It’s 1963, and we’re watching a show about a show within a show putting on a show for Christmas. Don’t ask us to make sense of it. We can’t stop tripping over our own home furniture.
Full show notes with links at https://adventcalendar.house/episodes/dick-van-dyke-show-christmas.
💬 Topics & Tangents:
• Dick Van Dyke as Tubby the Tuba.
• Every Episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show, Ranked (Vulture).
• Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins Returns.
• Key & Peele’s Negrotown sketch and the trope of interrupting someone’s song.
• The theme song’s secret lyrics.
📼 Retro Commercial Break:
• Also mentioned, this Fire Safety PSA with Dick Van Dyke pretending to be a door.
The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Alan Brady Show Presents © 1963 Calvada Productions.
Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.
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Title: The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Alan Brady Show Presents