The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 1, Episode 1

The Sick Boy and the Sitter (3 Oct. 1961)

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Alan Brady is throwing a party at his penthouse for a few of the network executives and he wants the writing staff to attend. Unfortunately for Rob though Laura thinks Richie is on the ... See full summary »

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Alan Brady is throwing a party at his penthouse for a few of the network executives and he wants the writing staff to attend. Unfortunately for Rob though Laura thinks Richie is on the verge of being sick and wants to stay home. Rob is certain he'll be okay and wants to get a babysitter but he's having a hard time convincing Laura. Written by tomtrekp

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Filming of the first episode started on January 20, 1961, the same day that John F. Kennedy was sworn in as President of the United States. See more »

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Melvin (Mel) Cooley: Rob, as the producer of this show, once more I must insist that you instruct your staff to show me a little respect.
Maurice (Buddy) Sorrell: We're showing you as little respect as possible.
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