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Jerry Lanning was on the Dick Van Dyke Show in 1962, the episode was called “The Twizzle” where he played Randy “Twizzle” Eisenbauer, a young man who invents a new dance craze called the “Twizzle” (an obvious reference to a popular dance of the day). Do any of you remember Jerry at the bowling alley performing the song The Twizzle, and those moves he made to the song, (I now have the song stuck in my head, lol! it was a rather catchy tune). That episode was just on and I thought the guy guest starring on it was Jerry but I was not sure until I googled it! Sure enough it was him, he was all of 19 years old.

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