Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 3, Episodes 6 – 10

Season 3, Episode 6: “Too Many Stars” Directed by Jerry Paris Written by Sheldon Keller and Howard Merrill Originally aired October 30, 1963 Recap: Once again, Rob is being forced to direct the annual PTA talent/variety show held by Ritchie’s school, just as he did in Season 2, Episode 14: “Somebody Has to Play Cleopatra.”… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 3, Episodes 6 – 10

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 3, Episodes 1 – 5

Welcome to the first installment of Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 3! Today we’ll be taking a look at the first five episodes of the season. Stay tuned for more installments of R&R, featuring The Dick Van Dyke Show and other classic television series. Season 3, Episode 1: “That’s My Boy??”… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 3, Episodes 1 – 5

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 21 – 26

Season 2, Episode 21: “My Husband is a Check-Grabber” Directed by Al Rafkin Written by Carl Reiner Originally aired February 13, 1963 Recap: Laura becomes angry at Rob because he always offers to pick up the check when they go out with their friends, no matter how large the bill is. Reaction: The restaurant scenes of… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 21 – 26

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 16 – 20

Season 2, Episode 16: “The Foul Weather Girl” Directed by John Rich Written by Carl Reiner Originally aired January 9, 1963 Recap: Jane Leighton, an old flame of Rob’s from high school, pays a visit to the Petrie home, telling Laura that Rob has encouraged her to come to New York to pursue a career… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 16 – 20

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 11 – 15

SEASON 2, EPISODE 11: “A Bird in the Head Hurts” DIR. John Rich WRITTEN BY Carl Reiner ORIGINALLY AIRED December 5, 1962 Recap: When Richie runs into the house screaming about being bit on the head one day, Laura and Rob assume he’s making it up. They see no wounds on his head, and he… Read More Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 11 – 15

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

Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 35 – 39

SEASON 1, EPISODE 35: “The Legacy” DIR. James Neilson STARRING  Leora Dana, Jacques Bergerac ORIGINALLY AIRED May 27, 1956 Recap: Author Randall Burnside is a well-known author who is spending time among the rich in Palm Beach for the winter. He tells his friends that his next book will be about Prince Burhan from India,… Read More Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 35 – 39