Mrs. Van Winkle claimed that her husband was hitting and kicking her.
Van Winkle claimed that producers had asked him to "spice things up" to create more drama.
The Police Chief, Joe Winkle, told them that roll call would be at 6 o'clock, with the warning, "Do not be late."
Police were called to the Van Winkle residence in the early evening hours, hailed there by his wife Laura.
Vanilla Ice Freaks Out - During season two, Vanilla Ice - who asked that he be called by his proper name, Rob van Winkle - became increasingly upset by the his image on the wall of the house.
Time to wake up, Rip Van Winkle.
He would be embarrassed if he woke to find he looked like Rip Van Winkle.
He played "Rip Van Winkle."
Mr. Jefferson recited the best dialogues of "Rip Van Winkle," in which the tear came close upon the smile.