When Mr. Collins announces that there will be a new student joining their class, Beaver and Gilbert hope that it is a boy they can play with rather than a "dopey" girl. Mary Tyler ends up being anything but dopey for Beaver, who, upon first sight, is immediately hit with his first case of puppy love, although he isn't sure what he is feeling beyond always wanting to look at her. Not knowing how to act around girls, he asks Wally for advice, after which he decides a good first step is to ask Mary if he can walk her home from school. She ultimately says yes, after their walk they agreeing that they will now only walk home with each other, and no one else. Beyond the ribbing Beaver gets from Gilbert and Richard, who are not yet at the stage of liking girls, Beaver runs into a problem. It seems as if Mary may have had ulterior motives in making this pact with Beaver, as she really wanted to get to know Wally. Wally, in turn, has no interest in a little girl like Mary, while in Beaver's ... Written by
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I once saw this movie where these two brothers were pirates, and then they captured this Maureen O'Hara lady, and even though they'd been brothers all their life, they started fightin' over her.
Yeah, somebody's always fightin' over Maureen O'Hara in the movies.
Yeah, she's real good at gettin' fought over.
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