Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 4, episodes 6 – 10

Season 4, Episode 6: “Romance, Roses and Rye Bread” Directed by Jerry Paris Written by Garry Marshall and Jerry Belson Originally aired October 28, 1964 Recap: Surprise, surprise — Sally has a secret admirer! Who could the mysterious fella be? Well, as it turns out… he’s the owner of the deli. Reaction: Buddy is on fire with the one-liners at the beginning of the episode, … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 4, episodes 6 – 10

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 this episode are very funny, and they take up most … Continue reading Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 2, episodes 21 – 26

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