publication date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Television

clue: Long before he got into diagnosing cases of homicide, he was a comedy writer tripping over ottomans and a chimney sweep dancing on London rooftops.

explanation: Van Dyke starred in Diagnosis: Murder, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and Mary Poppins. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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