Season 5 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 32
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 32
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 5 (1965-1966)
|5x01 Coast-to-Coast Big Mouth |
Alan Brady is upset now that Laura has let out his secret on a nation wide TV game show, that Alan wears a toupee.
|Sep. 15, 1965|
|5x02 A Farewell to Writing |
Rob plans to spend his vacation time writing a novel, but gets a case of writer's block.
|Sep. 22, 1965|
|5x03 Uhny Uftz |
Rob believes he has seen a flying saucer while alone in his office and thinks he has tracked it down, just above his office.
|Sep. 29, 1965|
|5x04 The Ugliest Dog in the World |
Rob is left in charge of an ugly dog which he is suppose to write a skit for. But after the bit is left out of the show, Rob is left with the dog to bring home with him.
|Oct. 06, 1965|
|5x05 No Rice at My Wedding |
Rob tells the story of a time when he and Laura were dating and how he almost lost her in a raffle to a man named Clark Rice.
|Oct. 13, 1965|
|5x06 Draw Me a Pear |
Laura asks Rob to join her in an art class and then becomes jealous when the female teacher shows him extra attention.
|Oct. 20, 1965|
|5x07 The Great Petrie Fortune |
Rob goes on a treasure hunt after finding an old home movie in which his uncle Hezekiah mentions that there may be a family fortune hidden somewhere.
|Oct. 27, 1965|
|5x08 Odd But True |
Rob is offered $500 from a newspaper after Ritchie discovers that his freckles create the shape of the Liberty Bell.
|Nov. 03, 1965|
|5x09 Viva Petrie |
The Petrie's maid Maria, suggests that bullfighter Manuel Luis Rodriguez, ask Rob for a job as a handyman. But it quick to see that Manuel hasn't a clue of how to do the job.
|Nov. 10, 1965|
|5x10 Go Tell the Birds and Bees |
The Petrie's are called into the school psychologist's office after Ritchie tells some wild stories of the birds and the bees.
|Nov. 17, 1965|
|5x11 Body and Sol |
Rob recalls his glory days as the middle weight boxing champion in the Army camp.
|Nov. 24, 1965|
|5x12 See Rob Write -- Write, Rob, Write |
Laura is inspired to write a children's story to go with the pictures she sees at the Butcher Shop. But after Rob questions her about being able to finish what she started, the gauntlet ...
|Dec. 08, 1965|
|5x13 You're Under Arrest |
Rob heads off to a drive in movie after having an argument with Laura, and then is arrested for assaulting an old woman.
|Dec. 15, 1965|
|5x14 Fifty-Two, Forty-Five or Work |
As the Alan Brady Show is set to go on hiatus, Rob recalls the time when he was out of work, with no home and Laura was pregnant with Ritchie.
|Dec. 29, 1965|
|5x15 Who Stole My Watch? |
Rob's accusations against all his friends after his new expensive watch disappears, has them all angered and offended.
|Jan. 05, 1966|
|5x16 I Do Not Choose to Run |
Rob is asked to run for city council after making a speech at a council meeting, but is unsure of whether he wants the job.
|Jan. 19, 1966|
|5x17 The Making of a Councilman |
Rob wants to back out of the race for city council after meeting his opponent in which he believes is better suited for the job.
|Jan. 26, 1966|
|5x18 The Curse of the Petrie People |
Rob gives Laura a family heirloom which tells the Petrie family history, but destroys it after it drops into a garbage disposal. Now she needs to repair it before Rob's mother comes ...
|Feb. 02, 1966|
|5x19 The Bottom of Mel Cooley's Heart |
Mel takes Rob's advice and stands up to Alan Brady after he is chastised for not telling Alan about a change in the script. But the meeting does not go so well when Mel gets fired. ...
|Feb. 09, 1966|
|5x20 Remember the Alimony |
Rob and Laura recall the time they spent in Mexico and how they almost filed for a $10 divorce.
|Feb. 16, 1966|
|5x21 Dear Sally Rogers |
While on the The Stevie Parsons Show, Sally mentions that she is looking for a husband, unaware of the flood of responses she would receive.
|Feb. 23, 1966|
|5x22 Buddy Sorrell, Man and Boy |
Sally and Rob are in search of what secret Buddy is hiding. They come to the conclusion that he is either having an affair or seeing a psychiatrist. Fact is he has been preparing for ...
|Mar. 02, 1966|
|5x23 Bad Reception in Albany |
Rob and Laura head to Albany to attend a wedding. Alan had asked Rob to watch a fashion show to get an idea for a sketch, causing him to scurry to find a television set in time to see ...
|Mar. 09, 1966|
|5x24 Talk to the Snail |
Rob applies for a job working with a annoying ventriloquist and his puppet of a obnoxious snail, after discovering that Alan plans on cutting down his writing staff.
|Mar. 23, 1966|
|5x25 A Day in the Life of Alan Brady |
When Rob and Laura set up an anniversary party for Jerry and Millie, it unwittingly turns into a Alan Brady documentary.
|Apr. 06, 1966|
|5x26 Obnoxious, Offensive, Egomaniac, Etc. |
A script containing insults towards Alan Brady accidentally gets delivered to his office. The gang decide they must break in and get the script back before Alan sees it and they are ...
|Apr. 13, 1966|
|5x27 The Man from My Uncle |
The government wants to use the Petrie's home as a surveillance outpost to spy on their neighbor's home.
|Apr. 20, 1966|
|5x28 You Ought to Be in Pictures |
Rob becomes the world's worst actor when he is given a role in a low budget movie, featuring an Italian bombshell actress.
|Apr. 27, 1966|
|5x29 Love Thy Other Neighbor |
Millie becomes insanely jealous when the Petrie's spend time with their new neighbors, the Stagg's.
|May. 04, 1966|
|5x30 Long Night's Journey into Day |
Rob an Jerry decide to go on a fishing trip, leaving Laura and Millie alone in their homes. Being Laura's first night by herself, she begins to hear all sorts of noises and calls Millie ...
|May. 11, 1966|
|5x31 The Gunslinger |
As Rob is put to sleep while Jerry removes his tooth, he begins to dream about his family and friends all living in the days of the wild west.
|May. 25, 1966|
|5x32 The Last Chapter |
Rob recalls the events from his life as he wrote in his autobiography, causing Alan Brady to purchase the rights to use as a premise for a TV series.
|Jun. 01, 1966|
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Season 5 Quotes
|Season 5 / Episode 17: - The Making of a Councilman|
Rob Petrie: I didn't know that.
|Season 5 / Episode 10: - Go Tell the Birds and Bees|
Rob Petrie: It's just that, Rich, there's a little confusion about what you're tellin' the kids at school; I'd like to clear it up if I can.
Ritchie Petrie: Oh, you mean about the babies and all that stuff.
Laura Petrie: Yeah, that... that's right, dear.
Ritchie Petrie: But I didn't tell 'em what you told me not to tell.
Rob Petrie: Well, who told you what to tell 'em?
Ritchie Petrie: Nobody. I made it up.
Laura Petrie: You made it up?
Ritchie Petrie: Yeah. Grampa's story about Mr. Cabbage was silly.
Rob Petrie: Well, right, right.
Ritchie Petrie: And your story about the eggs and everything made a lot of sense.
Rob Petrie: Of course it did.
Ritchie Petrie: But you said I shouldn't tell that story to anybody.
Rob Petrie: Right again.
Ritchie Petrie: So I had to make one up.
Laura Petrie: Well, why, Rich? Why did you have to make up ANY story?
Ritchie Petrie: Because the kids like me to tell stories - and I'm good at it, like Daddy.
Rob Petrie: How do you like THAT?
Season 5 Trivia
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