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Starring Dwayne Hickman
Season 2 (CBS) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Jim Brent , Rina Fox
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

####### The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis ########
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CBS Tuesdays 8:30pm Eastern
36 new episodes
(nos. 40-75) (Prod. nos. 4401-4436)
Later on Season 2 (from "Baby Shoes") episodes relate Dobie and
Maynard's experiences as army privates.

2.01 [040] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: WHO NEEDS ELVIS?
Prod. no. 4401 (Copyright date 20Sep60)
27Sep60 CBS (CBS re-run 11Jul61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Kathe Green (as Esme Lauterbach)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie joins the school band to be near his latest love, a six-foot doll
named Esme Lauterbach. And he sings! The title of his challenge to
Presley: "I'm a Lover Not a Fighter." [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dwayne Hickman had recorded an album of weak teenage pop songs during the
off-season. This episode was an attempt to promote the LP. Too bad Dwayne couldn't sing. [DF]

2.02 [041] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: YOU AIN'T NUTHIN' BUT A HOUN' DOG
Prod. no. 4402 (Copyright date 01Oct60)
04Oct60 CBS (CBS re-run 04Jul61)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie's in need of something besides Confederate money to finance a date
with a Southern Belle named Mason Dixon. So Maynard doctors up one of
Dobie's English themes and submits it to a newspaper essay contest. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard enters Dobie's old school essay My Dog in a newspaper Father's Day
contest, but changes it to My Dad. Dobie unexpectedly wins the newspaper
contest-and becomes closer to his father as a result. (This is the last
episode where Mr. Gillis says."I've gotta kill that boy!")[DF]

11Oct60 - pre-empted for the "CBS Reports" special: "The Year of the Polaris"

2.03 [042] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: BABY TALK
Prod. no. 4405 (Copyright date 10Oct60)
18Oct60 CBS airdate Tuesday 8:30pm
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Joel Kane
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Jo Anne Worley
Synopsis #1:
Maynard finds an abandoned baby in the park but for his own way-out
reasons, doesn't want to call in the authorities. Dobie tries to help his
buddy find a good home for the child. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard finds an abandoned baby in the park. Jo Anne Worley guest stars as the baby's mom. [DF]

2.04 [043] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DOBIE GOES BEATNIK
Prod. no. 4404 (Copyright date 18Oct60)
25Oct60 CBS airdate Tuesday 8:30pm Eastern
Written and directed by Guy Scarpitta
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast:
Richard Wessel (as Mr. McClusky)
Carol Byron (as Charlene)
Susan Silo (as JoAnn)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie makes a horrible impression on a stranger, only to discover that the
man is Mr. McClusky, the head of his father's lodge. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Thelonius Monk comes to town and invites Maynard to sit in on bongos!
But Herbert needs a favor which will require Dobie and Maynard to switch identities. [DF]

2.05 [044] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE MYSTIC POWERS OF MAYNARD G. KREBS
Prod. no. 4406 (Copyright date 27Oct60)
01Nov60 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Max Shulman
Director of photography: James VanTrees; Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast:
John Benner (as Dr. Von Schwering)
William Schallert (as Mr. Pomfritt)
Synopsis #1:
Mr. Pomfritt lectures on extra-sensory perception - something Maynard
already has. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard has temporary ESP, which will allow him to predict the winner of
the Kennedy-Nixon presidential election. [DF]

[--] 08Nov60 - pre-empted for CBS election coverage (the 1960 presidential election)

2.06 [045] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE FACE THAT STOPPED THE CLOCK
Prod. no. 4412 (Copyright date 21Nov60)
15Nov60 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS rerun 18Jul61)
Written by Max Shulman
Guest cast:
Marjorie Bennett (as Mrs. Kenny)
Synopsis #1:
Of all things! Maynard is jealous of the fact that Dobie's working. So the
beatnik Mr. Krebs takes a job - selling statues in a surplus store. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard takes a job selling clock-statues at an Army Surplus store. [DF]

2.07 [046] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: MAYNARD G. KREBS, BOY MILLIONAIRE
Prod. no. 4407 (Copyright date 01Nov60)
22Nov60 CBS, Tue 8:30pm (CBS rerun 25Jul61)
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Joel Kane
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Jack Albertson
Joey Faye (as Willy)
Synopsis #1:
Maynard finds a purse in the park and there's lots of money in it. The
police tell him he can keep it - in no one claims it in six months. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard finds a purse full of cash. [DF]

2.08 [047] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: AROUND MY ROOM IN 80 DAYS
Prod. no. 4408 (Copyright date 08Nov60)
29Nov60 CBS (CBS rerun 01Aug61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Lawrence & Maggie Williams & Max Shulman
photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Steve Harris (as Paul)
Synopsis #1:
Paul, one of Dobie's classmates, is on the verge of quitting school
and joining a couple of his wayward buddies. Mr. Pomfritt, the boy's
teacher, thinks that Dobie and Maynard would be just the ones to get
Paul back on the track. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
A rare glimpse of Maynard's home life. Most of this episode has to do
with Dobie and Maynard helping a classmate not to drop out of school. [DF]

2.09 [048] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DRAG STRIP DOBIE
Prod. no. 4410 (Copyright date 15Nov60)
06Dec60 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Bud Nye and Joel Kane
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast: Jody Fair (as Charlotte Lamarr)
Alan Dexter (as Mr. Sullivan)
Stephen Franken (as Chatsworth)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie needs a hot rod to impress Charlotte Lamarr. But the only mechanic he
knows is his "other" girl, Zelda Gilroy. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Zelda helps Dobie beat Chatsworth in a car race. [DF]
This may be the episode where Dobie drives a Sunbeam Alpine or that
episode might be "It Takes Two". (I've gotten several e-mails asking
about this from Sunbeam collectors.)[DF]

[--] 13Dec60 CBS - pre-empted for  a "Du Pont Show of the Month" special:  a re-run of "Harvey" starring Art Carney.

2.10 [049] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: JANGLE BELLS (Christmas Episode)
Prod. no. 4413 (Copyright date 15Dec60)
20Dec60 CBS Tuesday 8:30pm
Written by Lawrence and Maggie Williams, and Joel Kane
Synopsis #1:
Maynard decides to throw a Christmas party in his garage. But most of
the kids, Dobie included, have accepted an invitation to a big party
given by Chatsworth. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie choses going to a huge Christmas party with Chatsworth rather
than a small one with Maynard, and feels guilt enough to have a
Scrooge-like dream. [DF]
 
2.11 [050] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: PARLEZ-VOUS ENGLISH?
Prod. no. 4414 (Copyright date 21Dec60)
27Dec60 CBS Tue (CBS re-run 15Aug61)
Written by Max Shulman
Directed by Guy Scarpitta
Synopsis 1:
Mrs. Gillis decides Dobie needs culture. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
This excellent episode is based on one of the stories from "I Was A
Teenage Dwarf", Max Shulman's second Dobie book. Dobie meets a pretty but
fatalistically morose French girl who savors the negative things in life.
She thinks Dobie is an oaf, and Dobie hates her bleak attitude "like
poison" but she keeps coming around and Dobie can't understand
why. The answer will surprise you! [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie's mother introduces him to the daughter of a famous French painter
hoping that some culture rubs off on her son. [TA]
Synopsis 4:
Mrs. Gillis decides Dobie needs culture. She's going to fight the
jazz-beatnik influence, even if it kills them both. [TA]

2.12 [051] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE DAY THE TEACHERS DISAPPEARED
Prod. no. 4411 (copyright date 29Nov60)
03Jan61 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS rerun 08Aug61)
Written by Ron Amateau
Synopsis #1:
The school board is convinced that teachers are unjustified in their
demands for a raise. Then there's an epidemic in town, and the parents have
to take over teaching the classes. [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
All the teachers come down with the flu and parents have to take over the classes. [DF]

2.13 [052] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: WHAT'S MY LION?
Prod. no. 4409 (Copyright date 23Dec60)
10Jan61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written by Ron Amateau
Guest cast:
Santy Josol (as Imp)
Henry Corden (as Wazir)
Tommy Farrell (as Riff Ryan)
Synopsis #1:
A ferocious lion, a gift from the Prince of Imbodia to the people of
America, escapes from the zoo. Manyard meets the beast in the park
-- and pretty soon they're pals. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
A sacred lion escapes from a zoo and becomes attached to Maynard.
[DF]

[--] 17Jan61 CBS - pre-empted for President Eisenhower's Farewell
Address to the Nation (Tuesday 8:30-9pm Eastern Time).
The episode "Have You Stopped Beating Your Wife?",
originally scheduled for this date, was postponed to 31Jan61.

2.14 [053] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE BIG QUESTION
24Jan61 CBS airdate
Prod. no. 4415 (Copyright date 03Feb60)
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman and Joel Kane
Director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Synopsis #1:
"The Big Question" is whither are we drifting? That's the title of the
essay Dobie and Maynard have to write before graduation. All of a
sudden the boys realize that they're being tossed out into the cold,
bleak world - and they're scared.
Synopsis #2:
Dobie and Maynard have to write an essay titled "Whither Are We
Drifting" to graduate high school.
This excellent Shulman story actually can be traced way back to a
scene from Shulman's pre-Dobie novel, "Sleep Till Noon". [DF]

2.15 [054] Dobie Gillis: HAVE YOU STOPPED BEATING YOUR WIFE?
31Jan61 CBS (originally scheduled for 17Jan61)
Prod no. 4416 (Copyright date 3Jan61)
Teleplay by Ray Allen / Story by Rod Amateau
Directed by Robert Gordon
director of photography: James VanTrees
Film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast:
Jack Albertson (as Zibinski)
Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Kenny)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie's taking a course in love and courtship and set his imagination to
working. He thinks he's an expert on the subject - and begins interfering
in other people's affairs. [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie tries to get his father to spend more time with Mrs. Gillis.[DF]

2.16 [055] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE BITTER FEUD OF DOBIE AND MAYNARD
Prod. no. 4418 (Copyright date 24Jan61)
07Feb61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Teleplay by Joel Kane
Story by Rod Amateau;
Directed by Stanley Z. Cherry
Director of photography: James VanTrees
Film editor: John Ehrin
Synopsis 1:
Maynard thinks he's nothing but a millstone around Dobie's neck -
keeping him out of the tennis club and making him get bad grades. So
Maynard makes the big decision: He'll get out of Dobie's life forever.
[TA]
Synopsis 2:
Maynard is convinced that he is dragging Dobie down in life. So he
tries to antagonize Dobie into ending their friendship. [DF]

2.17 [056] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: ZELDA, GET OFF MY BACK
Prod. no. 4417 (Copyright date 18Jan61)
14Feb61 CBS (CBS rerun 22Aug61)
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by by Lawrence & Maggie Williams
Story by Max Shulman
Guest cast:
David Bond (as Trembley)
Linda Hauser (as Monica)
Synopsis #1:
Zelda's not only driving Dobie out of his mind but also cramping his
style with the rest of the girls. it's a desperate situation, until
Chatsworth asks Zelda to help him with his homework. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Zelda decides she's tired of being rejected by Dobie and turns her
attentions to Chatsworth! [DF]

2.18 [057] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: I WAS A HIGH SCHOOL SCROOGE
Prod. no. 4420 (Copyright date 8Feb61)
21Feb61 CBS (CBS re-run 29Aug61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Douglass Dumbrille (as Walter Alppleby)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie and Maynard, who want to be ace reporters, are handed an
assignmentto find out what happened to former football hero
"Show-'em-no-mercy" Appleby. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie, Maynard and Zelda think an old Central High star athlete is a
bum, while he is actualy a big executive. [DF]

2.19 [058] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: WILL SUCCESS SPOIL  DOBIE'S MOTHER?
Prod. no. 4419 (Copyright date 1Feb61)
28Feb61 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS re-run 05Sep61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Teleplay by Ray Allen / Story by Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Guest cast:
Joyce Jameson (as Merilee Maribou)
Sibyl Rickel (as Jessica)
Norman Grabowski (as Fast Freight McCurdy)
Larry Daniels (as Mr. Akin)
Synopsis #1:
Mrs. Gillis enters another contest. Only this time she signs Dobie's
name to the entry blank. The prize? A date with a movie star. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Winnie wins a date with Hollywood starlet Merilee Maribou and gives the prize to Dobie. [DF]

2.20 [059] Dobie Gillis: THE SECOND CHILDHOOD OF HERBERT T. GILLIS
07Mar61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Prod. no. 4421 (Copyright date 15Feb61)
Written by Joel Kane
Directed by Robert Gordon
Director of photography: James VanTrees
Film editor: John Ehrin.
Synopsis #1:
Dobie, who is about to graduate from high school, asks his parents for
pictures of themselves in their graduation clothes for use in the school
year book. But Mr. Gillis never graduated! [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
It's Dobie's graduation, and Herbert, feeling embarrassed that he
never graduated, goes to night school. [DF]

2.21 [060] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DOBIE VERSUS THE MACHINE
Prod. no. 4423 (Copyright date 21Feb61)
14Mar61 CBS airdate Tuesday 8:30pm (CBS re-run 12Sep61)
Written by Marvin Wald and Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Dorothy Conrad ....... Dr. Campbell
Robert Burton ........ Dr. Magruder
Tommy Farrell ........ Riff Ryan
Synopsis 1:
No one seems to be able to give Dobie or Maynard advice on what to do after
graduation - so the boys let an electronic computer decide for them. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Dobie and Maynard, out of high school, don't know what to do with
themselves and seek professional help. In the end they decide to enlist in
the army. [DF]
Synopsis 3:
Dobie and Maynard, graduated from high school, submit to a scientific
vocational analysis by an electronic computer. [TA]

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The Army Episodes
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2.22 [061] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: BABY SHOES (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4422 (Copyright date 01Mar61)
21Mar61 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Lawrence & Maggie Williams and Max Shulman
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: Willard Nico.
Synopsis #1:
Dobie and Maynard are preparing to enter the army. Since Mr. Gillis was a
former top-kick, he is determined to get the boys in shape for the day they
don their uniforms. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
The first of a dismal series of episodes featuring Dobie and Maynard in the
military. A very bad idea that was finally abandoned near the end of this
second season. [DF]

2.23 [062] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
I DIDN'T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER, SAILOR, OR MARINE (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4424 (Copyright date 07Mar61)
28Mar61 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS rerun 19Sep61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Joel Kane
director of photography: James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
John Fiedler .... Corporal Whistler
Taggart Casey .... Sgt. Ronk
Synopsis #1:
Dobie and Maynard have said their good-byes to families and friends, and
are at the bus station ready to depart for the Army. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard misses the bus on his first day in the Army, but Chatsworth fills
in for him - and after they switch back, Maynard finds that thanks to
Chatsworth, he has become eligible for Officer Candidate School. [DF]

2.24 [063] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE CHICKEN CORPORAL (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4425 (Copyright date 16Mar61)
04Apr61 CBS
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by Arnold Horwitt
director of James VanTrees; film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest cast:
Diane Jergens (as Betsy)
Burt Metcalfe (as Lt. Spunky Merriweather)
Jack Mullaney (LOC)
Synopsis #1:
Army life hasn't taken the edge off Dobie's interest in girls. Betsy, the
waitress at the PX, has agreed to a date with Dobie, on one condition -
that he also find a date for her rather plain roommate. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie is made in charge of his barrack and his friendship with Maynard is
slightly harmed because of that. [DF]

2.25 [064] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: THE SOLID GOLD DOG TAG (Army episode)
Prod. no 4427 (Copyright date 27Mar61)
11Apr61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written and directed by Guy Scarpitta
Synopsis #1:
That gold plated thorn in the side, Chatsworth Osborne Jr., joins the army.
And what do you know? He ends up in the same outfit as his old pals Dobie
and Maynard. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Chatsworth joins the Army. (He is never seen in the Army afterwards. Maybe
his mother got him out.) [DF]

2.26 [065] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
THE BATTLE OF MAYNARD'S BEARD (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4429 (Copyright date 5Apr61)
18Apr61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Guest cast: [RF]
Richard Bakalyan as Sergeant Wyncoup
Kaye Elhardt as Portia
Synopsis #1:
Maynard's commanding officer orders him to shave off his beard. Maynard is
willing, but Dobie objects - and convinces Maynard that his fuss is a matter of principle. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
The Army orders Maynard to shave off his goatee. [DF]

2.27 [066] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: SPACEVILLE (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4428 (Copyright date 10Apr61)
25Apr61 CBS
Dobie Gillis SPACEVILLE (Part 1 of 2)
Dobie Gillis SPACEVILLE (Part 2 of 2)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by ??
Synopsis #1:
The Army is searching for a soldier to join a chimpanzee in an outerspace
experiment. They need a man who is neither particularly brilliant nor
capable - and guess who fills the bill? Maynard G. Krebs. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard and a chimp get launched into space. (One of the Dobie comic books
is based on this episode.) [DF]

2.28 [067] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER, LIKE WOW (Army Episode?)
Prod. no. 4430 (Copyright date 15Jan61)
02May61 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS re-run 3Oct61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by ??
Guest cast:
Yvonne Craig (as Hazel Grimes)
Ralph Sanford (as Fred)
Jane Dulo (as Bubbles Grimes)
Hugh Sanders (as Sergeant)
Synopsis #1:
When Dobie mentions his name to pretty Hazel Grimes, she rushes up to him
with a kiss. Seems her mother was his father's high school sweetheart. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie's latest girlfriend (played by Yvonne Craig) has a widowed mother who was an old flame of Mr.Gillis. [DF]

2.29 [068] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: DOBIE PLAYS CUPID (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4431 (Copyright date 5Mar61)
09May61 CBS Tue 8:30pm (CBS re-run 26Sep61)
produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by ??
Guest cast:
Doris Packer (as Mrs. Osborne)
Siby Rickel (as Angela)
Trudy Ziskind (as Jenny)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie drags the bashful bearded one to a dance, but Maynard is scared to death of the girls. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie tries to bolster Maynard's confidence with girls.
(This was the first episode where Maynard uttered his famous WORK!?!!) [DF]

2.30 [069] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON, LIKE TROUBLE (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4432 (Copyright date 12Feb61)
16May61 CBS, Tue 8:30pm

Dobie Gillis LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON, LIKE TROUBLE (Part 1 of 3 ...

Dobie Gillis LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON, LIKE TROUBLE (Part 2 of 3 ...

Dobie Gillis LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON, LIKE TROUBLE (Part 3 of 3 ...
Written and directed by Stanley Z. Cherry
Synopsis #1:
Private Gillis isn't having much luck dating a young lady named Dorrit
because she only goes out with officers. [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie gets cast in an army play and while in costume, leads a girl to
believe he is an army official. The problem: she is the daughter of one of
the real army officials. [DF]

2.31 [070] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: BE IT EVER SO HUMBLE (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4433 (Copyright date 4Feb61)
23May61 CBS, Tue 8:30pm

 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (Part 1 of 2) BE IT HUMBLE

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (Part 2 of 2) BE IT HUMBLE

Produced and Directed by Rod Amateau (according to copyright notice)
Written by Joel Kane
Directed by Stanley Z. Cherry [according to DF]
Guest cast:
Richard Clair (as Lieutenant Merriweather)
John Duke (as the sergeant)
Norman Fell (as Cole)
Paul Bryar (as the World War I sergeant)
Doug Bank (as Daly)
Jerry Summers (as GI)
Johathan Hole (as Mimms)
Synopsis #1:
Watching a homesick private on a late movie, Maynard falls victim to
the malady himself. All else failing, Dobie tells Maynard to apply for a
three-day pass so he can visit the old homestead. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Maynard gets homesick while in the army and he somehow manages
to get a weekend pass without telling Dobie. Thinking Maynard has
gone AWOL, Dobie tells his superiors that his Dad is very sick so that
he can get a weekend pass to find Maynard. The army sends its own
doctor to check up on Mr. Gillis however Mr Gillis is trying to convince a
life insurance doctor that he is in good physical condition. [DF]

2.32 [071] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
AAH, YER FADDER WEARS ARMY SHOES (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4434 (Copyright date 15Apr61)
30May61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
produced and directed by Rod Amateau.
Written by ??
Guest cast:
Frank Faylen (as Herbert)
Barbara Bricker (as Marcia)
Dobie tries to make a hit with WAC Marcia Turner by telling her that his
father was a hero in World War II. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie exaggerates his Dad's war record to impress a girl from a long
military family. [DF]

2.33 [072] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH (Army episode)
Prod. no. 4435 (Copyright date 12Mar61)
06Jun61 CBS (airdate according to UCLA)
Written by Joel Kane
Directed by Stanley Z. Cherry
Guest Cast:
Jennifer West (as Jenny Gilroy, Zelda's sister)
Synopsis #1:
Faithful to her soldier Dobie, Zelda's going to a party alone. She doesn’t
know Dobie's on his way to town on a weekend pass. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie and Maynard get weekend passes, but Zelda has been telling all the
girls back home that she and Dobie are engaged. Features a nice turn by
Jennifer West as Zelda's pre-teen little sister Jenny. [DF]

2.34 [073] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
GOODBYE MR. POMFRITT, HELLO MR. CHIPS" (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4436 (Copyright date 20Mar61)
13Jun61 CBS
Written by Joel Kane
Directed by Guy Scarpitta
director of photography: James VanTrees
Film editor: Willard Nico
Guest cast:
William Schallert (as Mr. Pomfritt)
JoAnne Worley (as Myrtle Tarrantino)
Joseph Corey (as Floyd)
Frank London (as Ferguson)
Julie Ann Payne (as Mary Lou)
John Graham (as Nettleton)
Eddie Firestone (as Clyde Tarrantino)
June Palmer (as Lola)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie and Maynard visit their old school, planning to exchange a few
unkind words with their former teacher, Mr. Pomfritt. But when Mr.
Pomfritt announces that he's going to resign, he suddenly becomes their favorite mentor. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie and Maynard (still in the military) organize a tribute to Mr.
Pomfritt, hoping to convince him not to leave Central High. [DF]

2.35 [074] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER (Army Episode/Flashback episode)
Prod. no. 4403 (Copyright date 10Jan61)
20Jun61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Produced and directed by Rod Amateau
Written by Lawrence & Maggie Williams & Max Shulman
Director of photography: James VanTrees
Film editor: John Ehrin.
Guest Cast:
Barbara Lord (as Jane Smith)
Peter Brocco (as Cedric Van Horn)
Baily Harper (as Kim Breck)
Neil Nephew (as Alabama Schwarz)
Alan Carney (as Producer)
Herb Vigran (as Rosenbloom)
Synopsis #1:
Dobie and Maynard pull guard duty on a dark night. The eerie
atmosphere reminds them of an incident from their civilian days -
when they were sure they were surrounded by Martians. [TVG]
Synopsis #2:
Dobie, Maynard and Zelda discuss alien possession, and thus
believe that the store's next patron, a beautiful blonde, is secretly an alien. [DF]

2.36 [075] Many Loves of Dobie Gillis:
THIS AIN'T THE WAY WE USED TO DO IT (Army Episode)
Prod. no. 4426 (Copyright date 01Apr61)
27Jun61 CBS Tue 8:30pm
Written and directed by Stanley Z. Cherry
Synopsis #1: :
Lieutenant Merriweather tells his men to invite their parents to the
training camp for a first-hand look at military life. On parents' day, Mr.
Gillis, an ex-top sergeant, wants to see how the Army made a man of his son. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Mr. Gillis puts Dobie's platoon through some rough training. [DF]

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Summer re-runs (04Jul61 through 03Oct61):
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04Jul61 - rerun of "You're Nothin' But a Houn' Dog" (from 27Sep60)
11Jul61 - rerun of "Who Needs Elvis" (from 04Oct60)
18Jul61 - rerun of "The Face that stopped the clock" (from 15Nov60)
25Jul61 - rerun of "Maynard G. Krebs, Boy Millionaire" (from 22Nov60)
01Aug61 - rerun of "Around my room in 80 days" (from 29Nov60)
08Aug61 - rerun of "The Day the Teachers Disappeared" (from 03Jan61)
15Aug61 - rerun of "Parlez-Vous English?" (from 27Dec60)
22Aug61 - rerun of "Zelda, get off my back" (from 14Feb61)
29Aug61 - rerun of "I Was A High School Scrooge" (from 21Feb61)
05Sep61 - rerun of "Will Success Spoil Dobie's Mother?" (from 28Feb61)
12Sep61 - rerun of "Dobie Versus the Machine" (from 14Mar61)
19Sep61 - rerun of "I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier, sailor or marine" (from 28Mar61)
26Sep61 - rerun of "Dobie Plays Cupid" (from 09May61)
03Oct61 - rerun of "Like Mother, Like Daughter, Like Wow" (from 02May61)

###### The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis ########
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