The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Season 2, Episode 13

What's My Lion? (10 Jan. 1961)

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Maynard befriends a real cool cat: the lion belonging to His Imperial Radiance Prince Dumiphon of Ambodia.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Santy Josol ...
The Imp
Grand Wazir Abdul Ali Hakim
Tommy Farrell ...
Riff Ryan
James Millhollin ...
Mr. Hargrove
George Ives ...
Mr. Huggins
Ward Wallace ...
Joanne Timmons ...
Wayne Tucker ...
Zoo Secuirity Guard
Aaron Saxon ...
Imbodian Servant


Maynard thinks nothing of the lion he sees roaming around the park. It isn't until everyone else sees the lion that Maynard becomes a hero for capturing and thus returning the lion, which had escaped from the zoo. The lion was a sacred gift to the United States from Prince Dumiphon of Imbodia. Maynard becomes the toast of the US and Imbobia diplomatic corps, with the Grand Wazir of Imbodia making the official thank you to Maynard on behalf of the Prince, who is busy on other business while in the US. The disappearance of the lion threatened the oil treaty the Prince is planning to sign with the US. Despite the accolades showered upon him and the Wazir's speech, Maynard later can't stand to see the lion caged and decides to steal and keep the lion until he can speak to the Prince about the situation, in hopes of returning the lion directly to him. Beyond the diplomatic row the lion's disappearance causes, Maynard has problems finding a place to hide the lion. The answer to all ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family





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10 January 1961 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The title is a parody of the panel game show "What's My Line? (1950)' that was hosted by 'John Daly' and had Arlene Francis on the panel for decades. See more »


References What's My Line? (1950) See more »

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