Parents Ward and June, and older brother Wally, try to keep Theodore ('the Beaver') out of trouble. However, Beaver continues to end up in one kind of jam or another. These situations are easily resolved to the satisfaction of all involved and the Beaver gets off with a few stern moralistic words. Instigator and troublemaker Eddie Haskell is an older kid who always manages to avoid being caught.
Last Episode06x39 Family Scrapbook Aired: Jun. 20, 1963
While cleaning, June runs across an old family scrapbook and gathers the family together to reminisce about the past six years.
Series Fun Facts
- Beaver's elementary school was Grant Ave. School, which was a grammar school, not an elementary school; meaning grades K-8.
- Although the series was still earning good ratings, its star, Jerry Mathers, wanted to retire from acting to focus on his education upon entering high school. As a result, it was agreed to…
[show]Although the series was still earning good ratings, its star, Jerry Mathers, wanted to retire from acting to focus on his education upon entering high school. As a result, it was agreed to halt production and the series became the first prime time American production to have a series finale.
- Richard Deacon's appearances as pompous Fred Rutherford diminished in the last season as he was also portraying Mel Cooley on the The Dick Van Dyke Show at the same time.