3 Best Ward Cleaver Episodes of ‘Leave It to Beaver’ for Father’s Day

Amongst TV dads, one title held up as a paragon of parenthood is Ward Cleaver (Hugh Beaumont),

who allotted love and knowledge to Wally (Tony Dow) and Theodore, aka the Beaver

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

(Jerry Mathers, above, with Beaumont), from 1957 to 1963 on the basic sitcom Leave It to Beaver.