The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

  • 1959
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A wry, hip-for-its-time sitcom that charts the hopes, dreams and frustrations of a typical teen (if sitting under the statue `The Thinker' while pining for the megacute Thalia Menninger could be considered typical). Based on stories by humorist Max Shulman, the series lasted four years, during which Dobie's hair turned from blond to brown. A year after (more…)

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Season 2, Episode 18 I Was a High School Scrooge

Aspiring reporters Dobie and Maynard search for an ex-football hero. Appleby: Douglass Dumbrille. Dobie: Dwayne Hickman. Maynard: Bob Denver. Mr. Gillis: Frank Faylen. Mrs. Gillis: Florida Friebus.

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  • Premise: A wry, hip-for-its-time sitcom that charts the hopes, dreams and frustrations of a typical teen (if sitting under the statue `The Thinker' while pining for the megacute Thalia Menninger could be considered typical). Based on stories by humorist Max Shulman… (more)

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