “Racy Tracy Rattigan” Directed by Sheldon Leonard Written by Ronald Alexander and Carl Reiner Originally aired April 3, 1963 Recap: “Racy” Tracy Rattigan, a famous British actor, is filling in as the host of The Alan Brady Show. Rob gets jealous when he begins to think that Rattigan has an eye… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 27 – 32

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 6 – 10

SEASON 2, EPISODE 6: “My Husband is Not a Drunk” DIR. Al Rafkin WRITTEN BY Carl Reiner ORIGINALLY AIRED October 31, 1962 Recap: At a dinner party hosted by Rob and his wife, Rob accidentally gets hypnotized during a spell meant for Buddy. The hypnosis has an odd effect on him: he starts to feel… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 6 – 10

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, ep. 1 – 5

SEASON 2, EPISODE 1: “Never Name a Duck” DIR. John Rich WRITTEN BY Carl Reiner ORIGINALLY AIRED September 26, 1962 Recap:  Rob brings home two baby ducks for Richie to keep as pets, though they’ve already had a bad experience with baby chicks that Richie got for Easter. Despite Laura’s protestations, Richie keeps the ducks,… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, ep. 1 – 5

Classics of the Corn/Classic Stars on the Small Screen: Rosie (1960)

TCM Underground is known for bringing forgotten gems and cult favorites to the living rooms of classic film fans across America. When they recently ran a collection of little-known shorts, I knew I’d be in for some fun by tuning in, but never could I have anticipated just how much fun I’d get out of… Read More Classics of the Corn/Classic Stars on the Small Screen: Rosie (1960)