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 position as councilman. Reaction: This episode starts out kind of … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 16 – 20

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 drunk every time he hears a phone or bell ring! … Continue reading 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, and disaster strikes. Reaction:  This is a really fun episode. … Continue reading 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, a notorious playboy who will soon be arriving in Palm … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 35 – 39

Recap & React: I Dream of Jeannie, Season 1, Episodes 1 – 5

Welcome to TMP’s newest Recap & React series! “I Dream of Jeannie” has been one of my favorite classic television shows for as long as I can remember, but I’ve seen most of the episodes out of order since I’ve only been able to watch them in re-runs. Now that I have season 1 on DVD, I’m excited to see them all in the order … Continue reading Recap & React: I Dream of Jeannie, Season 1, Episodes 1 – 5