Above photo, Left to Right: Tony Dow (Wally Cleaver), Barbara Billingsley (June Cleaver), Jerry Mathers (Beaver Cleaver) and Hugh Beaumont (Ward Cleaver).
Okay, Leave it to Beaver fans, let's see how well you do on this 20-question quiz. Ready, set, go!
B. Ward's father
C. Aunt Martha's brother
D, Ward's best friend in high school
E. June's grandfather
2. Whatever happened to Ken Osmond who played Eddie Haskell?
A. He became Alice Cooper
16. What was Miss Landers' first name?
17. When Eddie Haskell gets Beaver in trouble for seeing a forbidden movie, how does Beaver attempt to get back at Eddie?
A. He hides Eddie's homework.
B. He embarrasses Eddie front of a girl he likes.
C. He causes Eddie to be late for class.
D. He puts a toad in Eddie's pocket.
E. He makes a voodoo doll of Eddie.
18. Which well-known actor appeared in a 1961 episode of Leave it to Beaver called "Wally Goes Steady?"
A. Burt Reynolds
B. Robert Redford
C. Ryan O'Neal
D. Martin Sheen
E. William Hurt
19. In a 1962 episode titled "Eddie Quits School," what job did Eddie Haskell take when he dropped out of high school?
A. He was a busboy at a restaurant.
B. He worked at a gas station.
C. He sold encyclopedias.
D. He worked in a pet store.
E. He worked at a movie theatre.
20. For how many seasons did Leave it to Beaver run?
A. 10 seasons
B. 6 seasons
C. 8 seasons
D. 7 seasons
E. 5 seasons
|Beaver and Larry at the fire station with Gus|
|Packer as Mrs. Rayburn|
Miss Landers' first name was Alice.
In a first season episode of the series titled "Voodoo Magic," Beaver makes a voodoo doll of Eddie Haskell. He is annoyed with Eddie because Eddie caused him to be punished for seeing a movie called Voodoo Curse.
Ryan O'Neal appeared on Leave it to Beaver before he starred on Peyton Place.
Eddie quit school to work at Mr. Thompson's service station.
Leave it to Beaver ran for 6 seasons, from 1957 until 1963. There were 235 episodes of the series including the original pilot episode.
Hugh Beaumont (Ward Cleaver) passed way in Munich, Germany on May 14, 1982 at the age of 73. He died of a heart attack while visiting his son, a psychology professor, in Munich.
Barbara Billingsley (June Cleaver) died on October 16, 2010 at her home in Santa Monica, California at the age of 94. She suffered from polymyalgia, a disease of the muscles.
Editor's update (April 17, 2013) - Frank Bank, who played dimwitted troublemaker Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford died in Los Angeles on April 13, 2013. The cause of his death has not been disclosed. He was 71 years old and had become a stockbroker after his acting career ended. Jerry Mathers (Beaver Cleaver) and Barbara Billingsley were his clients. Mathers wrote on Facebook : "I was so sad to hear today of the passing of my dear friend and business associate Frank Bank, who played Lumpy on Leave it to Beaver. He was a character and always kept us laughing. My deepest condolences to Frank's family."
Frank Bank was also the author of a memoir titled Call Me Lumpy, which was published in 2002.
|Frank Bank as Lumpy|