Category Archives: Ellen

WBA Special: Space, Geeks, and Johnny Unitas

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In this adventure Big Pete and Ellen have one more paper to write before summer break. Can they convince their science teacher of football legend Johnny Unitas’s impact on other galaxies or that aliens actually live among us?

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

Guest Starring: Mark Boone Junior (Sons of Anarchy), Steve Buscemi, Art Donovan, and Martin Zentz

Written by: Will McRobb

Directed by: Katherine Dieckmann

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WBA S02E12: Yellow Fever | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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Trapped on a school bus Pete gets jealous of Ellen’s secret admirer and joins the dark side with Endless Mike.

Starring: Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli (credit only), Alison Fanelli, and David Martel

Guest Starring: Rick Gomez, Rick Faugno, Damian Young, and Ellen Cleghorne

Written by: Joe Stillman

Directed by:  Damon Santostefano

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SANTA SPOILERS! WBA S02E11: Farewell, My Little Viking Part 2 | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Artie is gone and Pete has to stick up for himself. McFlemp decides he needs to take his plan even further by trying to turn Artie into an…adult!!!

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

Guest Starring: Iggy Pop and James Rebhorn

Written by: Sam Johnson, Chris Marcil, Will McRobb, and Joe Stillman

Directed by: Tony and Nicholas Jacobs

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WBA S02E08: X=Why? | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Ellen asks a question that high school students have been pondering since algebra word problems were invented. Why? Why do we need to learn this? This starts a revolution and causes Ms. Fingerwood to question her whole life.

This episode brings back memories of a teacher nicknamed the “Math Nazi” that Erica and Kevin both had in high school.

Starring: Michael Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Syd Straw and David Martel

Guest Starring: Steve Buscemi, Janeane Garofalo and Gordon Gano (Violent Femmes)

Written by: Katherine Dieckmann

Directed by: Katherine Dieckmann

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WBA S02E07: Halloweenie | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Halloween is at risk of being banned because of a bunch of holiday terrorists called the “Pumpkin Eaters”. Little Pete must save the day by braving the night and setting the record for most houses hit in one night. Big Pete is at risk of becoming a “Halloweenie” by helping his brother achieve his goal.

Starring: Danny Tamberelli, Michael Maronna, and Alison Fanelli

Guest Starring: Michelle Trachtenberg, Rick Gomez, and Iggy Pop!

Written by: Chris Viscardi

Directed by: Peter Lauer

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WBA S02E05: Time Tunnel | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Little Pete prepares for the end of daylight savings time. The one day a year you can actually time travel. He has to do it without his brother, his time traveling partner, because Big Pete decides he is finally going to ask Ellen out on a date.

Erica and Kevin talk about how creepy and uncomfortable this episode gets and Kevin shares his insight into being a teenage boy.

Starring: Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rick Barbarette, Rick Gomez, Ellen Greene and David Martel.

Written by: Will McRobb

Directed by: Katherine Dieckmann

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WBA S02E04: The Big Quiet | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Little Pete and Big are both dealing with their own “Big Quiet”. Little Pete loses his best friend Gary the lizard and doesn’t know how to deal with the emptiness. Big Pete has found it impossible to talk to his father anymore. How will it get resolved this week. Tune in.

Erica and Kevin talk about the usual science, children on acid trips, and Pete insults. Kevin gets deep about men showing emotion towards their father and shares his own anxiety about shyness.

Starring: Michael Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Alison Fanelli, Hardy Rawls, and Judy Grafe.

Written by: Sam Johnson and Chris Marcil

Directed by: Tony Jacobs

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WBA S02E03: The Call | The Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure a pay phone has been ringing for 27 years and in the middle of heat wave the people of Wellsville are being driven insane. No one will answer it because they believe it is cursed. Finally, Little Pete decides he has to answer the phone and end this once and for all. Big Pete volunteers at the “Ringing Phone Crisis Center” and is on his own mission to find the intended recipient of the call.

Erica and Kevin argue whether this is a good episode. When does romantic pursuits become stalker behavior?

Starring: Michael Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Hardy Rawls, Judy Grafe, and Alison Fanelli

Guest Starring: James Lally, Bebe Neuwirth, and Sean McGuirk

Written By: Thomas Hill

Directed By: Peter Lauer

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WBA Bonus 04: New Years Pete

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In this adventure it is all about Little Pete and his hatred for New Years. Why make a resolution if you’re not going to big? That’s why he vows to change the world. He doesn’t know how he is going to do it, but he knows it involves a Riley Retro-Fire Jetpack.

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

Guest Starring: Debbie Harry and Vincent Pastore

Written by: Will McRobb

Directed by: Adam Bernstein

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WBA Bonus 03: Apocalypse Pete

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In this adventure Don Wrigley is desperate to find a connection with his son, Little Pete. It seems impossible until a friendly rivalry between him and Mr. Hickel (Ellen’s father) escalates into “The Great Prank War” after Mr. Hickel starts broadcasting through the metal plate in Mom’s head in order to get revenge for blowing up his remote controlled car. Will this ware ever end?

Kevin compares Pete and Don’s struggle to when he was a teenager. Erica makes observations about how Don and Pete are actually more alike than they think. They end it comparing the whole thing to the Cold War. Yes. You read that correctly.

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