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It's Not Easy Being Green 

A bowling tournament brings a rival team from Area 51 to town, but when a practical joke goes too far Jack may be the town's only hope for survival. Meanwhile, Lexi is not happy when Duncan returns.

Director:

Sarah Pia Anderson

Writers:

Andrew Cosby (creator), Jaime Paglia (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Colin Ferguson ... Jack Carter
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Allison Blake
Joe Morton ... Henry Deacon
Jordan Hinson ... Zoe Carter
Erica Cerra ... Jo Lupo
Neil Grayston ... Douglas Fargo
Jaime Ray Newman ... Tess Fontana
Chris Gauthier ... Vincent (as Christopher Gauthier)
Vanya Asher ... Lucas
Jeff Pangman ... Duncan
Sean Owen Roberts ... Toby Bismarck
Alan Legros Alan Legros ... Seth Osbourne
Ever Carradine ... Lexi Carter
John DeSantis ... Big Ed
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Wanda Ayala ... Researcher
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A bowling tournament brings a rival team from Area 51 to town, but when a practical joke goes too far Jack may be the town's only hope for survival. Meanwhile, Lexi is not happy when Duncan returns.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2009 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

First time Fargo uses the term "frak," a television-friendly swear word invented for fellow sci-fi series "Battlestar Galactica" (2004). It is commonly used by fans of that show in place of its less acceptable f-word cousin; its use by Fargo throughout the series further highlights his nerd cred. See more »

Goofs

During Carter's fight with Spot, he is wearing a headset - but during the shot where he says "how do you like me now" his headset magically disappears then reappears in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Douglas Fargo: Oh, what the frack!
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Connections

References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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Eureka On My Mind
(uncredited)
Composed by Mark Mothersbaugh
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Silly and Fun
21 May 2018 | by GunnersMateSee all my reviews

It's Not Easy Being Green is a mostly light and goofy episode built around an epicenter of a bowling rivalry between Eureka and Area 51 scientists. It is fun, it's silly, and we get a monster-of-the-week feel which makes for happy viewing. Padding out the episode is a follow up to the Insane in the P-Brane episode with Lexie's baby daddy. It is fairly predictable and innocuous and sometimes that is just what the doctor ordered for viewing pleasure. A disappointing element is that the latest story arc seemed haphazardly appended to the tale, which felt forced and does not bode well for the development of the arc itself. Let's hope the arc improves in the future episodes.


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