The Suite Life of Zack & Cody

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Hotel

Season 1, Ep 12, Aired 7/17/05
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  • Episode Description
  • When the twins find out about hidden treasure in the Tipton, everyone goes into a frenzy looking for the money.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Phill Lewis

    Mr. Moseby

  • Cole Sprouse

    Cody Martin

  • Dylan Sprouse

    Zack Martin

  • Kim Rhodes

    Carey Martin

  • Howard Nemetz

  • Fan Reviews (29)
  • Tipton treasure

    By hawkingisthebest, Oct 25, 2013

  • Hilarious

    By SLionsCricket, Sep 27, 2012

  • Great Mystery

    By futuramarama, Jul 07, 2010

  • This is a very funny episode. In it Zack and Cody find out that gangster Hot Peppers DeLeo has hidden a treasure in the hotel and they almost destroy the hotel to search for it.

    By blondwildboy, Jul 18, 2009

  • ok episode...

    By Fwirrel, Dec 04, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (51)

    • Muriel: I should have known there was no treasure. Otherwise, Peppers would have given me something other than this cheap heart shaped locket. (Everyone looks up in shock) Maddie: "The treasure lies beneath the heart." Cody: That must have been the heart Hot Peppers was talking about. Zack: You hold her, I'll grab it! (Everyone runs to Muriel) Muriel: HOLD IT! Here. I could never get the thing open anyway. (Carey takes it and and smashes it with a mallet) Carey: (reading the note in the locket) "To Muriel, you are my greatest treasure." Maddie: Muriel, you were the treasure all along. Muriel: Yeah, yeah, that's what all the cheap guys say. When they don't want to spring for the good jewelry.

    • (After an explosion, Moseby came in and stunned) Moseby: (hands shaking and mumbles unintelligible words) Huy poingy doi peeky peeky panglo...ooh...mama!

    • Detective ( as Mosbey): Yo gonna fry Pepper...That reminds me, after this we should get some lunch.

    • London: I wonder how my life would be if I found the treasure? (a fantasy ripple starts up, but is interrupted by London) Oh, yeah. It would be the same.

    • Zack: (Seeing Maddie kiss a broom) Yeah, why catch me when you can make out with a broom.

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    Notes (11)

    • The German episode title is "Das Tipton auf Schatzsuche", meaning "The Tipton On A Treasure Hunt".

    • The newspaper (prop) got signed by the cast and was given away by M Magazine.

    • The opening scene takes 35 seconds.

    • In this episode, we find out that Esteban also has a crush on Carey.

    • The only person they actually showed kissing on the lips was Maddie. The rest was either on the cheek, or the scene ended before they could show it.

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    Trivia (30)

    • This is the first time we are given any hints that Estaban may have any sort of relationship with Carey when he is daydreaming.

    • The flower arrangement behind the sofa during Muriel's flashback to the 1930's is the same as the present-day's.

    • When Carey hits the locket with the mallet, it makes a sound as if she was breaking a glass object but the locket was metal. A locket would have never made that loud of a sound.

    • This is the first episode in which we do not see Maddie wearing her Tipton uniform.

    • When the wall blew up to show the Bank of Boston another building could not have been that close.

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    Allusions (5)

    • At the end of the episode, Moseby says: "there's a hole in my hotel!" This is a possible allusion to the song "There's a Hole In My Bucket".

    • At the end of Zack's fantasy, he tells Maddie (his fantasy wife), "Baby, you're the greatest!" This is an allusion to the black and white 1950s sitcom, "The Honeymooners," which ended every episode with Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) telling his wife Alice those exact same words.

    • During Muriel's flashback to the 1930s, Mr. Moseby's portrayal of a detective was actually an impersonation of 1930s movie star James Cagney.

    • Zack: So I'm in love. Sue me! This refers to a musical that originated in the fifties, Guys and Dolls. One of the main characters, Nathan Detroit, tries to explain to his fiancĂ©e that he loves her by singing 'sue me, sue me, what can you do me, I love you!..."

    • Title: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Hotel
      The episode title 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Hotel' is a play on the title of the 1963 film It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, where the dying words of a thief spark a mad cross-country rush to find some treasure, like how the last words of a thief spark this mad rush to find treasure in the hotel.

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