The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

The Retroville 9 / Grumpy Young Men

Season 2, Ep 2, Aired 10/3/03
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  • Episode Description
  • Retroville 9: Jimmy's determination to captain a winning baseball team leads him to rev up the equipment with Neutronic technology. When the team unexpectedly reaches the World Championship, Jimmy has a crisis of conscience. Inventions: Hydraulic-force amplifying bat, Sphere-seeking gloves. Grumpy Young Men: Jimmy, Carl, and Sheen use Jimmy's Metabolic Accelerator so they can be old enough to buy a violent video game. The machine works a little too well, and the boys end up as senior citizens. Inventions: Metabolic Accelerator, Experimental Truth Syrummoreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Andrea Martin

    Miss Winifred Fowl (voice)

  • Frank Welker

    Goddard (voice)

  • Crystal Scales

    Liberty Danielle "Libby" Folfax (voice)

  • Rob Paulsen

    Carlton Ulysses Wheezer (voice)

  • Candi Milo

    Nick Dean (voice)

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • One of the best!

    By ajhedberg, Jun 29, 2006

  • Jimmy Coaches a baseball team in Retroville 9, and Jimmy Carl, and Sheen become old men in Grumpy Young Men.

    By Bountyhunterc28, Mar 29, 2006

  • Two funny eps. One interesting, one very weird but still halirious.

    By Star_Blaster, Nov 12, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • Carl: What do we do now? Sheen: There's only one thing we can do. (scene cuts to a small lizard on a cage) Sheen: Bonzilla?!? He's only 10 inches high. What a rip-off! He probably couldn't hurt... (Bonzilla blows fire on Sheen) Sheen: (moans) Jimmy, what's the Japanese word for "Ambulance"? (faints)

    • Store Clerk: Doom Bringer II is for mature players only due to Violence, Exaggerated Mayhem, and Old Lady Kicking.

    • Tremendous Jackson: Somewhere in the Rytridian Galaxy, Ultralord weeps.

    • Tremendous Jackson: As I gaze upon these players' young faces, I am filled with pride. They're here because of their hard work and patience, long hours of practice. (Jimmy gulps) Tremendous Jackson: Not because of any high-tech gloves-- (Jimmy looks surprised) Tremendous Jackson: --or automatic home-run hitting bats. (Jimmy smiles sheepishly, embarrassed)

    • Carl: (singing) Oh, I wish I was a llama in a great big llama world....

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode can be seen on the DVD Jet Fusion.

    • "The Retroville 9" was aired during the 2003 baseball playoffs.

    Trivia (10)

    • Running Gag: Every time Jimmy's team hits the ball out the park, it hits Hugh on the head.

    • When Principal Whilloughby announces that Jimmy's team is going to Japan, everyone in the classroom cheers and gets all exited, including Butch and his teamates. Why would Butch's team be happy that Jimmy's team is going to Japan and not theirs. Not to mention Butch pretty much hates Jimmy.

    • When they will be old men, Sheen, Jimmy, and Carl (or at least Jimmy) will have Alzheimer's disease, because when they were made old, they couldn't remember anything.

    • Carl's mom is 42 years old.

    • When Old Jimmy first woke up, it was around 7:00 AM. About a minute later, Old Carl and Old Sheen arrived. After about a couple of minutes, they drove off to the Candy Bar. The sign for the Seniors' Buffet said 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. How can they go to the Seniors' Buffet when it is about 7:05 AM?

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    Allusions (12)

    • Baseball Legend: Tremendous Jackson Tremendous Jackson might be a spoof of famous baseball/football legend Bo Jackson.

    • Name: The Retroville 9 This is an obvious spoof of the lesser known anime show Princess 9. In this show a group of 9 young baseball players try to make it to the championships.

    • Music: "Party at Neutrons" The music Libby was listening to in the first ballgame was the song from "Party At Neutron's" by The Men Pretending To Be Boys.

    • Grumpy Young Men: Plot This plot of this episode is similar to the Dexter's Laboratory episode "Old Man Dexter" and the Fairly Odd Parents "Foul Balled."

    • Old Sheen: Behavior Old Sheen is acting like Bob Widmer.

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