Synopses & Reviews
The most acclaimed comedy of TV’s golden age comes to life in this updated look at the timeless television classic. The first and only authorized biography of The Dick Van Dyke Show, this rich resource is packed with rare photos and exclusive backstage anecdotes from the show’s cast and crew, including Carl Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore, and Dick Van Dyke himself. Rob and Laura Petrie, Buddy, and Sally come to life as never before in this paramount companion, featuring the first and only complete viewer’s guide to all 158 episodes. Also included is a rare look at Carl Reiner’s Head of the Family, the pilot film that started it all. This is a fun-filled look behind the scenes at the making of one of America’s most beloved TV comedies.
About the Author
Vince Waldron is an Emmy Awardwinning writer and the author of Be My Baby and Classic Sitcoms. He is the creator and director of Totally Looped, a stage show in which comedians provide new dialogue for old movie clips. He lives in Los Angeles. Dick Van Dyke is one of America’s preeminent comic actors. Known for his work on stage and in film, he will always be best remembered for the television show that bore his name. He lives in Malibu, California. Dan Castellaneta is an actor who is best known for his many voice roles, including Homer, on the television show The Simpsons. He lives in Los Angeles.