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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Wally's Haircomb is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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Beaver and Andy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Leave It To Beaver Episodes
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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Beaver Plays Hooky is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Lumpy's Scholarship is listed (or ranked) 6 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 Orchid is listed (or ranked) 7 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 Practical Joke is listed (or ranked) 8 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 Grass is Always Greener is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Wally's Test is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Mother's Day Composition is listed (or ranked) 11 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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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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The State vs. Beaver is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Found Money is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 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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Train Trip is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Wally's Pug Nose is listed (or ranked) 17 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's Short Pants is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 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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Beaver Gets 'Spelled is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Eddie Spends the Night is listed (or ranked) 21 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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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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The Hypnotist is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Substitute Father is listed (or ranked) 24 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 License is listed (or ranked) 25 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