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CEIA: ``Brain Drain'' (#109)

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-- Information --

Airing Info

Production Date: [?]
May 91
Broadcast Date: [?]
?? ??? 91
Running Time: [?]
12:44 + 13:12 = 25:56
AKA: [?]
``Genius Beckons''

Episode Content

Plot Synopsis: [?]
Ferguson becomes unbearable (even more so than usual) when he scores highly on an I.Q. test at school; the rapid inflation of his ego leads to a five-year plan for world domination and an appearance on the quiz show ``Brain Drain'' opposite Clarissa.
Subplots: [?]
Janet and Marshall (mostly Janet) try to encourage Ferguson's intellectual growth; Sam is taking care of an egg for Human Sciences class.
Opening Scene: [?]
``Okay. You're wondering about the glasses. No, I'm not starting a British rock group. I'm just trying to look smart.'' / Looking smart is all about accessories: Thick glasses, big books, and the suffix ``-age''.
Closing Line: [?]
``Now I know what it feels like to be trapped in a Jello mold!'' [Then Ferguson and Clarissa get into a splash-fight.]
Spoofs: [?]
Other Cut-away Segments: [?]
Computer Stuff: [?]
``Brain Food'' computer game
Sam's Entrances: [?]
  1. ``Hi, Sam. Watch out for Elvis.'' ``Hey, what's up?''
  2. ``Hi, Sam.'' ``Hi.''
Names for Ferguson: [?]
creatin brother
Marshall's Designs: [?]
Janet's Work: [?]


Writer: [?]
Neena Beber
Director: [?]
Maureen Thorp
Guest Players: [?]
James Michael Detmar as the host of ``Brain Drain''; (?) as contestant Shelley Wurtenhoffer; Jason A. Harger as contestant Sheldon Wurtenhoffer [see also ``Can't Buy Love'' (#122).]
Opening Credits: [?]
Closing Credits: [?]

Other Info

Character Names: [?]
Mr. Futtstein, Clarissa's history teacher
Mrs. Engleberger, Ferguson's teacher [see also ``Sick Days'' (#113)]
Mr. Smutney, Sam's Human Sciences teacher
Shelley Wurtenhoffer, contestant on ``Brain Drain''
Sheldon Wurtenhoffer, ditto
Real-World References: [?]
Quotes: [?]
``It's not what you know that makes you smart; it's knowing what you don't know.'' - Mr. Futtstein
``It's not what you know; it's who you know.'' - Sam's Dad [spoken by Sam]
Lyrics and Poetry: [?]
Clothes: [?]
Food: [?]
Pics: [?]

-- Opinions --

Favorite Lines: [?]
Favorite Scenes: [?]
``What if it's true?'' scene outside Ferguson's room
Other good stuff: [?]
Weak Points and Mistakes: [?]

-- DYNs --


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