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WBA 007: When Petes Collide | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Little Pete and Big Pete become adversaries over who will inherit the family bowling ball, “Rolling Thunder.” A powerful ball their grandfather was gifted for fixing a Tibetan man’s dishwasher. The gloves are off as they set out to win the approval of their father and even turn to TV attack ads. When all else fails they go to Defcon 1 and initiate…The Staring Contest.

Erica and Kevin talk about their own relationships with their older siblings which of course includes having your head farted upon.

Guest Starring: William Hickey

Starring: Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Hardy Rawls, Judy Grafe, and Toby Huss.

Written by: Joe Stillman

Directed by: Nicholas Jacobs

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WBA 004: Rangeboy | Adventures of Pete & Pete

In this adventure Big Pete gets a job as rangeboy at his dad’s golf range. A job so embarrassing that it had driven previous rangeboys to go crazy or have to move to another county and get plastic surgery. Big Pete comes up with a brilliant idea to wear a grizzly bear costume; a species long since driven out by golfers. Little Pete is training Artie (The Strongest Man…in the World!) for the upcoming distance contest when Artie’s swing strength causes a terrible amnesia accident for an old friend. Meanwhile, Pete’s father comes up with a contest idea that threatens to out Big Pete as a rangeboy.

It’s not the strongest episode, but there are some clever themes that Kevin and Erica expolore.

Starring: Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Hardy Rawls, and Toby Huss

Guest Star: Frank Gifford

Written by: Rick Groel

Directed by: Chris Koch

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WBA 003: The Nightcrawlers | The Adventures of Pete & Pete

In this adventure Little Pete fights the International Adult Conspiracy bed time rules by calling his mom’s bluff and attempts to break the world record of staying up 11 days in a row. He recruits other kids around the neighborhood along with Wellsville’s very own superhero, Artie. Will he beat the record? Are the adults at risk of losing power? Is change inevitable?

Meanwhile, Kevin might have to be an Artie/Slingblade for Halloween. We call out parents use of “because I said so.” Erica gets ready to play some football and horseback ride in her 90s shoulder pads and stirrup pants.

Starring: Danny Tamberelli, Michael Maronna, Judy Grafe, Hardy Rawls, and Toby Huss.

Written By: Chris Viscardi

Directed By: Katherine Dieckmann

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WBA 002: Day of the Dot | The Adventures of Pete & Pete

In this adventure we cut out the fat and dive right in. Big Pete and his fellow marching band geeks get accepted to the Regional Championship and Ellen is picked to be the “dot”. The tyrannical Mr. Markle and Ellen’s new handsome bandmate threaten Pete and Ellen’s friendship and sanity. Little Pete is held prisoner on a schoolbus, by a heartbroken driver named Stu.

Kevin and Erica reminisce about their own days in the marching band and high school delinquency. For the first time we had to bleep out names to protect the…innocent?

Starring Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Toby Huss, Ellen Cleghorne, Damian Young, and Michael Gaston

Written by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi

Directed by Katherine Dieckmann

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