Leave It To Beaver On This Day 

On This Day, October 4,1957 – “Leave it to Beaver” Debuted on CBS-TV.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 65 years since “Leave it to Beaver” first aired on TV. The beloved sitcom follows the life of young Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver played by Jerry Mathers and his brother Wally played Tony Dow and their parents, June and Ward. Starring Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont as Beaver’s parents.   Memorable characters included – Ken Osmond as Eddie Haskell, Wally’s mischievous, two-faced best friend. Rusty Stevens as Larry Mondello, Beaver’s apple-eating best friend. Stephen Talbot as Gilbert Bates (Gilbert Gates in first appearance), Beaver’s classmate and…

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The Andy Griffith Show On This Day 

62 years ago today, October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show premiered.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over 60 years since The Andy Griffith Show first aired on television. For many people, the show is a timeless classic, as much a part of American culture as baseball or apple pie. The show was set in the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina and starred Andy Griffith as the lovable sheriff, Barney Fife as his bumbling deputy, and Aunt Bee as the wise and loving matriarch. Over the course of its 8 seasons, the show tackled a wide range of topics,…

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