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Beauty Is Only Kin Deep 

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The Gillises give frumpy Dr. Burkhart an extreme makeover in the hope of provoking a marriage proposal from her longtime boyfriend.

Director:

Rod Amateau

Writers:

Bud Nye, 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
Jean Byron ... Dr. Imogene Burkhart
Susan Watson Susan Watson ... Nancy Sue Burkhart
Douglas Dick ... Clinton Hardwell
Peter Lupus ... Casimir H. Prohosky Jr.
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Storyline

After knowing each other for one day, Dobie asks Nancy Sue to marry him, and she accepts. There's only one problem: coming from a traditional family, Nancy Sue can't get married until her older sister does, she who apparently is a Plain Jane of a woman. That older sister is none other than Dr. Imogene Burkhart. Despite Dr. Burkhart not knowing how to make herself a desirable woman, which she ultimately admits she wants to be, she already has a long term boyfriend - certified public accountant, the staid Clinton Hardwell - who just doesn't seem to notice that she really is a woman. Winnie is able to make Dr. Burkhart look more feminine, which doesn't work to make Clinton notice her as a woman. So they resort to Plan B: manufacture a make believe boyfriend for Dr. Burkhart to make Clinton jealous. The person they hire to play the make believe boyfriend is the Gillis' milk delivery man, Casimir H. Prohosky, Jr. But Plan B needs to be revised, more than once. What ultimately happens when ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1963 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Final appearance of Imogene Burkhart. See more »

Quotes

Herbert T. Gillis: [giving advice to Dr. Burkhart] No offense, Doc, but I mean walk like a panther woman or something, not that grape-crusher's polka you go clomping around with.
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References The Brides of Dracula (1960) See more »

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
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Written by Sammy Fain
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