It Doesn‘t Take WandaVision to Spot a Classic

Top 3 signs you’ve achieved classic sitcom status: 

  1. The language and storylines still resonate 60 years after the premiere

     2. The famous and talented lead actors are still best-known for the roles they played in            this sitcom

  1. Marvel decides to mirror one of the most well-known sitcom episodes in WandaVision!

You don’t want to miss this episode where Candy and Ashley discuss the classic The Dick Van Dyke Show, featuring one of Ashley’s all-time favorite actors in the starring role.

Show Notes for Episode 10!

Scene from ‘Dick Van Dyke’ episode “It May Look Like a Walnut”
Wanda and Vision compared to the Petries from ‘Dick Van Dyke’
Wanda and Vision compared to the Petries from ‘Dick Van Dyke’
The beloved autograph Ashley mentions during the podcast


DIck Van Dyke singing the theme song on the Rachael Ray Show

“How ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Broke New Ground,” CBS News, January 27, 2017

“‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Changed Television As We Know It,” Wide Open Country, by Courtney Fox

“Carl Reiner Almost Left ‘Dick Van Dyke’ Over This Controversial Episode,” Vanity Fair, by Donald Liebenson, December 9, 2016

“Carl Reiner is Grateful CBS Has Colorized ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’” Entertainment Weekly, by Lynette Rice, December 14, 2018

“6 Little-Known Facts About ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’” Mental Floss, 

by Kara Kovalchik, May 7, 2008

“‘WandaVision’: The Significance of ‘The Dick Van Dyke’ Episode, GameRant, by Jillian Unrau, February 26, 2021

“‘WandaVision’ Director Matt Shakman Consulted Dick Van Dyke, Who is Adorably Clueless About the MCU,” SlashFilm, by Ethan Anderton, January 18, 2021

IMBD– “It May Look Like a Walnut” episode of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’

Bonus clip not referenced in the episode: youtube clip of the actor who played Ritchie, Larry Matthews, sharing a memory 

Link for Rose Maire documentary, “Wait for Your Laugh” (misidentified as “Wait for THE Laugh” by Ashley)

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