Kappa Mikey

Season 1 Episode 4

Saving Face

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Mar 11, 2006 on Nicktoons Networks
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Episode Summary

Saving Face
Mikey's status as a teen idol is threatened when he develops a pimple. His efforts to hide the blemish ultimately lead him to betray his friends to an evil tabloid publisher. Meanwhile, Lily finds a new rival in Socky, a hand-puppet who has replaced her as a Beauty Cream spokesperson.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (10)

    • QUOTES (7)

      • Guano: Once upon a time there was a huge anime star with a tiny pimple. He didn't think it was a big deal either...then people found out about the pimple and he never worked again!
        (everyone gasps)
        Guano: Or so I've heard...

      • Gonard: Mikey who cares? Its just a dimple
        Guano: Not a dimple Gonard, a pimple.
        Gonard: YOU'RE A MONSTER!

      • Socky: (rapping) I keep your feet warm I make your body sweat, you think your shoes are fly? Well you ain't seen nothing yet!
        Girl dancers: Socky! Oh, oh, oh! Socky!

      • Editor: Mikey! Please have a seat!
        Mikey: You printed everything I told you not to!
        Editor: Yes I suppose I did! Very sorry about that...nothing personal
        Mikey: It was all personal!
        Editor: Yes... I suppose it was!

      • Guano: Who could leave such horrible rumors in the paper?
        Gonard: Who indeed
        Guano: Mitsuki was with Lily the whole time
        Gonard: Indeed.
        Guano: Yes-man and Ozu never left the studio.
        Gonard: Indeed.
        Guano: And I was teaching you to speak with a british accent
        Gonard: (In a british accent) Rather.
        Guano: That leaves only 1 person...
        (drum roll)
        Gonard: Gonard
        Guano: What?! You did it?
        Gonard: No.

      • Sockey: Stay Sockey!

      • Lily: I lost my endorsement deal to a sock!? I might have well have lost to Guano!!
        Guano: (smells armpit) What?

    • NOTES (2)

    • ALLUSIONS (5)

      • [b]Look Closely[/b]: Chii

        Look closely at the wall of patients who have had plastic surgery. There is a pink-haired girl resembling Chii from the anime Chobits.

      • Mr. Suzuki's appearance resembles J. Jonah. Jameson, the editor chief who constantly tries to sabotage Spiderman's reputation.

      • Dr Katashi Takashi Headthing

        Dr Katashi Takashi is influenced by Kakashi Hatake of the anime "Naruto".He covers one of his eyes with his headband as well.

      • Socky is closely similar to Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog. Like Triumph, Socky is a celebrity hand puppet and enjoys insulting people.

      • The title, Saving Face, is a reference to an ancient Chinese social custom. There, your "face" is your standing in society.