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Episode No: 006

Title: Superstitions


In a recurring dungeon scene, Nasti keeps tricking Jono into getting slimed. When Rodney tricks Lisa into the same thing, she intends on getting back at him, only to get tricked again by Ross and twice more by Rodney. She finally finds a solution that turns the tables.

Meanwhile, Ross tricks Kevin into buying an expensive rabbit's foot that he didn't even want. When he sells it to Rodney, he realizes that he's just scammed *himself* out of $19! Rodney asks Christine if she thinks it's really lucky, and she replies, "Well, I don't know. Some cute little rabbit had four of these and it didn't do him any good." At that point, Rodney tries selling it to Jono, who buys it at a cheap price, and Jono thinks he can get back at Kevin when he sells it back to him. Kevin thinks it brought him luck when Ross tells Kevin they've made a $20 error in his salary, but, of course, knowing Ross, it means he *owes* the studio twenty dollars.


  • This episode contains a scene that is a sequel (of sorts) to a scene found in the 1979's Episode One and the Whatever Turns You On pilot. In that original scene, Ross teaches Jono how to make a weather forecast in front of an old CJOH weather map (which, curiously, doesn't include the Yukon as being a seperate territory) using buckets of water. In this scene, Jono is fired from the job because he predicted nothing but rain the past few days. Buckets of water are used in a similar way here, and it's on the same set.

Air date: October 16, 1979

Starring: Ruth Buzzi, Les Lye, Marc Baillon, Rodney Helal, Jono Gebert, Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy, Kevin Schenk, Kevin Somers

Writer(s): Geoffrey Darby, Roger Price

Director(s): Geoffrey Darby


Rain: Ruth

Slime: Jono (3), Les, Rodney, Lisa (4)


Ian Thomas, with a live performance of Coming Home