The Dick Van Dyke Show

Season 1 Episode 21

A Word a Day

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Aired Unknown Feb 07, 1962 on CBS
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Rob and Laura find Ritchie eating breakfast and reading the paper! Rob is happy his son can read, which gives Rob an idea to test Ritchie's IQ (how smart he is) Laura calls Rob to say she heard Ritchie say a bad word. Rob wants to talk to his son about saying bad word. Ritchie has trouble understanding the difference so he goes and brings his little blackboard out with the word in question, Rob then asks Ritchie not to say the word. Sally and Buddy are working on a joke but all Rob can think of is the dirty word Ritchie said. Rob calls the Kirks to complain about the words Tommy (their son) uses. When the Kirks come over Rob and Laura learn that Mr. Kirk is a Minster!moreless

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William Schallert

William Schallert

Rev. Kirk

Guest Star

Leah Waggner

Leah Waggner

Mrs. Kirk

Guest Star

Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon

Melvin Cooley

Recurring Role

Jerry Paris

Jerry Paris

Jerry Helper

Recurring Role

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