My Gym Partner's a Monkey

Cheer Pressure / Basic Jake

Season 2, Ep 2, Aired 6/19/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Cheer Pressure: Adam is enlisted by the school's Jungle Squad to cheer with them at the extreme cheer-leading finals at the Stapled Center after Dickie, one of the cheerleaders, gets an injury while performing "The Tower." The squad then kicks Jake off the team because he's not pretty enough. At the finals Adam is introduced to a girl named Jackie, who just transfered to Chester Arthur. Only Adam believes that Jackie is actually Jake and when he insults Jackie, he unintentionally has to compete against her. Who will win the challenge? Basic Jake: When Jake pours chum from a bucket onto Principal Pixiefrog, he sends Adam and Jake to Saturday detention with three dingos. They climb a tree in the detention room and Jake takes Adam to the A.V. room, where his secret low-tier public access cable show Basic Jake is filmed. Jake and Adam try to entertain the audience although Jake starts to act really insane.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Tom Kenny

    Jake Spidermonkey, Henry Armadillo, Mr. Sugarjumper

  • Grey DeLisle

    Lupe Toucan, Ingrid Giraffe, Mrs. Warthog

  • Maurice LaMarche

    Principal Pixiefrog, Mr. Mandrill, Cyrus Q. Hornbill, Mr. Blowhole

  • Cree Summer

    Kerry, LaTanya Hippo, Eddie Panther

  • Tim Cahill

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Jake was already moderately insane, in the good way. This episode just increases his insanity, if only temporarily.

    By Megaman25000, Jan 04, 2007

  • More fun then a barrel full of monkeys!

    By jellyjiggler2, Aug 29, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Adam: Well try this on for size, I take my monkey everywhere! (Dispersed) But he keeps finding his way back.

    Notes (6)

    • Running Gag: Whenever someone says something like the dingos and someone else saying "What?" after a long pause.

    • We learn that Adam is good at balancing plates.

    • Principal Pixiefrog's first name is Poncherrello.

    • A preview for this episode was shown with a red backround.

    • Second appearance of Dickie Sugarjumper. His first one was on Yesterday's Funny Monkey.

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    Trivia (9)

    • Why would Adam think that Jake could attend Chester Arthur Middle School? Jake is an animal. Response: Adam thought that Jake was disguising himself as a girl and using an alias.

    • Bull, Slips, and Windsor don't appear in either of these episodes.

    • Continuity Goof: The Charles Darwin Middle School cheerleaders are called the cows, but on their uniforms, you can clearly see that it says coms.

    • Jake said, "I know a guy." He used that same explanation in My Science Project after Jake acquired the robot arm.

    • Jake is generally of the best cheerleaders in the state.

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    Allusions (4)

    • When "Jackie's" team "stole" the Mad Cows' routine, it may allude to the movie Bring It On, only with "Spirit fingers."

    • Names: Pixie-Dixie One of the dingoes called Principal Pixiefrog, Pixie-Dixie. This makes a reference to Pixie & Dixie and Mr. Jinks, a regular segment on the Hanna-Barbera produced show, The Huckleberry Hound Show.

    • Places: Stapled Center This makes a reference to the multipurpose sports arena, Staples Center, which is located in Los Angeles, California.

    • Episode Title: Cheer Pressure Cheer Pressure is a spoof of peer pressure.

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