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Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is nearly a generation since we've visited Dobie Gillis, and the middle-aged Dobie is nothing like he was as a youth, having has sown all of his wild oats. He's settled into the predictable adult life, married to the reliable Zelda (who was chasing him all through high-school), and assumed his father's role of running the family variety store. All of a sudden, key industries in the town shut down, putting hundreds out of work and severely threatening the local economy. Dobie, as head of the town council, is looked upon to lead the town out of this desperate crisis. When all seems lost, life-long friend Maynard G. Krebs appears, representing an old acquaintance who has a strange demand.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, single parent, dangerous attraction, college, love triangle, high school, love and romance, buddies, criminal heroes, family life, dishonesty, couples, family relations
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: colorado, usa
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