About This QuizWhether he's tripping over the ottoman at home or working on "The Alan Brady Show," Rob Petrie's home and work life have given audiences plenty to laugh about since "The Dick Van Dyke Show" premiered in 1961. See how well you remember these five classic episodes from the beloved series.
After staying up late to watch a sci-fi movie in "It May Look Like a Walnut," Rob wakes up to find walnuts all over the house and Laura making scrambled walnuts for breakfast. He becomes convinced that everyone else is under the influence of a three-eyed alien, played by guest star Danny Thomas.
In "The Masterpiece," Rob amuses the others by demonstrating various ways people make bids at a silent auction. Little does he know, the auctioneer is accepting his bids as legitimate. He and Laura go home with a clown painting by Artanis, which turns out to be a pseudonym for Frank Sinatra. Artanis is Sinatra backward.
That he's having an affair.
That he had a nose job.
That he's bald.
The show's host tricks Laura into revealing Alan Brady's big secret in "Coast to Coast Big Mouth." When he asks whether Alan wears his toupée at home, Laura absentmindedly says that he wears it all the time. Carl Reiner, who created "The Dick Van Dyke Show," plays Alan Brady.
That Rob hates working for him.
In "Dear Sally Rogers," Sally visits "The Stevie Parsons Show" with a bit that's a big hit with almost everyone. In a mock commercial, she advertises herself to the single men of America as a potential girlfriend and makes fun of Herman and his mother.
Jane Leighton's arrival brings out Laura's jealous side in "The Foul Weather Girl." After meeting the singing weather girl, Laura tells Rob, "If Miss Leighton feels it's necessary to attempt a flirtation with you, I'm not going to be one of those screaming, nagging wives. I'll merely go up to her and quietly kill her."