For the show's theme on vacations, Christine decides to get away and lay out at the beach, but that doesn't stop Ross and others from finding her.


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Episode cast overview:
Alasdair Gillis
Martin Kerr
Kevin Kubusheskie ...
(as Kevin Kubucheski)
Darryll Lucas ...
Zilch / Umpire
El Capitano / Lance Prevort / Barth Baggs / Ross Ewich / Mr. Schidtler / Doctor / Announcer / Counselor


Vacations. Christine decides she hasn't had one in a while and lays out at the beach for the entire show, with Brodie the waiter bringing her ever-larger fruit drinks while others show up as well (knocking sand, water and even ice cream onto her). Elsewhere, a counselor isn't worried about having too few beds for boys at a summer camp with a mortality rate. Alasdair returns home to report on the camp experience "as a whole." Lance takes the kids to the movies to see South America. Barth goes cat hunting, raising Kevin's expectations for some really big burgers upon his return. Martin touches Mr. Schidtler's heart by bringing him a bottle of Mexican liquor as a gift from his family's recent vacation (which is not where the gift touches Mr. Schidtler when he has a swig). Klea gets to spend summer vacation in detention. Barth returns from France to institute frog-burgers as his newest cuisine. Montezuma's Revenge saves Kevin from the firing squad. And Lance tries to fly the family to ... Written by statmanjeff

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Family | Comedy





Release Date:

14 April 1982 (Canada)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


"Blueberry Shortcake sailor suits" is likely a parody of Strawberry Shortcake outfits. Strawberry Shortcake was a huge fad for girls in the United States during the first half of the 1980s, of which there were numerous characters and costumes. Blueberry Shortcake would, therefore, be a line of outfits, dolls and products for boys. See more »


In the beach scene where Martin, Kevin and Christine play Scrabble, Martin defines "tsunami" as "big wave", causing Kevin to run off with his surfboard to catch one. Martin and Christine are left to get hit unexpectedly by a "big wave", but when Martin's eyes lock onto the stage hands about to drench them with buckets of water, he's like a deer caught in headlights, unable to look away or play the moment further until after the splash threat has passed. See more »


[Kevin runs from the firing post for the nearest toilet - a case on Montezuma's Revenge]
El Capitano: Hey, amigos! These gringos, uh, we get them either with our bullets or with our water. Ah-ha-ha-haa. Pretty sneaky, eh?
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Executive Producers and Pie Pushers Bryn Matthews (&) Jeffrey Weber See more »

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