The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

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The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
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Premiere September 29, 1959
Finale June 5, 1963
Creator Max Shulman
Network/Provider CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Martin Manulis Productions,
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor 20th Century Fox Television (until 1989)
20th Television (1989–2020)
Disney-ABC Domestic Television (2020– )
Seasons 4
Episodes 147 + 2 TV movies
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis is a sitcom that aired on CBS.

The series revolved around the life of teenager/young adult Dobie Gillis, who, along with his best friend, beatnik Maynard G. Krebs, struggles against the forces of his life - high school, the military, college, and his parents - as he aspires to attain both wealth and dates with girls.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4
Dwayne Hickman Dobie Gillis * * * *
Bob Denver Maynard G. Krebs * * * *
Frank Faylen Herbert T. Gillis * * * *
Florida Friebus Winifred "Winnie" Gillis * * * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4
Tuesday Weld Thalia Menninger * * *
William Schallert Leander Pomfritt * * *
Sheila James Zelda Gilroy * * * *
Steve Franken Chatsworth Osborne Jr. * * * *
Doris Packer Clarice Osborne * * * *
Jean Byron Dr. Imogene Burkhart * * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One September 29, 1959 July 5, 1960 39
Season Two September 27, 1960 June 27, 1961 36
Season Three October 10, 1961 June 26, 1962 36
Season Four September 26, 1962 June 5, 1963 36

TV Movies

Title Network Airdate
Whatever Happened to Dobie Gillis? CBS May 10, 1977
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis CBS February 22, 1988

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Series July 2, 2013 purchase 21
Season Sets  (Region 1)
Season One September 10, 2013 purchase 5
Season Two January 14, 2014 purchase 5
Season Three May 6, 2014 purchase 5
Season Four December 16, 2014 purchase 5

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