History Headscratchers / LeaveItToBeaver

27th Dec '12 7:41:26 PM justanotherrandomlurker
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** Apparently because some consider the show too "hokey" for today's audiences.
13th Jun '11 2:45:39 AM glickmam
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*** It's been reruning in my area for at least four years now

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*** It's been reruning in my area for at least four years nownow
* Does anyone notice that during the later seasons, it was Wally who was constantly getting into trouble, with Beaver becoming more of an observational character?
15th Feb '11 9:31:22 AM Geauxlightly
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*** That doesn't seem to stop I Love Lucy or The Addams Family.

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*** That doesn't seem to stop I Love Lucy or The Addams Family.Family.
***It's been reruning in my area for at least four years now
2nd Feb '11 6:48:43 PM LibraryLasz
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** Black-and-white.

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** Black-and-white.Black-and-white.
*** That doesn't seem to stop I Love Lucy or The Addams Family.
21st Jan '11 8:46:06 PM nlpnt
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* Why is this never shown in reruns? It's referenced pretty much even in modern shows; it's not like nobody remembers it or anything. So what gives?

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** Because they started out as 14-15-year-olds and aged from there, and the sort of trouble they would get into would either 1) Be so mild that they'd have to be TooDumbToLive not to deal with it themselves (as happened to Beaver in later seasons), or 2) Quickly turn the show into a serious, hard-hitting TeenDrama that would've been unheard-of to air in TheFifties.
* Why is this never shown in reruns? It's referenced pretty much even in modern shows; it's not like nobody remembers it or anything. So what gives?gives?
** Black-and-white.
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