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. Written by
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When Beaver returns Shirley's insults and she turns on the water works, Mr Bailey intervenes, and shames Beaver into admitting he made her cry. In a rare "quote" from the world of serious music (most of the Beaver music was written specifically for the show), we hear the opening theme from the fourth movement of Tchaikowsky's Symphony No.6, the "Pathetique", music long described by music historians as the "depths of despair". See more
After Beaver calls Shirley the names and she begins to cry, her two friends sympathize with her and try to comfort her. Yet only a few seconds earlier, after Beaver's first insult, the two girls can't help but laugh. See more
How about loaning five bucks? I'll pay you back Saturday.
Yeah, which Saturday?