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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
29 September 1959 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Sensitive teenager Dobie Gillis (yes, Dobie being his real given name) exasperates his grocer father Herbert T... See more »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 118)

Dwayne Hickman ... Dobie Gillis (148 episodes, 1959-1963)

Bob Denver ... Maynard G. Krebs / ... (144 episodes, 1959-1963)

Frank Faylen ... Herbert T. Gillis (118 episodes, 1959-1963)

Florida Friebus ... Winifred Gillis (95 episodes, 1959-1963)
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Series Directed by
Rod Amateau (101 episodes, 1959-1963)
Guy Scarpitta (19 episodes, 1960-1963)
Stanley Z. Cherry (9 episodes, 1961-1963)
Ralph Murphy (6 episodes, 1959-1962)
Robert Gordon (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
David Davis (4 episodes, 1962-1963)
Tom Montgomery (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Writing credits
Max Shulman (148 episodes, 1959-1963)
Joel Kane (70 episodes, 1959-1963)
Kenneth L. Evans (63 episodes, 1959-1961)
Arnold Horwitt (22 episodes, 1960-1963)
Dean Riesner (16 episodes, 1959-1963)
Bud Nye (16 episodes, 1960-1963)
R.S. Allen (13 episodes, 1959-1961)
Rod Amateau (11 episodes, 1959-1962)
Larry Williams (8 episodes, 1960-1962)
Maggie Williams (8 episodes, 1960-1962)
Lester Pine (4 episodes, 1961-1962)
Irving Elinson (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Fred S. Fox (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Ben Starr (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Terry Ryan (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
George Beck (2 episodes, 1960)
Phil Davis (2 episodes, 1960)

Series Produced by
Rod Amateau .... producer (148 episodes, 1959-1963)
Guy Scarpitta .... associate producer (124 episodes, 1960-1963)
Joel Kane .... associate producer (88 episodes, 1960-1962)
Norman Henry .... associate producer (36 episodes, 1962-1963)
Herbert B. Swope Jr. .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Original Music by
Lionel Newman (147 episodes, 1959-1963)
 
Series Cinematography by
James Van Trees (145 episodes, 1959-1963)
Charles Van Enger (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
Johnny Ehrin (74 episodes, 1959-1963)
Willard Nico (48 episodes, 1959-1962)
Robert Moore (22 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Art Direction by
Edward L. Ilou (111 episodes, 1959-1963)
Jack Martin Smith (19 episodes, 1963)
Charles Myall (9 episodes, 1959-1960)
Jack Senter (7 episodes, 1962-1963)
Herman A. Blumenthal (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott (107 episodes, 1960-1963)
Chester Bayhi (63 episodes, 1959-1963)
Mac Mulcahy (61 episodes, 1959-1961)
Carl Biddiscombe (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Production Management
Norman Henry .... production executive / production supervisor (88 episodes, 1960-1962)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Addison Schaumer Jr. .... assistant director (81 episodes, 1959-1963)
John W. Rogers .... assistant director (41 episodes, 1959-1961)
Joseph Lenzi .... assistant director (26 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Sound Department
Richard Sperber .... sound effects supervisor (143 episodes, 1959-1963)
 
Series Editorial Department
Larry Heath .... supervising film editor (36 episodes, 1962-1963)
Guy Scarpitta .... supervising film editor (22 episodes, 1959-1960)
Art Seid .... editorial supervisor (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Music Department
Lionel Newman .... composer: theme music (147 episodes, 1959-1963)
Max Shulman .... composer: theme music (147 episodes, 1959-1963)
Ken Runyon .... supervising music editor / music editor / ... (143 episodes, 1959-1963)
 
Series Other crew
Ray Montgomery .... dialogue director / dialogue supervisor (67 episodes, 1960-1962)
David Davis .... dialogue supervisor (34 episodes, 1962-1963)
Norman Henry .... assistant to producer (23 episodes, 1959-1960)
Jack Beasley .... dialogue supervisor (6 episodes, 1962-1963)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dobie Gillis" - USA (second season title)
"Max Shulman's Dobie Gillis" - USA (fourth season title)
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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Dobie's father Herbert T. Gillis had a catchphrase during Season One whenever he found himself stymied or frustrated by Dobie: "I gotta kill that boy, I just gotta!". The sponsors disapproved of the running gag, and required the producers to both discontinue its use and soften somewhat the hard edges of Herbert T. Gillis.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: 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.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
[whenever someone mispronounces his name as "Dopey"]
Dobie Gillis:That's "Dobie" with a "B"!
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