On a dark and stormy night, Dobie and Maynard are on guard duty, where every little proverbial bump in the night makes them jumpy, which gets them into an issue with their sergeant. They tell the sergeant a story of why. On a similarly dark and stormy night, Dobie, Maynard and Zelda were minding the store to give Dobie's parents a night off to go to the movies. Being a dark and stormy night, no one was out shopping, leaving the three alone in the store to discuss Maynard's favorite movie "The Monster that Devoured Cleveland" which in turn led to a discussion about aliens. Unlike the movie, Zelda figured that if aliens ever were to invade Earth, they would look exactly like humans to blend in. These aliens would be able to do so by taking over human bodies. A series of incidents made Dobie and Maynard believe that aliens had indeed invaded Earth, most specifically invaded Gillis' store and their town in the form of humans, some they knew, some who were total strangers. As such, Dobie ... Written by
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The title is from the commonly expected demand from one encountering an extraterrestrial being or alien from outer space. See more
Written by Lionel Newman
& Max Shulman
Series theme song played over the opening titles and closing credits See more