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
So tell me Lisa, did you enjoy your trip to the Grand Canyon?
Oh I sure did, and Moose the whole time I was there, I couldn't help thinking of you.
Oh, really? Well that's nice. What made you think of me?
Well, you and the Grand Canyon are so very much alike. Shallow and dirty, and most of all, very very wide at the bottom.
[Stomps her feet and giggles
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