CBS Again Colorizing ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ For Pre-Christmas Airings

Deadline | 11/9/2017 | Erik Pedersen
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CBS will spend some holiday time with Rob, Laura, Sally, Buddy and Ritchie for a second consecutive year. The network said today that it will air two colorized episodes of classic sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show on December 22.

This year’s special will feature the Season 1 episode “My Blonde-Haired Brunette,” written by series creator and co-star Carl Reiner, and the third-season “October Eve,” written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff. Both prominently feature Mary Tyler Moore, who died in January.

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“I picked two of the funniest episodes we did, and I remember them fondly because they both showcased our wonderful Mary. I treasure her memory,” said Reiner.

“My Blonde-Haired Brunette” sees Laura dying her hair blonde when she fears the romance between Rob and her is fading. In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt...
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