- 403 Pages
- Illustrated in B&W
- Released: October 1, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Dick Van Dyke Show
was the biggest nugget during the golden age of television. It ran for five years, won fifteen Emmys and set the pace for the sophisticated sitcom. Written with the full cooperation. Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner and Mary Tyler Moore., The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book
is the first and only authorized backstage history of TV's most enduring comedy., an ultimate viewer guide to the show both on and off camera. The book reads like a great dramatic script itself, beginning with the task of getting the show on its feet, moving on to the struggles to keep it alive.
This ultimate companion to The Dick Van Dyke Show, which features the first and only complete viewer's guide to all 158 episodes, inducing a rare look at Carl Reiner's Head of the Family, the pilot film that started it all. Fully illustrated with rare backstage photos and chock-full of never before revealed anecdotes culled from excusive new interviews with Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, and the rest of the show's surviving cast and screw, The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book offers readers of all ages the definitive, backstage look at one of television's most enduring shows.
Featuring a foreword by Dick Van Dyke, The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book is the first and only complete, fully authorized "biography" of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms, including the first complete viewer's guide to all 158 episodes. Illustrated throughout with more than 125 rare black and white photos.