Dobie has enrolled in Dr. Burkhart's anthropology class to be near Clydene Quigley, and Maynard has enrolled in the class because his good buddy Dobie did. Dobie enrolled despite not being interested in anthropology at all and despite knowing that the class will be taking a field trip to the Amazon jungle, which is not exactly city dwelling Dobie's comfort zone. Indeed, the jungle and the expedition prove to be too much for Dobie, both personally and academically. Maynard, on the other hand, is in his element, he who ends up impressing both Dr. Burkhart and Clydene. To win Clydene back from Maynard, Dobie goes on a trek for what is considered the most prized artifact in the jungle: a shrunken head. With the help of Mr. Himelmayer, an ex-pat who is known as the most influential man in the jungle if not perhaps a little shady, Dobie does manage to buy a shrunken head. Whose head it is may prove to be a problem for Dobie in ever making it out of the jungle alive, that is unless Maynard ...
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Maynard asks Dobie to kiss his sneakers, but they're not on his feet; the audience has been shown that the native chief is wearing them. See more
Maynard G. Krebs
[suspiciously eying the Amazon natives
Dobe, I tell you those Indians are phonies! I ain't never seen one of 'em chasing John Wayne.
References Jungle Jim
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