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The Brunch Club is episode 55 in Season 6 (1988) of The Chipmunks.

Plot

Chipmunks oh snap not again

The statue! It's gonna fall!!!

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Simon's flashback

Who Knocked The Statue Over

During school, a statue of Thomas Edison somehow falls and crashes, leaving The Chipmunks and The Chipettes to be blamed by the principal, who locks them up in the library until the culprit confesses. When they begin arguing, Alvin attempts to make Brittany confess by scratching the chalkboard, which only hurts everyone else's hearing. When Jeanette blames Alvin, he blames Theodore, and the girls threaten Theodore with dieting shows and smelly gym clothes. Then they make a court scene. During the court of events, everyone tells what they did during the incident. After hearing the confessions and events, everyone apologies and goes to replay their events: Alvin and Brittany swing out using the flag lines. Simon goes through the book drop-off twice. Theodore goes through the ceiling and vents, crashing back into the showers. Jeanette and Eleanor hide in the trash can.

  1. Theodore was in the showers making a sauna, so he could be buff and muscular, and the steam caused the doors to open, and knock over a basketball.
  2. Alvin was in the school kitchen baking for Dave, due to the past incidents and mishaps from before, but the basketball bounces in the oven and melts, until Alvin takes it out to hose it down, but the smoke set off the fire alarm.
  3. Simon was in the art studio making a sculpture when the fire sprinklers go off. As Simon tries to turn it off, he falls off the stool, throwing an art tool.
  4. Brittany was in the auditorium practicing for the school play, when the art tool slams into a gong, surprising Brittany and making her shoot an arrow out a far window.
  5. Eleanor was also in the auditorium, but at the other end, auditioning for the lead or to lead like Brittany, when Brittany's arrow flies out the window, hitting the hose, turning it back on after Alvin dealt with the smoking basketball.
  6. With the hose back on, it goes wild and causes a trash can to roll into the statue and made it fall.

After causing the statue to collapse again, realize they're all to blame. They tell the principal the truth, and for punishment, they all have to work during the school play. In the end, the play's a hit with both Brittany and Eleanor as the stars, with Theodore working his biceps by dealing with the curtains, while Alvin has a bakery stand and gets enough cash for a new statue. Simon then puts up a mini Jell-O statue up until the new replacement comes, until Alvin sprays it down with water.

Characters

Songs

Trivia

  • This episode is based off the movie The Breakfast Club.
  • Simon is not usually very clumsy, though in this episode it's stated that he was voted "most likely to fall down."
  • This episode reveals Brittany has the lead part in every school play.
  • For some odd reason, Jeanette's the only one not tried in the trial. Her sisters, while the Chipmunks, were tried, she was always a jury. She was also a judge. Never the witness. But she "was" counted as guilty. So it is very suspicious why Jeanette was not questioned for her doings with the breaking of Thomas Edison's statue. And it seems Simon was wrong, because if Jeanette "was" guilty, they would have questioned her. Which none of them had done. They had each assumed Theodore, Alvin, Brittany, Simon and even Eleanor did it, but not her. This actually raises quite a few eyebrows since while everyone repeated what they previously did, Jeanette was nowhere to be found. Though she was seen jumping through the trash and windows with Eleanor, she made no appearance afterwards except in Miss Pinch's office after they figured out what happened. There's dispute about whether or not Jeanette was the one who actually broke the statue.
  • Jeanette's hair ribbon is yellow throughout this entire episode, normally it's purple.
  • This episode was produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson.
  • Part of the Cinderella, Cinderella DVD.

References

  1. Copyright Catalog, Cocatalog.loc.gov, Retrieved 2014-11-20.

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