The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959–1963)
The character of Zelda Gilroy originated on this series
Groucho Marx mentions the show to its creator, Max Shullman, during an outtake, which was censored due to Groucho questioning the honesty of the CBS network. (Groucho was on NBC.) This was during the time of Congressional hearings into the rigging of quiz shows.
Mentioned by the Ruskies
Scott says Kathy's mask looks like "The Monster Who Ate Cleveland," which is Maynard G. Krebs' favorite movie and was a recurring gag on this show.
Diane mentions the title character by name in reference to Sam, who never graduated from high school.
Max Headroom uses the phrase "You rang?" and Theora refers to the series.
Joel: This is before Dolby. Servo: Dolby Gillis?
Jerry announces that "Nick at Nite's running our favorite 'Dobie Gillis' with Warren Beatty!"
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Shelly says, "I really like 'Dobie Gillis' and 'Beverly Hillbillies,' but let's face it: I couldn't sit through 'Mister Ed' if my life depended on it."
"They're adobe." Joel: "Gillis"
Homer refers to a beatnik as "Maynard G. Krebs."
Mike mentions Maynard G. Krebs.
Mike: The Many Loves of Michael Landon.
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" references and features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
This was referenced during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Maynard G. Krebs mentioned
Ike assumes that Lauren wants to be excused from dinner because "Dobie Gillis" is on.
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