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"He was gifted with a great imagination," says Mel Brooks of Buck Henry, who died in January at age 89

Before he died, Carl Reiner spent time with Mel Brooks watching "Jeopardy" and "Wheel of Fortune"

Found!! My phillipino grandpa Roque and my Austrian grandmother, Helen. #grannyg ’s parents also the inspiration for the parents in Mel Brooks produced movie: “My Favorite Year” #flashback  they were so great. They…

In his 2003 memoir, "My Anecdotal Life," Carl Reiner discusses his friendship with Mel Brooks, the 2,000-Year-Old Man, and its evolution from private joke to the hottest record in Buckingham Palace

TODAY: We remember legendary writer and performer Carl Reiner. He died Monday at 98. We'll listen back to our archival interviews with Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore (who worked with him on 'The Dick Van Dyke Show') and his longtime friend and collaborator Mel Brooks.

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OPINION| I met him when he was best known as partner to Mel Brooks in “The 2,000-Year-Old Man” routines and for creating “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” Despite Reiner's success, he had no sense of entitlement and made no demands, Sybil Adelman Sage writes.


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After 70 years of friendship, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner perfected a nightly routine: eat dinner together, watch Jeopardy, and then tuck into a movie

Carl Reiner (RIP) and Mel Brooks, best friends enjoying each other. [📷Robert Trachtenberg]

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RIP, Carl Reiner. An absolute giant of 20th century comedy. Part of Sid Caesar's hall of fame writers room, created The Dick Van Dyke Show, directed The Jerk, and was an all-time straight man with best friend Mel Brooks:

'Blazing Saddles' is no 'Gone With the Wind' — it's always been an anti-racism, anti-white-paranoia film, as Mel Brooks explained

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Mel Brooks on how the Left is killing comedy with political correctness

"I like naked people, they are usually the most polite." Mel Brooks telling it like it is #r4today 

BREAKING: Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka’ and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, his family says.