You Can't Do That on Television: Season 5, Episode 20


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While the group has a hay day with botany, chemistry and physics, Alasdair discerns the formula for green slime and announces his findings to the viewing public.


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Episode cast overview:
Christine McGlade
Lisa Ruddy
Alasdair Gillis
Justin Cammy
Ben Schreiner


The sciences get worked over in various ways: The kids brew invisibility potion, Valerie mistakes Justin's test tubes for a spice rack, Lance decides to amend the law of gravity, camper Alasdair reads up on how to make a bomb, lab work nearly gets Lisa out of detention, psychologist B.F. Skinner inspires Barth's latest Skinner Burger, Mickey Mouse becomes a science club recruiter, Alasdair misidentifies the three classifications of rock, Madame Curie is too oo-la-la and x-rated for the kids, Christine thoroughly checks out the function of a household appliance, Justin's monster potion produces a curious result, Alasdair regrets the dearth of rats in his dungeon cell, Ross mistakes the show's topic, Valerie delivers dripping hot mail, Lisa proves the tongue is the strongest muscle, Ben discovers hypocrisy in one under the Hippocratic oath, cloning experiments yield unpleasant results, a buggy biology trip wins out over algebra, and the speed of Earth's rotation spares Alasdair from the... Written by statmanjeff

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Misspellings on the classroom blackboard: (a) "SIGHANCE" (science), (b) "GRAVETTY" (gravity), (c) "BOTTINEE" (botany), (d) "RADYUM" (radium), (e) "M. CURRY (M. Curie), and (f) "X-RAZE" (x-rays). See more »


Abby Hagyard and Les Lye are missing from the cast list. See more »


Mr. Schidtler: Class, in botany there are several plants which have the prefix "dog." Who can name some of them? Uh, Lisa?
Lisa Ruddy: The dog rose?
Mr. Schidtler: Very good. Yes, that's right. Uh, Ben.
Ben Schreiner: Um... the dogwood tree.
Mr. Schidtler: Excellento. And Christine.
Christine McGlade: Uh... the dog violet.
Mr. Schidtler: No, that's good. Yes, that's right. Yes. Alasdair. Alasdair. How 'bout you?
Alasdair Gillis: Uhh... How 'bout the, uh, collie flower, sir?
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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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