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The General Cried at Dawn 

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Dobie and Maynard go from the frying pan to the firing squad! While vacationing in the banana republic of Boca Dolce, the boys are abducted and Maynard is forced to impersonate his ... See full summary »

Director:

David Davis

Writers:

Bud Nye, Max Shulman (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dwayne Hickman ... Dobie Gillis
Bob Denver ... Maynard G. Krebs / General Ramon aka El Tigre
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Zapatero (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Francesca Bellini Francesca Bellini ... Guadalupe Rubero
Alberto Morin ... President Carlos Rubero
Pepe Hern Pepe Hern ... Hernandez
Al Checco Al Checco ... Cpl. Gonzales
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Storyline

Dobie and Maynard go from the frying pan to the firing squad! While vacationing in the banana republic of Boca Dolce, the boys are abducted and Maynard is forced to impersonate his look-alike, General Ramon, a fearless leader known as El Tigre. Written by Gary R. Peterson

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

3 April 1963 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title comes from the 1930's movie, The General Died at Dawn (1936)." See more »

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References To Tell the Truth (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

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