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Old 07-01-2010, 11:31 PM   #1
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Question WORST episode (s)of "Leave it To Beaver"--

Occurred in the LAST season of "Leave it to Beaver"-1963's "Don Juan Beaver",had nearly everyone mad at Beaver.Another one was 1963's "The Silent Treatment".In the latter one,you'll understand why just by watching it.
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2 sucky episodes out of 234 isnt too bad an average
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Occurred in the LAST season of "Leave it to Beaver"-1963's "Don Juan Beaver",had nearly everyone mad at Beaver.Another one was 1963's "The Silent Treatment".In the latter one,you'll understand why just by watching it.


You must have took a hit in the head.


There is no such thing as a bad episode of Leave It To Beaver
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Old 07-09-2010, 03:48 PM   #4
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You must have took a hit in the head.


There is no such thing as a bad episode of Leave It To Beaver
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Old 07-09-2010, 05:29 PM   #5
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All I know, is I'm discovering some hysterical episodes! The one with Beaver and Larry making Benjie think Beaver was transformed into a rock was hilarious.
(Beaver the Magician)
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All I know, is I'm discovering some hysterical episodes! The one with Beaver and Larry making Benjie think Beaver was transformed into a rock was hilarious.
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Yeah I'm discovering that we had missed alot of Ward and June scenes that TV Land deleted from their crappy version of editing. There are some cute, sweet and flirty scenes that I have seen so far. One of my favorites thus far is in "Wally's Glamour Girl" when they are doing dishes together and June thanks him for being a helpful husband and reminds him of the time when they were just dating and when he was over to her house for dinner. She said "You practically ordered my mother out of the kitchen to help me with the dishes and held my hand under the water." That is definately an "aww" moment.
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Yes, there are some bad ones. I didn't like the one where Ward gave Beaver the pedometer and then Beaver bet Whitey his baseball glove that he could walk 20 miles a day.
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Yes, there are some bad ones. I didn't like the one where Ward gave Beaver the pedometer and then Beaver bet Whitey his baseball glove that he could walk 20 miles a day.
i dont care for that one or the one where eddie trys to get that job in alaska
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I like those two but to each his own.
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There is only one I consider bad , but that bad episode is still better than any of the current sitcoms I've seen recently.

The one that is my least favorite(though I still watch it) is the one where Beaver has to wear the bunny suit. It just seems forced all of the situations happening to make Beaver have to walk to school dressed as a Bunny. He has to wear the suit before he gets there(not change at school).

But I still get a chuckle out of it because Jerry Mathers looks so ridiculous, the episode feels like it was meant for the early seasons but not used until the later ones.
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i dont care for that one or the one where eddie trys to get that job in alaska
I love the Alaska episode. A friend of mine did exactly that one summer during college. And hearing his stories about being on the fishing boat, I would have loved to seen Eddie actually get the job just to see him go through those things.
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During the 6th season, the series had some subtle changes and a few weaker episodes slipped into the mix. A couple of those are "Beaver On TV" and "Box Office Attraction". Not saying these are bad episodes, they're just different. Box Office Attraction is unusual for a LITB episode in the fact it ends on a somber, dramatic note. Wally's dream girl ends up not being the type of girl he thought she was. Beaver On TV almost plays out like a spoof of the Twilight Zone, kind of a weird episode. I've noticed in the last season of LITB, other TV shows of the era sometimes get a mention in the episodes. McHale's Navy, The Untouchables, Twilight Zone, Jack Paar, Captain Kangaroo, all of these get a mention at one time or another. That's unusual. I think LITB ended at the right time, 6 seasons was enough. That last season took a bit of a different direction, a little more mature, a little more serious. The series had lost some of the innocence it previously had, but then again Beaver and Wally were getting older. Some scripts worked and other scripts didn't go over as well.

Wally graduated from high school in the 6th season, but he was said to have already been in high school in the 2nd season. That would have been 5 years in high school for Wally, that is wrong. There's a discrepancy in the continuity of Beaver's school years also. So I just figure that during the shows 6 season duration, Wally attended the 7th thru 12th grades, and Beaver attended 3rd thru 8th grade. Both moving up one grade per season. That would be correct.

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Occurred in the LAST season of "Leave it to Beaver"-1963's "Don Juan Beaver",had nearly everyone mad at Beaver.Another one was 1963's "The Silent Treatment".In the latter one,you'll understand why just by watching it.
I disliked "The Silent Treatment" more than just about any Season 6 episode (although that season is my favorite overall) because it had Beaver acting so childishly and Ward & June acting so stupidly, unable to see Beaver's favoritism for Ward over June while Wally could see it clearly. "The Poor Loser" and "The Book Report" showed a lack of maturity on Beaver's part too, though Beaver's description of The Three Musketeers having watched a comedy movie was funny.

"Don Juan Beaver" has a funny ending to me, with Beaver dancing to that same generic rock tune which seemed to be heard in a lot of late LItB episodes but then pretending to be chastened by the punishment of having no date for the school dance when Ward went in to talk with him.
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One episode that stands out is that "In The Soup" episode in which Theodore was on a billboard and fell into a teacup. Yes, I know it's popular among the fans, but I thought it was rather stupid. (Of course, any episode in which the main plot is something way out there like falling into a teacup is stupid. Give me reality TV any day!)

ISTR another episode in which Wally wanted to join the drama club and took home his costume, only to discover a dress.
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