Special Sub-Topic: The Petries and Their Friends
|What was the first song Rob and Laura performed together?|
"You Wonderful You". From episode 6, "Oh, How We Met on the Night That We Danced."
This flashback episode recalls the meeting of Rob and Laura when she came to Camp Crowder as a USO showgirl.
|Who was Mrs. Billings?|
President of the PTA. Eleanor Audley had a recurring roll as the very annoying Mrs. Billings.
|Rob once gave Laura an exact copy of a necklace worn by whom?|
Empress Carlotta. From episode 13, "Empress Carlotta's Necklace."
Everybody said it looked like a chandelier, and, to Laura's horror, it did!
|When the baby was due any day, what did Rob keep on the headboard of his bed?|
His hat. From episode 19, "Where Did I Come From?"
The scene with Rob rehearsing "the moment" is priceless! Watch it!
|Rob's brother Stacey was a sleepwalker. What name did he call Rob when he was asleep?|
Burford. From episodes 28 and 29, "I am My Brother's Keeper" and "The Sleeping Brother."
Jerry Van Dyke was reportedly a legendary sleepwalker!
|Laura's mother once saved her money and bought her husband "a big, important present." What was it?|
his own room. From episode 33, "Bank Book 6565696."
Laura tearfully tells Rob that she got the idea of keeping her own bank account from her mother.
|What does Grandpa Petrie suggest as the baby's name, should it be a girl?|
Ulyssia Davida. From episode 36, "What's in a Name?"
As far as Grandpa was concerned, "That's it! Ulysses David if it's a boy; Ulyssia Davida if it's a girl. That's IT!"
|When the Petries and the Helpers hear of a cat burglar in the neighborhood, Jerry loans Rob a rifle and a bullet. Where does Laura hide the bullet?|
in her jewelery box. From episode 45, "The Cat Burglar."
The scene where Rob hears a noise in the dead of night and very quietly tries to retrieve the bullet from the musical jewelery box is hilarious!
|What did Rob sprain on the ski trip?|
his body. From episode 52, "Don't Trip Over That Mountain."
Rob tried to hide his bandaged body from Laura, who had been sure he would get hurt.
|What talent did Maria, the Petrie's short-term maid, possess?|
painting. From episode 73, "Turtles, Ties, and Toreadors."
The turtle painted with a portrait of the Petrie family was actually painted by none other than Dick Van Dyke! Quite the artist!
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