The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Season 3, Episode 17

For Whom the Wedding Bell Tolls (30 Jan. 1962)

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A wedding-by-proxy sparks Zelda's mania to get married, so Dobie and Maynard seek to escape by stowing away on a cargo ship bound for South America, not realizing Zelda is also aboard.

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Sheila James Kuehl ...
Zelda Gilroy (as Sheila James)
Betty Rollin ...
Jane Bailey
Alberto Morin ...
Captain Lopez
David Frankham ...
Derek
Michele Guarini ...
Gino (as Michael Guarini)
Michael Hardstark ...
Walter Funk
Sydney Smith ...
Minister
Tom Montgomery ...
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Dobie is standing at the altar saying "I do" to a woman who is not Zelda, and Zelda, who is truly happy at the event, is standing up for the woman. What's going on? It's a wedding by proxy for the woman, Jane, and her true fiancé, Eddie, Dobie's friend who couldn't be there since he has a job in South America. But the wedding has given Zelda renewed energy to get Dobie to the altar for real. Zelda's tenacity scares Dobie; although he wants someday to get married even perhaps to Zelda, he feels he just isn't ready for a commitment to anyone. To escape from the power of Zelda, Dobie, while attending Jane's bon voyage party aboard her South America bound cargo ship sailing, decides to stow away with Maynard in tow. What they are unaware of is that Zelda has too come to a spur of the moment decision: she will also sail on the ship as Jane's cabin mate, for her absence she hopes will make Dobie's heart grow fonder for her. After they have all set sail, Zelda, without Dobie or Maynard ... Written by Huggo

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The title is based on the 1940 novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway about a group of anti-fascist guerrillas during the Spanish Civil War. See more »

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