When protest singer Billy Roy Soames comes to town, Gidget gets inspired by his activism. In her own twist, Gidget and Larue get Billy Roy involved in a protest to lower unfair movie ticket prices.
Did You Know?
At the end of the episode, Gidget comes to the conclusion that there just aren't major social issues to fight for like when her father was young. But when this aired in 1965, it was the height of the Civil Rights movement including the Watts Riots that took place in Los Angeles (the city the show is set in) in August, 3 months before this episode aired. 1965 was also the beginning of the protests against the Vietnam War which many high school students protested against. See more