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Subject: Sorry it was an error. -Here it is ...


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13, 01:56:01pm
In reply to: ? 's message, "Why was my post of the clip from "Head of the Family" deleted?" on Thursday, June 13, 11:42:05am

The Dick Van Dyke Show was preceded by a 1960 pilot for a series to be called "Head of the Family" with a different cast, although the characters were essentially the same, except for the absence of Mel Cooley. In the pilot, Carl Reiner, who created the show based on his own experiences as a TV writer, played Robbie Petrie. Laura Petrie was played by Barbara Britton, Buddy Sorrell by Morty Gunty, Sally Rogers by Sylvia Miles, Ritchie by Gary Morgan, and Alan Sturdy, the Alan Brady character, was played by Jack Wakefield, although his face was never fully seen, which was also the case with Carl Reiner's Alan Brady for the first several seasons of The Dick Van Dyke Show.

The pilot was unsuccessful, which led Reiner to rework the show
with Dick Van Dyke playing the central character (who went by Rob,
not "Robbie", and pronounced his last name PETT-ree.) The pilot
was subsequently the basis of the series episode "Father of the Week". ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvdzwsTj9_4&t=73s
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dick_Van_Dyke_Show#Head_of_the_Family_pilot


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