Richard Deacon


Back in the ’60s, network TV shows would hatch any scheme in order to grab a little promotional attention. Here’s an eggs-ample from The Dick Van Dyke Show, as posted on the late Rose Marie’s Twitter account (now maintained by her daughter, “Noopy”): Buddy and Sally dabbing some easter egg paint on Mel Cooley’s bald

This week, Vulture ranked  all 158 episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show from first to worst. Doing that with any series is a big undertaking; making that effort for a series that began 58 years ago is a testament to how timeless and enduring that sitcom remains. So, hats off to Vulture. The author