Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
7.5/10
61
1 user

The Perfect Father 

Busy Ward thinks his boys spend all their time over at the Dennisons' because they can play basketball there with their friends. But when Wally and Beaver still prefer the Dennison driveway... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Tokar

Writers:

Joe Connelly (creator), Bob Mosher (creator) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Barbara Billingsley ... June Cleaver
Hugh Beaumont ... Ward Cleaver
Tony Dow ... Wally Cleaver
Jerry Mathers ... The Beaver
Lyle Talbot ... Chuck Dennison
Ken Osmond ... Eddie Haskell
Tiger Fafara Tiger Fafara ... Tooey Brown
Buddy Joe Hooker ... Chester Anderson (as Buddy Hart)
Richard Smiley Richard Smiley ... Willie Dennison
Edit

Storyline

Busy Ward thinks his boys spend all their time over at the Dennisons' because they can play basketball there with their friends. But when Wally and Beaver still prefer the Dennison driveway, even after Ward puts up his own backboard, it takes a frank conversation with neighbor Chuck Dennison to reveal the secret that will bring the Cleaver boys back home. Written by shepherd1138

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1958 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gomalco Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lyle Talbot (Chuck Dennison) was the real life father of Stephen Talbot (Gilbert Bates). See more »

Goofs

When Beaver stops Ward as he is going into the house he stops just inside of the gate but he is further back in the next shot when he turns around. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed