The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show

Season 1 Episode 13

Super Blooper

Aired Saturday 9:30 AM Dec 25, 1965 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • The crooks in this episode appeared in an earlier episode titled "Atom Ant Meets Karate Ant" and the big crook was named Muscles in that one and this one he is Curly.

  • Quotes

    • (Atom Ant help Super Guy capture the crooks)
      Super Guy: You know, this ought to up the ratings on my TV show.
      Crook: I might even watch it myself.
      Atom Ant: I never miss it.

    • Crook: I got an idea. I hope he's a fan of music, because here's a ton of it. (they push a piano out of the window)

    • Crook: Come on let's get outta here, Curly. Some clown in pajamas is blowing the whole bit on us.
      Curly: That's no clown, that's Super Guy

    • Atom Ant: All you have to do is hang on, Super Guy.
      Super Guy: I wish this trip wasn't necessary.

    • (the kids ask Super Guy for his autograph)
      Atom Ant: Go ahead. Sign your autograph.
      Super Guy: You know, Atom , they should be asking you for your autograph. You're the real hero.
      Atom Ant: But you are the star.

    • Little Boy: Can we go for a ride when you fly, Super Guy? Can we? Can we? Can we?
      Super Guy: B-b-b-b-but I-I-I-I-I-I c-c-c-c....
      Atom Ant: Shut off your motor. Don't forget, Atom Ant will help you.

    • Atom Ant: (flies Super Guy out the window of the TV studio) See Super Guy, there's not much to flying when you've got Atom Ant to help you.
      Super Guy: Hey, I'm really flying! Just like on TV!

    • Atom Ant: (flies to the TV studio to find Super Guy and finds him in the studio) I wonder what's the matter with him? He looks mighty unhappy.
      Super Guy: I just can't face those kids. They'll ask me to fly and all that. Then what do I do?
      Atom Ant: (lands on Super Guy's nose) Listen Super Guy, you have got to show up.
      Super Guy: It's Atom Ant!
      Atom Ant: That right and you'd better hurry! You can't let all those kids down.
      Super Guy: But I can't fly or do anything except on TV where they use trick photography.
      Atom Ant: Don't worry, Super. I'll take care of all that.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Superman

      Super Guy is an obvious parody to the superhero, Superman, although Super Guy is just an actor playing the part on television.