TV episodes The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes  

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List of the best Leave It to Beaver episodes, as determined by voters like you. This 60's comedy follows the Cleaver family, with "The Beaver" being the nickname of the main character, Theodore Cleaver. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Leave It to Beaver episodes of all time are. Fans of Leave It to Beaver are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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In the Soup is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
In the Soup May 06 1961 Wally is throwing a party and is successful in getting Beaver out of the house, who is planning to spend the night at Whitey's. However, on the way to Whitey's house, him and Beaver get into an ...more

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Beaver and Andy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver and Andy Feb 13 1960 An old acquaintance of Ward's stops by and offers to paint the trim on the house. However, June and Ward are both apprehensive about the prospect of an alcoholic coming in contact with Wally and ...more

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Wally's New Suit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's New Suit Dec 04 1958 Wally needs a new suit for an upcoming dance and he convinces his parents that he's old enough to pick out his own clothes. So he and Beaver go down to the shop and pick out the loudest, ...more

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Wally's Haircomb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Haircomb May 21 1959 Wally begins combing his hair a new way, inspired by a fad started by Eddie that has swept his school. However, June and Ward are aghast at his hairdo and June becomes determined to get Wally to ...more

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Mother's Day Composition is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Mother's Day Composition Apr 30 1960 Beaver must write a composition about his mother but soon finds himself the only one with a seemingly ""boring"" mother while Richard, Larry and Judy have colorful mothers. ...more

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The State vs. Beaver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The State vs. Beaver Mar 26 1958 Ward helps Beaver and Wally build a miniature race car powered by a lawn mower motor and Ward makes the boys promise not to use it without him being with them. Later, Larry talks Beaver into ...more

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Lumpy's Scholarship is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Lumpy's Scholarship Mar 07 1963 Wally is let down when he learns that he didn't get the sports scholarship from State University. However, he does learn that Lumpy did get one and this leads him to throw a party in Lumpy's ...more

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Wally's Test is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Test Jan 23 1960 An upcoming test in history, Wally's weakest subject, has Wally studying all weekend and has Larry and Eddie coming up with a plan that will give them good grades on the test.

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Wally's Orchid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Orchid Apr 02 1960 Wally asks out a rich girl who drops hints that she would like an orchid for her corsage. Wally quickly discovers that getting one is going to be more difficult then he originally thought.

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Wally's Pug Nose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Pug Nose Feb 05 1959 When the new girl, Gloria, tells Wally that he has a pug nose, he becomes incredibly self-conscious and purchases a contraption that is suppose to give him a strong Roman nose. When Ward ...more

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Beaver Plays Hooky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver Plays Hooky Jan 22 1959 Larry and Beaver find themselves tardy for the third time this week and decide to skip altogether. However, they quickly find themselves being caught when they inadvertently walk on the set of a ...more

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Tire Trouble is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Tire Trouble Jan 02 1960 Beaver wants to raise chinchillas and begins building a cage in the garage. However, when Beaver changes his mind, Ward tries his best to get Wally and Beaver the clean the mess up in the ...more

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Train Trip is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Train Trip Apr 09 1958 After a week long visit with their Aunt Martha, Wally and Beaver prepare to head home to Mayfield on a train. After talking Martha into letting them buy their own tickets, they discover they're ...more

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Beaver's Short Pants is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Short Pants Dec 13 1957 When June goes on a trip to visit her sister, Peggy, June's Aunt Martha steps in and stays with Ward and the boys. Ward and the boys do their best not to hurt Martha's feelings, but Beaver has ...more

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Box Office Attraction is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Box Office Attraction Feb 28 1963 June and Ward have noticed the Wally has been spending quite a bit of his time at the movie theater but it's not to see the movies. He's been eying the pretty young lady who works in the box ...more

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The Grass is Always Greener is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Grass is Always Greener Jan 08 1959 Beaver and Wally make friends with the garbage man's kids, Chris and Pete. They quickly learn that they take for granted what they have. Simple things like just having a yard to play in leave ...more

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Found Money is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Found Money Jun 18 1959 Larry invites Beaver to the carnival and tells him that his mother will treat him. However, when Mrs. Mondello refuses to give Larry money, Larry decides to find some. He throws some of his ...more

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Wally, the Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally, the Lifeguard Oct 22 1960 Wally is all set to begin his job as a lifeguard but is let down when he learns that had been a mistake and he's not old enough to fill the position, so instead he is hired to sell candy and hot

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Beaver's Poem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Poem Oct 02 1958 Beaver comes to Ward for help on the night before a poetry assignment is due. This prompts Ward to totally take over the project and writes the whole poem himself. Things get complicated when ...more

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Wally's Practical Joke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Practical Joke May 23 1963 Wally and Eddie fall prey to Lumpy's practical joking after he plants cherry bombs under the hoods of Eddie's car and Wally's car. Both Eddie and Wally want to get him back but their plan goes ...more

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The Hypnotist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Hypnotist Mar 12 1960 After seeing someone being hypnotized in a movie, Beaver sets out to do the same but Eddie wants to play a trick on Beaver and pretends Beaver has hypnotized him and Beaver gets scared when ...more

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Larry Hides Out is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Larry Hides Out Jan 09 1960 While Beaver is staying at the Mondellos, Larry sneaks a peak at his sister's diary and his mother discovers him and yells at him right in front of Beaver. This prompts Larry to run away, to ...more

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Substitute Father is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Substitute Father Jun 24 1961 Before leaving on a business trip, Ward asks Wally to look after June and Beaver and Wally does indeed. However, when Miss Landers hears Beaver swear at a bully, Beaver turns to Wally to handle ...more

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Wally's Dinner Date is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Dinner Date Sep 27 1962 Wally has been constantly spending his time at Julie Foster's house and June suggests that he's old enough to take her out on a dinner date. Julie suggests a new expensive restaurant called The ...more

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The Mustache is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Mustache Jan 03 1963 Wally's on-again off-again girlfriend, Julie Foster seems to have thrown him over for a new guy in school who just happens to have a mustache. Wally's ego is bruised when Eddie tells him that ...more

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Eddie Spends the Night is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Eddie Spends the Night Mar 25 1961 Wally invites Eddie to spend the night. However, during a game of chess, Eddie accuses Wally of cheating and they get into a big argument ending with Wally ordering Eddie to go home.

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Wally's License is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's License Oct 11 1962 Now that Wally is 17, he feels it's about time that he get his drivers license. However, June and Ward are a bit apprehensive about the idea of Wally driving but Wally is persitant and finally ...more

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Voodoo Magic is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Voodoo Magic Jan 03 1958 June and Ward make Wally and Beaver promise that they won't go to the movies and see a scary movie. However, Wally and Beaver are talked into seeing it, thanks to Wally's so-called best friend, ...more

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The Bus Ride is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Bus Ride Mar 12 1959 June and Ward allow Wally to escort Beaver on a bus to a friends house in Crystal Falls. However, on one of the stops, Beaver inadvertently gets on the wrong bus that takes him back to

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The Clubhouse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Clubhouse Nov 29 1957 Wally and his friends build a clubhouse and Beaver wants to join. Although the dues are $1 for 8th graders, Beaver has to come up with $3 in order to join their club. How can Beaver earn the

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Beaver's Newspaper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Newspaper Apr 23 1959 While cleaning in the garage, Beaver and Wally come across an old typewriter. Beaver decides to fix it up and begin his own newspaper with Larry. However, Wally stands in his way by claiming the ...more

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Captain Jack is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Captain Jack Oct 11 1957 Beaver and Wally send away for an alligator and they secretly keep it in the bathroom. When the alligator falls ill, the boys get some advice from Captain Jack, an owner of an alligator farm. ...more

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Beaver Gets 'Spelled is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver Gets 'Spelled Oct 04 1957 Beaver's teacher, Miss Canfield, sends a note home with Beaver and the other kids convince him that it's news that he's getting kicked out of school. Beaver and Wally take steps to hide the note ...more

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Beaver Says Good-bye is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver Says Good-bye Apr 16 1959 Ward makes an offer on a house located in a neighboring town and Beaver believes moving is going to be a sure thing. This leads him to tell all his classmates that he's moving, leading his ...more

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Beaver's Freckles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Freckles Oct 29 1960 When Clarence gets fed up with Beaver calling him Lumpy, he gives Beaver a new nickname of Freckles. This leads Beaver to become self-concious about his freckles and takes steps to try to remove ...more

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Eddie's Girl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Eddie's Girl Oct 09 1958 A school dance has Eddie swooning over his so-called ""girl,"" Caroline. However, it's obvious Eddie has made up their relationship when Wally and him visit her and she ...more

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My Brother's Girl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
My Brother's Girl Apr 16 1958 An eighth grade dance has Wally being pressured into attending with a girl, instead of going stag with Eddie. However, Mary Ellen Rogers becomes determined to have Wally take her and goes ...more

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Mother's Helper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Mother's Helper Mar 04 1961 A neighborhood cleaning woman, Mrs Manners, gets a request from June asking her to help out a couple times during the week. Mrs. Manners is too busy herself but instead sends over her daughter, ...more

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Wally and Dudley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally and Dudley Mar 18 1961 A close friend of June's moves into the neighborhood and June arranges to have Wally show the new kid, Dudley, around school. However, everyone thinks Dudley is a creep and Eddie and Lumpy plan ...more

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Ward's Baseball is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Ward's Baseball Apr 09 1960 Ward's cherished autographed baseball becomes the object that Larry and Beaver just can't keep their hand off of. They decide to play catch with it and it ends up getting run over by a truck.

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Tennis, Anyone? is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Tennis, Anyone? May 19 1962 Wally finds himself smack dab in the middle of a lover's quarrel when a woman tries to make her estranged boyfriend jealous by continually making tennis dates with Wally. Wally finds himself in ...more

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The Shave is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Shave Nov 20 1958 When Eddie and some of his other friends brag about shaving, Wally decides it's time he try. After nicking his face, Ward tries to discourage him but this just leads Wally to continue to shave. ...more

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New Doctor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
New Doctor May 14 1958 June has Wally stay home from school when he comes down with a sore throat and suddenly Wally is emersed in attention from his parents, friends and doctor. Jealous and feeling left out, Beaver ...more

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Party Invitation is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Party Invitation Jan 17 1958 Beaver is invited to Linda Dennison's birthday party and quickly discovers that he is the only boy that she invited. Fearing for his reputation, Beaver tries his best to get out of attending, ...more

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The Cookie Fund is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
The Cookie Fund May 28 1959 Beaver and Larry have been put in charge of the class cookie fund and are taking turns guarding the money. A new kid takes advantage of them and cons Beaver and Larry out of three dollars from ...more

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Beaver Makes a Loan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver Makes a Loan Dec 12 1959 Ward loans Beaver 25 cents but gives him a dollar, expecting 75 cents as change. However, Larry manages to convince Beaver to loan him the 75 cents and when Larry doesn't pay him back, when he ...more

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Blind Date Committee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Blind Date Committee Oct 03 1959 Wally becomes the chairman of the blind date committee for an upcoming dance. However, Wally quickly wants to resign from the position when he can't find anyone to go with the new girl, Jill

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Beaver's Crush is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Crush Nov 22 1957 Beaver has a crush on his teacher, Miss Canfield. When Judy, Whitey and Larry tease him for being a 'teacher's pet,' Beaver tries to prove them wrong and places a spring snake in her desk. ...more

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Wally's Girl Trouble is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Wally's Girl Trouble Dec 06 1957 Wally and Beaver dread attending dance school, so when suddenly Wally takes a liking in it, June and Ward are dumbfounded. It seems Wally has developed a crush on a girl named Penny and Beaver ...more

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Beaver's Guest is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
Beaver's Guest Jul 02 1958 Beaver is all excited to have his friend, Larry Mondello, stay over for the weekend. However, things start off on the wrong foot when Beaver and Larry get into a fight ending with Beaver ...more