The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
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I'd Rather Be Bald Than Have No Head at All 

Fearing he may be going bald, Rob tries a dubious homemade remedy formulated by Buddy's barber.

Director:

Jerry Paris

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dick Van Dyke ... Rob Petrie
Rose Marie ... Sally Rogers
Morey Amsterdam ... Buddy Sorrell
Larry Mathews ... Ritchie Petrie (credit only)
Mary Tyler Moore ... Laura Petrie
Richard Deacon ... Mel Cooley
Ned Glass ... Irwin
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Storyline

Rob's fear that he might be losing his hair leads him to seek out an unusual baldness prevention measure from Irwin, a barber recommended by Buddy -- but Irwin's concoction includes ingredients that seem more suited to the dinner table than to a barbershop. Written by aldanoli

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Trivia

Dick Van Dyke personally mentioned his top five favorite episodes, of the series' five season run. The Dick Van Dyke Show: Where Did I Come From? (1962) is his all-time favorite. The four others are, The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Attempted Marriage (1962), The Dick Van Dyke Show: It May Look Like a Walnut (1963), The Dick Van Dyke Show: I'd Rather Be Bald Than Have No Head at All (1964) and The Dick Van Dyke Show: Never Bathe on Saturday (1965). See more »

Quotes

Rob Petrie: Honey, wake up a second.
Laura Petrie: [half-asleep] Rob, the coffee's in the pot, the toast is on the table, and the eggs are in the oven.
Rob Petrie: Honey, I don't care if the frost is on the pumpkin. I want you to wake up for just a second.
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Connections

References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1964 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Calvada Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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