As it so happened, the series title was previously heard on television in a third season episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
(1961). In 'The Return of Edwin Carp', which aired April 1, 1964, Buddy Sorrell (Morey Amsterdam
) says "You can't do that on television" after Robert Petrie (Dick Van Dyke
) asks "What's the one thing that's never been done on television?" See more
[Valerie and Lance are sitting at the dining room table, Lance drinking a glass of scotch with the bottle next to him
Lance, I really think you're exaggerating. My mother doesn't hate you, dear.
That's what you think.
Well Lance, if she hated you, she wouldn't have brought you that lovely bottle of scotch back from her trip to Inverness.
Oh I admit that the bottle of scotch was very nice. I admit that, but it's what she brought Alasdair that proves she hates me!
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You Can't Do That on Television Theme
Performed by The National Press Club and Allied Workers Jazz Band
(as The National Press Club and the Allied Workers Jazz Band Ink.) See more