The Dick Van Dyke Show

Season 1 Episode 13

Empress Carlotta's Necklace

Aired Unknown Dec 12, 1961 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (Sally and Buddy peruse Maxwell's goods)
      Buddy: Hey! Maybe I'll buy some cufflinks for my wife Pickles.
      Sally: You buy cufflinks for your wife?
      Buddy: Sure, so she can give them to me for my birthday.
      Sally: You always pick out your own birthday presents?
      Buddy: No, I'm going to leave it up to her warped opinion! Look who she picked for a husband!
      Sally: Good point!

  • Notes

    • The woman refered to in this episode "Empress Carlota" is Charlotte of Belgium (June 7, 1840–January 19, 1927)(Carlota is Spanish for Charlotte). She was he only daughter of Léopold I, King of the Belgians and was the consort of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico (formerly the Archduke Maximilian of Austria). After his execution in Mexico, she was later declared insane by her brother and kept under doctors care.

  • Allusions