Kim Possible

The Mentor of Our Discontent

Season 4, Ep 15, Aired 6/23/07
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  • Episode Description
  • When Ron gets a scare when he thinks he is getting fired, his boss suprises him by making him watch his son instead. Meanwhile, Frugal Lucre gets let out of prison, and immediately goes back to Drakken. They soon begin a new plan together, much to Drakken's disgust.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Christy Carlson Romano

    Kim Possible

  • John DiMaggio

    Dr. Drakken

  • Nancy Cartwright


  • Nicole Sullivan


  • Patrick Warburton

    Mr. Barkin

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • An episode that could've, and should've been so much better. (A line I've used many times to describe most episodes from the 2nd half of Season 4.)

    By clockking515, Feb 08, 2008

  • A long way from Shakespeare, let me tell you.

    By Lonestarr357, Sep 02, 2007

  • Ron and Drakken become mentors: Ron to Matrin Smarty's son Arty; and Drakken to Frugal Lucre

    By Jezrianna, Jul 08, 2007

  • I love this episode

    By kpfan72491, Jun 27, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • Drakken: (after looking through a peephole) It's ten times worse! It's my former cellmate: Frugal Lucre! Shego: You mean that dweeb who wanted a dollar from everyone by shutting down the Internet? False alarm. Drakken: Do not underestimate the annoyance factor, Shego. Shego: So, he really bugs you? Drakken: To the max! Now hide! (slips under the table) Ok, let's pretend we're not here, and maybe he'll leave. Frugal Lucre: Maybe who will leave? Drakken: Frugal... (hits head on the table) How did you get in?

    • (Kim and Shego are about to fight) Shego: So...small talk? Kim: Mmm...not so much. (they begin to fight)

    • (Shego appears in a blonde wig) Shego: Um...excuse me. But I seem to be um...uh, lost. (grumbles under her breath) And out of my mind.

    • (Shego and Drakken are looking for things to steal on the video screen) Shego: Okay. I give up. We've been at this all day. There's got to be something you want to steal. What's wrong with the Global Incinerator Ray? Drakken: It's Mundane. Shego: Quantum Gravity Drill? Drakken: BTDT. Shego: Been There, Done That? Drakken: Acronyms are very handy when texting one's BFFs.

    • (After the entire ordeal is over with) Ron: Ok, well, I have no idea what just happened. But I'm clearly not cut out to help people make life choices. Kim: Oh, I wouldn't be so sure. You helped me choose you. Ron: Ok, that time I was a genius. (Kim and Ron move in to kiss, and as they do, the screen cuts to Rufus, who gags and runs off) Ron: Hey, where's Rufus? (Rufus jumps into the mail tube and goes off)

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode was offered as a video on Disney XD on June 16, 2007, a week before its official premiere. The offer was for US viewers only.

    • At one point in this episode, Shego wears a blonde wig. Interestingly enough, Nicole Sullivan, Shego's voice actor, is a natural blonde.

    Allusions (2)

    • Spiderman: When Ron says "With great pets, comes great responsibility", this is a play on the famous line spoken by Ben Parker in Spiderman.

    • Title: The Mentor of Our Discontent The episode's title is a reference to the phrase "winter of discontent," a common term historically used to describe a winter season in which tragic or controversial events take place (most commonly the British winter of 1978-79, which was riddled with trade union strikes). It is derived from the opening lines of William Shakespeare's Richard III: "Now is the Winter of our Discontent, made glorious summer by this son of York."

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