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"Runaway Reptar"
Season

6

Episode

24 (118)

Production No.

6ACK12#/6ACK13#

Airdate

December 4, 2005

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"Runaway Reptar" is the 118th TV movie episode of the animated sitcom Rackets. It originally aired on Fox on December 4, 2005, during the series' sixth season. The plot follows the babies watching a Reptar movie and getting sucked into it.

Plot

Part 1

The Rackets and Lou Pickles are at a drive-in movie theater (which the babies refer to as a "parking lot movie"), watching a Reptar movie called Runaway Reptar (the same title as the episode). Their friend, Susie Carmichael, and her parents and two older brothers, are also there to watch the Reptar movie, while Susie's also talking to Angelica Pickles on their two-way walkie-talkies. While they watch the movie they figure out that Reptar is helping his enemy Dactar. The reporters in the movie are also wondering why he is helping Dactar. Tommy says they should go to Tokyo ("Pokyo" as Tommy puts it) to help Reptar become good again. So he takes out his Reptar car and they all get in except Chuckie and turn on three engines before Chuckie finally gets in. They turn on the last engine and fly into the movie, as Angelica says "Who the hell drooled on my cookies?!" In the car, Chuckie asks if they are going too fast, and Tommy replies by stating that everyone ran away when Dactar and Reptar came and they are the only people in the street. So then Lil says "'Cept for the big butterfly!" the babies see that Dactar is flying over their head and scream.


Part 2

As Dactar tries to "peck" at them, they go through a tunnel so Dactar will get stuck. They see Reptar eating a firetruck and this convinces them that he has actually gone bad. So Chuckie suggests a snail for a new hero. The reporters on the big screen say to set a trap for him. Back at the Reptar car, Chuckie finds a snail and tries to follow what it does, but Dil throws it. Tommy, Phil and Lil set a trap for Reptar and he walks up behind them, Chuckie sees him and has a slug; he tries taking advice from the slug, instead he throws it and helps Tommy. As Reptar walks closer behind him Chuckie pushes him out of the way and falls in the dinosaur treats. But Reptar's foot gets stuck in the trap and Tommy tries to save Chuckie from being eaten.

The Rackets finally find out the truth that Reptar is a robot (Mechagodzilla) controlled and built by Angelica (from Pego building blocks). The man who gave her the idea appears on a blimp and tells them his plan. So robot Reptar go towards their houses; then Tommy and the gang call up Susie to tell them what's going on. The Rackets head to Mount Fugelica to stop Angelica, but Dactar (Rodan) is behind them again. They fly lower to the ground past a bell and Dactar follows them and hits his head on the bell. Susie and her brothers try to stop robot Reptar in their Halloween costumes. In Mount Fugelica, Angelica captures the babies and she has already captured the real Reptar. So Susie and her brothers had captured robot Reptar and stopped him from crushing Tommy's house. Dil, while Tommy tries to break them out, pulls the "tinkly thing" and darts shoot out and breaks Angelica's machine which controls robot Reptar. Robot Reptar then appears in Mount Fugelica and brings Susie with him. He chases Angelica and Tommy asks her to let them out so they can help her. They hide Angelica in her pile of cookies. Then robot Reptar leaves with Dil and Tommy frees Reptar (Godzilla) with his screwdriver. Reptar (Godzilla) then helps the babies by fighting the robot Reptar (Mechagodzilla), while they fight Tommy rescues Dil. They all say bye to Susie and thank Reptar for his help then ride home. As they go home Tommy uses Angelica's 2-way phone and thanks Susie for helping. Then he falls asleep as Angelica drops her snow globe and Reptar appears inside as the episode ends.

Reception

Runaway Reptar" originally first aired on Fox on December 4, 2005. Like all other Rackets episodes, it received a rating of TV-PG parental guidance rating and was not paired with any other episode (Part 1 and 2 were paired together). It was also popular enough to have an amusement ride based on it at Kings Island.

Trivia

  • This is the last Rackets episode in 2005.
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