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(1957–1963)

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1962

6 Jan. 1962
Ward's Golf Clubs
Beaver scurries to replace his dad's driver after a swing at a golf ball results in a headless club, unaware that Ward had broken it himself earlier that morning.
 
13 Jan. 1962
Farewell to Penny
Beaver learns a girl he fights with is moving out of town.
 
20 Jan. 1962
Beaver, the Bunny
Embarrassed Beaver not only has to play the part of a cute bunny rabbit in the school pageant but ends up having to walk to the performance in the cuddly costume.
 
27 Jan. 1962
Beaver's Electric Trains
After agreeing to let June give his old electric train set to neighbor boy Johnny Battson, Beaver decides to pretend the trains are broken and keep them for himself; but Beaver's sneaky plan doesn't account for big brother Wally falling under the spell of little Johnny's pretty, teen-aged sister!
 
3 Feb. 1962
Beaver's Long Night
Spooked by a cops-and-robbers movie and absent parents, Beaver calls the police when Lumpy Rutherford comes to the Cleaver house in a "suspicious car" and a gangster costume to pick Wally up for a masquerade party.
 
10 Feb. 1962
Beaver's Jacket
Ward finds out first hand why his youngest son's middle name is trouble just by giving his permission for the Beaver to buy an expensive leather jacket just like the one he admired on his friend Richard.
 
17 Feb. 1962
Nobody Loves Me
Feeling picked-on and ignored, Beaver believes his buddy, Richard, who tells him he's reached the age when his parents have stopped loving him because he's awkward and ugly.
 
24 Feb. 1962
Beaver's Fear
Beaver is reluctant to go to the amusement park with Wally and the older boys after Richard and Whitey tell him how scary the roller coaster ride is.
 
3 Mar. 1962
Three Boys and a Burro
Beaver convinces his parents to let him go in with friends Richard and Gilbert to buy a cute, little burro; but Beaver's promise that "Pepe" will never have to stay in the Cleaver's yard may be impossible to keep.
 
10 Mar. 1962
Eddie Quits School
All the guys are jealous when Eddie Haskell's dad allows him to drop out of high school, especially when he brags about the money he's making in his new job; but best friend Wally isn't sure that Eddie is as happy as he seems to be with his newfound independence.
 
17 Mar. 1962
Wally Stays at Lumpy's
Wally and the Beaver arrange each other's overnight plans without telling Ward and June.
 
24 Mar. 1962
Beaver's Laundry
Wally comes to the rescue after Beaver lets his pal Richard do the Rickover family laundry in the Cleaver washing machine, "bailing" the inexperienced younger boys out when laundry day turns into soapy mayhem.
 
31 Mar. 1962
Lumpy's Car Trouble
Wally breaks the rules for borrowing the family car.
 
7 Apr. 1962
Beaver the Babysitter
Beaver is happy to free Wally up for a date by offering to babysit for the Murdock's five-year-old boy, Chuckie, until he finds out that he'll be sitting with Chuckie's ten-year-old sister, Patty, instead.
 
14 Apr. 1962
The Younger Brother
When Ward urges Beaver to follow in Wally's footsteps and become the next Cleaver basketball star, Beaver tries out for the City Park basketball team. But Beaver finds he lacks his older brother's talent for the sport and, afraid to disappoint his dad, doesn't tell anyone when he is cut on the first day of practice.
 
21 Apr. 1962
Beaver's Typewriter
Beaver finds that learning to type on his new typewriter is harder than it looks and is once again reminded that accepting help from Eddie Haskell is never...ever...a good idea.
 
28 Apr. 1962
The Merchant Marine
Angry with his dad for taking his car keys away, Lumpy Rutherford decides to secretly join the Merchant Marine Corp and has the enlistment information sent to the Cleaver's address instead of his own. Trying to be a good friend, Wally hides the Corp literature in his room; but, when June finds it while cleaning, she's sure that a break-up with his girlfriend and a recent reprimand from Ward have made Wally unhappy enough to leave home.
 
5 May 1962
Brother vs. Brother
Beaver feels betrayed when the first girl he ever wanted to bring home after school falls for big brother Wally as soon as they get there.
 
12 May 1962
The Yard Birds
Wally and Beaver reluctantly give up their Saturday morning to clean the yard, miss the garbage man's pick-up deadline and go from the frying pan into the fire when they trust Eddie Haskell and Lumpy Rutherford to take the trash to the dump in Lumpy's car.
 
19 May 1962
Tennis, Anyone
Wally doesn't know that pretty Carole has asked him to be her tennis partner just to make her boyfriend, Don, jealous.
 
26 May 1962
One of the Boys
Wally and Eddie are excited to be judged 'cool' enough to be invited to join The Barons, a popular school club, especially when the perks seem to include pretty girls and fast sports cars.
 
2 Jun. 1962
Sweatshirt Monsters
Beaver and his friends buy fad "monster" sweatshirts and agree to wear them to school on the same day but Beaver is the only one who manages to sneak out of his house in the gruesome attire and suffers the consequences of violating the school's dress code...and his parents trust.
 
9 Jun. 1962
A Night in the Woods
When their week-end dating plans are ruined by Wally's promise to take Beaver and his buddies camping, Lumpy and Eddie connive to free up their pal by trying to scare the young campers into coming home early.
 
16 Jun. 1962
Long Distance Call
While Ward and June are out for the day, Beaver is convinced by his visiting friends, Gilbert and Alan, to split the cost of a long distance phone call to Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, Don Drysdale. But the prank costs much more than they expect when the boys are left on hold while the famous baseball player finishes his shower.
 
23 Jun. 1962
Stocks and Bonds
Ward decides to teach Wally a real-life lesson in economics by helping him and Beaver invest one hundred dollars in the stock market. But when the nice, solid utility stock recommended by their dad doesn't show much activity, the boys decide to take Eddie Haskell's advice and buy risky, but rising, space tech stock.
 
30 Jun. 1962
Un-Togetherness
June takes it hard when Wally decides he doesn't want to go with the family on the Cleaver's annual summer trip to the lake.
 
27 Sep. 1962
Wally's Dinner Date
Wally gets more than a little help from his dad and an understanding maitre'd when girlfriend Julie Foster picks a new, and very expensive, restaurant for their first dinner date.
 
4 Oct. 1962
Beaver's Football Award
Beaver stubbornly refuses to put on a suit for his school's father and son football awards banquet after he and the other team members secretly agree to wear casual clothes to the formal event.
 
11 Oct. 1962
Wally's License
Newly seventeen-year-old Wally's anticipation of getting his driver's license is dampened by mom June's worry that he's still too young and know-it-all classmate Shirley's back seat driving.
 
18 Oct. 1962
The Late Edition
Inspired to become a reporter by a visiting foreign news correspondent, Beaver runs to the local newspaper after school to apply for the open delivery boy position. But the job goes to a boy who pretends to be sick to get out of school early and Beaver, unwilling to "rat" on the dishonest kid, hopes that the new carrier will make so many mistakes that the paper will fire him.
 
25 Oct. 1962
Double Date
Wally and Beaver arrange a double date with two sisters who are new to town, but unforeseen problems arise.
 
1 Nov. 1962
Eddie, the Businessman
Eddie's plans to butter up the loading dock foreman at Mayfield Dairy blind him to suspicious activity involving missing ice cream, jeopardizing the new week-end job Ward wangled for him and Wally.
 
8 Nov. 1962
Tell It to Ella
When he is punished for staying out too late on a school night, Beaver writes a letter to popular advice columnist "Ella" hoping that a sympathetic response from her will convince his parents that he is being treated unfairly.
 
15 Nov. 1962
Bachelor at Large
When Eddie Haskell moves into a place of his own after a fight with his parents, best friend Wally and a kind landlady join forces to try to get the unhappy, but stubborn, teen to go back home.
 
22 Nov. 1962
Beaver Joins a Record Club
To teach his youngest son the importance of a budget, Ward lets Beaver join a record club; but the real lesson in financial responsibility comes after Wally's warnings to return the weekly selection refusal cards are ignored and Beaver winds up with more music...and a bigger bill... than his allowance allows.
 
29 Nov. 1962
Wally's Car Accident
Wally accidentally breaks a headlight on his dad's brand new car after Eddie Haskell convinces him to give Lumpy Rutherford's broken down jalopy a jump-start push.
 
6 Dec. 1962
Beaver, the Sheep Dog
Beaver takes it personally when schoolmate Shirley makes fun of his hair; but when his efforts to tame his unruly locks don't go as planned, Beaver decides instead to follow troublemaker Eddie Haskell's advice to give Shirley a taste of her own medicine.
 
13 Dec. 1962
Beaver, the Hero
Beaver gains instant fame...and the inflated ego to go with it...when he catches the ball that wins the school football game.
 
20 Dec. 1962
Beaver's Autobiography
Beaver encourages pretty classmate Betsy Carter's crush on him to get her to help him write his autobiography for a school assignment; but when Betsy finds out that Beaver has been calling her names behind her back, her assistance turns to sabotage.
 
27 Dec. 1962
The Party Spoiler
Feeling ignored after Wally doesn't invite him to a party, Beaver is convinced by his sneaky pal, Gilbert Bates, to get even by sabotaging his big brother's evening.
 

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