The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Season 3, Episode 36

The Frat's in the Fire (26 Jun. 1962)

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Due to his humble origins, Dobie is denied membership in Chatsworth's exclusive Silver Spoon Club, so he and Maynard scheme to deliver a low blow to the highbrow frat boys.

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Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. (as Stephen Franken)
Hal England ...
Tyler Cruickshank
Herbert Ellis ...
Malcolm (as Herb Ellis)
Bennye Gatteys ...
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It's club sign-up at college, and all the clubs are suffering from lack of wannabe members... that is except the Silver Spoon club, which is comprised of wealthy and privileged men on campus, like its president, Chatsworth. Dobie aspires to be a member. Herbert realizes that it is his position in life that is largely preventing Dobie from being able to become a member. So Herbert, rightly surmising that the club has mismanaged its food budget, trades free gourmet groceries twice a week for Dobie's membership, the deal about which Chatsworth and the boys are not allowed to tell Dobie. When Dobie accidentally finds out about the deal, Dobie has to decide what to do. Written by Huggo

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26 June 1962 (USA)  »

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Tyler Cruickshank: We welcome you, Gillis, as a fellow gentleman, connoisseur and bon vivant.
Dobie Gillis: Me? Oh, come now.
Maynard G. Krebs: Him? Oh, come now.
Dobie Gillis: Maynard! You're supposed to be on my side.
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Battle Cry of Freedom
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Written by George Frederick Root
Performed by Steve Franken
Sung by Chatsworth upon Maynard's request
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