The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 4, Episode 32

There's No Sale Like Wholesale (26 May 1965)

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Buddy always says "I could've gotten it for you wholesale" but always after the fact, so Sally dares him to prove it when Rob wants to buy Laura a fur coat.


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Episode cast overview:
Larry Mathews ...
Ritchie Petrie (credit only)
Lou Krugman ...
Nunzio Vallani
Jane Dulo ...
Opal Levinger
Peter Brocco ...
A.G. Vitanza ...
Mr. Garnett


Rob and Laura have made a pact to get each other a nice gift once a year just because, with no pressure and no competition. This year, Rob has decided to get Laura a $500 fur coat, especially as Laura needs a new coat. Buddy, always with a deal at the ready, says he knows someone who knows someone who can get a deal on such a coat. Rob isn't too sure about Buddy's deal but wants to get something nice and genuine for Laura. Rob eventually succumbs to Buddy's sales tactics if only to see if Buddy's ubiquitous wholesalers really do exist. Despite the somewhat shady process Rob must go through with the wholesaler, Nunzio Vallani - a process which includes fake names, fake orders, a pick-up location way out on Long Island and a non-return policy - Rob can't argue with the $250 price tag for the exact same coat, even if the coat doesn't fit and he will eventually have to get it altered. Laura is forced to pick up the coat herself from a store on Long Island, pretending to be Nunzio's wife, ... Written by Huggo / edited by statmanjeff

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The title refers to Irving Berlin's anthem to the entertainment industry "There's No Business Like Show Business" that was used in the movies Annie Get Your Gun (1950) and There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), sung in the latter movie by Ethel Merman who originally sang it in the Broadway production of Annie Get Your Gun. The original Broadway production of "Annie Get Your Gun" opened at the Imperial Theater on May 16, 1946 and ran for 1,147 performances. See more »


Sally Rogers: Rob, if you don't say something, I'm gonna belt the baron.
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