Leave It to Beaver: Season 5, Episode 9

Beaver's Ice Skates (2 Dec. 1961)

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Beaver is too embarrassed to admit to his parents that a store salesman has taken advantage of him by convincing the gullible boy to buy ice skates three sizes too big.



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Beaver asks his father for $6 to make up the amount he is short for a $10 season's pass to the ice skating rink. Ward is happy that Beaver is interested in skating and gives him the $6, but he is almost certain that Beaver will want more money to get other peripheral items. Beaver vows that he won't ask for any more money for this endeavor. But as Ward expects, Beaver asks two days later if he can buy a new pair of skates advertised on sale at a new sporting goods store. As Beaver will be using his own money, Ward and June say yes. Although against their better judgment, they also let Beaver go to the store on his own to get the skates. At the store, the salesman, knowing that Beaver wears a size 6 but with nothing left in stock but sizes 9 and up, tries to pawn off a 9 as a 6 to Beaver, who, even after trying them on and feeling that they are big, buys them. Once at the rink, Beaver, even wearing three pairs of wool socks like the salesman told him, can't even walk in the skates, let... Written by Huggo

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Ward Cleaver: [referring to Beaver] June, isn't he spending an awful lot of time at that skating rink?
June Cleaver: Oh, honey, he loves it so. He spends more time at the rink than he does at home.
Ward Cleaver: Well, I guess he's just taking after his father. When I was his age, I practically lived on the ice.
June Cleaver: [wryly] And now you can hardly get the ice trays out of the refrigerator.
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