“It was the very best time of my life and Vince's book helps me recall every treasured moment. Thanks, Vince!" —Dick Van Dyke
"Wonderful. You got all the facts down in the right order. No embellishments. All the truth. Somebody finally got the whole story right.” —Rose Marie
“The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book is the best reference book on my shelf. It makes it even more fun to watch the show, if that's possible.”
“What an unexpected pleasure to read a book on a subject about which I thought I knew everything, only to find out that I didn’t. A very serious contribution to understanding what really were the best years of my theatrical life. I’d say it was a wonderfully scholarly work--but I won’t, because I don’t want to scare people away from a book that’s as much fun to read as this is.” —Carl Reiner, producer/creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show
“Vince's tribute to our show offers as accurate a snapshot of the seriesand the era that begat itas any I've seen.” Sheldon Leonard, Executive Producer
“A compelling narrative. . . . Waldron waltzes through the series’ story as gracefully as Van Dyke sidestepped his living room ottoman.” —Entertainment Weekly
“Vince Waldron lovingly and very thoroughly recounts the history of The Dick Van Dyke Show." —Los Angeles Daily News
"The definitive history...offers a wealth of backstage anecdotes."