The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 4, Episode 5

The Man from 'Emperor' (21 Oct. 1964)

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An old friend of Rob's shows up to offer him a job with his hugely successful but racy gentlemen's magazine. Rob says he won't do it, but Laura is not so sure. Rob is sorely tempted by the wining, dining, and the beautiful girls.

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Larry Mathews ...
Ritchie Petrie (credit only)
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Laura Petrie / Sam
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Drew Patton
Nadia Sanders ...
Coffee Girl
Gloria Neil ...
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Sally Carter-Ihnat ...
Florence (as Sally Carter)
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Drew Patton, an old buddy of Rob's, known as a shy bookworm in their college days, is now a renowned lady's man and the publisher of a men's magazine, Emperor. He asks Rob to be the comedy consultant for his magazine, a job Rob isn't sure he should accept as he isn't sure he should be associated with such a publication. To be more precise, Laura doesn't want Rob to be associated with such a publication and get caught up in the playboy lifestyle for which Drew is so famous. While Drew does whatever he can to have a private "business" meeting with Rob alone without Laura, Laura does whatever she can to prevent Rob from going to such a meeting. Drew ultimately gets the upper hand in that department, with the meeting promising to have a bevy of beautiful young women parading around. Following the meeting, Laura admits to Rob why she is so scared of him working for Drew. Written by Huggo

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The title is based on the spy thriller TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). See more »

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Rob Petrie: You know, the funny thing about that guy is that during college we all felt sorry for him. He was a bookworm, one of those real loners. I don't think the guy had a date through the whole four years.
Sally Rogers: He was savin' it up.
Rob Petrie: You know, I don't think he does half the things they print about him.
Sally Rogers: Well, I don't think they print half the stuff he does.
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