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WBA S02E13: Sick Day | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Little Pete attempts a double whammy sick day by faking food poisoning. After convincing his mom it’s real he breaks the ultimately rule when faking sick. Don’t go outside.

Starring: Mike Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe, and Damian Young

Guest Starring: LL Cool J, Bebe Neuwirth, and Chris Elliott

Written by: Michael Rubiner

Directed by: Maggie Greenwald

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WBA S02E09: On Golden Pete | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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Big Pete and his dad set out on a mission to catch “Bob”, an infamous fish of Lake Torgeson. Pete starts having second thoughts after they visit a Teddy the Taxidermist.

Starring: Michael Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Hardy Rawls, Judy Grafe, David Martel, and Maris Hudson

Guest Starring: David Johansen

Written by: Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi, and Robert Mittenthal

Directed by: Adam Bernstein

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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 S02E01: Grounded for Life

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We are back for season two of The Adventures of Pete & Pete. In this adventure Little Pete tries to answer a question that has plagued scientists for ages. What happens when you turn on a humidifier and a dehumidifier at the same time? His experiment burns Don’s grass and jeopardizes his father’s 4th of July lawn competition. This results in Little Pete being grounded for a month, but it won’t deter him from tunneling out Great Escape style and getting back his freedom.

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

Introducing: Michelle Trachtenberg

Written by: Michael Memoli

Directed by: Don Pietra

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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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WBA 008: Hard Day’s Pete | Adventures of Pete & Pete

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In this adventure Little Pete is running an underground radio station called WART. He talks about things like the news, scab report, the International Adult Conspiracy and more. He DOES NOT play music though. Pete never took much interest in it until one day while taking a shortcut to school he happens upon a garage band and discovers his favorite song. He tries to go back to this house later, but no one is there and he sets out on a mission to recreate the song.

Erica and Kevin talk about what it is like to love music and how personal a song can be.

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

Guest Starring: Polaris

Written by: Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi

Directed by: Barbara Kanowitz

Twitter: @WBArtie

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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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