Dagwood and Mr. Dithers
36; the original surf guitarist
128; Gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966 to April 2, 1971. In addition to vampires, Dark Shadows featured werewolves, ghosts, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel (both into the past and into the future), and a parallel universe; Japonica humming theme, 176; Jonathan Frid, 233
Darren, James "Moondoggie" (b. 1936)
Originally a teen idol, in the early 1960s, Darren is an American television and film actor, television director, and singer. He played Moondoggie in Gidget (1961), a film about surfers etc.; ; in The Time Tunnel, 261
233; watching Jonathan Frid in Las Vegas
148; Boris Spivey's "fiancee" in Pico Rivera; 152; missing, 215
241; A dealing shoe or dealer's shoe is a gaming device, mainly used in casinos, to hold multiple decks of playing cards.
10; Doc's neighbor, reminiscent of Cheech; 124; attended Leuzinger High, 168; fire from smoking joint in bed, 296; 339
160; written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, it was a 1962 hit for Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd; Spanish for "slightly out of tune"
Dick Tracy Junior G-Man
277; Dick Tracy long-running comic strip featuring a popular and familiar character in American pop culture, created by Chester Gould. He is a hard-hitting, fast-shooting, and supremely intelligent police detective who has matched wits with a variety of colorful villains, many based on real-life gangsters. Junior G-Man clubs were for those kids who wanted to join the FBI instead of the Boy Scouts.
Dietz & Schwartz
160; "Alone Together" (1932); It was introduced in the Broadway musical Flying Colors in 1932 by Jean Sargent. The first jazz version was by Artie Shaw in 1939; "Haunted Heart" 233
11; "Runaround Sue" ("Here's my story, it's sad but true...")
360; Petunia's husband, a bass player
210: Dead on Arrival
This would be the 1920s. William Gibbs McAdoo (1863-1941) took a payment of $25,000 from oil executive Edward Doheny (1856-1935), an American oil tycoon, in connection with the Teapot Dome scandal, but returned it once he discovered Doheny's links with Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall. McAdoo, Woodrow Wilson's son-in-law and the leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1924, had served as an attorney for Doheny's oil businesses; 343
77; "never to be" (from "Bluberry Hill"). "Blueberry Hill" was written in 1940 and was recorded by Gene Krupa, Glenn Miller, and Gene Autry, and others. In 1956, Fats Domino (b. 1928) recorded it and it was a #2 hit on the Billboard Top 40. Excerpt:
- The wind in the willow played
- Love's sweet melody
- But all of those vows we made
- Were never to be
131; a be-bop standard composed by Miles Davis, and his first recorded composition. Authorship is sometimes incorrectly attributed to Charlie Parker. It was named after bassist Curly Russell's daughter, Donna Lee Russell.
81; "People Are Strange (When You're a Stranger)" was a single released in September 1967, and was included on the Doors' second album, Strange Days.
Douglas, Kirk (b. 1916)
American actor and film producer recognized for his cleft chin, his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas himself once described as "sons of bitches"; father of actor Michael Douglas; Champion (1949), 336
113; Doc's neighbor, in graduate film program at SC; 256
Dr. Marcus Welby
Dracula - "Drac's a part of the band"
299; Reference to "Monster Mash," recorded originally by Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Cryptkickers, and covered by the Beach Boys (1964) and by the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band on Tadpoles and in 1968 performed it on the British television series Do Not Adjust Your Set - ("Now everything's cool, Drac's a part of the band, and my monster mash is the hit of the land...")
101; aka Leonard Jermain Loosemeat, heroin dealer in Venice, specifically Coy Harlingen's dealer; 39; 211; steady customer of Adrian Prussia, 212; found dead, 264; 300
D and D
184; drunk and disorderly?
52; at Gotcha!; 94; 194; 258; 316; "in the desert someplace" 365
Dubonnet, Lt. Pat
41; top Kahuna at the Gordita Beach station; 46
Rocío Dúrcal (1944-2006) was a Spanish singer and actress; on Adolfo's radio, 338
259; Dr. Noguchi's Labrador retriever