The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Grounded for Life

Season 2, Ep 1, Aired 9/25/94
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  • Episode Description
  • After messing up Mr. Wrigley's lawn, younger Pete gets grounded for a whole month. Pete is determined to celebrate the Fourth of July, so he decides to tunnel his way out.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Michelle Trachtenberg

    Nona F. Mecklenberg (1994-1996)

  • Toby Huss

    Artie (1993-1995)

  • Hardy Rawls

    Don Wrigley

  • Danny Tamberelli

    Little Pete Wrigley

  • Michael Marrona

    Big Pete Wrigley

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Young Pete's Great Escape

    By sh811a, Oct 26, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Nona: I thought you'd be shorter. Little Pete: I am.

    • Nona: Give me your poor, your tired, your grounded masses struggling to be free through hard-patched clay.

    • Little Pete: Hoffa!

    • Artie: A dee-lightful new product! I thought you would, uh... dig it!

    • Artie: You have soft hands for a man, Don!

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    Trivia (2)

    • The entire second season for this series was released on DVD on November 1, 2005.

    • This episode introduces the Mecklenbergs: Nona, her father, and their dog, Nimbus.

    Allusions (3)

    • Nimbus is latin for rain bearing, which is significant bearing in mind Nimbus the dog's bladder problem.

    • As he tunnels to freedom, Little Pete finds Jimmy Hoffa's wallet. As it is widely known, the former Teamsters head Hoffa was kidnapped and is believed to have been murdered and buried in New Jersey, the state in which the series was filmed.

    • Nona's father, "Pop", is played by Iggy Pop. "Pop" calls the neighborhood kids "stooges". "The Stooges" is the name of the rock/punk band that Iggy Pop was the lead singer for, from 1967 to 1974.

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