RELATED STORIES Following Carl Reiner’s fatality, CBS will commemorate the funny icon with an hourlong, colorized Dick Van Dyke Show special.
Broadcasting Friday, July 3 at 8/7c, the unique– labelled The Dick Van Dyke Show– Now in Living Color! A Special Tribute to Carl Reiner— will include 2 episodes of the traditional comedy in which Reiner shows up.
Up is the Season 5 premiere, “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” in which Mary Tyler Moore’s Laura Petrie spouts out a huge key on an across the country aired quiz show: that comic Alan Brady (played by Reiner) wears a toupee. (The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.)
The second episode– the Season 3 installation “October Eve”– features Reiner as a musician that asks Laura to position for a painting. Reiner, who likewise created The Dick Van Dyke Show, personally monitored the original colorization of both episodes, which were previously broadcast in shade on CBS in 2016 and 2017.
Reiner passed away of natural reasons in June at the age of 98. The prolific actor, manufacturer and also writer will additionally be honored by Turner Classic Movies (with a marathon of Reiner’s movie work with July 28) and also the MeTV Network (which will certainly broadcast Reiner’s favorite Dick Van Dyke Show episodes from July 5 through July 26).