How well do you know the classic ''Walnut'' episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show?

You may need a big glass of air and all four eyes to get 12/12 on this quiz!

 

The Dick Van Dyke Show provided many classic TV moments over its five-season run. There’s the hilarious haunted house episode “The Ghost of A. Chantz” or the Western parody “The Gunslinger.”

Arguably the show’s most famous storyline, however, involves something relatively normal: walnuts. Of course, this being The Dick Van Dyke Show, the resulting episode was anything but normal – in the most hilarious ways.

How well do you know this classic episode about the dangers of watching scary movies late at night? You don’t have to be an alien from the planet Twilo to ace this quiz but it may be a tough nut to crack!

  1. This was the first episode to show the title onscreen. Can you fill in the blank?
  2. What kind of movie is Rob watching at the beginning of the episode?
  3. What specific aspect of the film does Laura not like?
  4. Rob says the alien in the movie looked like which sitcom star?
  5. What body part did the aliens take from humans in the movie?
  6. Rob walks into the living room to see walnuts…
  7. Rob finds walnuts hidden around his office. Where is one place he does NOT find them?
  8. What really signals that things aren’t normal?
  9. Danny Thomas walks into the office but speaks with what accent?
  10. The climactic moment in the episode happens when a flood of walnuts comes out of the…
  11. How does Laura scare Rob at the end?
  12. After Rob and Laura both wake up from their nightmares, the only thing on TV at that hour that isn’t scary is…

How well do you know the classic ''Walnut'' episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show?

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156 Comments

bashfulbrother 5 months ago
12 out of 12. This was my favorite Dick Van Dyke episode. Ever notice that the initials to his name are
DVD?
DaisyDuke67 5 months ago
9/12. I haven't seen that episode in a long time
oldbroad52 5 months ago
Never heard of The walnut episode. Now if you said the Guns of Navarone episode, I’d remember THAT one.
Coldnorth 6 months ago
My favorite episode of the whole show with the exception of the cabin when everyone goes missing one at a time. Such great writing
frances3agape 6 months ago
10 of 12
missed nos 6 and 8 (original thought was correct but changed mind)
Beatseeker 6 months ago
laura "spilling" out of the closet... VERY erotic....
Dugan 6 months ago
Damn, missed one, thought I knew that episode.
BuddyHinton 6 months ago
12/12. & that makes total sense, bc I LOVE walnuts in my brownies!
Rick 6 months ago
12/12. I don't understand why my score didn't get rewarded with a gif of Laura sliding out of the closet on a flood of walnuts.
BorisK Rick 6 months ago
Totally! That was a great image.
JDWJDW2 6 months ago
This episode was used to develop the idea behind Mork and Mindy.
bashfulbrother 6 months ago
12 out of 12. Saw this on prime time.
Irish 6 months ago
DVD QUIZ 12/12. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THE DVD SHOW. RIGHT NOW IT'S ONLY ON SUNDAY NIGHT ON METV. I'D LIKE TO SEE IT MORE OFTEN. BY THE WAY, IM TRICK OR TREATING WITH ELROY😱
CaptainDunsel 6 months ago
11/12
#6 just floored me, so I tabled an otherwise perfect score.
Coldnorth CaptainDunsel 6 months ago
Very good answer. Cleaver very cleaver
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