OMG! 15 Things You Never Knew About The Iconic Show!
"Beaver Cleaver" became a household name 60 years ago today as the star of the tv show "Leave It To Beaver", which mixed clever comedy with life lessons. Beaver was the elementary aged son of June and Ward Cleaver, a typical couple in 1950's middle America, where Mom stayed home and raised the family and Dad went to his office job everyday from 9-5. Beaver's older brother Wally was always giving him advice that he didn't seem to follow and usually ended up in some sticky situation!
Six decades after the first episode aired the show continues in re-run syndication!
Leave it to Beaver aired from 1957 to 1963 and quickly rose in popularity as the archetypal suburban family of this wholesome era (or at least some sort of idealized alternate universe). Despite its cheesy quaintness from today's point of view, the iconic family show imparted some solid life lessons to multiple generations of viewers ...