The Amanda Show

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 4 : Ep 5

    Episode 5

    Aired 1/26/02

  • S 4 : Ep 4

    Episode 4

    Aired 1/19/02

  • S 4 : Ep 3

    Episode 3

    Aired 3/17/01

  • S 4 : Ep 2

    Episode 2

    Aired 3/10/01

  • S 4 : Ep 1

    Episode 1

    Aired 3/3/01

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Kassir

    Actor/Comedian (Season 1, listed as Johnny Kassir)

  • Drake Bell

    Actor / Comedian

  • Amanda Bynes

    Herself/Various/Penelope Taynt

  • Josh Peck

    Actor (Season 2 +)

  • Nancy Sullivan

    Actress / Comedian

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  • show Description
  • The Amanda Show is Nickelodeon USA's most popular comedy/sketch show. Amanda Bynes hosts the show, while at the same time being in the sketches along with her co-stars (Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Nancy Sullivan). The basis of The Amanda Show is about her doing a sketch show along with Penelope Taint who is her #1 fan. Penelope would do anything to speak to or meet Amanda. Every time Penelope gets close to doing so, her plans are destroyed.moreless

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (167)

    • Amanda: (to the pilot) I'm Amanda. Amanda Bynes...?
      Pilot: Oh! Are you one of them "Rugrats"?

    • Hostess: What is wrong with you? Kyle: So many things.

    • Hostess: Ooh, time's up. You got zero correct. Kyle: What's that mean? Hostess: That you are extremely unintelligent.

    • Kyle: I'd like to phone a friend-my best bud, Leif. Hostess: Alright, let's get Leif on the phone. (phone rings from the audience) Leif: Hello? Kyle: Dude, I need your help with this question. Leif: Dude, I told you I thought it was radio. Kyle: My bud still thinks it's radio.

    • Mrs. Simian: That must be Chip home from soccer practice. Chip: (crashes through the window)

    • Mrs. Simian: As for you, young man, time for a back shaving. Chip: (jumps up and down on the couch wildly)

    • Carmela: Good night, mom. Mrs. Simian: Have a good time, dear. Oh, and Carmela, no monkey business. Carmela: Oo oo! Ah ah!

    • Mrs. Simian: Don't be ridiculous. Carmela's dad will take you. Robert: He's going to drive us. Carmela: Robert, Daddy doesn't drive. Robert: Well, then how is he...(Mr. Simian picks Robert up and breaks down the door)

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    Notes (92)

    • Josh Server and Kenan Thompson appear in this episode, and they worked with Amanda in All That.

    • Skits in this episode: * Judge Trudy * The Klutzes * Plasticine Amanda (Amanda vs. Teacher) * Miss Elegant * Mother Caboose * Penelope

    • This is the series premiere of The Amanda Show.

    • When the pilot asked Amanda that is she in Rugrats he was (in a way) right. Amanda Bynes joined the Rugrats cast as Taffy.

    • The theme song music is actually from an old but popular Playstation 1 video game called, Spyro the Dragon. It was the music from the level, "Wizard's Peak."

    • We learn that Amanda's favorite actors are Kenan Thompson and Josh Server, perhaps because of Oh Yeah Cartoons.

    • This is the first appearance of Marcy Stimple.

    • This is the first appearance of Kyle Rostenson, not on his own skit.

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    Trivia (29)

    • Penelope didn't have her laptop like she usually does in future episodes.

    • Amanda states "My name is on the stage, IN 9 FOOT LETTERS!" but in a later episode, when Penelope steals the "A" it appears to be much, much, much smaller than 9 feet, and is around 3 or 4 feet tall.

    • When Drake is seen seated before he speaks, he has a red shirt with the blue jean vest over it, but when he speaks for the first time, he is only wearing the red shirt. When the camera goes back to him, he's wearing the vest over the red shirt again.

    • Amanda always opens the show with a funny, short skit.

    • Running gag: The kids always trick Mr. Gullible into doing whatever they want.

    • Brazilium is a reference to helium.

    • Running Gag: Something bad happens in the town and the Procrastinator says, Eventually!

    • Shipwrecked is similar to the skit on All That, Island Girls

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    Allusions (26)

    • Mother Caboose is an obvious parody of Mother Goose.

    • Miss Elegant is a parody of Miss Congeniality.

    • Judge Trudy is a parody of Judge Judy.

    • So you wanna win five dollars is a parody of the hit game show, Who wants to be a Millionaire?.

    • Jake and Jack is a possible parody of Drake and Josh although DAJ was made after this show.

    • "Smelling Bee" is a parody of a spelling bee.

    • Blockblister is a parody of the popular video store Blockbuster.

    • Meet the Literals is a parody of Meet the Parents.

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  • Fan Reviews (98)
  • One of the best!

    By SodaDog, Mar 23, 2014

  • Its funny, but too repetative

    By Raven77, Sep 25, 2013

  • One of the best shows on Nickelodeon

    By dbret12, Jul 17, 2013

  • I Miss This Show

    By WillyPina, Oct 31, 2012

  • why nick why

    By BradleyJones, Jul 24, 2012

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