Can you name all these pals of Wally and Beaver from Leave It to Beaver?

The Cleavers sure had a lot of buddies!

Leave It to Beaver was originally called It's a Small World at one point in its development. The very idea of basing a primetime television show from the perspective of children was a novel idea in 1957.

Wally and Theodore Cleaver were hardly the only adolescents in the spotlight.

The idyllic sitcom featured a large cast of young actors to play classmates, best friends, rivals and crushes. Beaver had some elder pals, too.

Gee, let's see if you remember all these minor characters. Good luck!

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  1. No, contrary to urban legend, he did not become Alice Cooper.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  2. He was a good buddy to Beaver — and had a fondness for apples.
  3. He evolved from bully to bestie.
  4. Stanley Fafara portrayed Beaver's blond classmate.
  5. Beaver had a crush on her in "My Brother's Girl." Wally ended up marrying her!
  6. Every elementary school kid has a frenemy / nemesis. This girl was a thorn in Beaver's side.
  7. Tiger Farfara (brother of Stanley) played this bespectacled boy.
  8. This Rutherford girl planted a kiss on Beaver's check — and it made the paper.
  9. After playing this Anderson boy, Buddy Joe Hooker went on to become a notable Hollywood stuntman.
  10. In the world of 1950s Mayfield, kids are friends with their teachers. What was the name of this kind teacher played by Diane Brewster?
  11. Beaver even had older pals. Burt Mustin played this fireman friend of Beaver's.

Can you name all these pals of Wally and Beaver from Leave It to Beaver?

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bmalloy 12 hours ago
I remember Miss Landers being Beavers teacher also
Diz 1 month ago
I agree to an extent with the comments about Mayberry R.F.D. being a weak spinoff, though I've become reacquainted with my crush on Arlene Golonka.
KenKnighton 1 month ago
11 out of 11! I know my Leave it to Beaver!
BillBing 1 month ago
The Three Stooges should be on in the morning. There's something just not right about it being on Saturday evening. Sorry.
Newyorkcitygal 1 month ago
11 out of 11. I Love the beaver. Watch it every morning!
ekrim 1 month ago
Im really sick of mayberry. I miss my three sons.
BillBing ekrim 1 month ago
Agreed. Mayberry RFD was a very weak spinoff. You can't do "Andy Griffith" without Don Knotts. And, Ken Berry = Wilton Parmenter.
dmarkwind 2 months ago
7/11. Been a long time since I've watched Leave it to Beaver, and I'm OK with that!
randalllong100 2 months ago
10-11. Missed Miss Canfield
Did you think it was Miss Landers?
Evan 2 months ago
11 out of 11. Love this show! Wish they'd have shown Miss Landers. I would've had a crush on her if she was my teacher.
Toot1956 2 months ago
WOOHOOOOOOOOOO, Got'em all.!!!!!!!!!!!
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