Phineas and Ferb

Season 1 Episode 37

Traffic Cam Caper

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jul 12, 2008 on Disney Channel
out of 10
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Episode Summary

Candace tries to get footage from a traffic camera to prove that her brothers create unusual stuff. Meanwhile, Perry, who's also seen on the video disc as Agent P, is pitted against the kids in order to retrieve it and preserve his secret identity.

Who was the Episode MVP ?

  • One of the best episodes of the series!

    This was one of the most unique episode of the series, and still stays true to the regular format pretty well. It was interesting to see an entire episode take place at night, as well as Phineas and Ferb not actually working on any project, not to mention Perry and Doofenshmirtz not fighting, but rather working together (Doofenshmirtz allowing Perry to take the robot that almost killed him in a previous episode). As usual, Candace was trying to bust her brothers, but later works with them to get the disc back. A nice trick appeared in Doofenshmirtz talking to Perry, where he gives a fleeting comment about the oil being low, but then mentions clearly "not to get one scratch on that robot", yet later in the episode, it's the oil change that comes back around, whereas the robot never gets scratched up at all.

    Overall, this is one of my faves. Grade : Amoreless
  • Not the best episode, or any top 10, but, definate problems that aren't much of a big deal.

    This episode, I dunno. I guess it gave me a mix feeling baggage. And, it seems to pull off the "off-topic, yet we do better" kinda-thing.

    Candance finally has a chance to destroy Phineas and Ferb's reputation as secret builders. But, Perry sees one of his images in the Moon Elevator clip, tries to desrtoy it, and... yeah. It works out well.

    What I like and dislike about this episoode, is that they made somewhat of a unique episode, among the original formula. But, the wrong part was that, Phineas and Ferb was pretty much out of character. I mean, they LET Candance have her time in the lime light. Not like I would want her to fail.. but, it was pretty blase.

    As for the rest of the episode, it was not much chock-full of memorial laughs, or jokes. But, still, it was pretty laughable. If, by chance, you come across this episode, check it out. Well, only for first timers. If you are a fan, it's just an average episode. With, some added twists, of course.moreless
  • Good episode, but could've been better.

    In this episode, Candace finds out that footage all of Phineas and Ferb's inventions are on a traffic cam disc. So she uses the disc to bust them, but the disc seems to be revealing Perry's secret identity. Okay, what lowered my rating is that Phineas and Ferb were out of character. In this episode, they were okay with Candace busting them, as in others, they hid the fact about their crazy inventions. Otherwise, this episode was great. I liked Major Monogram's songs and I also laughed when he asked "Carl, exactly why are all of the secret agents animals?" LOL! We also find out Doofensmirtz wears a retainer, as well as we see Norm once again. An episode like this should happen again, but not with Phineas and Ferb's character which were blown from the stars. Still, this was a decent episode, could've been better though.

    FINAL GRADE: C+moreless
  • dont click continue

    didnt i say dont click continue?! are u blind :P anyway i forgo to say please. that makes a big difference i think. so candace as always is trying to bust phineas and ferb but has photos that could show proof. however the photos reveal agent p's identity and his commander orders him to retreive them. he gets into doofenshmirts iant robot norm and steals the photos, however candace goes after him. she decides to save phineas but however the photos are lost in the ocean so she has no proof. agent p finds them and disposes of them so his identity is safe.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (4)

    • When Norm comes by and steals the disc, he walks away to the right of Candace's room, but a moment later, we see him through her window, walking directly away from the house, not off to the side.

    • When Candace must choose between grabbing the disc or helping Phineas up, he is covered in oil from the robot. However, when he is pulled up, he is clean.

    • In this episode, Dr. Doofenshmirtz was not really involved in Perry's mission.

    • When Candace is scanning the Traffic Cam's disc, she finds that it had recorded events from "Rollercoaster", "Lawn Gnome Beach Party of Terror!" and "Crack That Whip!".

  • QUOTES (3)

    • (After Norm the Robot takes the disc from the house.)
      Candace: What was.... that?
      Phineas: I don't know, but it was cool!
      Candace: You didn't build that?
      Phineas: No, but I want one!

    • (After Candace lets the disc fall to save Phineas)
      Phineas: But Candace, the disc. You didn't save it.
      Candace: What, and let you fall? You may be a pain, but you are my brother.

    • Major Monogram: Any word from agent P?
      Carl: No, sir.
      Major Monogram: Well, I guess all we can do is wait.
      Carl: And hope, sir.
      Major Monogram: And hope.
      Carl: And wait.
      Major Monogram: I already did "wait", Carl.
      Carl: Did we do "hope"?
      Major Monogram: (sigh) I didn't become a Major so I could sweat out a Vaudeville routine with an intern.
      Carl: Of course not, sir.

  • NOTES (0)