Gidget | 1965

Adaptation, Comedy
While swimming, Frances Lawrence, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old girl, is felled by a cramp and saved from drowning by Jeff Matthews, a surfer who goes by the moronic moniker "Moondoggie." When she befriends Jeff and the ...more

Cast

... Frances "Gidget" Lawrence

Actor (1965-1966)

... Russell Lawrence; Gidget's father, an English professor at UCLA

Actor (1965-1966)

... Anne Cooper; Gidget's married sister

Actor (1965-1966)

... John Cooper; Anne's husband

Actor (1965-1966)

... Jeff "Moondoggie" Matthews; Gidget's boyfriend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Larue; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Eleanor "Treasure" Chest; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Pokey; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Sally; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Mel; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Betty; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

... Ken; Gidget's friend

Actor (1965-1966)

Synopsis

While swimming, Frances Lawrence, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old girl, is felled by a cramp and saved from drowning by Jeff Matthews, a surfer who goes by the moronic moniker "Moondoggie." When she befriends Jeff and the other surfers, they nickname her Gidget* and Frances discovers an exciting new life: the southern California beach party scene. The series, set in Santa Monica, California, relates Gidget's adventures at home, in school, and at the beach.

Writers

Writer (1965-1966)

Writer (1965-1966)

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