You Can't Do That on Television: Season 5, Episode 5

Courage (11 Jun. 1984)

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The kids discuss courage. Kevin tests his courage by wearing a suit of armor.


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Episode cast overview:
Alasdair Gillis
Abby Hagyard ...
Valerie Prevort
Kevin Kubusheskie ...
(as Kevin Tubusheskie)
Les Lye ...
El Capitano / Lance Prevort / Barth Baggs / Ross Ewich / Mr. Schidtler / Announcer / Blip / Snake-Eyes / Camp Councilor
Christine McGlade
Lisa Ruddy
Doug Ptolemy


Many facets of bravery (and of its counterpart cowardice) are explored. Doug carries a chicken for general protection, while Alasdair keeps a teddy bear for bogeyman protection. Brave knights who need protection aid a distressed princess with a dragon problem. A medal of courage awaits an eager dupe at Barth's. Fear over an open dental appointment proves equality of the sexes. Lisa and Christine deride Doug and Alasdair for lacking the bravery to be sensitive. Blip admires the bravery of kids who play his machines (with good reason). And, Christine admires Valerie's domestic bravery. Meanwhile, "Muscles first, THEN bravery" becomes Alasdair's adage. Valerie finds Doug's fear of big, scary monsters silly. Kevin lacks the courage to be a class bully, while Lance lacks the courage to accept a food challenge from Alasdair. A scout camping trip for courage reveals cowardice. And, fear of the Principal's Office goes beyond reason. Ross finally submits that the greatest bravery of all comes ... Written by statmanjeff

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Misspelling on the classroom blackboard: "ambission" (ambition) See more »


Alasdair Gillis: You know, I think that Barf ought to pay us for eating in this place. It's a wonder we don't all die.
Lisa Ruddy: I know what you mean. Like, I can get better meat biting my lip.
Barth Baggs: Dyah, I heard that!
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References UFO Kidnapped (1983) See more »

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