Chatsworth asks Herbert T. Gillis to come to Osborn Manor and mold him from being a namby-pamby weakling into a a manly man among men, but Mumsy and Trembley conspire to quash Chatsworth's conversion.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Florida Friebus ...
Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
Doris Packer ...
Clarissa Osborne
David Bond ...
Danielle Aubry ...
Julie Thompson ...
Lydia Goya ...
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Pepita Funez ...
Flamenco Dancer


Chatsworth tries to buy friendship with money, which doesn't seem to be working. As such, the old adage applies in Chatsworth case: money can't buy happiness, Chatsworth who is anything but happy, especially as his mother still treats him like a helpless boy. Chatsworth admits that Dobie is well liked. So Chatsworth decides to use what he believes made Dobie the likable chap that he is: Herbert. Chatsworth believes that rough, tough and mean Herbert is the type of man who can turn him into a real man. In Chatsworth's words, he wants to "rent" (in layman terms, hire) Herbert for the job. He wants the entire Gillis family to move into Osborne Manor for the duration - at a time when Mrs. Osborne will be away on a hunting trip in India - so that he can have Herbert's undivided attention in the matter. In turning Chatsworth into a man, Herbert wants to impress on him the virtues of hard work and the plain simple life. Mrs. Osborne is skeptical about this experiment, which she feels is ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family





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16 January 1962 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The title is a parody and an anagram of the proverb: Money can't buy happiness. See more »


Written by Lionel Newman & Max Shulman
Instrumental versions of the series theme song played over the opening titles and closing credits
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