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The Van Dyke Show (1988– )

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

Short-lived show about Matt Burgess and his father Dick. Dick Burgess is a Broadway star who retires and goes to live with his son Matt who is running a small playhouse in rural Pennsylvania. Both men are stubborn which makes Matt's wife ...See moreShort-lived show about Matt Burgess and his father Dick. Dick Burgess is a Broadway star who retires and goes to live with his son Matt who is running a small playhouse in rural Pennsylvania. Both men are stubborn which makes Matt's wife Chris the arbitrator. Other characters were Doc Sterling, the stage manager; Jillian, Matt's secretary; and Eric, Matt's helper. Written by J.E. McKillop See less
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Updated Oct 26, 1988

Release date (First episode)
Oct 26, 1988 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Dick Van Dyke
Dick Burgess Dick Burgess   See fewer
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Barry Van Dyke
Matt Burgess Matt Burgess   See fewer
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Kari Lizer
Chris Burgess Chris Burgess   See fewer
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Maura Tierney
Jillian Ryan Jillian Ryan   See fewer
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Billy O'Sullivan
Noah Burgess Noah Burgess   See fewer
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Paul Scherrer
Eric Olander Eric Olander   See fewer
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Whitman Mayo
Doc Sterling Doc Sterling   See fewer
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Richmond Shepard
Jean Pierre Jean Pierre   See fewer
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Lainie Kazan
Bunnie Bunnie   See fewer
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Charles Zucker
Gilbert Gilbert   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.7 / 10 | 45 votes