The Dick Van Dyke Show: Everett Collection
Gillian Flynn
March 21, 2005 AT 05:00 AM EST

What classic show would work as a remake?

If a network could produce a quality update of an old classic show like I Love Lucy, what would you like to see? — Luke Richard

How about a starker version of Little House on the Prair…oh, right, done. With our fondness for behind-the-scenes series like Curb Your Enthusiasm, I’d love a snappy, single-camera twist on The Dick Van Dyke Show. The secret lives of TV writers for a comedy show (Van Dyke played head scribe Rob Petrie) could provide great meta-material. At home, the Petries’ cheery marriage might prove that family sitcoms can be benevolent and still get laughs.

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