The Electric Company

Season 1 Episode 7

The Skeleckian Hiccups

Aired Friday 4:30 PM Mar 06, 2009 on PBS

Episode Recap

Jessica is set to face Danny Rebus in the chess tournament later that day but she gets a bad case of hiccups which reveals private thoughts. At the Electric diner, a Skeleckian tells Jessica she has 'The Skeleckian hiccups' which is common on his planet. He tells her to see the doctor who works in the garden. The doctor gives her two leaves as a remedy. He tells her eat a leaf twice a day until the following week. Jessica is worried that the hiccups won't go away if she faces Danny. The doctor tells Jessica and Hector that Danny was a patient last week, which means he knew the remedy and what he's up to. The game goes on and Jessica and Danny have the first match. Jessica has the hiccups again, but Danny asks her if one of them is fake. However, Jessica plays him out and wins the match. Danny is eliminated, then gets The Skeleckian Hiccups again. Hector offers Danny a leaf to eat, even though they taste terrible.