One of the most beloved sitcoms of the 1960s will be back on the air with a couple of colorized episodes. CBS is preparing a special presentation of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” for next month.
Deadline.com reports that CBS, which previously colorized episodes of its classic “I Love Lucy,” will air the “Dick Van Dyke” episodes “That’s My Boy??” and “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” back-to-back on Sunday, Dec. 11, starting at 8 p.m.
“‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ originally aired on CBS from Oct. 3, 1961, through June 1, 1966, finishing in the Nielsen Top 10 in three of its five seasons, peaking at #3 during the 1963-1964 season,” Deadline notes. “The show received 15 total Primetime Emmy Awards, including three Emmys for Dick Van Dyke, five for Carl Reiner and two for Mary Tyler Moore.”