The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Season 1, Episode 33

Competition Is the Life of Trade (24 May 1960)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Family
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 7 users  
Reviews: write review

When the Quimbys come to town and open a grocery store, Dobie competes with Chatsworth for Delphine's affections while Mr. Gillis competes with Mr. Quimby for the local grocery trade.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Competition Is the Life of Trade (24 May 1960)

Competition Is the Life of Trade (24 May 1960) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
« Previous Episode | 34 of 148 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Florida Friebus ...
...
...
Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
Doris Packer ...
Clarice Osborne
Sally Todd ...
Delphine Quimby
...
Mr. Quimby
Edit

Storyline

Dobie competes against Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. for the affections of the newest girl in town, the pretty Delphine Quimby, but Dobie doesn't know if he stands a fighting chance against what Chatsworth has to offer, namely wealth and sophistication. His parents, especially his father, try to convince him that he can indeed compete if he wants something bad enough, especially as he is a Gillis. What Dobie and Herbert are unaware of is that Delphine's father is opening a new grocery store in the neighborhood. When Dobie finds out, he has to decide if his loyalty to his father or his pursuit of Delphine is more important. But in dealing specifically with the issue of competing against Chatsworth, Dobie may have an unlikely ally. Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 May 1960 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

America (My Country, 'Tis of Thee)
(uncredited)
Written by Samuel Francis Smith
Background for Herbert T.'s speech
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
MeTV is showing Dobie Gillis! shemp56
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: A truly original sitcom jadedalex
All 147 Uncut Episodes - 5 Seasons on 31 DVDS - BEWARE OF ANOTHER RIPOFF rollo88
Did Maynard Say This? cartoong98
The G in Maynard G. Krebs CalicoGem
did anyone buy the new DVD set yet coonbay
Discuss Competition Is the Life of Trade (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?