Leave It to Beaver

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Leave It to Beaver is a late 1950s black-and-white American television sitcom about an inquisitive and often naïve boy, Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver, and his adventures at home, in school, and around his suburban neighborhood. read more
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Leave It to Beaver is a late 1950s black-and-white American television sitcom about an inquisitive and often naïve boy, Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver, and his adventures at home, in school, and around his suburban neighborhood. The show also starred Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont as Beaver's parents, June and Ward Cleaver, and Tony Dow as Beaver's brother Wally. The show has attained an iconic status in the United States, with the Cleavers exemplifying the idealized suburban family of the mid-20th century.

Original Release

04/23/1957 on CBS

US Release

04/23/1957

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Cast

Barbara Billingsley June Cleaver
Hugh Beaumont Ward Cleaver
Tony Dow Wally Cleaver
Jerry Mathers The Beaver / Theodore 'Beaver' Cleaver
Ken Osmond Eddie Haskell
Robert 'Rusty' Stevens Larry Mondello
Stanley Fafara Whitey Whitney
Stephen Talbot Gilbert Bates
Frank Bank Clarence Rutherford
Richard Correll Richard Rickover
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Wally's Dinner Date Thursday, 27 September 1962
2 Beaver's Football Award Thursday, 04 October 1962
3 Wally's License Thursday, 11 October 1962
4 The Late Edition Thursday, 18 October 1962
5 Double Date Thursday, 25 October 1962
6 Eddie, the Businessman Thursday, 01 November 1962
7 Tell It to Ella Thursday, 08 November 1962
8 Bachelor at Large Thursday, 15 November 1962
9 Beaver Joins a Record Club Thursday, 22 November 1962
10 Wally's Car Accident Thursday, 29 November 1962
11 Beaver, the Sheep Dog Thursday, 06 December 1962
12 Beaver, the Hero Thursday, 13 December 1962
13 Beaver's Autobiography Thursday, 20 December 1962
14 The Party Spoiler Thursday, 27 December 1962
15 The Mustache Thursday, 03 January 1963
16 Wally Buys a Car Thursday, 10 January 1963
17 The Parking Attendants Thursday, 17 January 1963
18 More Blessed to Give Thursday, 24 January 1963
19 Beaver's Good Deed Thursday, 31 January 1963
20 The Credit Card Thursday, 07 February 1963
21 Beaver, the Caddy Thursday, 14 February 1963
22 Beaver on TV Thursday, 21 February 1963
23 Box Office Attraction Thursday, 28 February 1963
24 Lumpy's Scholarship Thursday, 07 March 1963
25 The Silent Treatment Thursday, 14 March 1963
26 Uncle Billy's Visit Thursday, 21 March 1963
27 Beaver's Prep School Thursday, 28 March 1963
28 Wally and the Fraternity Thursday, 04 April 1963
29 Eddie's Sweater Thursday, 11 April 1963
30 The Book Report Thursday, 18 April 1963
31 The Poor Loser Thursday, 25 April 1963
32 Don Juan Beaver Thursday, 02 May 1963
33 Summer in Alaska Thursday, 09 May 1963
34 Beaver's Graduation Thursday, 16 May 1963
35 Wally's Practical Joke Thursday, 23 May 1963
36 The All-Night Party Thursday, 30 May 1963
37 Beaver Sees America Thursday, 06 June 1963
38 The Clothing Drive Thursday, 13 June 1963
39 Family Scrapbook Thursday, 20 June 1963
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Directors

Norman Tokar, David Butler, Norman Abbott, Hugh Beaumont, Earl Bellamy, Gene Reynolds, Anton Leader, Jeffrey Hayden, Charles F. Haas, Dann Cahn, Andrew McCullough, George Tibbles, James Neilson, Jerry Hopper, Bretaigne Windust

Writers

Bob Mosher, Joe Connelly, Dick Conway, Roland MacLane, Bob Ross, Katherine Albert, Dale Eunson, George Tibbles, Theodore Ferro, Mathilde Ferro, Joseph Hoffman, Ben Gershman, Bill Manhoff, Fran van Hartesveldt, Mel Diamond, Richard Baer, Allan Manings, Lou Breslow, Hendrik Vollaerts, Wilton Schiller, Kenneth A. Enochs, John Whedon, Ed James, Phil Leslie, Arthur Kober, Edward J. O'Connor, John Patrick, Robert Paul Smith, William Gargaro Jr., Lydia Nathan, Clifford Goldsmith, Gwen Bagni, David Levinson, Harry Winkler, Frank Gabrielson, Norman Tokar, Raphael Blau, Bob Fisher, Peggy Chantler Dick, William Cowley, Fred Shevin, Jon Zimmer, Keith Fowler, Elon Packard, Norman Paul, Alan Lipscott, Ellis Marcus, Hugh Beaumont

Creators

Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher

Cast

Barbara Billingsley June Cleaver
Hugh Beaumont Ward Cleaver
Tony Dow Wally Cleaver
Jerry Mathers The Beaver / Theodore 'Beaver' Cleaver
Ken Osmond Eddie Haskell
Robert 'Rusty' Stevens Larry Mondello
Stanley Fafara Whitey Whitney
Stephen Talbot Gilbert Bates
Frank Bank Clarence Rutherford
Richard Correll Richard Rickover
Jeri Weil Judy Hensler
Sue Randall Miss Alice Landers
Richard Deacon Fred Rutherford
Tiger Fafara Tooey Brown
Doris Packer Mrs. Cornelia Rayburn
Buddy Joe Hooker Chester Anderson
Burt Mustin Gus the Fireman
Karen Sue Trent Penny Woods
Rory O'Connor Beaver (double)
Madge Blake Mrs. Margaret Mondello

Producers

Harry Ackerman Executive Producer
Joe Connelly Producer
Bob Mosher Producer
Daniel A. Nathan Producer
Richard Lewis Producer

Editors

Robert Seiter, Richard Belding, Eugene Pendleton, Marsh Hendry, Roy V. Livingston, Stanford Tischler, Danny B. Landres, Bud S. Isaacs, Gene Palmer, Irving M. Schoenberg, Stanley Rabjohn, Joseph Harrison, Bill Mosher, Edward W. Williams, Victor Lewis

1958 Emmy Best New Program Series of the Year Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Teleplay Writing - Half Hour or Less Nominated
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