Dick Van Dyke’s illness and other comic legends in the news

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Bill Leff discusses Dick Van Dyke’s mystery illness, Bob Newhart’s new TV role and Jonathon Winters’ turn on ‘Mork and Mindy’ with Gael Fashingbauer Cooper, an entertainment editor at nbcnews.com and co-author of ‘Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops?: The Lost Toys, Tastes, and Trends of the 70s and 80s.’


Dick Van Dyke at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, January 27, 2013. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)