Escaped convict Clyde "The Goon" Calhoun and his moll Patsy are on the lam and holing up at the Gillises, holding the family hostage while awaiting Big Louie's arrival. A satire of the hard-boiled crime dramas of the day.



, (created by) | 1 more credit »

On Disc

at Amazon


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Episode complete credited cast:
Clyde Calhoun
Clegg Hoyt ...
Big Louie
Vic Werber ...
Police Officer


Having just watched a gangster picture, Herbert is all talk about how he would subdue a gangster. It doesn't quite work out the way Herbert describes when he, Winnie and eventually Dobie are held up at gunpoint after the store has closed. The culprit in question is Clyde 'Goon' Calhoun, a notorious habitual criminal and recently escaped convict. Goon is looking for a place to hide out, while he waits for his associate, Big Louie, and his moll, Patsy, to come and retrieve him. Until then, Goon locks Dobie in the closet, while it is supposed to be business as usual for Herbert and Winnie, which means opening the store like nothing is wrong. As Herbert and Dobie are too cowardly to do anything about their tenuous situation, they have to hope that someone who comes into the store can help them. Will unsuspecting and trusting Maynard be that person? Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Family





Release Date:

23 January 1963 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


References The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) See more »


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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Town where show takes place jonjax71
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: A truly original sitcom jadedalex
MeTV is showing Dobie Gillis! shemp56
Does anyone see a smilarity between Dobie and Jack Benny? paulbadu-31-361013
All 147 Uncut Episodes - 5 Seasons on 31 DVDS - BEWARE OF ANOTHER RIPOFF rollo88
Did Maynard Say This? cartoong98
Discuss All Right, Dobie, Drop the Gun (1963) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: