Robot Chicken

Season 1 Episode 15

Kiddie Pool

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Aired Sunday 11:30 PM Jun 12, 2005 on Cartoon Network
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Then, it's a fight to the death in a retirement home, Matrix-style, in "Grandma Fu." Mary-Kate and Ashley save the world from a rampaging dragon with a bad skin condition in "A Day in the Life of the Olsen Twins." And "Unsolved Case Files" looks into the death of George Jetson at the hands of his robotic maid in "I, Rosie." Senor Clean Gets It Done!moreless

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    I started watching this show a few days ago, but I am starting to see that the first time viewers may be enthralled by it, but it is not that good when you really sit back and watch it. The show is very creative, it is groundbreaking and unique, but it certainly is not one of the better comedies out there. It is, after all, grown men playing with dolls and action figures, and most of the segments here tonight were not even that funny. That Olsen Twins bit really had me embarrassed to be watching the show at the time.moreless

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • In the Olsen Twins sketch, when they first transform, Mary-Kate is the bird and Ashley is the bucket of water but when they come back to their human form, Mary-Kate tranforms from the bucket and Ashley from the bird.

    • Signs the Olsen Twin fans are holding.

      1. We love you
      2. OT rock
      3. OT!!!
      4. Have my Babies.
      5. Ashley's Hotter.

    • The robot named Retard in the I, Rosie! sketch has a recolored Autobot Matrix Of Leadership from the 20th Anniversary Optimus Prime toy attached to its chest.

  • QUOTES (2)

    • Narrator: But one man knew differently.
      Will Smith (as Detective Spooner): Don't you see this is safety glass (picks up a chair) it would take a ro- (Throws chair at window. It breaks and he falls out) Oh God!

    • Elroy: I've got a new dad.
      Mr. Spacely (with Jane on his lap): Go to your room, kid.
      Astro: Rey! Ret rour rands roff rer!
      Mr. Spacely: I don't know what you just said, but it sound's like something someone get's neutered for.
      (Astro lays on the floor and then wets it)

  • NOTES (2)

    • The Stoopid Monkey is looking into the mouth of an aligator or a crocodile.

    • On the day this episode was originally supposed to be aired, Cartoon Network instead showed a repeat of "Junk in the Trunk" after a bumper claiming they weren't mad about low ratings. Possibly a practical joke?

  • ALLUSIONS (6)

    • The I'Rosie sketch is a parody of the classic Hanna Barbara cartoon "the Jetsons"

    • Coca-Cola

      The scene in which a polar bear is seen drinking from a soft drink bottle and then throwing up is a reference to the famous Coca-Cola polar bear commercials.

    • The Matrix

      When the Grandma is seen fighting within the retirement home, the move where she hangs on to the stick whilst kicking everybody in the circle is a reference to a move Keanu Reeves did in the motion picture, The Matrix Reloaded.

    • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
      The two valets running KITT in reverse to take off the miles from his odometer, followed by KITT going out the back door of the garage down a cliff is a parody of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The two valets that take the car on a road trip also parody the movie's valets that take the car, which belonged to Alan Ruck's father, on a road trip.

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off is the ultimate teen movie starring Matthew Broderick as a high school wise guy determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks.

    • The Wonder Twins/The Olsen Twins

      The transformation of the Olsen Twins, one changing into an animal while the other changes into a bucket of water, is a parody of the Wonder Twins. The Wonder Twins were from the "Superfriends" 60s animated series that included DC Comics' major superheroes.

    • I, Robot

      The I, Rosie sketch is a parody of the movie I, Robot, starring Will Smith, which is about a robot accused of murder.

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