The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
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The Night the Roof Fell In 

Having each had a rough day, Laura and Rob argue, but only their goldfish can report the truth as Laura and Rob later tell colorful, self-aggrandizing versions to others of what happened.

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In an episode with overtones of "Rashomon," Rob and Laura each have an extremely trying day, and end up having a terrible fight. Three versions of the incident are shown -- one from Rob's perspective, one from Laura's -- and the way that it really happened. Written by aldanoli

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G
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21 November 1962 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only episode that reveals the Petries keep goldfish. See more »

Goofs

Rob tells Buddy and Sally the night after the argument that he spent the night in the garage because he left his keys in the house and didn't want to go back in to get them and face Laura. However, we see that he left with all of the things he had when he came home--he did not leave his keys in the house. See more »

Quotes

Rob Petrie: Now, why am I boring YOU guys with this?
Sally Rogers: Who's bored? I love to hear things that make me feel good about being single.
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Connections

References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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