WorldCat Identities

Mathews, Larry 1955-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 230 publications in 1 language and 2,755 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Television programs  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Larry Mathews
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trip into the living room of comedy writer Rob Petrie, lovely wife, Laura, his son, wisecracking co-workers and nutty neighbors
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combine wit and slapstick. In "My husband is the best one," Rob finds himself in trouble with his boss and co-workers after Laura interferes in an interview he is giving on Alan Brady. In "Happy Birthday and too many more," Laura and Rob give Ritchie a birthday party, and 63 screaming moppets make a shambles of the Petrie house. In "The lady and the tiger and the lawyer," a handsome bachelor moves in next door and Rob and Laura become matchmakers. In "The life and love of Joe Coogan," Rob is overcome with jealousy when he meets one of Laura's old beaux and then discovers that she saved a box of love poems he sent her. In "A nice, friendly game of cards," Rob wins at poker and almost loses a few friends when he inadvertently uses a deck of marked cards. In "The brave and the backache," Rob consults a psychiatrist to determine whether a series of mysterious ailments is psychosomatic. In "The pen is mightier than the mouth," Rob and Buddy find themselves overworked and overwrought when Sally becomes a television personality overnight
The Dick Van Dyke Show ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes all 32 episodes from the 1964-1965 season
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television writer Rob Petrie goes about his daily life working with two co-writers on "The Alan Brady Show" and experiencing the ups and downs of family life with his wife and son in their New Rochelle neighborhood
The best of the Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four episodes of The Dick Van Dyke show, in which comedy writer Robert "Rob" Petrie has a series of humorous adventures at work and at home
Van Dyke show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjoy the best of one of America's most popular TV comedies with a phenomenal cast. The special 50th anniversary collection includes 20 classic episodes
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Share life and laughs with Rob and Laura Petrie and their friends
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combine wit and slapstick. In "My part-time wife," Laura fills in for Sally at the office and does such a perfect job that Rob almost loses his mind. In "Honeymoons are for the lucky," Rob recalls the hectic time of his Army marriage to Laura and his difficulty in obtaining a three-day pass for their honeymoon. In "How to spank a star," Rob takes over as producer of The Alan Brady Show at the insistence of a domineering guest star. In "The plots thicken," a family crisis develops when Rob's and Laura's parents compete to get the couple to choose between their respective family cemetery plots. In "Scratch my car and die," a scratch on Rob's new car causes a domestic crisis at the Petrie house. In "The return of Edwin Carp," Rob attempts to coax a legendary radio star out of retirement for a TV special
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combined wit and slapstick. Opening with "That's My Boy?" and is about Rob's fear that he's brought the wrong baby home from hospital. "October Eve" is where Laura is mortified when a nude portrait of her surfaces in a New York gallery and "Big Max Calvada", a gangster muscles Rob, Buddy and Sally into writing a comedy routine for his nephew
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combine wit and slapstick. In "October Eve," Laura appears nude in an oil painting being shown at an art gallery, even though she posed fully clothed. In "Dear Mrs. Petrie, your husband is in jail," Rob goes to see an old Army buddy's nightclub act and winds up spending the night in jail. In "My neighbor's husband's other life," Rob and Laura suspect the worst when they spy their friend Jerry Helper dining out with a beautiful blonde. In "I'd rather be bald than have no head at all," Rob thinks he's going bald and tries a barber's secret recipe, which consists of ingredients usually reserved for a salad. In "Teacher's Petrie," Rob is skeptical when Laura's new writing teacher thinks she shows promise. In "My two showoffs and me," the prospect of being the subjects of a national magazine story brings out the egotistical worst in Rob, Sally and Buddy
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combine wit and slapstick. "That's My Boy??" is about Rob's fear that he's brought the wrong baby home from hospital. "The Masterpiece" is where Rob and Laura bring home two mysterious objets d'art from an auction. In "Laura's Little Lie," Laura confesses to Rob that she lied about her age on their marriage license. In "Very Old Shoes, Very Old Rice," Rob and Laura learn they are not legally married and make plans to elope. In "Uncle George," Rob's Uncle George arrives in town and asks his nephew to find him a wife. In "Too many stars," Rob finds he has "too many stars" on his hands when he tries to direct a show for the Parents' Council. In "Who and Where Was Antonio Stradivarius?," Rob finds himself at a party in a strange town, swaying to the bossa nova with a breathless young woman who adores him
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My mother can beat up my father": Laura proves herself more proficient than Rob in the art of self-defense. "A ghost of A. Chantz": Rob, Laura, Sally and Buddy spend a frightening night in a haunted cabin at a mountain resort. "The lady and the babysitter": Rob and Laura are unaware that their teenage babysitter has a crush on Laura. "A vigilante ripped by sports coat": Rob's friendship with Jerry is almost destroyed in a row over a neighbor's crab grass. "The man from "Emperor"": When Rob is offered a job as a humor consultant on a magazine for men, he runs into misgivings from Laura. "Romance, roses and rye bread": Sally is romanced by a secret admirer when the owner of a delicatessen delivers flowers with her sandwich
The Dick Van Dyke Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes episodes from the 1964-1965 season
The Dick Van Dyke show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"4 1/2": Rob and Laura are on their way to see Laura's obstetrician when they are trapped in a stalled elevator with a holdup man. "Tha Alan Brady Show goes to jail": The Alan Brady Show writers entertain at a prison and Rob gets mistaken for one of the inmates. "Three letters from one wife": Millie and Laura wage an ill-fated write-in campaign to bolster Rob's standing with Alan Brady. "It wouldn't hurt them to give us a raise": Rob tries to get a raise for Buddy and Sally from Alan Brady's tight-fisted accountant. "Pink pills for purple patients": Laura takes two of Millie's prescription pills and suffers disastrous side effects. "The death of the party": Rob struggles through a party for Laura's relatives rather than admit he is sick as a dog. "Stretch Petrie vs. Kid Schenk": Rob is forced to squelch the scheme of an opportunistic old friend
The Dick Van Dyke Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes episodes from the 1964-1965 season
The Dick Van Dyke show ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob and Laura learn they are not legally married and make plans to elope
The Dick Van Dyke show ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob is skeptical when Laura's new writing teacher thinks she shows promise
The Dick Van Dyke show ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob feels like a hero when he hires a maid for his overworked wife, Laura
The Dick Van Dyke show ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inadvertently using a deck of marked cards, Rob wins at poker and almost loses a few friends
The Dick Van Dyke show ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob's Uncle George arrives in town and asks his nephew to find him a wife
 
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Alternative Names
Mazzeo, Larry, 1955-
Languages
English (52)