That's So Raven

Season 4 Episode 11

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Aired Daily 12:00 AM Jul 28, 2006 on Disney Channel
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Raven must organize an important photoshoot for Donna Cabonna at the Tipton Hotel in Boston. Meanwhile, Chelsea, Eddie, and Cory try and break the world's longest paddleball session, which they think will be easy, until Stanley becomes their opponent.

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  • Raven Baxter goes to the Tipton hotel and winds up meeting Zack and Cody.

    5.2
    I am not a fan of That's So Raven, but this episode was pretty good. The plot wasn't that interesting, but I kind of enjoyed it. But when I watch it later on, I realize it wasn't so good. There were a lot of lame jokes and the sub plot was just plain stupid. I also didn't like Zack and Cody's "humorous" parts. All in all there were some ups and some downs of this episode. It was an avergae episode which is why I rated it a 5.2. It was a pretty good episode. It wasn't the best storyline, but it was aN okay episode.moreless
  • Raven checks in to the Tipton, as Tiffany's replacement for Donna Cabonna.

    8.0
    I liked the "That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana" event, and I thought it was great to see three new episodes of three of my favorite shows in one.



    Checkin' Out

    Dylan and Cole Sprouse guest star. So hilarious, how Raven didn't know how to work a SECKRETECK (I think I spelled that wrong). And I loved the Stanley versus Chelsea battle, but I'd want to see it go out for like all of "That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana". Like they could make Chelsea/Victor/Stanley/Cory/Eddie guest stars on Suite Life and Hannah Montana too.



    That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana

    The hotel tries to plan a birthday party for Carey. I loved the "old" jokes, and when the party happened. And when everybody kept suprising the wrong person, like Moseby and Raven. That was hilarious. I also loved the Zack/Cody plot. But the Hannah Montana (HM) plot was just too short.



    On the Road Again

    Miley tries to get Robbie Ray back on stage. It wasn't the most funniest, funniest episode but I do want Marty Clien (I think I spelled that wrong, too :P) to come back sometime. He was funny! Ladies and gentlemans, Marty Clien! I Want My Marty Back!



    I give the complete "That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana" special, an 8.0!moreless
  • Not a good way to end the show, but at least it was a great episode.

    9.6
    Donna Cobanna makes Raven her temporarily assistant when Raven is sick, but this could become a problem when Raven has to orginize a photoshoot with a new portable device called the secretec in which she does not know how to work. When she arrives at a hotel called the Tipton in Boston, Massachusetts. Her reservations for the hotel are sucessful, but she accidentally leaves the photographer, Pistache, and the twins for the photoshoot halfway around the world. So when Raven meets twins Zack and Cody Martin, she uses them for the photoshoot as the two twins while Raven is disguised as Pistache, but soon enough Donna is disguised as Pistache as well for the photoshoot, and soon enough the real Pistache comes! At the end, Raven and Donna lie that they dressed like Pistache for her honor and the photoshoot is a sucess, but Raven is stuck at the Tipton in the end, riding a bellhop cart. I thought this episode was hilarious, but the original idea for the episode, "Here Comes the Twins" would've been better as a series finale. Also, ever since Fur Better or Worse, I've been thinking that Eddie has turned into Cory now, which is bumping into his great character in this episode, as well as the rest in the fourth season. Well, I enjoyed this episode, but I won't consider it as a great series finale.



    FINAL GRADE: A-moreless
  • Raven must organize a photo shoot at no where else but, the Tipton Hotel in Boston. There she chekcs in but realizes, thanks to Mr.Moseby, that her models and photographers are missing. She uses the Martin twins as new models and herself as photographer.moreless

    8.3
    I thought this episode was well written. They incorporated both That's So Raven and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody well together. My favorite part personally was Raven's interaction with Mosbey(or is it Mosby?) I knew something to that effect and comic routine would happen. Disney really to imagery out of my head and scripted it onto film. The episode was really funny too. This episode is part of the That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana special, and is the 1st to be shown in order. This episode is awesome for both That's So Raven fans and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody fans.moreless
  • Raven must arrange a photo shoot at the Tipton Hotel where she meets Mr Moesby, Zack, and Cody.

    10
    I loved this episode. I thought when Raven found out Pastash was in Italy and she started crying on the cart that the bellhop was pushing. I love this episode, even the part people find borring. When Chealsea was playing the the ball. That was kind of boring, but it was fantastic!!! I totally rate this 10! Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! But...what the best part is...is when Pastash starts dancing after the photoshoot. Maybe that would be counted as funniest...but hey, I liked it. Also, the star falling was pretty funny when Zack smelled her. Although, that was pretty stupid. But I LIKED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11moreless
Anne-Marie Johnson

Anne-Marie Johnson

Donna Cabonna

Guest Star

Dylan Sprouse

Dylan Sprouse

Zack Martin

Guest Star

Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse

Cody Martin

Guest Star

Bobbe' J. Thompson

Bobbe' J. Thompson

Stanley

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (7)

    • Rondell Sheridan (Victor Baxter) only appears in the beginning of the episode, when Chelsea was using the paddle ball, he doesn't appear for the rest of the episode.

    • When Raven was trying to figure out the Secretec, she looked at the manual for it and it spelled "Secretek", but when she was talking to Pistache, the top spelled it "Secretec".

    • Isn't it kind of unusual that Raven and Donna would be wearing the exact same Pistache disguise? This after they see her on the teleconference call in San Francisco. How would be sure she'd be wearing the exact same outfit the next day when she's in Boston. And why was a famous fashion designer like Pistache be wearing the same outfit on consecutive days?

    • When Raven and Donna Cabonna are both dressed up as Pistache and are talking at the candy counter, you can see the real Pistache in the background waiting to come in the door. (obviously waiting for her cue to come in)

    • In this episode Maddie and Estaban do not appear, there are others working in their positions instead (candy counter girl and bell hop).

    • This is the second time Raven fills in for Tiffany as Donna Cobanna's assistant.

    • Zack and Cody from "The Suite Life" appear in this episode.

      Raven has 2 visions in this episode. One is her seeing an actress fall. The other is seeing Donna Cobanna's new fashion catalog succeeding.

  • QUOTES (14)

    • Kendra Blair: Kendra Blair here on the Trendy Channel. We're here at the Tipton Hotel awaiting the return of the great fashion photographer, Pistache!
      (Donna interrupts)
      Donna Cabonna: Thanks to me! Oh, Raven, have our incredible, models arrived from Budapragueaslovakia?
      Raven: Right about the bragaflagin boys... (Zack and Cody skate pass) Miss Donna, have you ever seen them?
      Donna Cabonna: Of course not!
      Raven: Then they're here!
      Donna Cabonna: And has Pistache arrived? I can't wait to meet her!
      Raven: Yes! Meet her...umm...no! See Pistache, she's here upstairs and she said that she's just getting her...herself together...Picking out her clothes...I'm gonna go...
      Donna Cabonna: Isn't she incredible? (Donna takes mail) Oh! It's from Pis...MILAN! Oh I mean Milan is so lovely this time of year... (Donna walks away crying)

    • Victor: Hey guys, thanks for helping me clean out the attic.
      (Chelsea finds a paddle ball)
      Chelsea: Wooo! This looks like fun! How does it work?
      Victor: Ahh...ahh...Chelsea, let me show you, I'm a pro.
      Chelsea: Let me try! Let me try! (Starts playing paddle ball)
      Chelsea: Oh! This is so frustrating! I'm trying to do like Mr. B but the ball keeps getting in the way!
      Eddie: Man, Chels, look at you go!
      Victor: Yeah, she's a natural!
      Chelsea: You guys, stop teasing me! It's not as easy as it looks!
      Eddie: No! Your doing it right Chels! Your supposed to hit the ball.
      Cory: Yeah!
      Chelsea: Oh, well in that case...Mr. B you stink!
      Victor: Well that's because I broke it in for you...show off!

    • Donna Cabonna: Oh! Raven, that was perfect! You are the master of the Secre-Tech! Now come on, come help me pack!
      Raven: Ok, Ok! Let me just save my work cause I am the master of the Secre-Tech! (Raven presses button)
      Computer: File Error!
      Raven: Did ya'll say something??
      (Workers stare at Raven)

    • Pistache: I will require you to fly in my models. These two amazing looking boys I discovered in a small mountain village.
      Donna Cabonna: Perfect! Raven will take care of all the arrangements.Now, what are their names??
      Pistache: Juan and Kevelt, last name... unpronounceable...
      Raven: Hosay and Kefeltafish.. So how do I get in touch with them? Do they have a phone number?
      Pistache: They live in a small village of Budapragueaslovakia!
      Raven: Budahuga What! (Donna Pushes Raven)
      Pistache: Don't worry I will send all the details to ur sec-a-tech you make the arrangements I will see you in Boston.

    • Pistache: Hello? Is anyone there?
      Raven: Holy moly, I got it! Um...hello Pistache, Donna Cabonna will be here in a second. Hi... (Donna pushes Raven off the chair)

    • Raven: Swanky!
      Mr. Mosbey: Thank you. We take pride in our swank.

    • Raven: (on phone) Yeah, listen here, SecreTech Support, yeah, see, I told my boss I knew how to work yo' stupid machine, and now her photographer and models are stuck halfway around the world. No, I don't have a question. I just...(starts to cry) I just need someone to cry to.
      (from behind Raven, Zack and Cody appear)
      Zack: (to Cody over cheers and applause from the audience) I can't believe our favorite actress is checking out today, and Moseby won't even let us near her!
      Cody: Tyler Sparks. All I wanted was one autograph.
      Zack: I just wanted to smell her.
      (cut back to Raven, who's now sobbing into her phone; then she has her vision: Tyler's cell phone rings; she picks it up and says "This is Tyler. Yes, I read it; it's GARBAGE. Of course I'll do it," but then she slips backward onto the floor in front of the boys)

    • Donna: Of course I'm Pistache. Who else would I be, Donna Cobanna?

    • Raven: (To Zack and Cody) You're Juan, and you're Kevelt.
      Cody: Actually he's Juan and I'm Kevelt.

    • (after Raven has her vision, a cell phone rings; Tyler Sparks picks it up)
      Tyler Sparks: This is Tyler. (Raven looks over to see her vision about to come true) Yes, I read it. It's garbage. (at this point Raven had reached the scene)
      Raven: (to Zack and Cody) You guys, put your arms out!
      Zack, Cody: Why?
      Raven: Just do it!
      (the boys hold their arms out in front of them)
      Tyler: (on phone) Of course I'll do it.
      (Tyler slips on the steps and falls backward, into Zack and Cody's outstretched arms, thus averting Raven's vision)
      Tyler: (stands up) You saved me! (kisses Zack and Cody) Thank you.
      Cody: (lovingly) No. Thank you.
      (Zack sniffs Tyler)
      Tyler: Ew. (she walks off; Zack and Cody sigh lovingly)
      Zack: (to Raven, suddenly suspicious) Hey, how'd you know that was going to happen?
      Raven: (hesitantly, to cover up her psychic secret) Don't y'all watch the news? There's been a rash of...of falling stars lately.
      Zack: (suspiciously) Good to know.
      Cody: I'm Cody, and this is Zack.
      Raven: I'm Raven.
      Cody: And if there's anything we can do for you, we've got your back.
      Raven: Really? Hey, do you know how to work a SecreTech?
      (the boys laugh)
      Zack: Nobody does.
      (the boys walk away)

    • Donna: How would you like to be my assistant for the trip?
      (Raven hyperventilates; thinking she was going to scream, Donna starts to cover her ears; Raven doesn't scream; Donna breathes a sigh of relief, but then-)
      Raven: (earsplittingly shrilly) AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH!
      (Tiffany's mug shatters)
      (Donna looks at Raven)
      Raven: My bad...

    • Mr. Moseby: Checking in can be so fun!

    • Eddie: Did you see what u just did?
      Cory: He just scammed you!
      Chelsea: I don't feel scammed. I feel good, I mean I got the title, Stanley got the money and we all got we wanted.
      Cory: We didn't get what we wanted!
      Chelsea: No, but u got what you deserved.
      Cory: Nothing!
      Chelsea: Exactly. Now if you excuse me, I'm going to set the record behind my back.

    • Donna: Raven, terrible news, I just lost my assistant. Tiffany called in sick. (Raven drinks out of Tiffany's cup)
      Raven: Tiffany? This Tiffany? (Gestures to the cup she's drinking from)
      Donna: Yes, she came down with some horrible lip fungus.
      Raven: Bleck. (spits out drink)

  • NOTES (22)

  • ALLUSIONS (2)

    • Budapragueaslovakia is a combination of two Eastern Euopean capitals: Budapest, Hungary and Prague, Czech Republic and the country Slovakia.

    • Pistache's character accent and appearance is strangely similar to the superhero fashion designer (Edna Mode) from Disney/Pixar's computer-animated film, The Incredibles.

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