After I opened with "The Dick Van Dyke Show" theme, Carl revealed that he's already working on a new book about that sitcom classic, which he created. Since he brought it up, I proceeded to ask him several questions about that show, including where he got thousands of pounds of walnuts for one episode, why he wrote a part for Dick's brother Jerry Van Dyke, and who he based his character Alan Brady on. We also discussed how Carl may hold the record for oldest person to publish a book and for the longest career in television -- eclipsing Betty White's entry in the Guinness Book! Other topics included the awkward honeymoon apartment he and wife Estelle shared with two other couples, and David Letterman's impending retirement.
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- My conversation with Carl Reiner about his book "I Just Remembered" (5/19/14)
- My conversation with Carl Reiner about his previous memoir, "I Remember Me" (2/9/13)
- My conversation with Carl Reiner about "Ocean's Thirteen" (6/12/07)
- My conversation with Carl Reiner about "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (5/10/04)
- My conversation with Carl Reiner about "Ocean's Eleven" and Johnny Carson (4/25/03)
- My conversation with Vince Waldron, author of "The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book" (9/29/11)