Davey and Goliath

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(ended 1975)

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  • Come, Come to the Fair

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    S 1 : Ep 63 - 4/6/61

    Pastor Miller tells his Sunday School class that, as Americans, they ultimately come from somewhere else (except George Soaring Eagle, who is of the Sioux tribe). They hold a Family Folk Fair and dress like their ancestors in different parts of the world. Goliath doesn't know where his dog-parents came from, until Davey learns the answer.moreless
  • The Good Bad Luck

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    S 1 : Ep 62 - 3/30/61

    Davey's class goes on a field trip to the woods. He's resentful of his teacher's strict guidance, and becomes lost. Goliath has a cold and can't follow the trail back...
  • Doghouse Dreamhouse

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    S 1 : Ep 61 - 3/30/61

    When Goliath's doghouse is destroyed by lightning Davey gets the job of building him a new one. Although Davey had worked with his father on many projects in the past, he has no confidence in himself to go it alone. He builds a crumbling shack trying to fool his father into thinking he can't do it without his dad's help. While Davey is sitting on the steps of the church moping to his friends about his lack of ability the reverend arrives and reminds Davey that Jesus was a carpenter. Knowing that Jesus wouldn't build anything second-rate Davey is now out to do the best he can.

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  • Kum Ba Yah

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    S 1 : Ep 57 - 3/16/61

    Davey and Jonathan decide to help the church with a bell choir. They rehearse "Kum Ba Yah" with Cisco, whose mynah bird offends Goliath because nobody understands Goliath except Davey. The bell choir disbands until Pastor Miller has a little talk with Davey about the meaning of the song.moreless
  • Ready Or Not

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    S 1 : Ep 56 - 3/9/61

    After a lecture by Mrs. Reed on caring for the world (and keeping your room neat), Davey and Jonathan clean up a favorite city park gone to rack and ruin (and rats).
  • Upside Down and Backwards

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    S 1 : Ep 54 - 3/2/61

    Alone during a thunderstorm, Davey and Goliath imagine all sorts of things, but afterward, Davey contemplates his father's saying that "God gave us a mind to use", and considers how he ought to have acted.moreless
  • Six - Seven - Six - Three

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    S 1 : Ep 52 - 2/23/61

    Officer Dan tells Davey that Goliath needs to either have a collar or an ID tattoo on his ear. Davey says Goliath doesn't like collars and he doesn't want him to get hurt by the tattoo so he bandages his ear so that Officer Dan will think he got the tattoo. The following day Goliath is missing so Davey confesses about the tattoo. Goliath is found in the dog pound where they require a tattoo for him to leave (his tattoo reads 6-7-6-3). The next day Goliath is missing again this time at the hands of a dognapper. Will the tattoo save him from the dognapper?moreless
  • Who's George?

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    S 1 : Ep 51 - 2/23/61

    How can you love your neighbor when you don't know your neighbor? That is the question here when Mr. Hunt, a man in the city, appears to be missing. As people think that he is actually missing, they do not realize that the reason that he is not making appearances is because he is at home, very sick with pneumonia. Mr. Hunt tried to call someone, but dropped his phone's receiver off the hook and was too sick to pick up the receiver, which made the phone busy, thus making it impossible to contact him. As the man lies sick, Davey and Johnathan start to help this man whom they never saw before. As the mystery grows about this man, Davey wants to see what this man looks like. Davey ends up on the fire escape and sees the condition that Mr. Hunt is in. He calls an ambulance as he is being a good neighbor to someone he's never met before.moreless
  • Blind Man's Bluff

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    S 1 : Ep 50 - 2/16/61

    Racism is the issue and diversity is the experiment in this episode. Jonathan's racist cousin Scottie is visiting. He had an accident with a chemistry set and is blindfolded. Knowing that Scottie is racist, Jonathan's dad concocts an experiment that tests to see if Scottie can change his heart. After having so much in common and becoming friends with Davey, the blindfold comes off and Scottie's prejuidice dominates him. Angry because Davey is white, he storms out of the doctor's office. Meanwhile, Goliath has been a little prejuidice as well. He does not like another dog because the dog is different. The difference is that the dog has spots. Eventually, both Scottie and Goliath realize that true colorblindness is when you look at the heart instead of looking, and judging falsely about someone just because their skin color is a little different.moreless
  • The Greatest

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    S 1 : Ep 49 - 2/16/61

    Davey, Jonathan and Tommy are bragging about who has the greatest dad. With a father-son picnic and a scooter race coming up it's soon found out that Tommy doesn't have a father. Pastor Horton offers to take his dad's place and helps him build his scooter.

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  • Boy in Trouble

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    S 1 : Ep 48 - 2/9/61

    Davey and Johnathan hunt to recycle old bottles in order to earn money to go to the movies. The kids raid most of the garbage cans and get a lot of bottles. Meanwhile Davey and Jonathan encounter competition when a new boy named Tommy is collecting bottles in the same area. When Davey and Jonathan go to face the boy, it turns out that his mother is sick and he doesn't have a dad. Tommy is collecting bottles to buy food for him and his brothers and sisters. Davey and Jonathan give Tommy their bottles and build up a coalition of people to aid the boy in trouble. After making sacrifices, sharing, and helping this boy, the three boys go together to find bottles to pay for their movie tickets.moreless
  • Rickety- Rackety

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    S 1 : Ep 46 - 2/2/61

    Davey's friend Larry has a little trouble with his French and starts smashing up the classroom furniture. Davey reminds him of the school cheer, and helps him prepare for a test next day.moreless
  • The Hard Way

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    S 1 : Ep 45 - 2/2/61

    Davey learns "the hard way" at the natural history museum that grownups have rules "for your own good."
  • The Caretakers

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    S 1 : Ep 44 - 1/26/61

    Davey is not listening to Goliath. As Davey and Goliath go hiking in a forest park, Goliath saved Davey's life from a train. Goliath also encounters a deer which tells Goliath to tell Davey that the summer is dry and not to light a match. Davey does not believe him, but the deer is watching. When Davey and Goliath encounter a well, Davey has a little fun with it. He dips Goliath in the water to get cooled down. After Goliath is out, Davey pours red paint into the well to make it look like "Strawberry pop". Later, Davey's dad picks up Davey from the hike and needs water for the radiator. Some of the people around that area are thirsty and need water. Davey realizes what he did was completely stupid.

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  • Finders Keepers

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    S 1 : Ep 42 - 1/19/61

    Davey finds ten dollars and wants to spend it on a birthday present for Goliath, but whose is it?
  • If At First You Don't Succeed

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    S 1 : Ep 41 - 1/19/61

    Sally is trying to play the piano so that people would want to listen. Davey has taken up bowling. Both are rotten at their new interests, so they pray that they would become champions overnight. Unfortunately, Davey still bowls bad and Sally plays bad. Davey and Sally both quit. Davey and Sally both tell their dad that prayer hasn't helped and that they quit their new interests. Davey's dad provides wisdom by saying "Champions aren't made in a week Davey. It wouldn't mean anything if just suddenly like magic, you were both the best." Davey's mom replies "Something God did, not something you did." Davey's dad adds "He expects you to do your part." After John talks to the kids about the hard work it took them to be champion skaters, they realize that working at it will go a long way and that when you fail at something, you should practice and try again. They also learn that when they pray, they should ask God to help them stick with it and not ask him to supernaturally just give them the talent without actually working for it.moreless
  • Who Me?

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    S 1 : Ep 40 - 1/12/61

    Davey is being lazy. He is sitting around watching TV and ignoring his chores. Davey claims that he will do his chores later, and is being told frequently by his parents to do his chores. Davey doesn't, and it's time to turn the tide on Davey. Elaine decides not to wash dishes. John decides not to go to work because he just didn't feel like it. Davey doesn't like it one bit.moreless
  • The Stopped Clock

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    S 1 : Ep 39 - 1/12/61

    Davey feels that nobody has any time for him so he coops himself up in his room claiming he needs no one else and to be alone would be wonderful. His father tells him to think about that and Davey dreams of a world where he is by himself. He soon sees how boring a world it is and when he wakes his whole outlook on life and those around him changes.

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  • Jeep in the Deep

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    S 1 : Ep 38 - 1/5/61

    Davey, his dad, and Goliath drive on to a boat to get to another side. The waves get rough which makes the boat rock back and forth. Eventually, the car starts to move back and forth as well. The car breaks the railing and then falls into the water. Davey and his dad arrange to go with someone to scuba-dive under the water to go and retreive the jeep. Under the water, the guys observe the fish and the wonderful world God created under the sea.moreless
  • Rags and Buttons

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    S 1 : Ep 37 - 1/5/61

    Davey is teasing Sally to the point where she says that she doesn't love Davey anymore and how she can't understand why God loves him. Davey knows that God doesn't approve of bad behavior, but he still loves the person very much. Sally and her doll then compete for "Queen of the May", a doll contest. After leaving her doll outside on a teeter-totter, Goliath accidentally jumps on the other end which sends Sally's doll on top of the maypole. Davey gets Sally's doll for her, but he still can't understand why she loves her doll. The doll is a just a bunch of rags and buttons. Sally then says that she loves her doll because she made her doll, and Davey concludes that it is the same exact way with God.moreless
  • A Dillar, A Dollar

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    S 1 : Ep 36 - 12/29/60

    Davey's friend Teddy's mother is very sick, and taking care of her causes the boys to be late for school. When being sent to the Principal's office, Teddy fears to tell the Principal why they were late. Davey steps in and explains what happened and the Principal releases Teddy and Davey to help the sick lady. Later, Teddy feels that he just isn't doing enough. Davey suggests prayer, but Teddy doesn't know God and is scared to talk to God. Eventually he cracks and he prays. Although his mom is still sick, Teddy is then glad that he did "All he can do" for her.moreless
  • Good Neighbor

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    S 1 : Ep 35 - 12/29/60

    It is Good Neighbor week. A celebration parade marches through the city, and Good Neighbor balloons are being handed out to the kids who are good neighbors. Teddy gives his ice cream cone to Davey so that he is a good neighbor, Davey gives his ice cream cone to Goliath because he is a good neighbor, and Jimmy eats his ice cream cone because he is a good neighbor to himself. After ice cream, they go to Mr. Lotts house to rake leaves. Mr. Lotts's arm is broken and the kids help out. The boys get a bon-fire and money out of the task as a reward. Later, on the way to Montgomery Park, a little girl falls off of her wagon and gets her dress caught on it. Jimmy walks by and sees the girl on the ground, but all he cares about it getting the balloon, so he walks by without stopping. Teddy walks by and the girl cries "Help me, help me". Teddy says "I can't. I gotta get my balloon" and then walks off. And then Davey walks by. Davey helps her untangle her dress from the wagon and goes out of his way to help this girl, who is also lost to get home. By the time he gets to get his balloon, there isn't any left. Davey tells his story to Jimmy and Teddy. The story closes with this dialouge.

    Teddy: She's not your neighbor.

    Davey: She is to. She needed help

    Jimmy: Did her mother pay you?

    Davey: I didn't do it for pay.

    Jimmy: You didn't even get a balloon, but I did.... Cause I'm a good neighbor.

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  • Hocus Pocus

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    S 1 : Ep 34 - 12/22/60

    Davey wants to enter a fair for prized vegetables at his Grandparent's farm. Davey thinks that all it is is planing the seeds and then "hocus pocus", you're done. He then finds out that there is a lot more work to planting his prized vegetables, than what meets the eye. As Davey goes on working, he goofs off and is reminded by his Grandfather that he has to spray the insecticide and maintain his vegetables. Davey then goofs off one too many times in the barn, jumping in the hay with his buddy. Sally then notices that there are "pretty little bugs" on the vegetables. She then shows her Grandfather and he said that he warned Davey about it and hoped that Davey will take care of it before it gets out of control. When it's the day of the fair, Davey pulls the vegetables out of the ground. The plants are sick. Davey failed at what was his responsibility and learns what can happen when you "goof off" and not maintain what you need to maintain first.

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  • Lemonade Stand

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    S 1 : Ep 33 - 1/1/62

    Davey asks for his father's help building a lemonade stand and Mr. Hansen says he'll be right out after finishing his coffee. Meanwhile, Sally falls onto her doll carriage and breaks it. She is in a parade shortly and needs it fixed right away. Davey finds his father helping Sally first which leads him to believe his father loves Sally more than him. He soon learns that Sally is late for a parade and understands why she was helped first.

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  • The Bridge

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    S 1 : Ep 31 - 12/15/60

    The family goes on a hike. Davey, Goliath and Sally go their own separate ways. Davey and Sally come across a rope bridge. For fun, Davey and Sally jump up and down on it, causing it to collapse and causing Davey to be on one side of the rapids underneath and Sally on the other side. Not knowing what to do, he remembers his dad telling him "Don't forget, there's always someone around to help". After asking God to help Davey think, Davey thinks of the perfect plan to get Sally to safety.moreless
  • Big Apple

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    S 1 : Ep 30 - 12/8/60

    Sharing is the theme in this episode when Davey comes across an apple orchard. As he approaches an apple tree, Davey thinks that he can have the apples that are hanging outside of the fence. When he goes to get one for Sally, a fatherless child catches him and lets Sally have the apple. After Sally gets the apple, Davey pressures Sally to share the apple. Eventually when she does, she feels good because she did something nice for others. When Davey learns the apple boy is fatherless, Sally pressures Davey to share their Dad with him. Davey then decides to invite this boy on Davey and his dad's camping trip that they were planning.moreless
  • Bully Up a Tree

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    S 1 : Ep 29 - 12/8/60

    Davey is spending his vacation at his Grandparents' house in the country. While shopping in the city, Goliath is supposed to guard the shopping bags. A neighborhood bully's dog steals one of the bags for his master. After the dog takes the bag, Goliath jumps on him. Davey walks out of the store and sees the bully shoot a rock at Goliath with his slingshot. Davey, in defense of Goliath and the bully get into a big fight. After getting all cleaned up, Davey and his buddy Tom fo fishing. The bully is fishing and won't let them fish in their lake. Tommy goes to get his fishing pole which he forgot earlier. The bully then picks it up and throws it in the lake causing Tommy to fall in as well. Later, the bully ends up shooting rocks at a boar for fun. The fang riddled boar turns around and then chases the bully. The bully climbs up a tree to escape and ends up getting stuck. While the bully is stuck up the tree, Davey and Goliath are the only ones around to help him. Still angry at the bully, Davey and Goliath rescue him, apologies are made, and new friendships are started.

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  • Man of the House

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    S 1 : Ep 28 - 12/1/60

    Davey learns responsibility as his parents leave him in charge to babysit Sally while they are away.
  • Editor- In- Chief

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    S 1 : Ep 27 - 12/1/60

    Ed Brown, Davey's boss for his paper route gives Davey a portable printing press. Davey wants to show his appreciation and thanks by doing something for him. Davey goes out to get a story for Ed and becomes a witness to a car driving into a house. As Ed is in the office, he accidentally breaks the sign on his desk that says "Ed Brown: Editor in Chief". After Ed broke the sign, Davey has a great idea. He creates Ed a new sign as a gift of appreciation.

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  • Happy Landing

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    S 1 : Ep 26 - 11/24/60

    Davey's dad is on his way home in an airplane. Davey gets to join the air traffic controller to wait for his dad's arrival. Davey is impressed that the air traffic controller knows so much about a lot of things, that he thinks that he knows as much as God. The controller has to tell Davey that he is not like God.moreless
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