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Episode List


Season 2

2 Oct. 1958
Beaver's Poem
Ward composes a simple verse for Beaver after the third grader waits until the night before it's due to write a poem for school; but the helpful dad's good intentions go awry when "Beaver's" poem is chosen to win a prize.
9 Oct. 1958
Eddie's Girl
June unwittingly jeopardizes Wally's friendship with Eddie Haskell after she accepts a dance invitation for Wally from Eddie's current crush, Caroline Cunningham.
16 Oct. 1958
Ward's Problem
Ward promises to take Wally fishing and Beaver to the third grade's student-father picnic before realizing that both events are on the same Saturday.
23 Oct. 1958
Beaver and Chuey
Even though they don't speak each other's language, Beaver gets along fine with his new Spanish friend, Chuey, until sneaky Eddie Haskell tricks him into insulting Chuey with a newly learned Spanish phrase.
30 Oct. 1958
The Lost Watch
While the older boys play baseball, Beaver and his friend Larry watch from the sidelines while minding the players' wallets, jackets and watches. But when the belongings are reclaimed after the game, bully Lumpy Rutherford's watch appears to be missing and he gives Beaver two days to find it ... or else!
6 Nov. 1958
Her Idol
To stop his friends from teasing him and prove that he doesn't have a crush on classmate Linda Dennison, Beaver is pressured into calling her a nasty name
13 Nov. 1958
Beaver's Ring
A letter from Beaver's godmother, June's Aunt Martha, brings the young man an heirloom ring once belonging to Beaver's namesake, his great-uncle Theodore. But his parents forbid him to wear it to school because losing it would terribly upset his great-aunt and Beaver's troubles begin after his clever plan to show the ring to his school pals without actually "wearing" it there is derailed by creepy Judy Hensler.
20 Nov. 1958
The Shave
Wally decides to start shaving.
27 Nov. 1958
The Pipe
Wally gets blamed after Beaver takes pal Larry Mondello's dare to smoke the new Meerschaum pipe that Fred Rutherford sent as a gift to Ward from Germany.
4 Dec. 1958
Wally's New Suit
June cleverly rescues Wally from bad taste after he is goaded by Eddie Haskell into buying a new suit for an upcoming school dance without his parents' help.
11 Dec. 1958
School Play
Beaver is excited to be cast as the canary, the lead character in his school play, until Ward's "pep" talk gives him stage fright.
18 Dec. 1958
The Visiting Aunts
The Cleaver boys' Saturday afternoon carnival plans are disrupted when June's Aunt Martha comes for an unexpected visit.
25 Dec. 1958
Happy Weekend
Ward takes his reluctant family to a mountain cabin, hoping to relive rustic childhood memories, and, although things don't turn out exactly as he plans, the boys are soon making memories of their own.
1 Jan. 1959
Wally's Present
Feeling slighted for not being included in Wally's birthday party plans, Beaver takes buddy Larry Mondello's advice, buys himself an expensive bow and arrow set and gives his big brother a cheap gift.
8 Jan. 1959
The Grass Is Always Greener
Overhearing a frustrated Ward muttering about ending up in "the poor house", Beaver wonders what it means to be poor and begins a quest for poor people, making new friends and teaching the whole Cleaver family an important lesson.
15 Jan. 1959
The Boat Builders
Wally's homemade boat capsizes with Beaver on board.
22 Jan. 1959
Beaver Plays Hooky
Distracted by a construction company digging holes, Beaver and buddy Larry Mondello are late for school and decide to skip classes altogether to avoid getting yelled at by the principal. But when the hungry boys head for the nearest supermarket for lunch they find themselves on a live, promotional television program, unaware that Wally and June are watching them from the television in Wally's bedroom.
29 Jan. 1959
The Garage Painters
When the television breaks down over a week-end, Ward encourages Wally and Beaver to read Mark Twain's classic book, "Tom Sawyer". But things don't turn out quite as they planned after the boys try to use fictional Tom's technique to paint the Cleaver garage doors.
5 Feb. 1959
Wally's Pug Nose
Self-conscious Wally resorts to a mail-order remedy to change his appearance after dream-girl Gloria tells him he has a "pug" nose.
12 Feb. 1959
Beaver's Pigeons
When Beaver gets sick with the chicken pox, Wally takes care of his new pigeons. Then he ends up having to take care of Larry's, too.
19 Feb. 1959
The Tooth
While Beaver and his small toothache wait for the results of a dental X-ray, he's convinced that he will soon have a painful experience after mean-spirited Lumpy Rutherford tells him that, to make more money, the dentist will drill a deep hole no matter how tiny the cavity may be.
26 Feb. 1959
Beaver Gets Adopted
Beaver believes he's been unfairly reprimanded for accidentally breaking Wally's track trophy, takes his Dad's offhand comment to find new parents literally, and with pal Larry Mondello's encouragement, heads for an adoption agency to see if he can do better.
5 Mar. 1959
The Haunted House
June lines up a dog-walking job for Beaver unaware that he and his friends believe that the owner of the dog is a witch who lives in a haunted house.
12 Mar. 1959
The Bus Ride
A mix-up during a stop at the Elmhurst bus station while on a trip to visit his friend, Billy, in Crystal Falls puts Beaver and his brother, Wally, on separate buses...going in different directions.
19 Mar. 1959
Beaver and Gilbert
Beaver meets the new kid in town, Gilbert Gates, who likes to tell tall tales.
26 Mar. 1959
Price of Fame
Beaver gets in trouble twice. Once by looking for the principal's "spanking machine", then by getting his head stuck in an iron fence.
2 Apr. 1959
A Horse Named Nick
The boys help out at a traveling carnival for a couple of days. Instead of getting paid the $20 they were promised, they are given a run-down old horse.
9 Apr. 1959
Beaver's Hero
Beaver tells his class that Ward was a big hero in the Second World War, but the boys find out his wartime experience wasn't that exciting.
16 Apr. 1959
Beaver Says Good-bye
Excited about possibly moving to a bigger house in a new neighborhood, Beaver tells his whole third grade class. But when the house sale falls through, embarrassed Beaver doesn't know how to break the news to his friends, especially after they throw him a surprise farewell party...with presents!
23 Apr. 1959
Beaver's Newspaper
Beaver rescues Wally's broken typewriter from the trash, gets reliable Gus the Fireman to fix it with his "special oil" and starts a newspaper with his pal Larry. But Wally soon regrets tossing the now smoothly working machine and demands the newsboys return "his" typewriter.
30 Apr. 1959
Beaver's Sweater
Beaver uses his own $13 to buy a wild Eskimo-style sweater, but regrets it when Judy Hensler has the same one.
7 May 1959
Drawing from a classic story of true friendship, Ward helps Beaver make up with his pal Larry after the two boys have a big fight.
14 May 1959
Dance Contest
Wally is the envy of his friends when pretty Mary Ellen Rogers invites him to her school cotillion. But they don't know what Wally soon finds out...Mary Ellen has entered them in a "cha-cha" contest and Wally doesn't know the steps.
21 May 1959
Wally's Haircomb
Ward and June find it hard to convince Wally that his new "fad" hairstyle makes him look ridiculous, especially when all his friends are combing their hair the same way.
28 May 1959
The Cookie Fund
Cookie chairmen Beaver and Larry find themselves in a bind when they loan three dollars out of the school cookie fund to an older boy with a hard luck story and he refuses to pay them back.
4 Jun. 1959
Forgotten Party
Beaver forgets he's been invited to old friend David Manning's birthday party, is embarrassed to give David what he considers to be a "baby" toy that June bought for him at the last minute, and must think fast to come up with a more appropriate gift.
11 Jun. 1959
Beaver the Athlete
Beaver gets bad grades in physical education when he clowns around to make up for his lack of coordination.
18 Jun. 1959
Found Money
Beaver isn't worried that he doesn't have any money to spend at the carnival after his best friend Larry Mondello promises to pay the way. But conniving Larry has spent all of his allowance too and, sneaking money from his mother's sewing basket, throws it out the window and arranges to have Beaver "find" it.
25 Jun. 1959
Most Interesting Character
Beaver has to write a school paper about the most interesting character he has ever met. He decides to make it about Ward, but has a hard time deciding what to write.

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