The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Season 4, Episode 35

The Call of the Like Wild (29 May 1963)

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When Maynard confuses a musk ox-derived love potion for his hair tonic he becomes the irresistible desire of every woman. The mercenary Mr. Gillis hopes to capitalize on his catapulting Maynard to Hollywood stardom.

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Jack Raine ...
Professor Guildenstern
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R.J. Crumley
Susan Bay ...
Gina Lollolasagna
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Amelia
Mary Jackson ...
Zedda Parsnips
Sandra Lee Nankin ...
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Following Dr. Guildenstern's biology class, Maynard seems irresistible to women, who are going animalistically wild for him. Dobie, Herbert and Winnie all have theories of the reason why, none of which pans outs when Winnie inexplicably becomes one of those women as she gets near Maynard. One always to capitalize on what he sees as a possible money making venture, Herbert believes Maynard can be the next screen heartthrob. Convincing studio executive R.J. Crumley on that fact is difficult enough, that is until leading lady Gina Lollolasagna gets near Maynard, she who wants him to star in her next picture with her. But that movie is doomed for failure unless it is in smellavision as what Herbert, Dobie and Maynard are unaware of is that Maynard's bottle of hair tonic looks exactly like Dr. Guildenstern's sole remaining bottle of rare wild musk scent collected by his now deceased ex-partner Dr. Rosencrantz, that scent which purportedly is an extremely powerful female attracting ... Written by Huggo

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An allusion to William Shakespeare comes when Professor Guildenstern refers to his late colleague Rosencrantz, the names are those of the two ill-fated friends from the play 'Hamlet (1948)'. See more »

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Gina Lololasagna: Kiss me, my beautiful antipasto!
Maynard G. Krebs: Will you give me a nickel?
Gina Lololasagna: A nickel? I give you my Oscar, my Emmy!
Maynard G. Krebs: Miami? Oh, I'd rather have Cleveland. That's a town in Indiana.
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