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Nicole sets out to prove that her power is not based on her "twin set" her plan involves April, Brooke and taking down everyone who gets in her way. Meanwhile Brooke butts heads with her dad about the college guy she is dating.


Jamie Babbit


Ryan Murphy (created by), Gina Matthews (created by) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Bibb ... Brooke McQueen
Carly Pope ... Sam McPherson
Tamara Mello ... Lily Esposito
Christopher Gorham ... Harrison John
Sara Rue ... Carmen Ferrara
Bryce Johnson ... Josh Ford
Tammy Lynn Michaels ... Nicole Julian
Ron Lester ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino (credit only)
Leslie Grossman ... Mary Cherry
Lisa Darr ... Jane McPherson
Scott Bryce ... Mike McQueen
Diane Delano ... Bobbi Glass
Robert Gant ... Principal Calvin Krupps
Hank Harris ... Emory Dick
Nick Stabile ... Jamie Roth


Brooke accidentally spends the night at Jamie's involving Sam in web of lies that quickly unravels. Nicole sets out to prove that her power is not based on her looks, and that she is not a teen mantis to get herself back on the Glamazon squad. Her intricate plan involves April Tuna, the current student-body president, who must cut and extracurricular activity, which April is having a hard time with. Nicole overhears this and quickly a her plan begins to form. Josh and Harrison need an extracurricular activity for their college applications deciding to join Emery Dick's John Travolta club, which they believe April won't cut being Emery's girlfriend. Nicole quickly reigns in April using lies to manipulate her. Brooke has to suffer the consequences of her own pack of lies getting grounded and having to tell Jamie she can no longer see him. Brooke continues to defy her father and sneaks out to see Jamie. Nicole's manipulation of April makes her the new V.P. and begins her rise back to ... Written by Ron Storey

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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[first lines]
Jamie Roth: [gently calling to sleeping girlfriend on couch] Brooke...
Brooke McQueen: Please, just five more minutes...
Jamie Roth: [softly] Wake up, Brooke. Wake up. Hey. Yeah, wake up. Hi. Hi. Hi.
[strokes her hair]
Brooke McQueen: [smiles, then realizes...] Oh, my God. Where the heck am I? What time is it?
[grabs his hand to check on his watch]
Brooke McQueen: Oh! Did we...?
Jamie Roth: Fall asleep during Conan? Yeah.
Brooke McQueen: This is a disaster.
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References Female Trouble (1974) See more »


Written by Madonna and Shep Pettibone
Performed by Madonna
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16 March 2001 (USA) See more »

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