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"The Dick Van Dyke Show" The Third One from the Left (1964)

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John Whedon (written by)
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Original Air Date:
1 January 1964 (Season 3, Episode 14)
Rob becomes the victim of undying gratitude and amorous attentions when he elevates a talented young chorus girl to a featured role on the show. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jerry Paris 
Writing credits
John Whedon (written by)

Carl Reiner (created by)

Produced by
Ronald Jacobs .... associate producer
Sheldon Leonard .... executive producer
Carl Reiner .... producer
Danny Thomas .... executive producer: in association with
Original Music by
Earle Hagen 
Cinematography by
Robert De Grasse (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Bud Molin 
Casting by
Ruth Burch 
Art Direction by
Kenneth A. Reid 
Set Decoration by
Ken Swartz 
Costume Design by
Harald Johnson 
Makeup Department
Donna McDonough .... hair stylist
Thomas Tuttle .... makeup artist (as Tom Tuttle)
Production Management
Ronald Jacobs .... production supervisor
Frank E. Myers .... production manager
Robert E. Short .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director
Art Department
Glenn Ross .... property master
Sound Department
Cam McCulloch .... sound engineer
Robert Reeve .... re-recording editor
Camera and Electrical Department
James Niver .... camera coordinator
Music Department
Earle Hagen .... composer: theme music
Walter Popp .... music coordinator
Other crew
Marjorie Mullen .... script continuity
Carl Reiner .... story consultant

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Carl Reiner  creator

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Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Despite the producer's constant avoidance of timely and topical humour in the show, this episode contains numerous Hollywood cultural references; Fred Astaire, Paddy Chayefsky, Claude Rains, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Gidget and Mousketeer.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): After Rob lights the two cigarettes and starts to chase Joan around the room, he tosses the cigarettes towards an ashtray. They miss and one falls onto the table and the other falls to the floor.See more »
Rob Petrie:Well, I wanna tell her that if I run away with her, you'll kill yourself.
Laura Petrie:No, tell her that if you run away with her, I'll kill you both. No, no, that's no good. Then no one will have any fun.
Rob Petrie:Buddy will. He's got dibs on you.
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Movie Connections:
References Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)See more »


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