TV Series | | Comedy, Family
Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis (yes, Dobie being his real given name) exasperates his grocer father Herbert T. Gillis and is the apple of Winnie Gillis' eye, she being his mother. Dobie ...See full summary »
To differentiate Dobie Gillis from Chuck McDonald, the character Dwayne Hickman played on The Bob Cummings Show (1955), Max Shulman and Fox required Hickman to dye his dark brown hair blond. Their concern was that the sponsors would feel audiences would confuse Dobie with Chuck, a character... ...
Maynard G. Krebs:
In many shows , people, including Mr. Gillis, end up getting locked in his meet freezer, until someone on the other side lets them out. ...but sometimes he and others walk right in and back out again with no trouble at all.
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