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Starring Dwayne Hickman
Season 1 (CBS) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Jim Brent , Rina Fox
references:
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###### The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis ########
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CBS Tuesdays 8:30pm Eastern
release date 29Sep59  (39 new episodes)
Prod. nos. 3401 - 3440 inc. (Prod. no. 3427 not used)

1.01 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: CAPER AT THE BIJOU
Prod. no. 3301 (Copyright date 08Oct59)
29Sep59 CBS airdate
Written by Max Shulman
Directed by Rod Amateau
Director of photography: Charles VanEnger.
Synopsis #1:
Dobie wants to impress Thalia Menninger by taking her out on an
expensive date, but he doesn't have the money. He has no intention of
working to earn the cash, so he seeks out a beatnik friend and they
concoct a money-making scheme. [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie and Maynard conspire to rig the raffle at the local movie theatre
so that Dobie can win enough money to take Thalia to the prom. [DF]

1.02 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE BEST DRESSED MAN
Prod. no. 3403 (Copyright date 22Sep59)
06Oct59 CBS airdate Tuesday
Written by Max Shulman
Directed by Rod Amateau
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Mel Blanc (as tailor)
Yvonne Craig (as Linda Sue Faversham)
Synopsis #1:
Love-struck Dobie becomes a fashion plate to compete with his dapper rival for the hand of a pretty girl. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie competes with Milton Armitage to see who's wardrobe can most impress
Thalia. Milton doesn't know that Dobie is getting his fancy clothes on loan
from the local tailor (played by Mel Blanc). [DF]

1.03 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: LOVE IS A SCIENCE
prod. no. 3408 (copyright date 8Sep59)(CBS rerun 19Jul60)
13Oct59 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin
Dobie meets Zelda Gilroy and learns about the concept of propinquity. [DF]
(This fine episode was based on one of Shulman's original short stories.)


1.04 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE RIGHT TRIANGLE
prod. no. 3415 (26Nov59 copyright date)
20Oct59 CBS (CBS rerun 02Aug60)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Ben Starr
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Scotty Morrow (as "Richie Boston")
Michael Burns
Synopsis:
Dobie's rarely seen older brother Davey (played by Darryl Hickman)
convinces him to invent an affair with a married woman to impress a new
girl in school, but then everyone starts believing that Dobie really is
having an affair with his math teacher, (played by Jean Byron).[DF]

[--] Dobie Gillis was pre-empted on 27Oct59 Tue 8:30pm Eastern for
"The Bells of St. Mary's" (CBS) - musical with
Claudette Colbert (in a rare TV appearance) and Robert Preston.


1.05 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: MAYNARD'S FAREWELL TO THE TROOPS
Prod. no. 3405 (Copyright date 05Nov59)
03Nov59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written by Max Shulman & Rod Amateau
Directed by Rod Amateau
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Michael J. Pollard (as Jerome Krebs, Maynard's cousin)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie learns that his buddy Maynard Krebs has been drafted. Dobie wants to
do something special for Maynard. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard gets drafted. (In real life Bob Denver had just been drafted so
that had to write him out of the series.)
This episode introduces Michael J. Pollard as Maynard's cousin Jerome
Krebs. Bob Denver got rejected 4-F and was soon back with the show and
Jerome was never seen again. [DF]

1.06 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE SWEET SINGER OF CENTRAL HIGH
Prod. no. 3406 (Copyright date 22Oct59)
10Nov59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced and Directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Charles R. Marion & Ray Allen; Story by Charles R. Marion.
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin
Guest Cast:
Michel J. Pollard (as Jerome Krebs, Maynard's cousin)
Synopsis #1:
Teenage Thalia Menninger is delighted to discover that her boy friend Dobie
has an unusual singing voice. Assuring Dobie that he will have fame, money,
and her, Thalia makes plans for his singing career.
Synopsis #2:
After a throat operation, Dobie can sing better than Milton, thus
attracting Thalia. (This is the only other show where Jerome Krebs appears.)

1.07 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
prod. no. 3411 (copyright date 15Sep59)
17Nov59 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Joel Kane & Jack Lloyd
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Synopsis:
Dobie's beatnik friend Maynard Krebs becomes interested in a girl, and
Dobie decides to coach him in the art of love. But Dobie is not aware
that the object of Maynard's affections is Dobie's girl friend. [JB]

1.08 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE OLD GOAT
prod. no. 3414 (copyright date 8Jan60)
24Nov59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
produced by Rod Amateau
directed by Ralph Francis Murphy
Written by Fred Fox & Izzy Elinson
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Romney Tree
Synopsis #1: Dobie and Maynard plot to abduct a rival school's mascot
before a big football game. Dobie figures this will make him a hero who can
have his choice of dates for the weekend. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Before the big football game, Dobie hatches a scheme for winning by
stealing the opposing team's mascot-a goat.[DF]

1.09 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DOBIE GILLIS, BOY ACTOR
prod. no. 3409 (copyright date 12Nov59)
01Dec59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced by Rod Amateau
Written by Dean Riesner
Directed by Ralph Francis Murphy
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin
Guest cast:
Anita Sands (as Annabelle)
Synopsis #1:
Teenager Dobie is smitten with lovely Annabelle Huffaker. When he discovers
that she is starring in the high school play, Dobie suddenly acquires an
interest in the theater. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie is up against Milton to be leading man in a school play. Dobie loses
the audition when Milton convinces him to read the part of Oberon the elf
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in the style of Gary Cooper! But Dobie and
Maynard get their revenge on opening night. [DF]

1.10 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: IT TAKES TWO
Prod. no 3402 (Copyright date 19Nov59)
08Dec59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Synopsis #1:
Dobie's new love is pretty Poppy Herring, and as usual Dobie has a problem,
He must convince Poppy that his father is a very unusual man. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie falls for Poppy Herring but has to win her father's approval too. [DF]

1.11 [--] Dobie Gillis: DOBIE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
prod. no. 3410 (copyright date 1Sep59)
15Dec59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Ed James
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Ronnie Howard
Synopsis #1:
Dobie's birthday rolls around without his parents' showing any signs of
remembering it. Dobie concludes that parents are very fickle people. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie thinks everyone has forgotten his birthday.
This episode features Riff Ryan, owner of Riff's Record Shop and also the
memorable beatnik chick "Cool Girl". Not to mention guest star little
Ronnie Howard (who would later grow to become the director of Backdraft and Apollo 13.) [DF]

1.12 [--] Dobie Gillis: DECK THE HALLS (Christmas Episode)
prod. no. 3416 (copyright date 29Oct59)
22Dec59 CBS Tue 8:30pm
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Ray Allen
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast:
Darryl Hickman (as Davey Gillis)
Verna Felton (as Mrs. Lapping)
Jack Albertson (as the police chief)
Marjorie Bennett (as Mrs. Kenny)
Milton Frome (as Judge Salmi)
Synopsis #1:
Desperate to get away from family and customers during the holiday season,
Herbert Gillis decides that a few days in jail would do him good. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Mr.Gillis is driven crazy by all the Christmas celebrations, and almost
spends the holiday in jail. [DF]

1.13 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: COUCHVILLE, U.S.A.
prod. no. 3407 (copyright date 15Oct59)
29Dec59 CBS Tue 8:30pm Eastern
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Irving Brecher
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin
Synopsis #1:
In order to raise money for a date with Thalia Menninger, Dobie is finally
forced to go to work in his father's store. But his mothods almost put the
store out of business, and Mr. Gillis turns to psychoanalysis for comfort.
[TA]
Synopsis #2:
To raise date money, Dobie goes to work in his father's store - and his
father goes to pieces. [TA]
Synopsis #3:
Herbert seeks free advice from a child psychologist. [DF]

1.14 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE GAUCHO
prod. no. 3413 (copyright date 8Dec59)
05Jan60 CBS
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Izzy Elinson & Fred S. Fox
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin
Synopsis #1:
Dobie impresses Thalia Menninger with his idea of making money by
renting a spare room. But Thalia quickly turns her attention to the new
boarder when she learns that he is the son of a rich South American general. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Mr. and Mrs. Gillis take in a young, handsome border from South America. [DF]

1.15 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE SMOKED-FILLED ROOM
prod. no. 3422 (copyright date 1Dec59)
12Jan60 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS re-run 16Aug60)
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Teleplay by Ray Allen, Max Shulman & Bernie Gould
Story by Bernie Gould
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin
Synopsis #1:
Thalia Menninger concludes that there is money in politics. She launches
Dobie's political career by persuading him to run for class president. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie runs against Milton for junior class president. Thalia is Dobie's
campaign manager. [DF]

1.16 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE FIST FIGHTER
Prod. no. 3418 (Copyright date 15Dec59)
19Jan60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Dobie Gillis THE FIST FIGHTER (Part 1 of 3)
Dobie Gillis THE FIST FIGHTER (Part 2 of 3)
Dobie Gillis THE FIST FIGHTER (Part 3 of 3)
Written by John Kohn & Mel Diamond
Directed by Ralph Francis Murphy
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis #1:
Thalia Menninger has decided that the man of her dreams is a powerful athlete. Dobie takes up boxing. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie becomes "Top Fist" by knocking out the legendary Moose. Milton tries
to gain the title (and Thalia's affections) by challenging Dobie.

1.17 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE HUNGER STRIKE
Prod. no. 3424 (Copyright date 08Sep59)
26Jan60 CBS airdate
Written by Ben Starr
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Ben Starr & Ray Allen
Story by Ben Starr
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin
Guest cast:
Marlo Thomas
Ryan O'Neal (cameo)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie vows to stop eating until Thalia Menninger stops toying with him
and agrees to go steady.
Synopsis #2:
Dobie goes on a hunger strike until Thalia agrees to be his. [DF]

1.18 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE FLYING MILLICANS
Prod. no. 3419 (Copyright date 01Oct59)
02Feb60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written by Ray Allen
Directed by Ralph Francis
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin
Guest cast:
Yvonne Craig (as Aphrodite Millican)
Francis X. Bushman (as Mr. Millican)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie is fascinated by the lithe and beautiful Aphrodite Millican, member
of an acrobatic family. Seeing Dobie, the rest of the family decide to
transform him into a muscular addition to the act. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie falls for trapeze artist Aphrodite Millican, played by
Yvonne "Batgirl" Craig.
Also featuring silent star Francis X. Bushman (the original Ben-Hur) as her
long-haired, dress-wearing father! [DF]

1.19 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: ROOM AT THE BOTTOM
prod. no. 3423 (copyright date 9Mar60)
09Feb60 CBS (CBS rerun 23Aug60)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Jean Byron (as Mrs. Adams, the math teacher)
John Bryant (as Mr. Adams)
Ronny Howard (as Dan Adams)
Synopsis #1:
Since Dobie refuses to seek his fortune like any normal red-blooded
American, Thalia Menninger goes over his head. She tells Dobie's
folks that he would surely be influenced by the atmosphere of stylish
Willoughby Hall, a prep school. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Thalia talks Dobie's parents into sending him to Willoughby prep
school. He doesn't go, but there is a dream sequence where Mr.Gillis
imagines Dobie with a rich roommate, played by Steven Franken,
indicating that despite its production number and date, this episode
must have preceded the introduction of the Chatsworth Osborne, Jr.
character. Also features Jean Byron as Dobie's math teacher and little
Ronnie Howard as her son. [DF]

1.20 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING
prod. no. 3421 (copyright date 29Dec59)
16Feb60 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Louella MacFarlane
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor:Willard Nico.
Synopsis:
In order to win Thalia from Chatsworth, Dobie reads a book on mental
power so he can be the "dominating man" Thalia wants.[DF]

1.21 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DOBIE SPREADS A RUMOR
prod. no. 3428 (copyright date 30Mar60)
23Feb60 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Synopsis #1:
Dobie attempts to discourage the romantic efforts of a girl he is not
interested in. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie and Maynard are puzzled when a rumour they spread about Zelda
inheriting a fortune seems to become reality. This episode offers a rare
glimpse of Zelda's family including her three sisters and her harried father. [DF]

1.22 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: LOVE IS A FALLACY
Prod. no. 3426 (Copyright date 14Jan60)
01Mar60 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS re-run 30Aug60)
Written by Max Shulman
Directed by Rod Amateau
Guest cast:
Jason Wingreen ........ Mr. McGruder
Synopsis 1:
Thalia takes it upon herself to tech Dobie logic so he'll be able to think
for himself. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Based on one of Shulman's best short stories, Thalia tries to educate Dobie
in logical thinking. [DF]

1.23 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE CHICKEN FROM OUTER SPACE
Prod. no. 3429 (Copyright date 29Jan60)
08Mar60 CBS Tue 8:30pm Eastern
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis 1:
Zelda Gilroy's in orbit around Dobie's heart again, and she wants him to
try some experiments on barnyard birds in biology class. Looking for a way
out, Dobie comes up with some ideas that are way out. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
As a biology class project Maynard gives a chicken an overdose of growth
hormones. Great special FX in this episode! They must have blown a whole
season's budget! [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Zelda, determined to have Dobie at her side always, talks him and his buddy
into joining her biology class. (Chicago Tribune) [TA]
Synopsis 4:
More on nose-twitching Zelda Gilroy, Dobie's new girl. Zelda reasons that
Dobie can become a success only as a farmer, so she makes him take biology.
(Chicago Tribune) [TA]

 [--] "Rock-a-bye-Dobie" (originally scheduled for 15Mar60 - postponed to 05Jul60)
Note: According to a 15Mar60 New York Times article, CBS replaced "Rock-A-Bye Dobie"
with a repeat of "Love Is a Science."
This article, written by Richard F. Shepard, states...
"One of the 'Many Loves of Dobie Gillis' has been considered a little too
suggestive for television and will not be shown tonight over the
Columbia Broadcasting System."
"The filmed episode, originally scheduled for 8:30 P.M. today, will be
replaced by a rerun. The canceled show, according to the network story summary,
told about a baby-sitting enterprise that led the scatterbrained teenage hero's
father to believe that his son had become a father."
"The change came as a result of 'sufficient negative reaction' on the part
of CBS affiliated stations. Recently, the network has taken to showing many
of its taped and filmed shows to affiliates in advance by means of closed-
circuit transmissions."


Chicago Tribune 16Mar1960 "Town Ticker" column written by Herb Lyon ....
"Dwayne Hickman, CBS-TV's Dobie Gillis, in town on a promo tour, was a bit
shocked at the cancellation of the Tuesday show as 'too suggestive for family
audiences.' He thought it was a clever yarn, as did the whole cast."
According to the TV listings in both the Chicago Tribune and the New York Times,
"Rock-A-Bye Dobie" was replaced by a rerun of "Love Is a Science." But it's
possible that "Dobie's Navy Blues" was shown instead.


1.24 [--] Dobie Gillis: DOBIE'S NAVY BLUES
prod. no. 3430 (copyright date 22Dec59)
15Mar60 CBS (to be verified0 (CBS rerun 13Sep60)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Terry Ryan, Robert VanScoyk & Ray Allen
Story by Terry Ryan & Robert VanScoyk;
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Yvonne Craig
Synopsis 1:
Dobie wants to sail the sea of romance. But Mr. Lomax, the girl's father,
is a retired seadog and doesn't take kindly to landlubbers. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie lies about joining the navy to impress a girl's sea-minded father.[DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie is enticed into enlisting in the Navy. [TA]

[--] 22Mar60 - pre-empted for a "Playhouse 90" special: "The Hiding
Place" with James Mason, Trevor Howard and Richard Basehart.


1.25 [--] Dobie Gillis: TAKEN TO THE CLEANERS
prod. no. 3425 (copyright date 2Mar60)
29Mar60 CBS (according to the Chicago Tribune)
produced by Rod Amateau
directed by Ralph Francis Murphy.
Teleplay by Ray Allen & Max Shulman/ Story by Ray Allen
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin.
Synopsis:
Dobie, Maynard and Thalia capture crooked dry-cleaners who had
almost conned them before. (In this episode Thalia's admits
that,"Even if my father had kidneys of steel, my mother was younger
than springtime, my sister was married to a trillionaire and my brother
was president of Harvard, I'd still want money!") [DF]

1.26 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THAT'S SHOWBIZ
prod. no. 3431 (copyright date 3Feb60)
05Apr60 CBS (CBS re-run 06Sep60)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Max Shulman
Director of Photography: James VanTrees; Film Editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Roberta Shore ......... Clothilde Ellingboe
Jean Byron ............ Mrs. Adams
Reta Shaw ............. Mrs. Ellingboe
Richard Deacon ........ Mr. Ellingboe
Doria Packer .......... Mrs. Armitage
Synopsis 1:
The way to a girl's heart is through her parents. That's why Dobie
wants his folks to join the Students and Parents Betterment League. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie and most of his friends reluctantly participate in a talent show. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie talks his parents into joining the Central High School Students and
Parents Betterment League when he is anxious to impress Clothilde Ellengboe's
civic minded parents. [TA]

1.27 [--] Dobie Gillis: PRETTIEST COLLATERAL IN TOWN
prod. no. 3433 (copyright date 10Jan60)
12Apr60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Joel Kane
Story by Jerry Davis
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest star:
Rose Marie
Synopsis 1:
Just when Dobie finds a girl who really cares, he's got to turn his
attentions to another. Dobie's Dad wants a loan from the other girl's
father. [TVG]
Synopsis 2
Dobie's dad wants him to romance a banker's daughter so he can get
a loan. [DF]
Synopsis 3: Dobie's love life becomes a dilemma when he is forced to choose between a girl
who is crazy about him and a domineering girl whose father is in a position to
arrange a bank loan for Dobie's dad. [TA]

1.28 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: LIVE ALONE AND LIKE IT
prod. no. 3432 (copyright date 17Feb60)
19Apr60 CBS Tue
Produced by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Joel Kane & Sumner Long / Story by Sumner Long
Directed by Guy Scarpitta
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis:
Dobie wants to prove he's grownup, so he moves away from home. He and
Maynard share a small apartment. [DF]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie, tired of being treated like a child at home, declares his independence
and gets his beatnik buddy to share an apartment with him. [TA]

1.29 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE BIG SANDWICH
Prod. no. 3404 (Copyright date 30Mar60)
26Apr60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written by Ben Gershman and Ray Allen
Directed by Rod Amateau
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast: Gordon Jones
Synopsis 1:
On the day of the school picnic Dobie's got to man his father's grocery
store. Thalia finds a silver lining: Dobie can sell sandwiches for the outing. [TVG]
Synopsis 2:
Thalia hatches a scheme for Dobie to sell sandwiches at the school picnic. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Thalia Menninger talks Dobie into colaborating on a money making scheme
to sell sandwiches to the students at the school picnic when he is left
in charge of his father's grocery store. [TA]

1.30 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: SOUP AND FISH
Prod. no. 3417 (copyright date 21Jan60)
03May60 CBS Tue (Network rerun 20Sep60)
Produced/Written/Directed by Rod Amateau
Synopsis 1:
Dobie, Maynard and Chatsworth must all share the same tuxedo to get in to a
black-tie party at the Armitage mansion.
This episode introduces Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. as the cousin of Edwina
Armitage implying that Chatsworth and Milton are somehow related. I guess
they'd have to be since their mothers appear to be twin sisters, both
played by Doris Packer!
Also in this episode Maynard falls for a way-out beatnik chick named Venice West.[DF]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie and Maynard are invited to a swank soiree by two young socialites.
(Chicago Tribune) [TA]

1.31 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: WHERE THERE'S A WILL
prod. no. 3435 (copyright date 7Jan60)
10May60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Guest cast:
Darryl Hickman ......... Davey Gillis
Arlene Harris .......... Mrs. Lapping
Blanche Sweet .......... Mrs. Dowell
Synopsis 1:
Mr. Gillis' lawyer wants him to draw up his will. Unwilling to admit he's
getting old, Gillis won't do it. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Herbert worries about what will happen to the store after he's gone.[DF]
Synopsis 3:
The Gillis family discovers that where there's a will there's no way of
getting Herbert Gillis to sign it. [TA]

1.32 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: PUT YOUR FEET IN OUR HANDS
prod. no. 3434 (copyright date 7Jan60)
17May60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Joel Kane/ Story by Nord Riley
Directed by Robert Butler
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Diana Millay
Synopsis 1:
Dobie's daffy over Daphne Root, but Daphne's admiration is reserved
solely for men who work. And it just so happens that there's a job
opening in her father's shoe store. [TVG]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie and Chatsworth compete for the attentions of a girl whose
father owns a shoe store. Both try to get jobs in the store.[DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie must make the supreme sacrifice - go to work - to win Daphne
Root. [TA]

1.33 [--] Dobie Gillis: COMPETITION IS THE LIFE OF TRADE
Prod. no. 3436 (Copyright date 10Feb60)
24May60 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written and directed by Robert Gordon
Guest cast:
Sally Todd ......... Delphine
Synopsis #1:
Dobie's got stiff competition for the favor of Delphine Quimby, but his
father tells him rivalry is healthy. Then Delphine's father opens a new
market down the street from the Gillis grocery store. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie's newest girlfriend's father happens to be opening a new grocery
store. Mr.Gillis tries to spy under the name Fred C. Dobbs. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie has trouble competing with a wealthy playboy for the affection of
impressionable Delphine Quimby, untilhis father reminds him that competition
is the life of trade. [TA]

1.34 [--] Dobie Gillis: THE FRENCH, THEY ARE A FUNNY RACE
prod. no. 3437 (copyright date 6Apr60)
31May60 CBS Tue
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Teleplay by Joel Kane/ Story by Harvey Helm & Bernard Drew
director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Daniele Aubrey
Synopsis 1:
Francoise speaks French but no English. Maynard speaks his own
brank of English, no French. Still they get on like a house afire. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Maynard falls for a French girl. One of three episodes in which
Maynard shaves his goatee.[DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie's beatnik buddy loses his heart to a French cutie and decides
to make the supreme sacrifice of giving up his sweatshirt and beard
when she shows undue interest in a wealthy boy. [TA]

1.35 [--] Dobie Gillis: THE UNREGISTERED NURSE
Prod. no. 3412 (Copyright date 25Feb60)
07Jun60 CBS
Written by Phil Davis
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis 1:
Love comes to Dobie - again. This time it's a nurse.
Synopsis 2:
Dobie falls for an older nurse, and feigns a disease so he can be near
her. The disease he feigns turns out to be highly contagious. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie has all the symptoms of being lovesick when he develops a crush
on a beautiful nurse. [TA]

1.36 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE LONG ARM OF THE LAW
prod. no. 3438 (copyright date 5Jan60)
14Jun60 CBS
Written by Lee Karson & Joel Kane
directed by Guy Scarpitta
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Jane Wald ............ Arabella Parmalee
Richard Reeves ....... officer
Margie Liszt ......... Mrs. Parmalee
Synopsis 1:
Illegally picking flowers for his latest ladylove, Dobie is caught by an
irate park policeman. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie newest girl is the daughter of a fat cop who doesn't like him. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie has a close call with the law when he dates Arabella Parmalee,
daughter of a policeman who has him tagged as a troublemaker. [TA]

1.37 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: HERE COMES THE GROOM
prod. no. 3439 (copyright date 13Apr60)
21Jun60 CBS
Produced and Directed by Rod Amateau.
Teleplay by Joel Kane & Max Schulman /Story by George Beck
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis 1:
Dazed by the long procession of fickle females he's wooed and lost,
Dobie
decides there's only one way to end it all. He must marry, at once, the
first girl who'll have him. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie proposes to Zelda! [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Tired of being dropped by girls, Dobie stuns unpopular Zelda Gilroy
by unexpectedly proposing marriage and is amazed when their parents,
each thinking the other will block the wedding plans, grant permission
for the nuptials. [TA]

1.38 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: A TASTE FOR LOBSTER
prod. no. 3420 (copyright date 21Dec59)
28Jun60 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Arnold Horwitt
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest Cast:
Kris Kay .............. Gwyneth
Mike Burns ............ Crissy
Wendy Winkleman ....... Ellen
Robert Westbrook ...... Mason
Gina Gillespie ........ Hermione
Guy Lee ............... Waiter
Donald Keeler ......... Bobby
Synopsis 1:
Another woman enters Dobie's life-but this time she is absolutely perfect.
Lovely Gwyneth Krausmeyer is uninterested in money. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie finds a girl who doesn't care about money, until her younger sister
starts going on fancier dates with a richer boy.[DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie and his latest love find bliss in practicing the theory that money
can't buy happiness until they meet a girl who operates a highly lucrative
baby sitting business. [TA]

1.39 [--] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: ROCK-A-BYE DOBIE (a.k.a. ALMOST A FATHER)
Prod. no. 3440 (Copyright date 16Mar60)
05Jul60 CBS Tue (postponed from 15Mar60 - originally considered too sugestive)
Written by Ray Allen
Directed by Rod Amateau
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Denise Alexander ....... Jini Metzger
Don Knotts ............. Simon Metzger
Synopsis 1:
Dibie's new girl friend has very modern ideas about young love and young
marriage. So Dobie gets enthusiastic about getting married - and Mr. Gillis
gets the idea that maybe he already is. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie and a girl friend take a baby-sitting job, but the Gillises suspect Dobie is secretly a father. [DF]
Synopsis: 3
When our hero takes a new interest in babies, his father jumps to conclusions.

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Summer Re-Runs
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12Jul60 - pre-empted for coverage of the Democratic National Convention
19Jul60 - Rerun of "Love is a Science" (from 13Oct59)
26Jul60 - pre-empted for coverage of the Republican National Convention
02Aug60 - Rerun of "The Right Trangle" (from 20Oct59)
09Aug60 - Rerun of "Maynard's Farewell To The Troops" (from 03Nov59)
16Aug60 - Rerun of "The Smoke-filled Room" (from 12Jan60)
23Aug60 - Rerun of "Room at the Bottom" (from 09Feb60)
30Aug60 - Rerun of "Love is a Falacy" (from 01Mar60)
06Sep60 - Rerun of "That's Show Biz" (from 05Apr60)
13Sep60 - Rerun of "Dobie's Navy Blues" (from 15Mar60)
20Sep60 - Rerun of "Soup and Fish (from 03May60)

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