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Parlez-Vous English? 

Hungry for culture and sophistication, Mrs. Gillis befriends a French modern artist and encourages Dobie to date his existentialist poet daughter, but Yvette has her eyes set on the elder ... See full summary »

Director:

Guy Scarpitta

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
Danielle De Metz ... Yvette Le Blanc
Marcel Hillaire ... Aristede Le Blanc
Allegra Varron Allegra Varron ... Mme. Le Blanc
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Storyline

Hungry for culture and sophistication, Mrs. Gillis befriends a French modern artist and encourages Dobie to date his existentialist poet daughter, but Yvette has her eyes set on the elder Mr. Gillis. The episode is highlighted by Danielle De Metz's inspired performance as Yvette. Written by Gary R. Peterson

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

27 December 1960 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title translates from French: "Do you speak English?" See more »

Quotes

Winifred Gillis: What would you do, if you didn't go to school?
Yvette LeBlanc: One thinks, one evolves the philosophy, and then one writes.
Winifred Gillis: Really? You write? How marvelous!
Aristede LeBlanc: She's had three poems published in "The Despair Quarterly."
Yvette LeBlanc: My second triumph of a novel is to appear next month. It is entitled, "Love Is A Broken Gas Main."
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Soundtracks

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