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A Splinter Off the Old Block 

To win the sympathies of Clarissa, Duncan Gillis tells her that his cousin Dobie is an alcoholic, a role Dobie is eager to play if it means being rehabilitated by a young Ellen Burstyn as ... See full summary »

Director:

Rod Amateau

Writers:

Max Shulman, Max Shulman (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dwayne Hickman ... Dobie Gillis
Frank Faylen ... Herbert T. Gillis
Florida Friebus ... Winifred Gillis
Bob Denver ... Maynard G. Krebs
Bobby Diamond Bobby Diamond ... Duncan Gillis (as Bob Diamond)
Ahna Capri ... Clarissa Spangler (as Anna Capri)
Ellen Burstyn ... Donna Whittaker (as Ellen McRae)
Ollie O'Toole Ollie O'Toole ... Timothy Gillis
Carol Weaver Carol Weaver ... Cathy Morin
Hank Ladd Hank Ladd ... Drunk
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Storyline

To win the sympathies of Clarissa, Duncan Gillis tells her that his cousin Dobie is an alcoholic, a role Dobie is eager to play if it means being rehabilitated by a young Ellen Burstyn as an idealistic social worker. Written by Gary R. Peterson

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1962 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of Duncan Gillis. See more »

Soundtracks

Dobie
(uncredited)
Written by Lionel Newman & Max Shulman
Instrumental versions of the series theme song played over the opening titles and closing credits
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