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Brothers Dick and Jerry Van Dyke clash in 'The Middle,' bond off-screen
Brothers Dick and Jerry Van Dyke clash in 'The Middle,' bond off-screen

Even in their 80s, Dick and Jerry Van Dyke still have their big-brother, little-brother dynamic. "I looked up to him as a kid," said Jerry, 83, the more gregarious of the two, best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Luther in the 1989-97 ABC comedy series "Coach." Dick, 89, the sweetly charming Emmy- and Tony-winning actor of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Mary Poppins" fame, sings his baby brother's praises, recalling the first time he saw Jerry onstage in Atlanta. Jerry was in the service and performed a Dick Shawn routine during a talent show. "In the service, you can steal other people's material," the elder Van Dyke...

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