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the disturbing IDEAL world of "Leave it to Beaver" (classic tv!)


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#1 DownGoesFrazier

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Posted 19 March 2017 - 12:24 PM

It'll get better once the weather is good enough for me to sit on my porch and yell at kids to get off my lawn.  :P

 

 

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My mother made a career out of doing that, except she would peek through the blinds while lurking inside the house, and then came storming out to confront the unsuspecting kids.



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Posted 19 March 2017 - 08:10 AM

Yeah, I knew about Lewis Stone.  But I thought he was chasing teen VANDALS at the time.  But anyway....

 

I really don't CARE if kids get on my lawn.  And as for a big dog?

 

Well, not TOO big of a dog, or the heart attack might come from scooping up those huge DROPPINGS!  ;)

 

 

As for my complaining JAMES......notice down there that the Mod even censored the Spanish  words!  Guess HE must be "undocumented"?  Or maybe just DE-mented........

 

 

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 02:41 PM

It'll get better once the weather is good enough for me to sit on my porch and yell at kids to get off my lawn. :P


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This may not be the time and place for it. But I have to remind you that Andy Hardy's Father, Judge Hardy AKA Lewis Stone had a heart attack and died right there near his lawn doing the very thing that you just spoke of.

Keeping that in mind, it might be just as well to buy a "keep off the grass sign" or a very big dog.

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 02:33 PM

I'm long past tired of your complaints.    :lol:

 

It'll get better once the weather is good enough for me to sit on my porch and yell at kids to get off my lawn.  :P

 

 

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 11:58 AM

I'm LONG past tired of the moderator's self-righteous presumptions and Napoleonic precepts.

 

I'm beginning to suspect the individual wears a BLINDFOLD when THEY take a shower!  :o

 

 

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I'm long past tired of your complaints.    :lol:


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Posted 18 March 2017 - 11:53 AM

When I initially watched Leave It to Beaver, I was close to the same age as the Beav. What I liked about the show then was how similar his teacher, school and classroom setting were to mine.

A few years later, when Beaver was going into adolescence, this again was similar to the kind of stuff that we had to go through--dressing up, learning all those manners, dance school and politeness with adults.

I never had to go to dance school, rarely dressed up, was allowed to eat like Henry VIII, and was taught not to trust anyone over 30.



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Posted 18 March 2017 - 10:01 AM

Having been born in the 1930's and lived in the 1940's and 1950's, the world of the Cleavers was not so strange to many since it represented a country returning from a war and trying to have a great and sound family life. I knew lots of families with parents and a house like theirs. I realize it seems an idealized world to some, but some ideals are based on fact. June Cleaver reminds me of a lot of women who lived in my neighborhood and were married and there were guys like Ward but also guys like Fred Rutherford to even the score.



When I initially watched Leave It to Beaver, I was close to the same age as the Beav. What I liked about the show then was how similar his teacher, school and classroom setting were to mine.

A few years later, when Beaver was going into adolescence, this again was similar to the kind of stuff that we had to go through--dressing up, learning all those manners, dance school and politeness with adults.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 08:50 AM

Having been born in the 1930's and lived in the 1940's and 1950's, the world of the Cleavers was not so strange to many since it represented a country returning from a war and trying to have a great and sound family life. I knew lots of families with parents and a house like theirs. I realize it seems an idealized world to some, but some ideals are based on fact. June Cleaver reminds me of a lot of women who lived in my neighborhood and were married and there were guys like Ward but also guys like Fred Rutherford to even the score. 


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 08:37 AM

I'm LONG past tired of the moderator's self-righteous presumptions and Napoleonic precepts.

 

I'm beginning to suspect the individual wears a BLINDFOLD when THEY take a shower!  :o

 

 

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What prompted this outburst?



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 07:01 AM

I'm LONG past tired of the moderator's self-righteous presumptions and Napoleonic precepts.

 

I'm beginning to suspect the individual wears a BLINDFOLD when THEY take a shower!  :o

 

 

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 11:23 PM

That would be Chewy.

Beaver also had a friend named Tooey.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 04:31 PM

The mouse was named Donen.



Are you sure it wasn't Livingston?

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 03:20 PM

Eddie thought it was.

It was one of his better tricks, but that couldn't save the episode.


Curse Sir Walter Raleigh, he was such a stupid get.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:48 PM

Both were named Stanley? How lazy.

The mouse was named Donen.



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Posted 16 March 2017 - 11:00 AM

Speak English for crysake.

 

The website builtin editor only knows English.



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Posted 16 March 2017 - 09:55 AM

Speak English for crysake.

 

OK...

 

HELLO, **** ****:)

 

 

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 09:19 AM

In this morning's episode, the Beav had both a mouse and a monkey named Stanley.

 

Both were named Stanley? How lazy.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 09:18 AM

"Hola**** ****." 

 

Speak English for crysake.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 08:09 AM

No and yes. Everybody had pet goldfish. We bought them for pennies at Woolworth's.

I say we never had one because by the end of the week you flushed at least one down the toilet and went back and got another two.

Everyone also had something called Guppies. They procreated so fast that one kid bought a few and had to give the rest away.

As I can recall we also had a history of some parakeets, some baby chicks at Easter and a short-lived bunny rabbit.

But for the most part, we and just about everybody else, had at least one or two dogs that were real family members for the long- term.

In this morning's episode, the Beav had both a mouse and a monkey named Stanley.



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Posted 16 March 2017 - 08:00 AM

That would be Chewy.

:lol:

 

"Chewy"? :rolleyes:

 

You Anglos crack me UP!

 

That would be CHUY, a diminutive of JESUS and a variant of CHUCHO .

 

Or...JOSHUA to all you WASPS. B)

 

I haven't been married 29 years to a Mexican gal without learning a LITTLE something!  ;)

 

At least enough to when an old friend of mine introduced me to some slugwitted friend of his, who when learning my wife was Mexican, and told me he wanted to "tap" some Tex-Mex girl he met and wanted to get in good with her Dad, he asked me what was a good greeting in "Mex lingo" to say to him, I thought I'd teach him a lesson and schooled him in saying, "Hola, **** ****."   :P

 

 

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