6: Leave It To Beaver Promo
2: Beaver's Savings Bond
A short episode of Leave It To Beaver produced for the U.S. Treasury Dept. teaching about Savings Bonds.
5: The Drum Major of the Toy Parade
A conversation with composer Dave Kahn.
7: Beaver and the IRS
This is a specially produced episode of Leave It to Beaver (public domain) in concert with US Revenue Service,
Tuesday, April 23rd, 1957
1: It's A Small World (Pilot Episode)
Wally and Beaver want a new bicycle. Frankie Bennett, a mischievous boy, tells them new bikes can be had a local dairy in exchange for 1,000 bottle caps from the company's products. The boys collect the bottle caps, but, in attempting to redeem them, learn they've been duped. Ward takes pity on the boys and buys them a bicycle.
Saturday, January 1st, 2005
3: Forever the Beaver: The Cleavers Look Back
Cast members Jerry Mathers, Tony Dow and Barbara Billingsley, as well as renowned collector and co-creator of "The New Leave It To Beaver," Brian Levant reflect on the quintessential American family sitcom.
Saturday, January 1st, 2005
4: Ken Osmond and Frank Bank Remember
Cast members Ken Osmond and Frank Bank reunite to look back at their adventures on the set of Leave It To Beaver and beyond.
Tuesday, April 23rd, 1957
0: It's A Small World (Pilot Episode)
Wally and Beaver want a new bicycle. Frankie Bennett, a mischievous boy, tells them new bikes can be had a local dairy in exchange for 1,000 bottle caps from the company's products. The boys collect the bottle caps, but, in attempting to redeem them, learn they've been duped. Ward takes pity on the boys and buys them a bicycle.
Friday, October 4th, 1957
1: Beaver Gets 'Spelled
Beaver's teacher, Miss Canfield, sends a note home with Beaver and the other kids convince him that it's news that he's getting kicked out of school. Beaver and Wally take steps to hide the note from Ward and June.
Friday, October 11th, 1957
2: Captain Jack
Beaver and Wally send away for an alligator and they secretly keep it in the bathroom. When the alligator falls ill, the boys get some advice from Captain Jack, an owner of an alligator farm. However, keeping him a secret is going to be hard, the alligator is growing and they need a new place to keep him without June and Ward finding out.
Friday, October 18th, 1957
3: The Black Eye
Beaver comes home with a black eye and Ward is upset when he learns that Beaver didn't fight back. This leads Ward to teach Beaver how to defend himself. Little does Ward know that the person who punched Beaver is a girl, Violet Rutherford, the daughter of one of Ward's co-workers.
Friday, October 25th, 1957
4: The Haircut
After losing his lunch money for three days in a row, Ward gives Beaver one last chance by letting him handle his haircut money. However, when he loses that too, Beaver decides to give himself a haircut just days before he's scheduled to be an angel in a play.
Friday, November 1st, 1957
5: New Neighbors
The Cleavers have new neighbors, the Donaldsons, and June sends Beaver over to welcome them with a vase of flowers. However, when Mrs. Donaldson thanks Beaver by kissing him on the cheek, Beaver becomes convinced that Mr. Donaldson will kill him because he let a married woman kiss him, and it's all thanks to Eddie Haskell, who planted that idea in Beaver's mind.
Friday, November 8th, 1957
6: Brotherly Love
June has had it with Wally and Beaver's fighting and demands they make a pact to be nice to one another and do things together. However, when each boy gets an invitation for individual social outings, they each attempt to break the pact.
Friday, November 15th, 1957
7: Water, Anyone?
Wally and his friends are trying to earn enough money to buy baseball uniforms. They put a plan into action by doing their chores at a slow pace in order to maximize their hourly pay. Meanwhile, Beaver, also wanting to be on the team, begins selling water to his family and neighbors.
Friday, November 22nd, 1957
8: Beaver's Crush
Beaver has a crush on his teacher, Miss Canfield. When Judy, Whitey and Larry tease him for being a 'teacher's pet,' Beaver tries to prove them wrong and places a spring snake in her desk. However, Beaver has second thoughts and becomes determined to remove the snake before she finds it.
Friday, November 29th, 1957
9: The Clubhouse
Wally and his friends build a clubhouse and Beaver wants to join. Although the dues are $1 for 8th graders, Beaver has to come up with $3 in order to join their club. How can Beaver earn the money?
Friday, December 6th, 1957
10: Wally's Girl Trouble
Wally and Beaver dread attending dance school, so when suddenly Wally takes a liking in it, June and Ward are dumbfounded. It seems Wally has developed a crush on a girl named Penny and Beaver soon feels neglected and left out when Wally begins spending all his time with her.
Friday, December 13th, 1957
11: Beaver's Short Pants
When June goes on a trip to visit her sister, Peggy, June's Aunt Martha steps in and stays with Ward and the boys. Ward and the boys do their best not to hurt Martha's feelings, but Beaver has the hardest time when she buys him a suit, knee socks, a cap, and short pants and makes him wear the outfit to school.
Friday, December 27th, 1957
12: The Perfume Salesmen
Wally and Beaver want to win a fancy film projector. In order to get it they have to sell 24 bottles of perfume. However, the appalling aroma of the perfume quickly leads to zero sales and has Ward trying to think up a sales gimmick.
Friday, January 3rd, 1958
13: Voodoo Magic
June and Ward make Wally and Beaver promise that they won't go to the movies and see a scary movie. However, Wally and Beaver are talked into seeing it, thanks to Wally's so-called best friend, Eddie Haskell. The movie has quite an influence on Beaver, who makes a voodoo doll, names it Eddie Haskell, and sticks it with pins.
Friday, January 10th, 1958
14: Part Time Genius
After taking an IQ test, Beaver scores the highest in his class and Mrs. Rayburn suggests that it would be best if Beaver went to a special school where his abilities can be challenged. However, little does anyone know that everything is not as it seems.
Friday, January 17th, 1958
15: Party Invitation
Beaver is invited to Linda Dennison's birthday party and quickly discovers that he is the only boy that she invited. Fearing for his reputation, Beaver tries his best to get out of attending, but June and Ward are insistent, not aware of the situation Beaver's in.
Friday, January 24th, 1958
16: Lumpy Rutherford
The local bully, Lumpy Rutherford, has been picking on Beaver and Wally. Thanks to a story Ward tells them, the boys decide to play a joke on Lumpy. However, their ploy catches the wrong person. Lumpy's father and Ward's co-worker Fred Rutherford, is caught in the trap.
Friday, January 31st, 1958
17: The Paper Route
Wally and Beaver want to get brand new bike and they ask Ward for some money. He suggests that they earn the money. This leads Wally and Beaver to get a job delivering papers. Later, while trying to help the boys out, Ward and June inadvertently almost get Wally and Beaver fired.
Friday, February 7th, 1958
18: Child Care
After Ward's bragging about Wally and Beaver being responsible, Herb and Janet Wilson assume that it would be all right to leave their 4-year old daughter in Wally and Beaver's care while they go out to a party with Ward and June. Trouble begins when the youngster locks herself in the bathroom.
Friday, February 14th, 1958
19: The Bank Account
Ward tries to teach Wally and Beaver the importance of saving by giving them a piggy bank. The boys quickly save up a handful of change and are all ready to spend it on some baseball equipment. However, unknown to their parents, they change their minds and decide to spend the money on a most unselfish gift.
Friday, February 28th, 1958
20: Lonesome Beaver
Wally goes away on a trip with the Boy Scout troop that he belongs to, leaving a lonesome Beaver behind. Finding his friends to be busy, Beaver takes up other means to make the time go by.
Friday, March 7th, 1958
21: Cleaning Up Beaver
Wally begins to outgrow his "sloppy" faze and becomes much neater. This is noticed by Ward and June who try to encourage Beaver to undergo the same transformation. However, Beaver changing like that just seems too extraordinary of a task.
Friday, March 14th, 1958
22: The Perfect Father
Ward becomes a bit jealous when Wally and Beaver begin spending time playing basketball at Willie Dennison's house after Willie's dad put up a backboard and a basket. This prompts Ward to do the same thing but it just seems like things are working against him being the perfect father.
Friday, March 21st, 1958
23: Beaver and Poncho
Beaver makes a trade with Larry Mondello: a glass doorknob for a Chihuahua. Larry found the dog in his garbage can, so when Beaver brings it home, Ward immediately breaks the news that he's going to place an ad in the lost and found and that Beaver probably won't be able to keep the dog. Despite this, Beaver quickly begins to grow close to the little pooch.
Wednesday, March 26th, 1958
24: The State vs. Beaver
Ward helps Beaver and Wally build a miniature race car powered by a lawn mower motor and Ward makes the boys promise not to use it without him being with them. Later, Larry talks Beaver into taking it for a spin resulting in being pulled over by a traffic officer.
Wednesday, April 2nd, 1958
25: The Broken Window
While playing baseball in the street with Wally, Chester and Tooey, Eddie hits a baseball through the Cleaver's window resulting in Ward forbidding the boys to play baseball so close to the house. However, later, Beaver talks Wally into pitching one, but this results in a broken car window.
Wednesday, April 9th, 1958
26: Train Trip
After a week long visit with their Aunt Martha, Wally and Beaver prepare to head home to Mayfield on a train. After talking Martha into letting them buy their own tickets, they discover they're short the money after spending it on junk food and find themselves wondering how they are going to get home.
Wednesday, April 16th, 1958
27: My Brother's Girl
An eighth grade dance has Wally being pressured into attending with a girl, instead of going stag with Eddie. However, Mary Ellen Rogers becomes determined to have Wally take her and goes through Beaver to get to him.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 1958
28: Next Door Indians
Wanting to be liked by Wally's friends, Beaver makes up a wild story about the vacant lot next to his house being an Indian battle ground. After making a bet with Eddie, Beaver has Wally help him plant artifacts in the lot. However, that is forgotten when the kids make a discovery that they believe will make them rich.
Wednesday, April 30th, 1958
29: Tenting Tonight
After a weekend spent at the movies goes awry for Ward, he decides the boys should spend their weekends outside and plans a camping trip. However, when Ward's called into work, Wally and Beaver decide to camp out in the backyard.
Wednesday, May 7th, 1958
30: Music Lesson
Wally makes the baseball team and Ward openly shows how proud he is of him, leaving Beaver feeling inferior. Trying to impress his parents, Beaver tries out for the band and begins practicing the clarinet. However, Beaver soon finds himself with more problems when he's let go from the band.
Wednesday, May 14th, 1958
31: New Doctor
June has Wally stay home from school when he comes down with a sore throat and suddenly Wally is emersed in attention from his parents, friends and doctor. Jealous and feeling left out, Beaver fakes illness, seeking that same attention.
Wednesday, May 21st, 1958
32: Beaver's Old Friend
Wally and Beaver are helping Ward clean out the garage when they run across Beaver's old teddy bear, Billy. Beaver reluctantly throws him away after Ward and Wally tell him he's too old for dolls. However, Beaver changes his mind but he's too late, the garbage truck came, which leads Beaver to take drastic measures to get him back.
Wednesday, May 28th, 1958
33: Wally's Job
Wally jumps at the chance to paint a couple of garbage cans for Ward, who offers 50 cents a piece. However, once Eddie tells Wally, that his father was charged $3.00 to have his painted, he becomes disinterested in the job which is when Beaver steps in and takes over the job.
Wednesday, June 4th, 1958
34: Beaver's Bad Day
An incident at the park leads to Beaver ripping the pants on his gray flannel suit. When he's questioned by Ward and June he makes up a wild story that his parents quickly see through. Lectured in telling the truth, Beaver does just that when the pants of his other suit are ripped but Ward and June don't believe him.
Wednesday, June 11th, 1958
35: Boarding School
An old friend of Wally's stops by with stories about how great it is at the military school he attends. This leads Wally to decide that he would like to attend military school, despite a wary Ward and June.
Wednesday, June 18th, 1958
36: Beaver and Henry
An animal is chewing up June's flower bed, so Ward and the boys set a trap to catch it. They soon catch a white rabbit whom Beaver talks Ward and June into keeping. Beaver names him Henry only to later discover Henry is really a Henrietta and she's expecting.
Wednesday, June 25th, 1958
37: Beaver Runs Away
Larry gets Beaver into trouble when he goads Beaver into trying out Ward's drill and in the end there are two holes in the garage wall. Ward hits the roof and scolds Beaver who in turn decides to run away.
Wednesday, July 2nd, 1958
38: Beaver's Guest
Beaver is all excited to have his friend, Larry Mondello, stay over for the weekend. However, things start off on the wrong foot when Beaver and Larry get into a fight ending with Beaver punching Larry in the stomach.
Wednesday, July 16th, 1958
39: Cat Out of the Bag
The neighbors are going away for the weekend and Beaver and Wally have been put in charge of taking care of their lawn and their cat, Puff Puff. When Eddie shows up with his dog, Wolf, chaos erupts and Wolf chases Puff Puff away.
Thursday, October 2nd, 1958
1: Beaver's Poem
Beaver comes to Ward for help on the night before a poetry assignment is due. This prompts Ward to totally take over the project and writes the whole poem himself. Things get complicated when Beaver wins an award for the poem and Ward is faced with explaining the truth to Beaver's principal.
Thursday, October 9th, 1958
2: Eddie's Girl
A school dance has Eddie swooning over his so-called "girl," Caroline. However, it's obvious Eddie has made up their relationship when Wally and him visit her and she instantly becomes smitten with Wally.
Thursday, October 16th, 1958
3: Ward's Problem
Ward must make a decision when a conflict develops concerning which son to spend the weekend with. He can either go on a fishing trip with Wally or take Beaver on a father-son weekend. Thinking Ward is going to go fishing with Wally, Beaver makes up a wild story when his classmates start to tease him.
Thursday, October 23rd, 1958
4: Beaver and Chuey
Beaver makes a new friend in Chuey Varella but he only speaks Spanish. So Beaver asks Eddie, who has taken Spanish, for some help but Eddie plays a joke on Beaver by feeding him a sentence in Spanish which ultimately insults Chuey.
Thursday, October 30th, 1958
5: The Lost Watch
While watching Wally and his friends play baseball, Beaver is put in charge of looking after everyone's coats and watches. However, after the game is over Lumpy comes to claim his watch, but Beaver has no watch to give him.
Thursday, November 6th, 1958
6: Her Idol
Beaver becomes good friends with a classmate, Linda Dennison. However, their relationship is blown out of proportion by Beaver's classmates who begin to tease him and goad him into insulting Linda, to prove that she isn't his girl.
Thursday, November 13th, 1958
7: Beaver's Ring
Being Beaver's godmother, Aunt Martha sends him a gift of a ring that had once belonged to an uncle who was also named Theodore. June cautions Beaver that she doensn't want him taking it to school, but he sneaks off to school with it anyways. This leads to a confrontation between his peers that ends with him getting the ring stuck on his finger.
Thursday, November 20th, 1958
8: The Shave
When Eddie and some of his other friends brag about shaving, Wally decides it's time he try. After nicking his face, Ward tries to discourage him but this just leads Wally to continue to shave. When Ward catches him again, he scolds him right in front of Eddie which leads to Wally being made fun of.
Thursday, November 27th, 1958
9: The Pipe
Ward receives an antique pipe as a gift from Fred Rutherford and a curious Larry and Beaver decide to try it out. First they use coffee but then they try tobacco. When Ward discovers someone has used the pipe, he jumps to the conclusion that Wally is the culprit.
Thursday, December 4th, 1958
10: Wally's New Suit
Wally needs a new suit for an upcoming dance and he convinces his parents that he's old enough to pick out his own clothes. So he and Beaver go down to the shop and pick out the loudest, cheapest plaid suit in the entire shop.
Thursday, December 11th, 1958
11: School Play
A school play has Beaver and his classmates be assigned parts and Beaver is assigned the role of a canary. However, he doesn't seem to be graceful enough to fly around like a bird. To make matters worse, on the night of the play, Ward's words of encouragement lead to Beaver coming down with a case of stage fright.
Thursday, December 18th, 1958
12: The Visiting Aunts
Beaver and Wally are all excited about going to the carnival, however, Aunt Martha throws a wrench in their plans when she makes an unexpected visit with a friend of hers, forcing Wally and Beaver to count the hours away, hoping she will leave soon enough so they can still go to the carnival.
Thursday, December 25th, 1958
13: Happy Weekend
Ward takes June and the boys away on a trip to a cabin in hopes of experiencing the "great outdoors." However, he quickly discovers getting away from today's modern conveniences will be more difficult than he anticipated.
Thursday, January 1st, 1959
14: Wally's Present
Wally's birthday has him deciding to have a birthday party but Beaver jumps to the conclusion that he won't be invited. While shopping for Wally's present, Larry talks Beaver into spending his money on a bow and arrow set for himself and buying a cheap gift for Wally.
Thursday, January 8th, 1959
15: The Grass is Always Greener
Beaver and Wally make friends with the garbage man's kids, Chris and Pete. They quickly learn that they take for granted what they have. Simple things like just having a yard to play in leave Chris and Pete in awe.
Thursday, January 15th, 1959
16: The Boat Builders
Wally, Chester and Tooey are building their own boat and plan to sail on it, despite Ward and June's forbidding Wally. Once at the lake, Beaver is the only one small enough to get in it and once on the water, the boat tips over, leaving a soaked Beaver behind. However, it's trying to keep their afternoon of boating a secret from Ward and June that's really going to wipe Wally and Beaver out.
Thursday, January 22nd, 1959
17: Beaver Plays Hooky
Larry and Beaver find themselves tardy for the third time this week and decide to skip altogether. However, they quickly find themselves being caught when they inadvertently walk on the set of a live TV show.
Thursday, January 29th, 1959
18: The Garage Painters
A lazy weekend leads Ward to direct Wally and Beaver to read a book, Tom Sawyer. The book influences them so much that they take on the job of painting the garage doors. However, they soon find the job to be awfully boring and messy. Chaos erupts when neighbor Benjie Bellamy stops by wanting to help.
Thursday, February 5th, 1959
19: Wally's Pug Nose
When the new girl, Gloria, tells Wally that he has a pug nose, he becomes incredibly self-conscious and purchases a contraption that is suppose to give him a strong Roman nose. When Ward discovers the device, he gives him a pep talk which just makes matters worse.
Thursday, February 12th, 1959
20: Beaver's Pigeons
Beaver, Larry, and Whitey begin a pigeon club and they each purchase pigeons of their own. Beaver names his two Miss Canfield and Miss Landers, after his two teachers. However, when Beaver comes down with chicken pox, Wally is forced into caring for them, but soon finds Beaver isn't the only one ill - Miss Canfield and Miss Landers are also ailing.
Thursday, February 19th, 1959
21: The Tooth
Beaver learns he has to go to the dentist and that's when his friends tell him some horror stories about the drill the dentist is going to use. This prompts Beaver to become downright scared of going to the dentist.
Thursday, February 26th, 1959
22: Beaver Gets Adopted
Wally wins a trophy at school and Beaver accidentally breaks it. This leads Ward to accuse Beaver of being jealous of Wally and that he broke it on purpose. Upset, Beaver decides to get new parents and heads to an adoption agency.
Thursday, March 5th, 1959
23: The Haunted House
Beaver and Larry become convinced that the Cooper house is haunted by a witch and Beaver and Larry are scared to death. So when June gets Beaver a job walking Mrs. Cooper's dog, Beaver's fear gets the best of him.
Thursday, March 12th, 1959
24: The Bus Ride
June and Ward allow Wally to escort Beaver on a bus to a friends house in Crystal Falls. However, on one of the stops, Beaver inadvertently gets on the wrong bus that takes him back to Mayfield.
Thursday, March 19th, 1959
25: Beaver and Gilbert
The Cleavers have new neighbors in the Gates family and Beaver befriends their son, Gilbert Gates (his last name was suddenly changed to Bates in a later episode). However, Ward, June and Wally quickly realize the obvious when Beaver comes home with all kinds of wild stories that Gilbert has told and that Beaver is convinced are true.
Thursday, March 26th, 1959
26: Price of Fame
While staying after school cleaning the chalkboards, Larry convinces Beaver that Mrs. Rayburn keeps a spanking machine in the closest in her office. Later, a curious Beaver sneaks a peek but soon finds himself locked in the principal's office. Beaver's fame doesn't go over well with his family but Beaver has another problem on his hands: he's just gotten his head stuck in an iron fence at the park.
Thursday, April 2nd, 1959
27: A Horse Named Nick
Beaver and Wally get jobs at the circus cleaning the animals and a promise to each be payed $10.00 at the end of the week. However, when the end of the week comes and there is no payment in sight, Beaver and Wally instead become the proud owners of a horse named Nicholas, and they hide him in the garage.
Thursday, April 9th, 1959
28: Beaver's Hero
Beaver discovers that Ward was in WWII and brags to his classmates that Ward was a war hero. As usual, his classmates don't believe him and Beaver promises to bring in some mementos to prove it. At home, Beaver discovers that Ward was an engineer in the war and didn't actually fight in combat, leaving Beaver to take drastic measures so as not to look like a fool in front of his classmates.
Thursday, April 16th, 1959
29: Beaver Says Good-bye
Ward makes an offer on a house located in a neighboring town and Beaver believes moving is going to be a sure thing. This leads him to tell all his classmates that he's moving, leading his classmates to throw him a goodbye party and give him going away presents. When the deal falls through, Beaver must tell his class that he won't be moving after all.
Thursday, April 23rd, 1959
30: Beaver's Newspaper
While cleaning in the garage, Beaver and Wally come across an old typewriter. Beaver decides to fix it up and begin his own newspaper with Larry. However, Wally stands in his way by claiming the typewriter is his property.
Thursday, April 30th, 1959
31: Beaver's Sweater
Beaver sees an Eskimo sweater in a store window and becomes determined to get one. He finally convinces Ward and June to get him one, but the first day he wears it to school, he sees Judy Hensler wearing the same sweater.
Thursday, May 7th, 1959
Beaver spends the weekend at Larry's, but the first night there they get into a terrible argument and Beaver goes home angry. After Ward tells Beaver a story about Damon and Pythias, Beaver and Larry swear to die for each other. Larry then promptly demands that Beaver give him his homework to prove himself.
Thursday, May 14th, 1959
33: Dance Contest
Wally gets an invitation to attend a cotillion with Mary Ellen Rogers. At first he wants to turn down the invitation, but then decides to go anyway, despite the fact that Mary Ellen has signed them up to do the cha-cha in a dance contest.
Thursday, May 21st, 1959
34: Wally's Haircomb
Wally begins combing his hair a new way, inspired by a fad started by Eddie that has swept his school. However, June and Ward are aghast at his hairdo and June becomes determined to get Wally to change his hairdo back to his normal style.
Thursday, May 28th, 1959
35: The Cookie Fund
Beaver and Larry have been put in charge of the class cookie fund and are taking turns guarding the money. A new kid takes advantage of them and cons Beaver and Larry out of three dollars from the fund.
Thursday, June 4th, 1959
36: Forgotten Party
An old friend of Beaver's, David Manning, invites him to a birthday party and Beaver promises to attend, but as the week passes, Beaver forgets all about it. When the day arrives, June, Ward and Wally scramble to find the Beaver who is spending the day wandering around town with Larry.
Thursday, June 11th, 1959
37: Beaver the Athlete
After getting a poor grade in gym class on his report card, Beaver becomes determined to prove to everyone that he is a good athlete, so he signs up to play baseball where it's the boys versus the girls.
Thursday, June 18th, 1959
38: Found Money
Larry invites Beaver to the carnival and tells him that his mother will treat him. However, when Mrs. Mondello refuses to give Larry money, Larry decides to find some. He throws some of his mother's money out the window and when Beaver comes over, Larry pretends as if he's found some money.
Thursday, June 25th, 1959
39: Most Interesting Character
Miss Landers assigns Beaver's class to write a short essay about the most interesting character they know. While Judy writes about her dad, Beaver debates over whom he should write about. Beaver finally decides to write about Ward, but Beaver isn't sure if Ward is interesting enough.
Saturday, October 3rd, 1959
1: Blind Date Committee
Wally becomes the chairman of the blind date committee for an upcoming dance. However, Wally quickly wants to resign from the position when he can't find anyone to go with the new girl, Jill Bartlett.
Saturday, October 10th, 1959
2: Beaver Takes a Bath
Ward and June allow Wally to babysit Beaver one evening, while they attend a party. However, things go awry when Beaver gets ready to take a bath he accidentally lets the bathtub overflow causing the water to leak onto the bathroom floor and into the downstairs ceiling.
Saturday, October 17th, 1959
3: School Bus
A new school year has the bus service being extended to those students living in town. However, after not even a week, Beaver gets suspended from riding the bus after getting into a fight.
Saturday, October 24th, 1959
4: Beaver's Prize
After leaving the cap off the ink, Beaver is grounded to the house for a whole day after the ink ruined some of Ward's papers. However, Larry and Beaver sneak out to the movies and when Beaver wins a bike, he must find a way to keep it a secret from his parents.
Saturday, October 31st, 1959
5: Baby Picture
Beaver's class holds a "Most Beautiful Baby" contest and each student is supposed to bring in a baby picture. To make the deadline, June picks out a cute picture of Beaver at the last minute and sends it to Miss Landers, not realizing that the cute picture may cause Beaver embarrassment.
Saturday, November 7th, 1959
6: Beaver Takes a Walk
Ward saves an old pedometer from being thrown out and gives it to Beaver, but not before telling him a story about when he was a kid he would walk 20 miles a day. Taking the story literally, Beaver makes a bet with Whitey that he too can walk 20 miles in a day.
Saturday, November 14th, 1959
7: Borrowed Boat
Larry and Beaver spend the day at lake which is where they encounter two kids who let them borrow their boat. However, little do Larry and Beaver know that the boat is stolen.
Saturday, November 21st, 1959
8: Beaver's Tree
While his class is reciting a poem about trees, Beaver remembers a tree that Ward had given him for his birthday when they lived at their old house. Wanting "his" tree back, Beaver and Larry go to Beaver's old home and promptly dig it up.
Saturday, November 28th, 1959
9: Teacher Comes to Dinner
Beaver gets a surprise when June invites Miss Landers over for dinner and Larry convinces him that something bad might happen. This leads Beaver to becomes a nervous wreck and tries to make sure his parents don't do anything to embarrass him. Meanwhile, Larry charges a quarter to anyone who wants to spy on Miss Landers eating dinner at the Cleavers.
Saturday, December 5th, 1959
10: Beaver's Fortune
Beaver has his fortune read by a machine and becomes convinced nothing but good luck is headed his way. However, he doesn't feel that way when Larry sets it up so that Beaver will have to fight a 5th grader, Sonny Cartwright.
Saturday, December 12th, 1959
11: Beaver Makes a Loan
Ward loans Beaver 25 cents but gives him a dollar, expecting 75 cents as change. However, Larry manages to convince Beaver to loan him the 75 cents and when Larry doesn't pay him back, when he said he was going to, a feud erupts.
Saturday, December 19th, 1959
12: Beaver the Magician
Beaver buys a common magic trick but is disappointed by everyone's "that's nice" reaction, but he gets a totally different reaction out of Bengie when Larry and Beaver convince him that Beaver has been turned into a rock.
Saturday, December 26th, 1959
13: June's Birthday
June's birthday has Wally and Beaver fighting over what to buy with the five dollars that Ward gave them. Wally buys her a wallet while Beaver buys an ugly blouse that June kindly thanks him for, but she has a hard time bringing herself to wear it.
Saturday, January 2nd, 1960
14: Tire Trouble
Beaver wants to raise chinchillas and begins building a cage in the garage. However, when Beaver changes his mind, Ward tries his best to get Wally and Beaver the clean the mess up in the garage. Things get worse, when Ward unknowingly runs over some of the wood and nails that Beaver left laying around with the car, causing the boys to try to patch a flat tire before Ward finds out.
Saturday, January 9th, 1960
15: Larry Hides Out
While Beaver is staying at the Mondellos, Larry sneaks a peak at his sister's diary and his mother discovers him and yells at him right in front of Beaver. This prompts Larry to run away, to Beaver's house, who secretly hides him in his bathroom.
Saturday, January 16th, 1960
16: Pet Fair
A pet fair at school has Beaver feeling left out since he doesn't have a pet, but he tells everyone he does, a parrot. Meanwhile, Ward tries to find a pet for Beaver and buys him a hamster.
Saturday, January 23rd, 1960
17: Wally's Test
An upcoming test in history, Wally's weakest subject, has Wally studying all weekend and has Lumpy and Eddie coming up with a plan that will give them good grades on the test.
Saturday, January 30th, 1960
18: Beaver's Library Book
Ward allows Beaver to check out a book on his library card but when Beaver loses the book he becomes convinced that Ward will be put in jail, thanks to Eddie Haskell's wiseguy comments.
Saturday, February 6th, 1960
19: Wally's Election
Eddie nominates Wally for class president and Wally has no interest in the position, that is until Ward gives him some encouragement. Wally quickly gets wrapped up in the election and his friends see a change in him, a change that prompts them to vote against him.
Saturday, February 13th, 1960
20: Beaver and Andy
An old acquaintance of Ward's stops by and offers to paint the trim on the house. However, June and Ward are both apprehensive about the prospect of an alcoholic coming in contact with Wally and Beaver, despite the fact that he says he's cleaned himself up.
Saturday, February 20th, 1960
21: Beaver's Dance
Both Beaver and Larry are forced into attending dancing school by their parents and after one lesson, they find that they absolutly detest it, like they knew they would. This prompts them to skip class next time and they hide out behind a barn until it's time to go home.
Saturday, February 27th, 1960
22: Larry's Club
Larry is furious when Beaver leaves him out when he joins a club called the Bloody Five. To get revenge, Larry makes up a story that he is starting his own club and that people are waiting in line to join. This prompts Beaver to resign from the Bloody Five and he tries to join Larry's bogus club.
Saturday, March 5th, 1960
23: School Sweater
Wally lends his school sweater to Frances and quickly finds getting it back is going to be difficult since the girl keeps making up excuses. Things reach a boiling point when Ward and June overhear Frances bragging to her friends how Wally is chasing after her.
Saturday, March 12th, 1960
24: The Hypnotist
After seeing someone being hypnotized in a movie, Beaver sets out to do the same but Eddie wants to play a trick on Beaver and pretends Beaver has hypnotized him and Beaver gets scared when Eddie doesn't snap out of the trance.
Saturday, March 19th, 1960
25: Wally and Alma
After drawing Alma's name for a school picnic, Wally finds himself meeting her parents and her mother takes an immediate like to Wally and begins setting him and Alma up on numerous dates then turns around and accuses Wally of monopolizing Alma's time.
Saturday, March 26th, 1960
26: Beaver's Bike
Beaver asks his parents if he could ride his new bike to school instead of ride the bus, and after some hesitating they finally agree to it. However, on the first day, a naive Beaver gets his bike stolen.
Saturday, April 2nd, 1960
27: Wally's Orchid
Wally asks out a rich girl who drops hints that she would like an orchid for her corsage. Wally quickly discovers that getting one is going to be more difficult then he originally thought.
Saturday, April 9th, 1960
28: Ward's Baseball
Ward's cherished autographed baseball becomes the object that Larry and Beaver just can't keep their hand off of. They decide to play catch with it and it ends up getting run over by a truck.
Saturday, April 16th, 1960
29: Beaver's Monkey
Beaver wants a pet and when Ward and June object to his latest one, a mouse. They tell him they can have a sensible pet, so when Beaver and Larry see an ad at the market giving away a free monkey, Beaver jumps at the chance and Ward and June find their house the new home for Stanley, the Monkey.
Saturday, April 23rd, 1960
30: Beaver Finds a Wallet
Beaver and Larry find a wallet that contains $89 while on their way to the grocery store to pick up some groceries for June. Surprisingly, Beaver and Larry decide to turn it in at the police station and Beaver finds himself waiting an agonizing week to see if he can keep the money.
Saturday, April 30th, 1960
31: Mother's Day Composition
Beaver must write a composition about his mother but soon finds himself the only one with a seemingly "boring" mother while Richard, Larry and Judy have colorful mothers. Beaver decides to make his mother colorful too even if it means making up things.
Saturday, May 7th, 1960
32: Beaver and Violet
Beaver finds himself in a most uncomfortable situation when Fred Rutherford practically plays matchmaker and pairs Beaver up with his daughter Violet. Fred organizes a picnic and invites the Cleavers which is where the situation culminates into Beaver getting kissed by Violet.
Saturday, May 14th, 1960
33: The Spot Removers
For an upcoming dance, Wally is ready to wear a grey suit but when Beaver brings his new friend Richard over to the house, he accidentally spills oil on it, leaving a big stain. This leads Richard and Beaver to try to bleach the stain out with disastrous results. Beaver finds himself with another problem, when later, Eddie discovers what Beaver is hiding from Wally.
Saturday, May 21st, 1960
34: Beaver, the Model
Beaver sends his picture in to a modeling agency and they reply with a letter stating they will place his photo in a modeling directory. Soon after Beaver receives another letter this time asking for $30 and when Beaver ignores it, the company threatens legal action.
Saturday, May 28th, 1960
35: Wally, the Businessman
Wally gets a job selling Igloo ice cream and quickly finds himself giving credit to everyone, including Eddie. However, as the day approaches that his money is to be collected, Wally scrambles to get those who owe him money, to pay up.
Saturday, June 4th, 1960
36: Beaver and Ivanhoe
Assigned to read one more book before the end of the school year, Ward suggests Ivanhoe, and Beaver reads it and takes the ideas of knighthood and chivalry to heart. He begins defending girls and begins charging his friends to make them knights.
Saturday, June 11th, 1960
37: Wally's Play
Wally has joined an all male club at school and learns that they are putting on a play and he's not too happy when he learns that the part he's supposed to play is that of a chorus girl. Later, Beaver and Gilbert make matters worse when they stumble upon Wally's costume, a dress.
Saturday, June 18th, 1960
38: The Last Day of School
The last day of school has each one of Miss Landers' students bringing her a gift. June orders some nice hankerchiefs for for the gift and a slip for herself. Beaver mistakes the slip as the gift for Miss Landers' and debates on whether or not to give her this very "personal" gift.
Saturday, June 25th, 1960
39: Beaver's Team
While coaching Beaver's football team, Wally makes up a secret play and Beaver just happens to mention it to Penny who inadvertently passes it on to the opposing team.
Saturday, October 1st, 1960
1: Beaver Won't Eat
Beaver is determined not to eat brussels sprouts and adamently refuses not to eat them when June serves them for dinner. In order to go to a football game, Ward makes Beaver promise that he will eat them the next time they are served. Beaver quickly finds himself confronted with the "deadly" vegetables when the Cleavers go out to eat at a posh restaurant.
Saturday, October 8th, 1960
2: Beaver's House Guest
A friend Beaver made at summer camp, Chopper, stays with the Cleavers for the weekend. Beaver is quickly introduced to Chopper's unusual life since he is the son of parents who have been married and divorced many times.
Saturday, October 15th, 1960
3: Beaver Becomes a Hero
While Beaver and Wally are fishing an abandoned canoe floats up and Beaver and Wally responsibly return it to the owner, whose name had been carved in the paddle. However, after telling his friends the story, they adjust it to make it sound as if Beaver had saved a girl from drowning.
Saturday, October 22nd, 1960
4: Wally, the Lifeguard
Wally is all set to begin his job as a lifeguard but is let down when he learns that had been a mistake and he's not old enough to fill the position, so instead he is hired to sell candy and hot dogs.
Saturday, October 29th, 1960
5: Beaver's Freckles
When Clarence gets fed up with Beaver calling him Lumpy, he gives Beaver a new nickname of Freckles. This leads Beaver to become self-concious about his freckles and takes steps to try to remove them.
Saturday, November 5th, 1960
6: Beaver's Big Contest
Constantly entering contests, Beaver's latest one has him selling raffle tickets in hopes of winning one of the prizes. Surprisingly, he does indeed win third prize and the prize is a $3,500 sports car. However, his dreams are dashed when Eddie's premonition comes true, Ward breaks the news that Beaver can't keep the car.
Saturday, November 12th, 1960
7: Miss Lander's Fiance
While doing some yard work for Miss Landers, Beaver and Whitey witness their favorite teacher in the midst of a gentleman caller, which makes Beaver a bit jealous. However, Beaver gets sick to his stomach when he discovers Miss Landers is engaged to be married and the man he saw was her fiance.
Saturday, November 19th, 1960
8: Eddie's Double-Cross
Eddie crawls through the Cleaver house spreading the news that he's going steady with Caroline Schuster, something that worries June who doesn't want Wally to get any ideas about going steady. However, Wally has other worries when he overhears Caroline saying that she's only using Eddie while her boyfriend is grounded. Leaving Wally with the decision to tell Eddie or not.
Saturday, November 26th, 1960
9: Beaver's I.Q.
After learning that he's going to be taking an I.Q. test, Beaver hits the books, scared after his friend tell him that if he doesn't pass, he will be sent to "dumb" school.
Saturday, December 3rd, 1960
10: Wally's Glamour Girl
Wally is shocked to learn that the glamourous Kitty Bannerman is visiting Mayfield and he's afraid that she will find out that he's not the rich hot shot that he told her he was in the letters that he had sent her.
Saturday, December 10th, 1960
11: Chuckie's New Shoes
A neighbor gives Wally the responsibility of taking her son, Chuckie, down to the shoe store to pick out a pair of shoes. However, when Wally gives the job to Beaver, Beaver finds himself searching for Chuckie, who has gotten himself lost.
Saturday, December 17th, 1960
12: Beaver and Kenneth
While at a parent's meeting, June leans from Miss Landers that someone has been stealing in Beaver's class and so far, a baseball glove, a lunch box and a baseball cap were heisted. Later, June makes a shocking discovery, she finds the stolen items under Beaver's bed. This leaves June and Ward wondering if they're raising a thief.
Saturday, December 24th, 1960
13: Beaver's Accordian
An advertisement in the mail for a free tryout of an accordian has Beaver sneaking around behind Ward's back. After rescuing the flyer from the trash, Beaver sends it in and indeed gets an accordian that he quickly finds hard to hide from his parents.
Saturday, December 31st, 1960
14: Uncle Billy
Ward's Uncle Billy arrives in Mayfield for a visit and begins telling Wally and Beaver exaggerated stories. Not realizing this, Beaver expects Billy to come through after promising Beaver a fishing reel.
Saturday, January 7th, 1961
15: Teacher's Daughter
Wally's latest girlfriend is Julie Foster who just happens to be the daughter of a Mr. Foster who teaches English. Meanwhile, at school, a new semester lands Wally in Mr. Foster's class and quickly finds himself feeling uncomfortable. Especially after Eddie tells him that his relationship with Julie will determine his grades.
Saturday, January 14th, 1961
16: Ward's Millions
Wanting Ward to become a millionaire, Beaver buys him a book called, "I Became a Millionaire in Twelve Months." Ward thanks him for it but Beaver quickly learns that Ward is just being polite as to spare his feelings.
Saturday, January 21st, 1961
17: Beaver's Secret Life
After revealing that he wants to be a writer when he grows up, Ward buys Beaver a diary to practice writing and Beaver begins keeping a record of his daily activites. However, June and Ward pick the lock and sneak a peek at his diary after Beaver neglects to come home on time.
Saturday, January 28th, 1961
18: Wally's Track Meet
Wally is all set to compete in a track meet but after the coach catches him "horsing around" in the locker room, he's ousted from the meet, even though Lumpy and Eddie were egging him on.
Saturday, February 4th, 1961
19: Beaver's Old Buddy
An old friend of Beaver's spends the weekend at the Cleavers and Beaver is all ready to have a great time like they use to. However, Beaver quickly discovers that people change and in this case Beaver's old buddy has indeed changed.
Saturday, February 11th, 1961
20: Beaver's Tonsils
When Beaver becomes sick, the doctor thinks Beaver may need to have his tonsils taken out. Ward quickly puts Beaver's fears to rest by telling him everyone will bring him presents when they visit him in the hospital. This leads Beaver to tell everyone that he's going to have surgery but then finds out he may not need the operation after all.
Saturday, February 18th, 1961
21: The Big Fish Count
Eddie makes it known to everyone that he's just gotten a job down at Parker's Pet Store, which happens to be the store that's holding a contest where you guess how many fish are in the tank. After hours of counting and re-counting, Gilbert suggests to Beaver that they ought to just ask Eddie for the count, but Beaver is a bit hesitant at cheating.
Saturday, February 25th, 1961
22: Beaver's Poster
Miss Landers is having Beaver's class do projects on the colonial period and Beaver is one of three people doing posters. Who ever makes the best one, gets a prize and Beaver is sure that Ward will paint the poster for him, but Ward rejects that idea and forces Beaver to do his own work.
Saturday, March 4th, 1961
23: Mother's Helper
A neighborhood cleaning woman, Mrs Manners, gets a request from June asking her to help out a couple times during the week. Mrs. Manners is too busy herself but instead sends over her daughter, a girl whom Wally instantly falls for.
Saturday, March 11th, 1961
24: The Dramatic Club
After joining the dramatic club at school, Beaver is given the lead role in a play. However, after reading the script, Beaver discovers he must kiss a girl and wants out of the production.
Saturday, March 18th, 1961
25: Wally and Dudley
A close friend of June's moves into the neighborhood and June arranges to have Wally show the new kid, Dudley, around school. However, everyone thinks Dudley is a creep and Eddie and Lumpy plan to make a fool of Dudley at a party.
Saturday, March 25th, 1961
26: Eddie Spends the Night
Wally invites Eddie to spend the night. However, during a game of chess, Eddie accuses Wally of cheating and they get into a big argument ending with Wally ordering Eddie to go home.
Saturday, April 1st, 1961
27: Beaver's Report Card
Beaver gets out of school early to go to the dentist which prompts Gilbert to drop off his report card. However, Eddie and Lumpy get a hold of it and Eddie decides to alter Beaver's arithmetic grade from a D- to a B+.
Saturday, April 8th, 1961
28: Mistaken Identity
A police officer catches Richard throwing rocks at the windows of an old abandoned house. When asked for his name, he tells the officer his name is Theodore Cleaver. Meanwhile, Ward has joined a committee to organize a youth center.
Saturday, April 15th, 1961
29: Wally's Dream Girl
Wally falls head over heels for a popular girl in school, Ginny Townsend. To get them together, June slyly invites Ginny on a picnic and the Cleaver's quickly discover that Ginny is not exactly a barrel of laughs.
Saturday, April 22nd, 1961
30: The School Picture
Beaver's class is having a group picture taken and while having it done, Gilbert goads Beaver into making a face with him when they snap the picture. However, when the picture is actually taken, Gilbert backs out and Beaver is the only one making a face.
Saturday, April 29th, 1961
31: Beaver's Rat
Beaver making trades with his classmates is beginning to get on Ward and June's nerves since he seems to be the one who always walks away shorthanded. June especially thinks Beaver got the short stick in his latest trade, when he comes home with a pet rat.
Saturday, May 6th, 1961
32: In the Soup
Wally is throwing a party and is successful in getting Beaver out of the house, who is planning to spend the night at Whitey's. However, on the way to Whitey's house, him and Beaver get into an argument over a billboard that is advertising for soup and this leads to Beaver falling into the giant soup bowl mounted at the top of the billboard.
Saturday, May 13th, 1961
33: Community Chest
Beaver volunteers to go around the neighborhood and collect for the Community Chest in June's place after she decides to attend Wally's open house at his school. Beaver brings along Gilbert and thanks to Beaver's astronomical mistake of losing the collection can, chaos erupts.
Saturday, May 20th, 1961
34: Junior Fire Chief
Beaver decides to run for Junior Fire Chief and, to his surprise, wins. However, as soon as he's elected, Beaver lets the responsibilities go to his head and begins issuing citations to not only his family but his neighbors as well.
Saturday, May 27th, 1961
35: Beaver's Frogs
Beaver wants a canoe and makes a deal with Ward that if he can come up with half the money, Ward will pay for the other half. So Beaver, comes up with a way of making money by selling frogs. However, little does he know that the man who's going to buy the frogs, uses them for class disections.
Saturday, June 3rd, 1961
36: Beaver Goes in Business
Beaver and Gilbert begin a lawn mowing business and plan to go door to door in seach of lawns that need to be mowed. However, shortly after they venture out, Eddie gives the boys some advice that leads them into trouble and Gilbert to bail out of the business when their first client appears.
Saturday, June 10th, 1961
37: Kite Day
An upcoming father-son Kite Day has Beaver getting all excited when Ward agrees to participate with him. They do a great job building a kite together but when Gilbert talks Beaver into testing it out, the kite crashes and falls apart. This leaves Beaver with the duty to tell Ward just what happened to their entry in Kite Day.
Saturday, June 17th, 1961
38: Beaver's Doll Buggy
Beaver buys a run down mini-race car from Eddie and needs to find a set of wheels for it. Beaver decides to ask Penny Woods if he could have the wheels off her old doll buggy but finds himself in an awkward position, pushing a doll buggy down the street.
Saturday, June 24th, 1961
39: Substitute Father
Before leaving on a business trip, Ward asks Wally to look after June and Beaver and Wally does indeed. However, when Miss Landers hears Beaver swear at a bully, Beaver turns to Wally to handle the situation and be a "substitute father."
Saturday, September 30th, 1961
1: Wally Goes Steady
Ward is thrown off guard after Bill Boothby suggests Wally and his daughter may be getting married soon. Meanwhile, Wally gets a different picture of married life through Evelyn's sister and her husband.
Saturday, October 7th, 1961
2: No Time for Babysitters
Beaver's bragged to all his friends that his parents think he's too old for a babysitter. When they go out for an evening, Beaver has to figure out a way to hide Judy, the babysitter beaver's parents changed their minds about.
Saturday, October 14th, 1961
3: Wally's Car
When Wally buys his first car for a mere $25, he brings it home only to have it become a roadblock preventing Ward from getting his car out of the garage.
Saturday, October 21st, 1961
4: Beaver's Birthday
Having decided he's too old for birthday parties and presents, Beaver collects birthday money from family members. But instead of saving it, he decides to spend it..
Saturday, November 4th, 1961
5: Beaver's Cat Problem
Beaver finds himswelf with a problem after he feeds Mrs. Prentiss's lost cat, Bootsie, and soon realizes that Bootsie will continue to return to the Cleaver's home for more.
Saturday, November 11th, 1961
6: Wally's Weekend Job
Jealous of Wally's new job at the soda fountain, Eddie and Lumpy decide to play a prank on Wally by ordering a delivery of six quarts of ice cream to Mary Ellen Roger's slumber party.
Saturday, November 18th, 1961
7: Beaver Takes a Drive
Wally finds himself with his first driving ticket thanks to Beaver and Gilbert's clumsiness.
Saturday, November 25th, 1961
8: Wally's Big Date
Wally's school is having an exchange dance and Wally and Eddie must take girls from a rival school that they chose out of a hat. Eddie asks to trade with Wally and he agrees, like a shot, after seeing the picture of Eddie's intended in a yearbook. Suspicious, Wally soon quickly discovers why Eddie wanted to trade; the girl is a few inches taller than Wally.
Saturday, December 2nd, 1961
9: Beaver's Ice Skates
Beaver wants a new pair of expensive ice skates and asks Ward to borrow $13.00. Wanting to pick them out himself, he goes to the store and is conned by a salesman who sells him skates that her 3 sizes too big.
Saturday, December 9th, 1961
10: Weekend Invitation
Wally and a bunch of other guys are invited to spend the weekend at Scott's cottage on the lake. However, the one thing that could keep Wally from going, Scott just happens to forget to mention, that there will be no parent supervision.
Saturday, December 16th, 1961
11: Beaver's English Test
Beaver has been having trouble in English and Ward persuades Wally to tutor him. Wally has Beaver look over an old exam that he once took and to Beaver's surprise, the next day, his teacher gives him the exact same test, which he of course he aces. However, Beaver is left with a guilty conscience.
Saturday, December 23rd, 1961
12: Wally's Chauffeur
Wally plans on going to a big dance with Evelyn Boothby and they plan on getting there cramped with six other people in Lumpy's car. When June and Ward refuse to allow that, Wally and Evelyn must find another way to get there. However, what Evelyn has in mind doesn't go over well with Wally.
Saturday, December 30th, 1961
13: Beaver's First Date
A party is being thrown at the dancing school where Beaver and Wally once took lessons and they're both invited. This prompts Beaver to ask one particular girl who caught his eye, Betsy Patterson, if he could escort her to the dance. However, once at the dance, he finds that Betsy has promised other boys that she would dance with them.
Saturday, January 6th, 1962
14: Ward's Golf Clubs
During a particularly awful golf game, Ward happens to break his driver and decides it's not worth repairing it, so he just puts it in the closet. Later, Gilbert talks Beaver into hitting around some golf balls with Ward's clubs and one hit with the broken driver has Beaver thinking he broke it.
Saturday, January 13th, 1962
15: Farewell to Penny
Penny learns that she will be moving away and Beaver deals with mixed feelings for the girl with whom he shares a mutual dislike for. However, after a farewell party at school, Beaver and Penny openly show their true feelings for one another.
Saturday, January 20th, 1962
16: Beaver, the Bunny
Beaver is cast as a rabbit for a school play and June has his costume all ready, complete with floppy ears and puffy tail. On the night of the play, Beaver needs to be at the school early and gets a ride with Lumpy and Wally in full costume, however, Lumpy's car breaks down and Beaver must walk the few blocks to the school to get there in time.
Saturday, January 27th, 1962
17: Beaver's Electric Trains
June runs across Beaver's old electric trains while cleaning and since he hasn't played with them in years, finds someone who will take them, with Beaver's consent. However, Beaver quickly re-discovers the fun he has with his old trains and wants to withdraw from the arrangement, even though, the new owners-to-be are expecting them.
Saturday, February 3rd, 1962
18: Beaver's Long Night
Beaver has Gilbert over to spend the night but after they watch a gangster movie things get out of hand. A suspicious car has just pulled up to the front of the house with two strange characters sitting inside, and they just happen to be Lumpy and Bill, dressed for a masquerade party. Not knowing this, Beaver calls the police and Lumpy and Bill are arrested.
Saturday, February 10th, 1962
19: Beaver's Jacket
Richard has just gotten, as Beaver describes it, a "keen" new jacket and this prompts Beaver to ask his parents for one exactly like it. June and Ward are hesitant after learning the price of one but decide to give in. However, when Richard loses his, he coerces Beaver into a plot to trick his parents.
Saturday, February 17th, 1962
20: Nobody Loves Me
Beaver becomes convinced that he's ugly and unwanted after constantly being reminded how cute he used to be and from being yelled at from his parents at how messy he currently is.
Saturday, February 24th, 1962
21: Beaver's Fear
Wally is rounding up some guys to go to an amusement park and he's one short from getting a discount so he settles on Beaver. However, Beaver begins having second thoughts when he hears stories about one of the rollercoasters.
Saturday, March 3rd, 1962
22: Three Boys and a Burro
Beaver, Gilbert and Richard find a burro for sale in Mayfield and they each decide to each go in $10 for it. After getting their parent's permission, Richard and Gilbert fight over who gets to keep the burro, which they name Pepe. However, once they get a load of just how destructive a burro can be, they dump the problem of room and board on Beaver.
Saturday, March 10th, 1962
23: Eddie Quits School
Eddie pompously announces that he's dropping out of school to get a high paying job at a gas station. However, all is not as it seems when Wally and Lumpy get a glance at Eddie's new free spending life.
Saturday, March 17th, 1962
24: Wally Stays at Lumpy's
A communication gap ensues when Wally wants to spend the night at Lumpy's and Beaver wants to have Gilbert spend the night. Beaver asks June and she tells him, he can sometime when Wally spends the night somewhere and Wally asks Ward, who tells him he can sometime when Beaver has someone spend the night.
Saturday, March 24th, 1962
25: Beaver's Laundry
Beaver agrees to help Richard cart his family's clothes down to the laundromat, however, half way there they discover that Richard has lost the three dollars his mother gave him. This leads him to ask Beaver if he could use the Cleaver washer. They soon find themselves in another jam when the washing machine overflows after Beaver put in too much soap and starch.
Saturday, March 31st, 1962
26: Lumpy's Car Trouble
Ward allows his car to be driven by Lumpy who must get Eddie, Wally and Beaver to a sporting event in a neighboring town. However, on the way back, Lumpy disobeys Ward's orders and takes a shortcut home.
Saturday, April 7th, 1962
27: Beaver the Babysitter
When Wally has a previous engagement and is unable to babysit, Beaver fills in and quickly finds himself the object of a 10-year old's affection.
Saturday, April 14th, 1962
28: The Younger Brother
Beaver decides to join the basketball team but finds himself trying to live up to Wally's performance. However, after not making the team, Beaver allows his family to believe that he did.
Saturday, April 21st, 1962
29: Beaver's Typewriter
Seeing an ad for typewriters on sale, Beaver talks his parents into letting him get one as long as he learns how to use it. However, Beaver discovers learning to type is not as easy as it looks and soon finds himself making a deal with the shady Eddie Haskell.
Saturday, April 28th, 1962
30: The Merchant Marine
Ward comes down hard on Wally after he comes home two hours late, this fuels June and Ward's suspicions that Wally is contemplating joing the merchant Marines. June had discovered some pamphlets hidden in his dresser drawer. However, little does anyone know, Wally has been getting the information for Lumpy who's seriously thinking of joining.
Saturday, May 5th, 1962
31: Brother Versus Brother
Beaver gets a new girl in his class and is instantly smitten. He begins walking her home from school but he soon realizes that the girl has an agenda on her mind. Her sole purpose is to get close to Beaver in order to get close to Wally. This leads Beaver to accuse Wally of stealing his girl.
Saturday, May 12th, 1962
32: The Yard Birds
Ward doesn't take any excuses when he puts his foot down and demands that Wally and Beaver clean the yard. They each reluctantly cancel their plans with Richard and Eddie and get to work but soon find themselves with distractions. This causes them to miss the deadline to call the hauler who is suppose to take all the yard waste away and this leads them to pay Eddie and Lumpy to take care of it.
Saturday, May 19th, 1962
33: Tennis, Anyone?
Wally finds himself smack dab in the middle of a lover's quarrel when a woman tries to make her estranged boyfriend jealous by continually making tennis dates with Wally. Wally finds himself in an awkward position when the boyfriend threatens him.
Saturday, May 26th, 1962
34: One of the Boys
Wally and Eddie are finally invited to join the barons, the high school's most exclusive club.
Saturday, June 2nd, 1962
35: Sweatshirt Monsters
Beaver, Richard, Whitey and Alan each buy sweatshirts that have monster faces on the front of them. They like them so much they each decide to wear them to school the next day. However, each one finds that their parents forbid them from wearing such hideous sweatshirts to school. However, Beaver manages to sneak out of the house with his on.
Saturday, June 9th, 1962
36: A Night in the Woods
Beaver and his friends are all psyched to go on a camping trip with Gilbert's father as an escort. However, when Gilbert's father suddenly has to work and everyone is down in the dumps that is until Wally agrees to take them. Meanwhile, Eddie and Lumpy decide to secretly tag along and scare the boys with animal noises.
Saturday, June 16th, 1962
37: Long Distance Call
Beaver and his friends decide to make a call to California to talk to Don Drysdale and they agree to chip in on the cost of the call, assuming that it's only going to be a couple dollars. However, when they're put on hold, the cost quickly jumps up to $9.00.
Saturday, June 23rd, 1962
38: Stocks and Bonds
Beaver and Wally become interested in the stock market and Ward decides that they should try their hand at it. However, Wally and Beaver have different ideas about what to invest in compared to Ward who wants them to play it safe and invest in Mayfield Power and Electric, while they want to invest in a more risky venture.
Saturday, June 30th, 1962
The Cleavers are all excited about their annual summer vacation up to the cabin, that is except Wally. Wanting to be close to his latest girl, Wally wants to stay behind and gets permission to stay at Eddie's house during the two weeks the Cleavers are on vacation, but June and Ward are a bit unsure of Wally's plans.
Thursday, September 27th, 1962
1: Wally's Dinner Date
Wally has been constantly spending his time at Julie Foster's house and June suggests that he's old enough to take her out on a dinner date. Julie suggests a new expensive restaurant called The White Fox. However, during the meal Wally discovers that he forgot his wallet at home.
Thursday, October 4th, 1962
2: Beaver's Football Award
Beaver is scheduled to recieve a football award at a father son dinner being held in the school gym. While talking with his friends, Beaver learns that none of them are planning on wearing a jacket and a tie so when June and Ward insist that he wear one, he adamently refuses.
Thursday, October 11th, 1962
3: Wally's License
Now that Wally is 17, he feels it's about time that he get his drivers license. However, June and Ward are a bit apprehensive about the idea of Wally driving but Wally is persitant and finally gets his parents to agree to let him take a drivers class.
Thursday, October 18th, 1962
4: The Late Edition
Beaver has his heart set on taking a swing at being a paper boy again but another kid beats him to it. This leads Beaver to think about using sabatoge to get the new paper boy fired. However, the boy may just do that himself when the service becomes terrible leading Beaver to confront him only to discover he is a she.
Thursday, October 25th, 1962
5: Double Date
Wally's new girlfriend Carolyn can't go out to the movies on Saturday night because she has to watch her little sister Susan. Carolyn suggests that Beaver take Susan out to the movies and that they all double date. Not wanting to let Wally down, Beaver decides to go along, despite being nervous.
Thursday, November 1st, 1962
6: Eddie, the Businessman
Wally and Eddie get jobs at the Mayfield Dairy thanks to Ward pulling some strings. They soon unknowingly find themselves involved in a plot started by the foreman and his assistant who are secretly stealing the merchandise. When Ward learns of the plot, he warns Wally who in turn tries to warn Eddie, but Eddie doesn't buy it.
Thursday, November 8th, 1962
7: Tell It to Ella
After coming home late on a school night, Ward and June punish him by not allowing him to go anywhere on school nights. Beaver feels the punishment is unfair and when Eddie suggests Beaver write to an advice column but is disappointed with the response.
Thursday, November 15th, 1962
8: Bachelor at Large
The news that Eddie has moved out of his parent's house and into an apartment of his own has June worried that Wally may be contemplating something similar. However, Wally gets a picture of just how "happy" Eddie is being on his own and it makes him think twice.
Thursday, November 22nd, 1962
9: Beaver Joins a Record Club
Beaver wants to join a record club and asks Ward for the money to join. Fed up with Beaver constantly asking for money, Ward decides to put him on an allowance. However, Beaver is so thrilled with his records he disreguards the bills for them and quickly finds himself swamped with records, a rising bill and not enough allowance to pay for everything.
Thursday, November 29th, 1962
10: Wally's Car Accident
June and Ward go away for the weekend and Wally asks to borrow Ward's new car to go to a dance. Although hesitant, Ward finally gives in and lets him take it. However, after the dance, Lumpy runs into some car trouble which results in Wally smashing the headlight on the car. Wally is now faced with having it repaired and paying for it himself and trying to find a way to break it gently to Ward.
Thursday, December 6th, 1962
11: Beaver, the Sheep Dog
At school, Beaver gets into an argument with a girl who retaliates by making fun of Beaver's hair, calling him a sheepdog. Incredibly self-concious, Beaver goes out to the store and buys different hairsprays and gels to try to improve his hairdo. He doesn't get the reaction he was expecting when he tries his new hairdo out on his family.
Thursday, December 13th, 1962
12: Beaver, the Hero
During one of his football team's games, Beaver is sent in and scores the winning touchdown which results in a picture in the paper. Soon, Beaver finds himself swamped with attention and quickly lets it goes to his head. He begins acting like he's better than everyone and begins to alienate Gilbert, Whitey and Wally.
Thursday, December 20th, 1962
13: Beaver's Autobiography
Beaver has been given an assignment in which he must write a autobiography for class but isn't sure about his abilities at writing. So, he convinces a girl, who likes him, to write it for him. When she discovers that he is merely using her, she writes an outrageous life story and hands it in, causing embarassment for Beaver when the teacher reads it in class.
Thursday, December 27th, 1962
14: The Party Spoiler
Wally asks June and Ward if he could have a party and with some prodding, Wally finally gets their permission. June quickly begins the plans and Beaver gets a look at the guest list and quickly finds that he's not invited. For revenge, Beaver decides to sabotage Wally's party with a variety of gags that he bought at a magic shop.
Thursday, January 3rd, 1963
15: The Mustache
Wally's on-again off-again girlfriend, Julie Foster seems to have thrown him over for a new guy in school who just happens to have a mustache. Wally's ego is bruised when Eddie tells him that Julie thinks he's naive and immature. This is the last straw and Wally decides to grow a mustache, much to the dismay of his family.
Thursday, January 10th, 1963
16: Wally Buys a Car
A friend has a car for sale and Wally is interested, however, Ward and June are, as usual, hesitant about the whole thing. Ward decides to give in to Wally and allow him to buy the used car, with the condition that he inspect it first. Ward quickly finds problems with the car and he helps Wally look elsewhere giving Wally tips on the process of used car shopping.
Thursday, January 17th, 1963
17: The Parking Attendants
The social event of the season, according to Fred Rutherford, is big party that a wealthy family is throwing and he rubs it in due to the fact that June and Ward didn't get an invitation. However, Wally and Eddie will be there after they get jobs parking the guest's cars. However, trouble ensues when Eddie parks Fred's car in a no parking spot and the car gets towed away by the city.
Thursday, January 24th, 1963
18: More Blessed to Give
Beaver and Gilbert go to a carnival and Beaver surprisingly wins a fourteen caret gold locket in one of the carnival games. Beaver thinks about giving it to June but thanks to Gilbert, Beaver decides to give it to a girl whom he has a crush on. However, soon it becomes apparant that this was a mistake when the girl's parents discover Beaver's gift.
Thursday, January 31st, 1963
19: Beaver's Good Deed
Beaver seems to be on a selfish streak after backing out of a babysitting and later not wanting to do a simple favor for Wally. Ward gives Beaver a stern lecture and soon takes Ward's advice when a tramp comes to the door wanting some kindness. Howver, the tramp quickly takes advantage and helps himself to more than a glass of water.
Thursday, February 7th, 1963
20: The Credit Card
Eddie agrees to use his new credit card to buy a battery for Wally's car. After Wally pays him back, Eddie uses the cash to buy some clothes. When Eddie's father confronts him about the large bill, he lies and says that Wally didn't pay him back.
Thursday, February 14th, 1963
21: Beaver the Caddy
Beaver has gotten a job as a caddy and is quickly running around the golf course chasing balls. However, all innocence is broken when one of the guys Beaver is caddying for cheats in order to win a bet. Soon, Beaver begins wrestling with his conscience over whether or not to tell anyone.
Thursday, February 21st, 1963
22: Beaver on TV
Beaver comes home with the news that he applied to appear on a local television show called Teen Forum and he has been accepted. Beaver gets out of classes for the taping and all his classmates are treated to being able to watch him on TV during class. However, what Beaver, his friends and family don't know is that the show tapes each episode a week in advance.
Thursday, February 28th, 1963
23: Box Office Attraction
June and Ward have noticed the Wally has been spending quite a bit of his time at the movie theater but it's not to see the movies. He's been eying the pretty young lady who works in the box office. Thanks to Eddie, Wally works up enough courage to ask her out but quickly sees another side to the young lady that is a bit too mature for Wally's taste.
Thursday, March 7th, 1963
24: Lumpy's Scholarship
Wally is let down when he learns that he didn't get the sports scholarship from State University. However, he does learn that Lumpy did get one and this leads him to throw a party in Lumpy's honor. Halfway through the party, Fred calls with some unfortunate news for Lumpy: the scholarship has been rescinded due to Lumpy's poor grades.
Thursday, March 14th, 1963
25: The Silent Treatment
Beaver is all set to go with Eddie and Wally to hook up an AM/FM car radio in Eddie's car, but June stops him and insists he go to the grocery store to pick up the items as he had promised. This leads Beaver to give June the cold shoulder treatment while playing up to Ward.
Thursday, March 21st, 1963
26: Uncle Billy's Visit
June and Ward go away for a couple of days and leave Uncle Billy to stay with Wally and Beaver. Beaver quickly realizes Billy runs a much looser ship than Ward and June and feels as if he can get away with more things. However, he's soon in for a rude awakening when he helps Gilbert sneak into the movies.
Thursday, March 28th, 1963
27: Beaver's Prep School
June and Ward are excited when they learn that Aunt Martha has made arrangements to send Beaver to a prep school in New England. However, Beaver quickly realizes he will miss his friends as they are all entering Mayfield High School next year. This puts Beaver in a delicate position, how to tell Aunt Martha he doesn't want to go without hurting her feelings.
Thursday, April 4th, 1963
28: Wally and the Fraternity
Wally has his mind pretty much made up about going to Ward's alma mater, State University and he's even considering joining Ward's old fraternity. However, both Eddie and Wally think twice when they hear from a college student that it's the worst fraternity on campus, but Ward has already sent out his letter of recommendation for both of them.
Thursday, April 11th, 1963
29: Eddie's Sweater
Eddie has been seeing one particular girl, Cindy Andrews and she wants to give Eddie a birthday gift, so she decides to knit a sweater. She uses Wally as a model and he begins spending so much time at Cindy's that he arouses the suspicions of Julie, Eddie, Lumpy, Beaver and his parents.
Thursday, April 18th, 1963
30: The Book Report
Beaver has been assigned to write a book report on The Three Musketeers. However he's waited right down to the wire to get reading and quickly realizes that he'll never get finished. He decides to watch the movie that's going to be on TV and write his book report based on the movie.
Thursday, April 25th, 1963
31: The Poor Loser
Ward is given two tickets to a baseball game and is faced with an impossible decision: should he take Wally or Beaver? Beaver lets him off the hook when he announces he has plans with Gilbert. However, when they fall through, Beaver changes his mind about the game and becomes convinced that because he's the youngest he gets the short stick.
Thursday, May 2nd, 1963
32: Don Juan Beaver
A school dance has Beaver with a major dilemma: he has two girls who ask him to go with them. However, he has a little problem, he accepted the first invitation but now wants out of it when he's asked by the second girl. This leads him to take some of Eddie's poor advice.
Thursday, May 9th, 1963
33: Summer in Alaska
Eddie is happy to break the news that he plans to spend his summer on a fishing boat in Alaska and this prompts Wally and Lumpy to think about signing up to do the same thing. However, they all get a dose of reality when they discover just what kind of conditions they would be living in.
Thursday, May 16th, 1963
34: Beaver's Graduation
It's come down to the final week before junior high school graduation and Beaver is having a ball and even skips a class with Gilbert. However, Beaver becomes convinced he won't graduate after Gilbert and him take a peek at the diplomas on Mrs. Rayburn's desk and find Beaver's diploma to be missing.
Thursday, May 23rd, 1963
35: Wally's Practical Joke
Wally and Eddie fall prey to Lumpy's practical joking after he plants cherry bombs under the hoods of Eddie's car and Wally's car. Both Eddie and Wally want to get him back but their plan goes awry when they destroy Lumpy's car after chaining it to a tree. All fingers point to Wally after Fred finds that the chain has Ward's name printed on it.
Thursday, May 30th, 1963
36: The All-Night Party
After graduation, an all-night party is set to begin, which has June and Ward very wary. They aren't sure if they should allow Wally to attend. Meanwhile, Wally's date for the party has the same problem. This leads her to invite Wally to meet her folks and put their worries to rest.
Thursday, June 6th, 1963
37: Beaver Sees America
Beaver has the chance to travel around the country for six weeks during the summer and he's all excited about it. However, he quickly realizes when he's gone Gilbert will go after the girl Beaver has a crush on, Mary Margaret. Fortunately, he quickly realizes there's more to life than Mary Margaret.
Thursday, June 13th, 1963
38: The Clothing Drive
Beaver's school is having a clothing drive and whoever brings in the most clothes is awarded 1000 school points. June, Ward and Wally round up all the old clothes they can find and put them in a box. When Beaver picks up the box to take into school, he mistakenly thinks Ward's nearby suits for the dry cleaner are also for the clothes drive.
Thursday, June 20th, 1963
39: Family Scrapbook
While cleaning, June runs across an old family scrapbook and gathers the family together to reminisce about the past six years. The Cleavers recall scenes from previous episodes including: Beaver Gets 'Spelled, New Neighbors, My Brother's Girl, The Shave, Beaver Runs Away, Larry Hides Out, Teacher Comes to Dinner, and Wally's Election.