As Wally has accepted invitation after invitation to dinner at Julie Foster's house, Ward and June believe it would be proper for Wally to repay Julie's kindness by taking her out to dinner. When Wally learns what his parents want him to do, he, despite never having taken a girl on a formal dinner date, thinks that it is a good idea. Ward and June also believe it would be nice for Wally to allow Julie to decide what she wants to do, such as the choice of which restaurant. Regardless of if she is aware, Julie chooses what is considered one of the most expensive restaurants in town and one outside of Wally's budget. After getting advice from his father to explain the situation to Julie and have her pick a more modestly priced restaurant, Wally feels pinned between a rock and a hard place when he learns from Julie that she has already told all her girlfriends where they're going, which makes it more difficult to back out of taking her there. Through the process, Wally learns that there ... Written by
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When Wally decides to call The White Fox Restaurant to get an idea of their prices before his dinner date, he asks Beaver to get the phone number from the paper. Beaver reads out, "KLondike 2-3958". (Writers of TV shows typically used numbers beginning with KLondike, since the equivalent of KL on the phone dial is 55, a non-existent "exchange", to avoid real people getting unwanted calls when numbers are heard on TV by millions of people. Later it became standard to begin all numbers with "555-" for the same reason.) See more