After too many late nights with the boys at the Bison Lodge, Mr. Gillis seeks to bring the romance back to his neglected marriage, heeding the sound advice of Dobie and his trusty marriage manual.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Florida Friebus ...
Milton Frome ...
Mr. Kenney
Bison Lodge Member
Marjorie Bennett ...
Blossom Kenney
Winnie Collins ...
Bridge Player (as Winnie Coffin)
Arlene Harris ...
Mrs. Lapping


Dobie is studying about marriage since he doesn't see his parents' marriage as being a model to follow. Most evenings, Winnie stays at home doing her chores without complaining, while Herbert is often at the Bison Lodge with his buddies. To Dobie, this behavior means they are incompatible. Dobie's mother agrees that she is being neglected, while Herbert wants to spend even more time at the lodge, he once again in the running to become Grand Exalted Big Bull Bison. After thinking about it, Herbert, deep down, knows that he has not been the best husband, despite he loving Winnie, and Winnie loving him. He isn't sure if he can make it up to her. Dobie, the academic expert, tries to help his father win back his mother's heart. Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family





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31 January 1961 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The title is an example of a loaded or trick question that contains an incriminating assumption and causes the subject who answers the question trouble whether he answers yes or no. See more »


Written by Lionel Newman & Max Shulman
Series theme song played over the opening titles and closing credits
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