The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 1, Episode 15

Where Did I Come From? (3 Jan. 1962)

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Rob recalls the hilarious events leading up to Ritchie's birth when Ritchie asks the inevitable question.



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Rob feels uncomfortable when Ritchie asks him a question most kids eventually ask: "where did I come from?" Rob gets around the question by filling Ritchie in on the events surrounding the day he was born, the only aspect Ritchie ever having been told previously having to do with being delivered by a laundry truck. Throw into the story that an excitable Rob got little sleep for the week prior to the actual delivery day in anticipation of it happening at any moment, that he slept in his clothes for that week, that he had a staff conference meeting that day, and that he was by circumstance wearing a very ill fitting pair of trousers, and the result is that Rob had a lot of trouble getting Laura to the hospital either in time or looking good doing it. Written by Huggo

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3 January 1962 (USA)  »

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Dick Van Dyke personally said, in a 6 episode program that televised on Nick-At-Nite (just before TVLand was created), that this specific episode is his all-time favorite that was filmed for the show. See more »


Buddy Sorrell: [to Sally] You get a load of these clothes?
Buddy Sorrell: [to Rob] You look like the best-dressed man at the city dump.
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