Dennis the Menace - Season 2

CBS (ended 1963)




Episode Guide

  • Dennis and the Picnic
    Henry finds a bag of money in the gutter. He calls Mr. Wilson to witness what he's found, and they take it to the police station. They later learn that the money is counterfeit.
  • Father's Day for Mr. Wilson
    Dennis decides to give Mr. Wilson his own father's day which, in the end, turns out very well after Dennis gets Mr. Wilson out of a lawsuit concerning his dog, Fremont.
  • The Pioneers
    The Pioneers
    Episode 36
    Dennis, Henry, and Mr. Wilson camp out to prove to Mr. Krinkie that they can live off of the land like the pioneers.
  • The Fortune Cookie
    Episode 35
    Mr. Wilson gets a fortune cookie that reads "beware of tomorrow" and is convinced that the fortune will come true.
  • 5/28/61
    Mr. Wilson wants to go to the Island of Happiness in Mexico but changes his mind when he hears that his niece is going to have a baby.
  • Dennis' Newspaper
    Episode 33
    Dennis overhears Mr. Wilson saying that he wishes he had his raccoon coat back. Dennis gives the story to the newspaper and, as a result, all day, people bring Mr. Wilson raccoon coats.
  • 5/14/61
    Dennis accidently steps on one of Mr. Wilson's plants. He buys Mr. Wilson a replacement and plants it in his flower bed without Mr. Wilson knowing. When Mr. Wilson sees the plant, which is much larger than the one that was there originally, he is convinced that the new miracle plant food he invented is the cause of the growth.moreless
  • 5/7/61
    Mr. Wilson is supposed to take a picture of a plant that blooms at night but ends up dozing off when the time comes. Luckily, Dennis takes the picture of the flower for him.
  • The Soapbox Derby
    Episode 30
    Dennis enters a soapbox derby, and Mr. Wilson accidentally ends up being the one driving Dennis' car in the race.
  • The Boy Wonder
    Episode 29
    Mr. Wilson builds a barbecue in his backyard with help from Dennis' friend, Fred Baines.
  • 4/16/61
    Mr. Wilson drops a hundred-dollar bill, and a crow picks it up and flies away with it. He later finds it in an old tree in a park which the park commissioner is going to cut down. Mr. Wilson climbs the tree to get his bill and, also, to save the tree from being cut down.moreless
  • The Dog Trainer
    Episode 27
    Dennis trains Mr. Wilson's dog, Fremont, but the training backfires when Fremont will only listen to Dennis and ignores Mr. Wilson.
  • Dennis' Obligation
    Episode 26
    Dennis brings home chicken eggs to take care of for a school project but ends up taking them over to the Wilsons' house because of a power outage at the Mitchells'.
  • 3/26/61
    Dennis decides he wants a bird, but he knows that once his dad sees his report card, he won't get it. Henry tells Dennis that he needs to stop goofing off. Henry does agree to reward Dennis if he brings home a better report card next term.
  • 3/19/61
    Dennis wants to buy a fishing rod for Henry and tries to purchase it with a $50.00 Confederate bill.
  • The Going Away Gift
    Episode 23
    Dennis gets Alice a going-away present and hides it on Mr. Wilson's closet shelf. Mrs. Wilson finds it and thinks it is a gift for her from Mr. Wilson.
  • Dennis' Tool Chest
    Episode 22
    Miss Cathcart's cat is accidentally locked in the trunk of Mr. Wilson's car.
  • Dennis Goes to Camp
    Episode 21
    Mr. Wilson takes Dennis and his friends to a camp for a day, and they end up stranded there for a week after a storm takes out a bridge.
  • Dennis' Birthday
    Episode 20
    Mr. Wilson puts on a magic show for Dennis' birthday and asks Spring Byington to be his assistant.
  • Wilson Sleeps Over
    Episode 19
    Dennis accidently knocks over a bottle which fumigates the Wilsons' house, so the Wilsons stay at the Mitchells' for the night. Mr. Wilson walks in his sleep.
  • 2/5/61
    Tommy has a saxophone that he doesn't want, so Dennis wants to buy it from Tommy's mother. When Mr. Wilson learns that Dennis is going to ask Henry to buy it for him, Mr. Wilson tries to talk Henry out of it.
  • Pythias Was a Piker
    Episode 17
    Dennis is to write a composition for school about his best friend, and he chooses Mr. Wilson.
  • 1/22/61
    Dennis wants to find Miss Cathcart a best friend, so he gets her a dog from the pound. However, the dog's owner is looking for him and ends up showing up at Miss Cathcart's house before Dennis brings the dog over to her. She mistakenly thinks that the guy is the friend instead of the dog.moreless
  • 1/15/61
    Dennis convinces Mr. Wilson to run for park commissioner so that he'll open the park all week long instead of just the weekend.
  • 1/8/61
    Mr. Wilson helps Dennis start a penny collection. However, Mr. Wilson fears that Dennis having a penny collection is going to be trouble for himself.
  • Dennis' Allowance
    Episode 13
    Dennis asks Henry for an allowance of $0.25 per week. Henry says he'll give it to him with the condition that he learns the value of money first by earning it himself.
  • The Christmas Horse
    Episode 12
    Dennis is determined to get a horse for Christmas, so, on Christmas Day, he goes around the neighborhood trying to find what he thinks is his horse.
  • The Raffle Ticket
    Episode 11
    Mr. Wilson is conducting a car raffle for his lodge, and Dennis wants to win the car for his mother. Mr. Wilson convinces Henry to sell some of the tickets. Dennis buys a ticket from Mr. Wilson that has the number his Ouija Board told him was going to be the winner.moreless
  • 12/4/60
    Dennis is very upset because he doesn't know how to whistle, so he spends all day trying to learn.
  • 11/27/60
    Dennis wants to help out during Paint-up, Clean-up week, so Mr. Wilson gives Dennis a bucket of red paint for his wagon. Dennis, however, also decides to paint the street corner by Mr. Wilson's house, and Mr. Wilson gets blamed for it.
  • 11/20/60
    Mr. Wilson tricks Henry out of playing golf so that he'll spend more time with Dennis, and Dennis won't bother Mr. Wilson. Meanwhile, Dennis and Tommy try to deal with a hole Dennis put in the fish tank.
  • 11/13/60
    Dennis starts a rock collection and ends up finding what he thinks is real gold on Mr. Wilson's lot.
  • Man of the House
    Episode 6
    Dennis tries to take care of his sick mother while his father is out of town.
  • 10/30/60
    Mr. Wilson has a stock certificate worth $500 and hides it from Dennis by putting it in his phone book. Dennis switches Mr. Wilson's old book with the new edition while Mr. Wilson is bathing. The stock certificate falls out of the book, and Dennis retrieves it without knowing what it is. Mr. Wilson, later, finds out what happened with the books, so he and Henry go to search for the certificate they think is still inside the old phone book.moreless
  • 10/23/60
    Dennis gets what he thinks is a hamster, but it turns out to be a gopher that escapes from its cage and almost ruins Mr. Wilson's yard.
  • 10/16/60
    Mr. Wilson gives Dennis an old radio set that he accidentally bid on at an auction. However, when Dennis finds money in the set, Mr. Wilson gets excited. Doing the right thing, he and Henry put an advertisement in the paper but hope the owner isn't around to claim it.
  • 10/9/60
    Mr. Wilson's niece is getting married and asks Dennis to be the ring bearer.
  • Out of Retirement
    Episode 1
    Mr. Wilson gets a visit from his former boss from Pittsburgh who offers Mr. Wilson back his old job. When Dennis thinks Mr. Wilson is moving to Pittsburgh, he runs away from home.