The Suite Life of Zack & Cody

Season 3 Episode 11

Of Clocks and Contracts

Aired Friday 7:00 PM Sep 15, 2007 on Disney Channel
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Episode Summary

Zack tries to negotiate a better contract for Carey as the Tipton's nightly singer, but ends up making things worse for Carey. Nia and London both want Cody's help with their science projects, but they frustrate Cody so badly, thats he bails out on them. How will London and Nia finish their projects without Cody's help?moreless

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  • Not an immediate priority

    Zack tries to help his mother gain a better contract for her work by being her lawyer against Moseby. Meanwhile, London and Moseby's niece both insist that Cody help them on their science projects, but Cody cannot stand their dependency on him and bails out. It was not that great. It was another one where the twins have separate plots. The subplot stinks, but the one with Zack was much better. I don't like London anymore.moreless

    Horrible episode and everything goes wrong. However, I must say there were a few good scenes with Zack but the episode apart from that went all wrong. London is now officially SLOZAC's worst character, and just hateable.

    The main-plot with Zack, Carey and Moseby was really good, but was let down with a bit too much exaggeration.

    The sub plot was absolutely horrible in my opinion. I just failed to like it at all.moreless
  • It's pretty good, but not an episode I'd choose to watch.

    Even though I'm a fan of this show, this episode isn't really my favorite, and also, even though how London is supposed to be stupid for the comedy of the show, but you have to admit, it kind of gets anoying, but without it, some episodes (like this) would only have about half a storyline. This is kind of out of the blue, but how come this episode Zack is smarter than before? I know he explained that in the episode, but it kind of makes no sense. And that's really all I have to say about this episode. 99 words, this part is only to make it over 100.moreless
  • Not one of the greater episodes.

    I, myself, haven't been a fan of Season 3. It kinda got childish. This episode, sin't childish, it's just not that funny. It has a great storyline and plot but no jokes. I'm sure alot of us agree on this one.

    So, it's probably the worst of Season 3 so far. Maybe even the worst out of Season 2 AND 3. Thats just my opinion, and it probably doesn't really matter to you.

    I wish, at the end, when Zack said, "It was nice workin for you Mr. Moesby" they wouldn't have thrown in Zack being stupid after that. I wish Zack said that, and thats it. Again, thats just me.

    8.5 out of 10.moreless
  • I am not a big fan of seson three of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, however, this episode is an exeption. Season 3 is amde of immiturity, and non-funny scenes, but this episode proves that wrong. Not only is this my favorite season 3 episode, but...moreless

    I am not a big fan of seson three of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, however, this episode is an exeption. Season 3 is amde of immiturity, and non-funny scenes, but this episode proves that wrong. Not only is this my favorite season 3 episode, but my favorite series episode. It is very well plotted. It has a lot to do with the hotel. Many complain that Maddie is not in this episode, but no one but the twins are needed in every episode. The twins do not have a scene together in this episode, however they are in the Lobby once together.moreless
Daniel Kirschner

Daniel Kirschner

Kelly Emmitt

Guest Star

Ron Orbach

Ron Orbach

Buddy King

Guest Star

Adam Tait

Adam Tait


Guest Star

Giovonnie Samuels

Giovonnie Samuels


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (3)

    • In this episode we learn that Cody likes listening to classical music; such as Beethoven, Mozart and Bach's.

    • Goof: When London tried to stick the potato to Nia, it fell down to the right of London, then in the next shot, it's to the left of London.

    • In the ending scene, London and Nia advertise their joint science projects (which Cody helped them with) as a frymaker ("Lightning Fry") because when tested, they blew up a potato clock, resulting in French fries.

  • QUOTES (9)

    • Nia: I'll give you tickets to "Yo Ma Ma" concert.
      Cody: I'm your nerd!

    • (London and Nia smile while wearing matching outfits with advertising music in the background)
      London: (like an advertiser) Everyone loves homemade French fries, but who has the time?
      Nia: (same tone of voice) I don't. I usually have to pay those crazy drive-thru prices!
      London: Well, not anymore!
      (the girls unveil the Lightning Fry, which is their combined science projects that Cody helped them with)
      London: With the Lightning Fry Maker, you can have delicious fries in seconds!
      (London places a lid on the tray of potatoes and activates the Lightning Fry; an explosion is heard, and London removes the lid, revealing a stack of French fries; Nia samples one)
      Nia: Mmm! Now that's a good fry!
      London: If you call right now, we'll include a 50-pound bag of potatoes absolutely free!
      (London heaves a bag of potatoes, but falls backward because of the weight of the potatoes; Nia doesn't react)
      Nia: (quietly and quickly) $40 shipping and handling not included.
      (London stands up)
      London: Hurry! They're selling like hot cakes!
      Nia: Don't you mean hot potatoes?
      (London and Nia laugh and slap five)
      London: Seriously, call. You won't regret it!
      Nia: (quietly and quickly) Lightning Fry is not responsible for any injuries, accidents, or mutations that may occur while using this product.
      (the girls smile and flash a thumbs up)

    • (London stares blankly as Cody finishes explaining the potato clock)
      Cody: (very slowly) Potato make tick-tock.
      London: Yay! (claps) Cody smart-smart!

    • London: Cody?
      Cody: London?
      London: This is too hard!
      Cody: It's two wires, a potato and a clock. How much easier could it be?
      London: A lot... if you do it.
      Cody: London, I'm not going to do it. I have my own book report that I have to finish.
      London: If you finish this project for me, I'll write your book report for you.
      (London & Cody look at each other and then laugh)
      London: Seriously, finish the clock!

    • Zack: You know what? You deserve a raise, some more vacation time, a suite with two bedrooms.
      Carey: I want that! Finally, I can have my own bedroom!
      Zack: Well, actually, I was thinking one for me and one for Cody, but you can bunk with Cody.

    • Zack: Hey, Mom! I need your help. I got gum in my ear.
      Mr. Moseby: And nothing in your head.

    • Nia: You like listening to all that classical junk, right?
      Cody: If by "junk" you mean the music of Beethoven, Mozart and Bach, then yes.
      Nia: Look, if you help me, I can get my hands on Uncle Marion's symphony tickets to hear Yo-Yo Mama.
      Cody: You mean, Yo-Yo Ma?!
      Nia: Whatever.
      Cody: I'm your nerd!

    • London: Cody, will you help me with my science project? The guy I used to use is all stuck up now that he won the Nobel Prize.
      Cody: A Nobel Prize winner tutored you?
      London: No, he just did the research and the writing.
      Cody: Sorry, London, I can't help you. I have a report due on Moby Dick.
      London: I'll pay you.
      Cody: The whale can wait!

    • (London answers the door and Cody walks in)
      London: Oh, hi Cody. So are you don't with my project yet?
      Cody: You're paying me to help you, not do the work for you.
      London: Oh, I get it. You want more money.
      Cody: London, there isn't enough money in the world to do you work for you.
      London: Maybe not in your world but in my world, I have enough money to buy your world.
      Cody: Forget it. Do you have an experiment in mind?
      (London is smiling and shaking her head no)

  • NOTES (5)