Pleasantville is a 1998 comedy/fantasy film directed by Gary Ross and starring Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, and Jeff Daniels. The film is about two Gen-X kids who are sucked into a 1950s black-and-white sitcom and bring new life to the innocent world, represented by color.

Considered for rolesEdit

TV Repairman, played by Don Knotts

  • Dick Van Dyke: Originally considered for the role, the character would own Rob's TV Repair (Rob was Van Dyke's first TV role).