The Beaver (2011) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Jared Booth - Brendan Fehr 2. Sheriff Tina Mullins- Michael Hyatt 7. There’s not a whole lot in the way of plot or purpose in this story of a bad boy trying to go straight to pay off his drug dealer boss, but it’s got a fun, campy John Waters type style to it. I concede it is possible that a man in depression might be able to heal himself by projecting his personality into a hand puppet. The Spot Removers is the 101st episode in the series. The sitcom was so popular it spawned a 1983 television movie, "Still the Beaver," and a follow-up series, "The New Leave It To Beaver," which ran from 1983 to 1989 and featured the once-young characters as the older generation. It's driving his family crazy, and his wife Meredith (, Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some disturbing content, sexuality and language including a drug reference, Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch And Jodie Foster Get Serious In The Mauritanian Trailer, RSVP today! 63. | A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy. But, in his darkest hour, he finds a rather unusual savior: a beaver hand-puppet that takes over Walter's life in an attempt to change things for the better. TMDb Score. A look back at the tv series "Leave It To Beaver" By the start of the 1962–63 season, the show was reaching an impasse. Theodore "the Beaver" Cleaver is the fictional title character in the American television series Leave It to Beaver.Originally played by Jerry Mathers, seven-year-old ("almost eight") Beaver is the son of June and Ward Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont, respectively) and the brother of 13-year-old Wally Cleaver ().. This makes the movie harder to empathize with.Like I said, nice job Ms. Foster, but the writers obviously missed tying the story lines together. Mathers is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, originally broadcast from 1957 to 1963, in which he played Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver, the younger son of the suburban couple June and Ward Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont, respectively) and the brother of Wally Cleaver (). Starring: Mel Gibson, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster. Wally is portrayed in the series by Tony Dow.Dow portrays an adult Wally Cleaver in both the reunion telemovie, Still the Beaver (1983), and, in the sequel series The New Leave It to Beaver (1985–1989). With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Cherry Jones. Eli Rounder- Ryan Pinkst… His marriage to Meredith (Jodie Foster) is broken and his oldest son, Porter (Anton Yelchin), hates him. Robert Hooper- Edwin Hodge 6. Molly Briggs- Jaimie Alexander 3. Like I said, a lot of film real estate was spent about the secondary character (the cheerleader) and her loss, but nothing is obvious about the root cause of Walter's malfunction. It may not be the same representation or worldview we have now, but in the 1950s this iconic sitcom showed the “all-American” family.The Cleaver family consisted of Wally, Theodore “Beaver… The Beaver is at its best when it stays grounded, because the characters (and subsequently the performances) are deep and interesting - but once in awhile the filmmakers must have felt as though audiences needed more. The Beaver Cast and Crew "He's here to save Walter's life." He uses the puppet to talk to himself, trying to bolster his spirits, and is trying to rebuild his life. Ward, the family patriarch, came home every day after work to a hot meal on the table and uttered those three magic words (say it with me), “ Honey, I’m home! Walter Black (Mel Gibson), the head of a failing toy company, is deeply depressed. The family lived in a quiet, classic suburb. When Adam Zolotin joined the cast of Leave It to Beaver as the perpetually slimy Eddie Haskell, he was just coming off his movie debut in Jack, starring Robin Williams and … Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. The Beaver is an Drama movie that was released in 2011 and has a run time of 1 hr 31 min. A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood. Walter, once a successful and happy family man, has hit rock bottom. | Gary Bacon- Jonathan Chesner 9. A successful businessman and loving father finds a unique means of coping with his debilitating mental illness in this drama from director Jodie Foster.When Walter Black finds himself stuck in a downward spiral, the chance discovery of a beat-up beaver hand puppet offers him a unique opportunity to pull himself back from the brink.By using The Beaver to speak with others, Walter … Professor Marlene Twardosh- Lorna Raver 8. Molly Briggs- Jaimie Alexander 3. An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact. Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City. "The Beaver" is almost successful, despite the premise of its screenplay, which I was simply unable to accept. Gary Bacon- Jonathan Chesner 9. A teen boy in colonial Maine protects the family home against peril, with the help of a young Indian, when his father leaves to bring the family home. A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication. Cast. Beaver and his big brother Wally had the typical cool parents in “Leave It to Beaver,” which premiered in 1957 and ended in 1963. Company Credits I am not sure it is possible, or even advisable, to make a serious movie about that. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher. In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton's timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena. Child actor Paul Sullivan, however, portrays the character in the series pilot, "It's a Small World" which aired in April 1957. Characters in The Angry Beavers. Walter Black ('Mel Gibson') is depressed and sleeps most of the day. Mathers is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, originally broadcast from 1957 to 1963, in which he played Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver, the younger son of the suburban couple June and Ward Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont, respectively) and the brother of Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow). Beaver's best pals include apple-munching Larry Mondello (Rusty Stevens, November 22, 1957 – June 6, 1960), Gilbert Bates (Stephen Talbot, March 19, 1959 – June 6, 1963), Hubert "Whitey" Whitney (Stanley Fafara, October 4, 1957 – June 6, 1963), and the old fireman, Gus (Burt Mustin, October 4, 1957 – February 24, 1962).Except for Gus, Beaver's friends steer him into trouble time and again. Academy Award winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with Academy Award winner Mel Gibson in a film critics call "bold", "complex" and "funny." The shows featured most of the original cast, including Mathers, who played a divorced, out-of-work dad. 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