Top 25 Dyke Quotes

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‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ was a huge influence on me as a kid. It looked like a really fun job.

Mike Scully
There’s Dick Van Dyke and John Ritter, the two greatest physical comics of our generation.

The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him.

I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there. And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson’s birthday party.

When I was growing up, there was a character on TV; there was a character stereotype: it was personified by Mel on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’

Dick Van Dyke was my first idol. He’s an amazing physical comedian, like a classic clown, but also very smart and not afraid to show vulnerability.

And then Dick called and said, I’m going to do a special called Dick Van Dyke and the other woman, that would be you, because every time I try to check into a hotel with my wife, they look at me as though I’m cheating on Laura.

All of us involved say ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ was the best five years of our lives. We were like otters at play.

I actually grew up in the ‘burbs – New Rochelle, specifically, most famously home to Rob and Laura Petrie of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’

‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ was my labor of love. When asked the best thing I ever did – that was it. I wrote it originally for myself.

I was obsessed with New York early on. I was watching sitcoms that were set in or around New York, like ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’ I was always very fascinated with the people who were on ‘What’s My Line?’ and I always had an incredible obsession with the city.

I look at the things that Dick Van Dyke and Danny Kaye do on television, and I think: Maybe I could do that. And I never miss a Jack Lemmon picture.

Performing for Dick Van Dyke once was fun.

I’ve had a lot of writers, in particular, who said they got into writing because of the ‘Van Dyke Show.’ They said it looked like fun.

Has there ever been a crisper expression of the consequences of ‘intersectionality’ than a ban on Jewish lesbians from a Dyke March?

If I couldn’t be Dick Van Dyke, I wanted to be Art Carney.

I probably remember more about ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ than Dick Van Dyke does.

Neil Flynn
Dick Van Dyke spent most of his time setting everybody else up.

Dave Foley
There’s always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourselfwhether it’s Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. – because that’s the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.

I’d love to work with Julia Roberts and Johnny Depp or Dick Van Dyke. I love ‘Mary Poppins’ – when I was little I was obsessed with it.

Willa Holland
I got my first television at Stanford when I was 20, and I used to watch ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’. He played my father on ‘Becker,’ and he’s still one of my heroes. Along with John Cleese, he’s my favourite physical comedian.

Even failures can turn into something positive if you just keep going. I wrote a television pilot called ‘Head of the Family.’ CBS didn’t want it. It was considered a failure. But we reworked it. A year later, it became ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’

As a kid I watched television 24 hours a day and loved every minute of it. The two shows that always make me laugh and are therefore my favourites are The Dick Van Dyke Show and Fawlty Towers.

I think, the ‘Van Dyke Show’ and ‘Mary Poppins’ are two of the best periods of my life. I had so much fun, I didn’t want it to end.

I always knew if I had some success that I’d no longer be thought of as Dick Van Dyke’s brother.

Jerry Van Dyke