40 years after The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Allan Brady wants to hire Rob and Sally to write his eulogy - in order to win a bet with his wife. Although they don't want to do it, he offers them a huge amount of money. If Rob takes the job, Laura could open her dream dance studio.
Did You Know?
Alan Brady calls Rob's old home phone number looking for him, and Richie answers, explaining that he bought the house from the person who had bought it from his parents. There is no way the phone number would have been the same. See more
The late Richard Deacon
is the only major cast member to not receive screen credit during the opening sequence, though he (along with now-deceased producers Danny Thomas
and Sheldon Leonard
) does receive special acknowledgment at the end of the show. See more