Dobie Gillis is an average teenager living in average Central City with an average desire--girls! He lusts after many nubile women, notably Thalia Menninger. Rivals for affection include rich playboys Milton Armitage and Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. Dobie is fortunate to have loyal friends--beatnik Maynard G. Krebs and super-intelligent Zelda Gilroy, who knows Dobie is meant for herself one day. Written by
Yeechang Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
, cast as Dobie's nemesis Milton Armitage, did not enjoy working on the show. He quit the series midway through the first season to return to stage work, and Steve Franken
was cast as Chatsworth Osbourne Jr., a replacement character who appeared throughout the remainder of the series. Doris Packer
, who had played Milton's mother Mrs. Armitage, was retained, with her character becoming Mrs. Chatsworth Osbourne Sr. See more
Good stuff, Maynard!
Composed by Lionel Newman
& Max Shulman
Series theme song played over the opening titles and closing credits See more