History for the Rest of Us

Leave it to Beaver

Leave it to Beaver

Oct 4, 2012

Leave it to Beaver first aired on CBS on October 4, 1957. The show centers around the adventures of Theodore “The Beaver” Cleaver at school, home, and in his neighborhood. Also featured in the show are Beaver’s parents June and Ward Cleaver, and his brother Wally. The series lasted for six seasons with a total of 234 episodes. Time Magazine...

The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show

Oct 3, 2012

On October 3, 1960 The Andy Griffith Show was first televised on CBS. The series would go on to run for eight seasons. The show had many memorable characters including Andy Taylor (the Sheriff), Barney Fife (his deputy), Aunt Bee, Opie, Ernest T. Bass, the Darlings, Thelma Lou, Helen Crump, the Fun Girls, Gomer Pyle and Goober, Floyd the Barber, and others. TV...