Best Episodes Of The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke ShowThe Dick Van Dyke Show is a TV series starring Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, and Rose Marie. The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Release Date: October 1961

10. October Eve

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 3 Episode 28Air Date: 8 Apr. 1964
Season 3, Episode 28

Laura once commissioned an artist for a fully clothed portrait of herself, which he, taking artist license, rendered nude and now has standing in an art gallery for all to see.

9. Pink Pills and Purple Parents

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 4 Episode 10Air Date: 25 Nov. 1964
Season 4, Episode 10

Rob recalls when Laura took a tranquilizer prescribed for Millie before meeting Rob’s parents for the first time, with disastrous results.

8. Never Bathe on Saturday

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 4 Episode 27Air Date: 11 May 1968
Season 4, Episode 27

While on their second honeymoon, Laura gets her toe stuck in a hotel bathtub faucet and Rob can’t get through the locked bathroom door to free her.

7. My Husband Is Not a Drunk

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 2 Episode 6Air Date: 31 Oct. 1962
Season 2, Episode 6

A hypnotist visits a Petrie dinner party where Rob accidentally picks up a post-hypnotic suggestion.

6. Where Did I Come From?

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 1 Episode 15Air Date: 3 Jan. 1962
Season 1, Episode 15

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

5. The Ghost of A. Chantz

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 4 Episode 2Air Date: 30 Sep. 1964
Season 4, Episode 2

After a mix up by Mel for reservations at a lodge, Rob, Laura, Sally and Buddy are forced to spend a frightening night in a cabin that has not been used in years and is rumored to be haunted.

4. The Curious Thing About Women

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 1 Episode 16Air Date: 10 Jan. 1962
Season 1, Episode 16

Laura opens and reads Rob’s mail, she giving him a Reader’s Digest version of it, and even throwing away what she considers unimportant. Rob is not angry that Laura opened his mail, but he is angry that she read it before he did. Laura doesn’t understand why Rob is so upset as he always lets her read his mail anyway. After apologies are made, the issue is resolved. Or is it? Out of general chit-chat, Rob tells Sally and Buddy about the event. Buddy thinks the situation is ripe for a comedy sketch for the show, to which Sally and Rob concur. Before the show airs, Laura…

3. That’s My Boy??

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 3 Episode 1Air Date: 25 Sep. 1963
Season 3, Episode 1

During a flashback about his early days as a parent, Rob recounts why he believed Laura and he brought home a baby belonging to someone else.

2. The Impractical Joke

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 4 Episode 16Air Date: 13 Jan. 1965
Season 4, Episode 16

After Buddy targets Rob for a crank phone call, he expects a reprisal, but the longer Rob takes to pay him back, the more paranoid Buddy becomes, suspecting everything and everybody.

1. Coast to Coast Big Mouth

The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 5 Episode 1Air Date: 15 Sep. 1965
Season 5, Episode 1

Laura accidentally spills the beans on a nationally televised talk show that Alan Brady is bald.