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"Thingy!"
Season 2, Episode 2
Screen shot 2013-06-22 at 3.31.42 PM
Production Code: 204
Airdate: June 22, 2013
Credits
Director: Jason deVilliers
Written by: Richard Grant Bennett & Jason deVilliers


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"The Thingy!" is the second episode of the second season of The Aquabats! Super Show!, although it was aired fourth.

SynopsisEdit

On the road home from a snowy ski trip, The Aquabats encounter a body-snatching alien set on turning them into spaceship fuel. Crash evades capture and must overcome his fears to save his friends.

PlotEdit

While returning home from a relaxing ski vacation, The Aquabats get trapped in a snow embankment and are forced to spend the night without power in the Battletram. In an overt parody of the 1982 film The Thing, a malicious alien lifeform sneaks aboard the vehicle and begins assimilating (and thus imitating) The Aquabats one by one as part of a plot to melt them down into rocket fuel. Successfully evading capture, Crash must learn to overcome his fears and rescue his pals from certain doom.

CharactersEdit

CartoonsEdit

Origin StoryEdit

Crash remembers how he met the other The Aquabats "on his first day of public school" (quoting the band's 2000 song "Pizza Day!").

Lil Bat CartoonEdit

Lil Bat discovers that his soda burps allow him to levitate into the air, soon carrying him into space, after some confrontations with a bird, a jet plane, and an alien.

CommercialEdit

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  • The beach
  • The park
  • A cave
  • so much more!

It's patented Parent Technology is a highly guarded trade secret, but operation is as simple as typing in the kid's name and letting 'er fly!

MusicEdit

"I'm A Bad Thingy!"Edit

The Thingy sings this song, describing his plan to melt the Aquabats down into spaceship fuel, and use the Battletram as his new ship to fly back to his galaxy.

TriviaEdit

Cultural ReferencesEdit

  • Crash's origin cartoon was animated by Shmorky of the humor website Something Awful.

Aquabats TriviaEdit

  • The instrumental for Comic Book Man is playing in the background of the commercial.

Production TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

The Aquabats vs THE THINGY!!00:31

The Aquabats vs THE THINGY!!

The Aquabats! Super Show! "The Thingy!" (Promo) - Hub Network00:39

The Aquabats! Super Show! "The Thingy!" (Promo) - Hub Network

PhotosEdit

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