The Slayers

Season 1 Episode 17

Question? He's Proposing to THAT Girl?

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Aired Monday 9:30 AM Jul 28, 1995 on AT-X
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Lina, Gourry, and Amelia find themselves bombarded constantly by "would-be heroes", and things are only looking grimmer from there as they reach the port city, Sandoria. In order to throw off the many other "would-be heroes", who are trying to slay a sea dragon, the three of them dress up as "three loving and beautiful sisters". Unwillingly Gourry's charm reaches the sight of a man named Volun, who is set on making Gourry/Lala his wife?moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    Cliff Lazenby

    Cliff Lazenby

    Volun

    Guest Star

    Ted Lewis (II)

    Ted Lewis (II)

    Zangulus

    Recurring Role

    Bin Shimada

    Bin Shimada

    Zangulus

    Recurring Role

    Jimmy Zoppi

    Jimmy Zoppi

    Vrumugun

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (7)

      • Cameo?
        After the cockroach disaster, while Lina is strategizing and Amelia is looking elsewhere, "Naga the White Serpent" supposedly walks by, although her hair is a different color.

      • Vrumugun: Bald

        It is revealed in this episode that Vrumugun has a bald spot, something that was not noticeable before since he always leaves his hood up.

      • Lina: Levitation
        Gourry: Why couldn't we fly to Sanboa? Lina: Levitation takes out a lot in me. This explains why they do not just fly from place to place. And also why Vrumugun is climbing the mountain.

      • Lina zaps the dragon with Digger Bolt. The dragon's teeth shatter, but in the next scene, you can still make out the dragon's four fangs.

      • He's Proposing to THAT Girl: Fake names

        To catch a ship to Sanboa, Lina and the gang take on aliases and disguises. Amelia's name is Lulu, Lina's is Lili, and Gourry's alias is Lala

      • Goof: During one scene inside the city, you can see Naga walk in front of the camera, however her hair is reddish brown instead of purple.

      • When Gourry removes his women clothes in a transformation sequence, his bra was stuffed with an apple on one side and a Zelgadis doll with a wad of cloth on the other side.

    • QUOTES (13)

      • Volun: Miss Lala! Miss Lala!
        Gourry: (kicks him in the face) Look at me! I'm a guy!
        Volun: Oh no! Where has my-where has my-where has my-where has-where has my Lala gone? It was really you? Oh, I don't care what you are! (chases after Gourry)

      • Amelia: We need you as bait to get the ship. Let's go Lili!
        Lina: Right, Lulu!
        Gourry: I refuse!
        Amelia: It's for the cause of justice! So deal with it.
        Gourry: Where's the justice?!
        Amelia: Oh, it's around here somewhere.

      • Lina: Don't worry. Just pay attention to how Amelia and I act and copy us. Now, next on the agenda.

        (cut to restaurant scene. Volun walks in and shocked to see Gourry scarfing down a bunch of food.)

        Amelia: Mister Gourry, you've got to be more lady-like!
        Gourry: Huh? But I'm just copying her.
        (Camera pans to Lina who's gobbling down her own food.)
        Amelia: (planting her head to the table) Ohhh!
        Volun: Such a healthy appetite.

      • Volun: (To Gourry) You're very pretty.

      • Lina: He turned out even better that I expected.
        Amelia: Yeah! I must say, you really make a hot chick, Mr. Gourry.
        Gourry: Oh, great. Dressing me up like a girl. (begins sobbing on his sleeve) What did I do to deserve this?!

      • Codan: Lina Inverse! Now you will pay for your evil! I, Codan, shall defeat you.
        Lina: Here comes number twelve. Man, I wish they'd all just lay off.
        Codan: (background) In the name of all that is good, I shall punish you!
        Lina: And they all seem to make the same speech.
        Amelia: Yeah, I guess it is kind of ridiculous.
        Codan: You will die for your crimes against all good, Lina Inverse.
        Lina: All right, if that's what you want... Diem Wing!

      • (The girls notice Gourry is trying to jump overboard, so they hold him back.)
        Lina: Huh? Gourry, wait! Don't be rash.
        Gourry: Hey, let me go! I'll swim back if I have to.
        Lina: If you jump in here, the sea dragon will eat you.
        Gourry: (grunts) I'd rather be eaten by a dragon than to have to marry a guyyyyy!
        Lookout: Dragon! The Sea Dragon!
        (Lina, Gourry, and Amelia struggle a bit but then look at the whirlpool where the sea dragon emerges and roars.)
        Lina: Wow. It really came.
        Gourry: I wasn't really serious.

      • Volun: I'm sure you must have heard of the great hero Volun, haven't you?
        Gourry: Well, uh, no.
        Volun: The great slayer of villains and monsters. The hero, Volun, whose name resounds throughout the heavens?
        Lina: Ever heard of him?
        Gourry: Never.
        Amelia: Me neither.

      • Lina: This is the girliest room I have ever seen.
        Amelia: So, this is your room, Mister Gourry?

      • Volun: You know how the Dark Lord Shabranigdo was recently reborn?
        (Everyone gasps)
        Volun: Well, the one who killed the mighty Shabranigdo just happens to be me!
        (Everyone gasps again.)
        Volun: Yeah, I was real surprised when I found out the monster I killed was Shabranigdo! Ha ha ha...
        Lina: (Barely held back by Gourry and Amelia) Why, you big liar!
        Gourry: Calm down, Lina.

      • Lina: See? The heroes are after Lina Inverse, the Sorceress, and Gourry Gabriev, the Swordsman. No one will suspect us in these get-ups, right? We're just -
        Amelia: Three loving -
        Both: And beautiful sisters!
        Gourry: Somebody please take my life!

      • Lina: Oh, so that's why you went after his face.
        Gourry: Yeah, it was a DRAG-on, get it? I figured it was too vain to handle the facial scar.
        Lina: I get it. Good call!
        Gourry: (chuckles) Oh! W-well..
        Lina: Takes one to know one!
        Gourry: I'm not one!

        (In another translation, Gourry says he's not gay.)

      • Gourry: Lina, that girly-looking dragon... It's a guy.
        Lina: What were you looking at down there?

    • NOTES (1)

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Gourry: Sailor Moon

        Gourry looks like Usagi (Serena) Tsukino of Sailor Moon when he is in disguise as Miss Lala. And when he finally goes out of his disguise, a spoof transformation is made (that even includes panties!)

      • Lina: Fatal Fury

        In her disguise, Lina resembles Mai from Fatal Fury. This may be one of the spoofs they do for a disguise in this episode.

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