TV Series | | Comedy, Family
Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis exasperates his grocer father Herbert T. Gillis and is the apple of his mother Winnie Gillis' eye. Dobie has an almost singular focus on the opposite sex, ... See full summary »
Actors William Schallert and Jean Byron, who often appeared on the series playing various teachers of Dobie in high school and college, went on to play Patty Duke's parents in the later sitcom, The Patty Duke Show (1963).
Maynard G. Krebs:
Throughout out the series, it's clear that the actors/actresses portraying teenagers are actually in their 20s+. This is done as to not interfere with the schooling of real teenagers and to give the general viewing audience who are teenagers themselves someone they can look up to.
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