Dick Van Dyke Show Debuted On This Day In 1961
The 1960s turned out memorable sitcoms, and on this day in 1961 “The Dick Van Dyke Show” premiered on CBS-TV. The show propelled the career of comedian Dick Van Dyke and launched the celebrity of Mary Tyler Moore. It was written by comic Carl Reiner, who appeared periodically as Alan Brady, the fictitious star of a comedy show that Van Dyke and gang were writers for. The show latest five seasons through 1966 but can be seen in reruns.
Let’s take a look back at a classic episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, where Laura is concerned about Rob’s phone call with his insurance agent.