Dobie and a girlfriend take a baby-sitting job, but the Gillises suspect Dobie is secretly a father.

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Dobie is in love with Ginny Metzger, with who he is practically engaged. As Ginny has modern twentieth century sensibilities, Herbert does not approve of her. Although Winnie likes Ginny well enough, she isn't happy that Dobie, at age seventeen, has marriage on his mind. Winnie is shocked that Herbert has not even had "the talk" with Dobie yet. To prove that Dobie is at an age where he can support a wife, Ginny suggests she and Dobie start a business, as bosses don't need to know anything, unlike workers. The business she chooses is a babysitting service, as babies are the simplest form of being. Ginny wants Dobie to get all their supplies from his father's store. Because during the talk Dobie seems to know more than Herbert expected and as Dobie took a box-full of baby supplies from the store, Herbert and Winnie come to the conclusion that Dobie and Ginny secretly got married, and have a baby. They feel they have to forge a relationship with Mr. and Mrs. Metzger and set things right. Written by Huggo

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5 July 1960 (USA)  »

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Rock-a-bye Baby
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Transition music between the scene at the grocery store to the scene with the baby
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