Oct. 03, 1961
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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The Dick Van Dyke Show - 05x21 Dear Sally Rogers

5x21 Dear Sally Rogers

First Aired: Feb. 23, 1966 on CBS
Summary: While on the The Stevie Parsons Show, Sally mentions that she is looking for a husband, unaware of the flood of responses she would receive.

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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Rob Petrie played by Dick Van Dyke
Buddy Sorrell played by Morey Amsterdam
Ritchie Petrie played by Larry Mathews
Mel Cooley played by Richard Deacon
Stevie Parsons played by Richard Schaal
Herman Glimscher played by Bill Idelson
Announcer voiced by Bert Remsen

Episode Quotes

Sally Rogers: Not a man. It's Herman Glimscher.
Rob Petrie: You've done the Stevie Parsons show a dozen times. Why are you suddenly afraid?
Sally Rogers: I know, Rob, but I've used up all my best stories.
Buddy Sorrell: So dazzle 'em with your beauty.
Sally Rogers: Ah, thanks, Buddy. I don't need flattery. I need a joke.
Buddy Sorrell: That WAS a joke.
Sally Rogers: Fellas, if you're dull, uninteresting, unattractive, chances are we've already met; but, if you're of voting age - better make that twice voting age...
Stevie Parsons: Yes.
Sally Rogers: ...and if you still haven't found the ideal girl, why don't you give up and try me? Just sit down and write yourself a marriage proposal and send it to S.O.S. - that's me, Sweet Old Sal - care of this program. All proposals will be judged impartially by one - me.


  • Goof (miscellaneous): You can't speak the names of private citizens on television -- especially in a derogatory way -- without risking a lawsuit. Television producers would never permit Sally to say Herman Glimscher's name on the air.


  • Last appearance of Sally's boyfriend Herman Glimscher in the series.
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