New Release: Dick Van Dyke Show 50th Anniversary DVD

Release Date: Sept. 20, 2011
Price: DVD $24.98
Studio: Image Entertainment

The Dick Van Dyke Show 50th Anniversary Edition: Fan Favorites

Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore make history in The Dick Van Dyke Show.

Yeah, yeah, The Dick Van Dyke Show has been released in a zillion configurations over the years, but we still can’t resist it. And Image’s 50th Anniversary Edition: Fan Favorites DVD does it right by collecting 20 classic episodes from the ground-breaking 1960s television sitcom (which ran for five seasons from 1961 to 1966) and releasing them in a well-priced five-disc set.

Here’s a list of the included episodes, culled from the TV comedy series that won a whopping 15 Emmy Awards during its run:

  • “The Sick Boy and the Sitter”
  • “Big Max Calvada”
  • “Coast to Coast Big Mouth”
  • “Dear Sally Rogers”
  • “Where Did I Come From?”
  • “That’s My Boy??”
  • “It May Look Like a Walnut!”
  • “October Eve”
  • “100 Terrible Hour”
  • The Dick Van Dyke Show 50th Anniversay DVD box“Uhny Uftz”
  • “Never Bathe on Saturday”
  • “The Secret Life of Buddy and Sally”
  • “Oh How We Met the Night That We Danced”
  • “My Blonde-Haired Brunette”
  • “4½”
  • “The Alan Brady Show Goes to Jail”
  • “What’s in a Middle Name?”
  • “The Curious Thing About Women”
  • “All About Eavesdropping”
  • “One Angry Man”

And here’s a list of the DVD bonus features in the 50th Anniversary set, all of which have appeared on earlier digital editions.

  • original pilot episode
  • interviews with cast and producers
  • behind-the-scenes featurette
  • rare rehearsal footage
  • Emmy Award telecast with clips honoring show


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