10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Dick Van Dyke Show

  
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8. Almost Cancelled

CBS had intended to cancel the show after it’s the first season because the cast and producers wanted to quit while they were still proud of it, but when Proctor & Gamble threatened to pull its advertising, it was renewed and kept its Wednesday night time slot.

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7. Black and White

The Dick Van Dyke Show was the last show filmed entirely in black and white. It was going to be shot in color after the fifth season, but it never happened because the cast and producers decided to end the show after season five.

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