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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
3 October 1961 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 24 wins & 22 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Still Funny After All These Years See more (41 total) »

Cast

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Dick Van Dyke ... Rob Petrie / ... (158 episodes, 1961-1966)

Rose Marie ... Sally Rogers (158 episodes, 1961-1966)

Morey Amsterdam ... Buddy Sorrell (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Larry Mathews ... Ritchie Petrie (158 episodes, 1961-1966)

Mary Tyler Moore ... Laura Petrie / ... (158 episodes, 1961-1966)

Richard Deacon ... Mel Cooley / ... (82 episodes, 1961-1966)
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Series Directed by
Jerry Paris (84 episodes, 1963-1966)
John Rich (41 episodes, 1961-1966)
Howard Morris (5 episodes, 1963-1965)
Sheldon Leonard (4 episodes, 1961-1963)
Alan Rafkin (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
Lee Philips (4 episodes, 1965)
Robert Butler (2 episodes, 1961)
James Komack (2 episodes, 1961)
Coby Ruskin (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Hal Cooper (2 episodes, 1962)
Peter Baldwin (2 episodes, 1964)
Theodore J. Flicker (2 episodes, 1965)
Richard Erdman (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Writing credits
Carl Reiner (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Sam Denoff (30 episodes, 1963-1966)
Bill Persky (30 episodes, 1963-1966)
Jerry Belson (18 episodes, 1964-1966)
Garry Marshall (18 episodes, 1964-1966)
Carl Kleinschmitt (9 episodes, 1965-1966)
Dale McRaven (9 episodes, 1965-1966)
Howard Merrill (8 episodes, 1962-1964)
John Whedon (7 episodes, 1962-1966)
Sheldon Keller (7 episodes, 1962-1964)
Martin Ragaway (5 episodes, 1962-1965)
Frank Tarloff (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Bill Idelson (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ernest Chambers (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
Joseph Cavella (3 episodes, 1965)
Walter Kempley (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Ed Haas (2 episodes, 1962)
Norm Liebmann (2 episodes, 1962)
Ronald Alexander (2 episodes, 1963)
Jay Burton (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Art Baer (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ben Joelson (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lawrence J. Cohen (2 episodes, 1965)
Fred Freeman (2 episodes, 1965)
Rick Mittleman (2 episodes, 1965)
Joseph Bonaduce (2 episodes, 1966)

Series Produced by
Ronald Jacobs .... associate producer (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Sheldon Leonard .... executive producer (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Danny Thomas .... executive producer: in association with (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Carl Reiner .... producer (148 episodes, 1961-1966)
Sam Denoff .... producer (11 episodes, 1965-1966)
Bill Persky .... producer (11 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Earle Hagen (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert De Grasse (157 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bud Molin (116 episodes, 1961-1965)
Beryl Gelfond (34 episodes, 1964-1966)
Alan Jaggs (6 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Casting by
Ruth Burch (158 episodes, 1961-1966)

Marjorie Benson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Kenneth A. Reid (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ken Swartz (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Costume Design by
Harald Johnson (150 episodes, 1961-1966)
Marge Makau (8 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Makeup Department
Thomas Tuttle .... makeup artist (157 episodes, 1961-1966)
Donna McDonough .... hair stylist (128 episodes, 1962-1966)
Eleanor Edwards .... hair stylist (29 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Production Management
Frank E. Myers .... production manager (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Ronald Jacobs .... production supervisor (96 episodes, 1963-1966)
Argyle Nelson .... production supervisor (30 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director (151 episodes, 1961-1966)
Stanley J. Brooks .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1966)
Jay Sandrich .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Art Department
Glenn Ross .... property master / prop master (157 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Sound Department
Cam McCulloch .... sound engineer (154 episodes, 1961-1966)
Robert Reeve .... re-recording editor (34 episodes, 1963-1964)
Dick Le Grand .... re-recording editor (33 episodes, 1962-1963)
Dick Maier .... re-recording editor (32 episodes, 1964-1966)
Edward L. Sandlin .... re-recording editor (30 episodes, 1961-1962)
Reg Browne .... re-recording editor (23 episodes, 1965-1966)
John D. Hall .... re-recording editor (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
Sid Lubow .... re-recording editor (3 episodes, 1965)
Charles David Forrest .... sound engineer (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Frank Webster .... sound engineer (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
James Niver .... camera coordinator (92 episodes, 1961-1964)
Robert Sousa .... camera coordinator / camera operator (64 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daroff .... tailor: Mr. Van Dyke (4 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Editorial Department
Rod Stephens .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1961)
 
Series Music Department
Earle Hagen .... composer: theme music / composer: additional music (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
Walter Popp .... music coordinator (158 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Other crew
Marjorie Mullen .... continuity / script continuity (156 episodes, 1961-1966)
Sam Denoff .... story consultant (62 episodes, 1964-1966)
Bill Persky .... story consultant (62 episodes, 1964-1966)
Carl Reiner .... story consultant (46 episodes, 1961-1964)
Joel Swanson .... production assistant (20 episodes, 1964-1966)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Dick Van Dyke Daytime Show" - USA (rerun title)
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Runtime:
30 min (158 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
The writers' office where Rob works is a recreation of the writers' bullpen from "Your Show of Shows" (1950), where Carl Reiner worked as a writer. The character Rob is based on Reiner and the character Buddy Sorrell is based on then-television comedy writer Mel Brooks. The character of Alan Brady was based on Sid Caesar.See more »
Quotes:
Rob Petrie:[Sally, Buddy, Rob and Laura are staying in a haunted cabin, all four are in the same bed because they are scared of the ghost] It's been over two hours and nothing strange or unusual has happened.
Sally Rogers:Oh, really? What do you call four grown people sleeping in the same bed with their clothes on?
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Still Funny After All These Years, 1 April 2003
Author: Brian Washington (Sargebri@att.net) from Los Angeles, California

This was the sitcom that broke the mold when it came to the head of the household actually having a profession and showing him at work. For many years before this show premiered, you would always here about "dad" being at work but you would never hear what kind of work he did. In some cases you would even see them at home all the time (eg. Ozzie Nelson). This was the first show where you got to see the main character interact with his co-workers as well as his family at home. And very often the two would meet, especially in the classic episode "Coast to Coast Blabbermouth" when Laura almost cost Rob his job by revealing that Alan Brady wore a toupee. This show is just as funny today as it was when it first premiered in 1961.

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