The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

How to Sink a Sub / Lady Sings the News

Season 3, Ep 18, Aired 11/17/06
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  • Episode Description
  • How to Sink a Sub Jimmy sends the teachers away for a week into hyperspace, so the parents decide to step in. But every parent has their own way to teach with embarrassing and disgusting results! Inventions: Hyper-chip, Rebellion (test tube with concentration of hormones to make kids challenge authorities).Lady Sings the News After a prank with the local TV news, Jimmy, Sheen, Carl, Cindy and Libby are chosen to lead as news anchors for a local television network for kids. But Libby's gossip section soon reveals the most precious secrets of everyone, and uses them as blackmail! Can the other kids put a stop to her before it's too late?moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Carolyn Lawrence

    Cynthia Aurora "Cindy" Vortex (voice)

  • Keith Alcorn

  • Crystal Scales

    Liberty Danielle "Libby" Folfax (voice)

  • Debi Derryberry

    James Isaac "Jimmy" Neutron (voice)

  • Frank Welker

    Goddard (voice)

  • Fan Reviews (30)
  • it's cool

    By niviwright1, Oct 17, 2014

  • One of my favorite episodes is Lady Sings The News, but How to Sink a Sub is not good.

    By RevolveFaith, Aug 12, 2008

  • Jimmy sends teachers into outer space. The gang does a kids News shows and secrets are revealed!

    By MysticLady03, Jun 14, 2007

  • it was a little random when they kissed

    By skater_girl12, Feb 28, 2007

  • Best of the Best... well no, but it's still freaking sweet episode

    By chaoschanneler, Aug 03, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (15)

    • Oleander: Hey Sheen! How 'bout our hand puppets do lunch!

    • Principal Willoughby: (to Jimmy) You're still gonna get 900 days of detention! Hilgo: And no more soup for Soup Tuesdays! Coach Gruber: I need you to do 100 push-ups, now! (Jimmy begins doing his push-ups) Jimmy: But you're not the boss of me.

    • Carl: Hello, Retroville! I hope you had a scrumdillyicious day! Let's wish a big ol' Happy Birthday to Old Lady Nusbaum who turns 102 today! Here's a nice big weather center hug from Dr. Carl! Sheen: (offscreen) Just tell us the weather! (Carl blows raspberry in Sheen's direction and turns to smile at the audience again.) Carl: Tomorrow's Wheezer weather: (takes out a large sombrero and puts it on) ya better grab your sombrero, mi amigo, 'cause it's gonna be as hot as Mexico! (takes out some maracas and shakes them as he hums to the conga beat) Da da da da da da! Da da da da da da! Da da da da da... Ow, my scapula!

    • Sheen: (playing with his food) Could our parents have embarrassed us more today? Mrs. Wheezer: (approaches) What's wrong, Carl? Is my seven layer soy mulch too tough? Let mommy pre-chew it for you... (introduces Carl's food in her mouth and chews it) (Jimmy and Sheen get sicken) Mrs. Wheezer: (barfs Carl's food on the plate) Carl: (eats barfed food) (enjoys it) (Jimmy and Sheen get more sick than before) Carl: (notices Jimmy and Sheen's faces) I mean gross!

    • (Carl washes Mr. Wheezer's back while he's in a washbasin showing class how to wash themselves) Mr. Wheezer: C'mon, son! Show the germs who's the boss! Cindy: Hey, Carl! Can you come over and wash my parents? (Class laughs) Mr. Wheezer: Now show them how to lance a boil! (he raises his foot full of boils) (The class get sick)

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    Notes (5)

    • At the end of 'Lady Sings the News', a Twonkie can be seen right next to Carl.

    • It is revealed that Sheen is addicted to candy.

    • Jimmy and Cindy finally kiss in Lady Sings the News!

    • Nickelodeon premiered this episode on November 17th, 2006 at 7.30 PM.

    • Contrary to popular belief, this is not the last episode of Season 3. League of Villains is the actual last episode of Season 3.

    Trivia (7)

    • At the end of "How to Sink a Sub," Principal Willoughby gives Jimmy 900 days of detention, except Jimmy is in 5th grade, and by the time the days are completed, Jimmy will be in middle school, and possibly in 8th grade.

    • Running Gag: Carl sleeping, someone saying something important, then Carl waking up and saying, "Hah?"

    • While Libby was gossiping about Jimmy and Cindy, it shows them flirting, and Jimmy does the "Mr. Walky Man" thing, the same Hugh did to Judy in the Love Potion episode.

    • While Cindy is Co-Anchoring, she has her hair done in the same way that Jimmy invisioned her after he had enhaled the Love Potion.

    • Libby's essay which got a C says: "Major Report Back in the old time days it was hard. There were people who did not have cars and airplanes and they had to walk or ride a horse sometimes which was bad on their people feet and they didn't have sunburn. And horse do bite too, so that was something to really worry about too. When kids were born in old west times they sometimes got the mumps. Then the doctors did not have ice cream to give the kids so they have to stay with their mumps".

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    Allusions (6)

    • When Carl, Sheen, Cindy and Jimmy are trying to trick Libby, Carl makes the "Live Long and Prosper" sign from Star Trek.

    • Carl: Happy birthday to old lady Mrs. Nusbomb! Nusbomb is also the last name of the young doctor from Drake & Josh, "Paging Dr.Drake"

    • Corky: Everybody Loves Hand Puppet! Is a spoof of the TV show, Everybody Loves Raymond

    • The way Cindy reported the news was a spoof of the way Amy Poehler does on the Saturday Night Live skit "Weekend Update."

    • Sheen: I'm king of the world! This is what Leonardo DiCapprio shouted in the movie Titanic.

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