Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, ep. 21 – 25

SEASON 1, EPISODE 21: “THE BOARDER INCIDENT” DIR. JOHN RICH WRITTEN BY NORM LIEBMANN AND ED HASS ORIGINALLY AIRED FEBRUARY 14, 1962 Recap: Rob and Sally discover that Buddy has been sleeping in the office. His wife is gone for a few weeks caring for her mother, and he doesn’t want to stay at home because there are too many reminders of his wife there, … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, ep. 21 – 25

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show ep. 16 – 20

SEASON 1, EPISODE 16: “THE CURIOUS THING ABOUT WOMEN” DIR. JOHN RICH WRITTEN BY DAVID ADLER ORIGINALLY AIRED JANUARY 10, 1962 Recap: Laura has a habit of opening and reading Rob’s mail, and he decides this habit would be the perfect inspiration for a comedic sketch on the show. Knowing that she inspired a sketch but not knowing what the sketch is about, Laura advises … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show ep. 16 – 20

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, ep. 11 – 15

SEASON 1, EPISODE 11: “FORTY-FOUR TICKETS” DIR. JOHN RICH WRITTEN BY CARL REINER ORIGINALLY AIRED DECEMBER 5, 1961 Recap: Rob complains of tripping over Ritchie’s toys that he always forgets to pick up, and Laura says that Ritchie’s forgetfulness was inherited from his father. This proves true when Rob realizes that he forgot to reserve 44 tickets for the PTA of Ritchie’s school to visit the set of his show. … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, ep. 11 – 15