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Will Success Spoil Dobie's Mother? 

Mrs. Gillis writes the winning entry in a contest and Dobie eagerly anticipates the prize: a date with glamorous movie starlet Merilee Maribou. Seeing the date as a stepping stone to ... See full summary »

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(teleplay) (as Ray Allen), (story) | 2 more credits »

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Episode complete credited cast:
... Dobie Gillis
... Herbert T. Gillis
... Winifred Gillis
... Maynard G. Krebs
... Merilee Maribou
Sheila James Kuehl ... Zelda Gilroy (as Sheila James)
Sibyl Rickel ... Jessica Tichborn
... Fast Freight McCurdy
Larry Daniels ... Announcer (as Lawrence Daniels)
... Grandma (as Ester Dale)
Jeane Wood ... Aunt Gladys
Tom Montgomery ... Reporter
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Mrs. Gillis writes the winning entry in a contest and Dobie eagerly anticipates the prize: a date with glamorous movie starlet Merilee Maribou. Seeing the date as a stepping stone to success, Dobie performs "Don't Shoot The Man on the Moon" from Dwayne Hickman's 1960 Capitol LP, "Dobie." Written by Gary R. Peterson

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Comedy | Family

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28 February 1961 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Connections

References Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm a Lover, Not a Fighter
(uncredited)
Written by Joe Allison
Performed by Dwayne Hickman
Dobie sings the song in the Elvis flashback
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