Phil of the Future

Season 2 Episode 17

Broadcast Blues

Aired Friday 7:00 PM Mar 24, 2006 on Disney Channel



  • Trivia

    • Goof: Keely's audience always has the same clothes on.

    • Goof: When Phil is about to walk into the broadcast lab (while morphed into Keely), it's shown that a girl walks through the room. Wasn't Phil concerned that people would notice two Keelys or see him change?

  • Quotes

    • Keely: They're all so hard hitting. I don't know where to start.
      (Phil holds out cue cards)
      Phil: Pick a story, any story.
      (Picks with eyes closed)
      Keely: Are cheerleaders skirts too short?
      Phil: Brilliant! I'll get right on it! (Runs out of classroom and Keely looks through the cards)
      Keely: Wait a minute! These all say that! Phil!
      (Phil returns to the classroom)
      Phil: Huh?
      (Keely holds up the cards)
      Phil: Fine. We'll go with the stinky-janitor story.

    • Keely: Actually, I'm here to see Pim.
      Barbara: Why, what did she do to you?
      Keely: N-nothing.
      Barbara: (scream) Lloyd! Get the checkbook!
      Keely: No really...
      Barbara: Honey, whatever she broke, injured or humiliated, we will take care of it.
      Keely: Honestly, everything's fine.
      Lloyd: Hey what's the with the hardball, just give me a round number.

    • (Keely rushes into the a room)
      Keely: Breaking News! Four went home sick this morning, after eating the low-fat cina-pork muffins in the cafeteria. Was it the pork? Was it the Cina? (In a scary voice Or was it the muffin?
      You'll find out on Keely Teslow Investigates. I'm Keely Teslow.

    • Phil: Hey, Keely is more than just a pretty face, okay? She has a brain for facts, and a nose for news...and a mouth for saying...facts and news...

  • Notes

    • "Even Stevens" and "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" each have an episode called 'Broadcast Blues'.

  • Allusions

    • The title of this episode is an allusion to the 1987 William Hunt/Holly Hunter movie, Broadcast News.