For June, Wally playing football, even if it's only on the second string, is a sign that he's growing up, much too fast for her liking. So when Wally starts shaving after hearing all the other guys talk about it in the locker room, June is even more concerned, but even more so when Wally's face shows signs of how disastrous the first shave was. Although Ward understands that these rituals are ones where most boys eventually go through, he does believe that Wally shouldn't start shaving and forbids Wally from doing it yet. Believing it will make Wally understand why he shouldn't start shaving, Ward tells him that shaving will make the hairs come in thicker, thus needing to shave more often. Ward's talk has the exact opposite effect he was hoping as Wally believes that shaving everyday will make a real beard and mustache grow sooner. So when Ward catches Wally shaving again, Ward chastises him. What's worse for Wally is that his father's scolding happens in front of Eddie, who in turn ... Written by
Did You Know?
Howard McNear, who played Floyd the barber on the Andy Griffith show, plays a barber named Andy. See more
Wally makes one pass with his razor leaving lather on his check and neck; although no more shaving is shown. The scene jumps ahead and now most of the lather is gone. See more
Edward 'Eddie' Haskell
You wanna come over to my house and see my razor? It's gold-plated, and it's in a genuine plastic case.