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"Ferb TV"
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Phineas and Ferb after showing the many shows they produced.
Season: 3
Production code: 318b
Broadcast number: 170
Story by:
Scott Peterson
Written & Storyboarded by:
Chong Suk Lee
Mike Milo
Directed by:
Robert F. Hughes
Broadcast Information
Disney Channel US Premiere:
September 7, 2012
Disney XD US Premiere:
September 29, 2012
International Debut:
February 10, 2012 (Disney Channel Asia)
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Paired with
"What A Croc!"
So, what do you think of "Ferb TV"?

— Phineas Flynn

Phineas and Ferb create their own TV shows and commercials that include Baljeet starring as a ninja doctor, a variety show featuring the Giant Floating Baby Head and Klimpaloon, as well as Buford as a temperamental celebrity chef, and much more.

Episode Summary

Phineas tells the audience to give their honest opinion before Ferb tells the audience that they know it's a little weird.

Dr Ninja Baljeet
Dr. Ninja Baljeet in color

The scene changes to Channel 2, with a woman on a beach pleading for help. Baljeet then comes over and tells her that he is a doctor and that he's single. He kneels by her and asks her what is the problem, she replied that she had sprained her ankle. When Baljeet asked her if she wanted him to have a look at it, she and all the other people on the beach turned into 'alien zombies' and they wanted his brain. He told them that he is using his brain and lifts one of the nearby 'alien zombies', throws it across the beach at four others. He tells the aliens that he is also a ninja, then starts cartwheeling around the beach. The title then shows Doctor ninja Baljeet in color.

Channel 3 shows the premiere of The Klimpaloon and Giant floating baby head Hour with special guests: Dave, Jim and the Tri-State weensy jugglers, Dexter Thompson with his chocolate harmonica, the musical band of Bicentennial Crab and (featuring) 6 of 8 original Klimpaloon and Giant floating baby head dancers. The purple curtains then open to reveal a giant cake, which then opens to reveal the Klimpaloon and Giant floating baby head.

On Channel 4, a title sequence shows Suzy having a tea party with her toys. Suddenly, a giant robot flies from the sky, which Suzy kicks. Suddenly, the robot's armor comes off to reveal Norm, who starts hopping because of the knock which Suzy gave him. The song then goes on to reveal the title of the show, That's the Norm. The episode shows Suzy telling Norm that if he's going to live with her, he can't wander into Jeremy's room, because he may be sent back to space by Jeremy. Norm then tells Suzy that space is cold and unforgiving, like his father. As Jeremy knocks on the door, Suzy tells Norm to hide. Jeremy opens the door and Suzy peers through, saying she is making his a surprise. He asks what the surprise is, and she shows him a huge Norm shaped hole in the wall, saying that she made him a new entrance. He then tells her that she is a handful. She winks at the camera.

On Channel 5, a narrator tells the viewers some cooking facts about Buford Van Stomm. When the camera gets too close to Buford, he tells the cameraman to get the camera out of his face. The narrator shen tells the viewers that Buford is "kinda mean." The show is called Your Cooking STINKS & so do YOU! His guest is André Guilbaud. While the narrator notes some facts about him, André tried some soup, then shouted at a cat.

On Channel 6, the show's title is Katt Karr, "the Inexplicable story of a man whose car, for some reason, looks a lot like a cat." The main character is Roger Doofenshmirtz, a politician of above average attractiveness. He is hunting down a villain who is dressed like a mouse: Professor Nibbles. The last thing you hear before the channel changes is "Katt Karr, it's driving away from us," while the car is driving away from the camera.

On Channel 7, Ducky Momo begins. The narrator tells the children that Ducky Momo is lost and needs to cross the Double-Bound River. He asks the kids of they would help Ducky Momo find the Butter-Berry Bridge. The kids tell Ducky Momo that the bridge is behind him several times and starting to get annoyed, yet he won't turn around.

Back on Channel 2, Dr. Baljeet, along with a woman, is riding on a motorcycle away from a truck of thugs. A drawbridge in front of them suddenly rises, and they go riding up into the air. The thugs then come up to the drawbridge and go riding over the hole, landing on the other side. One of them tells the driver that he is lucky, who replies that he's "gotta slow down." You then see Baljeet and the woman hanging from a helicopter. Baljeet tells the woman that he's called Doctor Ninja Baljeet, after she gets it wrong. The helicopter then flies away as Baljeet states that he did not spend 6 years in ninja training school to be called Dr. Baljeet.

Back on Channel 3, The Klimpaloon and Giant floating baby head Hour shows guests Dave and Jim having a random conversation, while the Tri-State weensy jugglers juggle over them.

Back on Channel 4, Suzy gives Norm a make-up and comments that he's much more fun than her other doll. Norm was honored. Jeremy knocks on the door, and Suzy tells him to wait a second. She quickly tells Norm to hide, then goes to open the door. Jeremy asks Suzy if she's seen his lucky baseball bat, and she tells him that there is nothing in her room, moving in front of Norm, who is pretending to be a lamp. Jeremy asks is she's hiding anything, as she is acting suspicious. She replies with 'no,' there is a short pause, then she said 'get outta my room.' Jeremy tells Suzy that she's a handful, leaves and Norm takes the lamp shade off. He tells Suzy that he's the light at the party, who then gets annoyed with him.

Back on Channel 3, special guest Dave has been knocked out and everyone else on stage is looking down at him, concerned.

Back on Channel 5, André Guilbaud tells the viewers that he's ready for anything against Buford's criticism. A scene then shows Buford shouting at him about putting tofu on a lasagna and Guilbaud explains that he's upping it, but Buford just kicks the lasagna off the table. Guilbaud tells the viewers that he had lots to learn, then starts to cry.

Back on Channel 6, Roger is talking to his car, telling it that they've looked all over Metroberg, but there is still no sign of Professor Nibbles. He then asks it if it has any ideas. Katt Karr meows at him. Roger then asks how a saucer of milk is going to work, but agrees because "you're the car."

Back on Channel 4, Jeremy asks Suzy why she's outside with a lumpy table. (The table looks a lot like Norm.) She tells Jeremy that it's a lemonade stand, which just confuses Jeremy further. "Lemonade stand? Where's the lemonade?" he asked. She said that she drank all of it. Jeremy tells Suzy, again, that she is a handful, and walks away. Norm then comes over holding some lemonade, and Suzy complains that they just lost a customer. She then demands that Norm helps her fix the lumpy table.

Back on Channel 5, Buford tells the audience that some people think he's too harsh sometimes, but here's how he sees it:

  • Disgusting
  • Utter garbage
  • Raw sewage on a plate

Each of these points are done in a different scene. He then tells the audience that he's just trying to improve their talent. He then walks up to one of Guilbaud's olive and hits it with a spatula.

Back on Channel 6, Roger tells Katt Karr that they had almost caught Professor Nibbles. Professor Nibbles then throws a ball of yarn down another street and Katt Karr chases it. Roger gets annoyed about this.

Back on Channel 3, special guest Dexter Thompson is playing on his chocolate harmonica, then eats it.

Back on Channel 7, Ducky Momo is still lost and can't find the bridge, despite the kids saying that the bridge is behind him. The kids are growing tired with frustration.

Back on Channel 2, the commercials are on. There are two hungry kids sitting at a table. Suddenly, Meap flies down in a UFO. The girl asks if he's got them something fun to eat, and he replies with "Meap! Meap!" Two bowls of 'Meap's Carbonated Goulash' then flies down from the UFO, and they start eating happily. They thank Meap, who then flies up off the screen. They both start laughing out foam.

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Katie after defeating her opponent.
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Back on Channel 5, there is a commercial about the Fireside Girls, showing them doing some cool stuff on a ship. Katie manages to beat a fully grown man in an arm wrestling contest. It goes on to ask you to join, then Isabella tells you that they also have sleepovers.

On Channel 12, a show called Dancing with the Bears shows how long two celebrities: Vance Ward and Bob Webber can dance with a bear. They also had special guest judge Sherman from Love Händel.

Back again to Channel 2, it shows as Baljeet rides away from a yacht in a speedboat. Baljeet tells her that there is nothing to be afraid of, then the yacht explodes.

Back again on Channel 3, the musical band, Bicentennial Crab, play their number as Klimpaloon and Giant floating baby head dance, enjoying the music.

Back again on Channel 4, Jeremy and Suzy are looking up into the sky, after Norm has gone back into space. Jeremy tells Suzy that he's really gone, but he was a lot of trouble. He then tells her that, deep down, he's "gonna miss that big guy," and Suzy tells him that she's going to stay outside for a minute. When Jeremy's gone, Suzy tells Norm that he can come out now, and Norm pops up over the wall. He then tells Suzy that he's got fireworks, which he probably used to pretend he flew up into space. Suzy then tells Norm that he's a handful.

Back again on Channel 5, André Guilbaud understands what Buford was trying to teach him. He said that he had used his teachings. The camera then turns to show Buford under a pot of spaghetti. He tells the audience that he couldn't be prouder.

On Channel 13, there is a news report about a giant meteor which will hit the Earth at 9:00pm. It then goes on to ask why a horse is stuck in a bookcase, and that the news story would be broadcasted at 10:00pm.

Back again on Channel 6, Roger finally captured Professor Nibbles for his crimes. He has trouble making up another metaphor, so just said "Thanks for the help, Katt Karr." They both then look towards Katt Karr, who spits out a hairball. Rodger then tells Professor Nibbles to pretend that they didn't see that.

Back on Channel 7, Ducky Momo is looking at a candy wrapper and thinks it's the bridge. The kids are getting really angry because Ducky Momo still hasn't found the bridge. Ducky Momo walks on the wrapper thinking it's the bridge and goes off-screen. One of the kids wonders how he's survived so long.

Back again on Channel 2, Baljeet is talking with, yet, another woman. He tells her that the invasion turned out to just be a big misunderstanding. The woman then asks if that means they're safe now, and Baljeet replies with "That depends. Do you want more Carbonated Goulash?" They both laugh, and foam comes out of their mouths. The woman then says "I don't get it."

As Ferb turns off the TV, Phineas asks what Candace thinks of Ferb TV. Candace, looking bored, quickly goes to get Mom. Phineas tells Ferb that he thinks she liked it, unaware that it was getting zapped by a ray of light, which obliterated it. Candace comes back with Mom, saying it's on top of the TV. Mom asks what she was supposed to be looking at. Perry then comes into the room and Phineas remarks that Perry is a handful.

Transcript

For a full transcript of Ferb TV, click here.

Songs

End Credits

Meap Carbonated Goulash warnings
Meap Carbonated Goulash
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During a long commercial of Meap's Carbonated Goulash, Dr. Doofenshmirtz suddenly enters the studio room, asking if it is Studio A. The narrator realizes that Doofenshmirtz is doing this just because he didn't appear in the show. The latter tries to deny that he wants to be in the commercial, so the narrator orders him out. After he was told to leave for the second time, he does so. The narrator says that batteries are not included. Doofenshmirtz repeats this, causing the narrator to become annoyed and send him out a third time.

Gallery

Ferb TV title card
The image gallery for Ferb TV may be viewed here.

Running Gags

I know what we're gonna do today

None.

The "Too Young" Line

None.

Ferb's Line

Phineas: Okay, give it a chance. We want your honest opinion.
Ferb: We know it's a little weird.

What'cha doin'?

None.

Hey, where's Perry?

None.

Oh, there you are, Perry

Phineas: Oh, there you are, Perry! Holy guacamole! You sure are a handful!

Perry's entrance to his lair

None.

Evil Jingle

None.

Memorable Quotes

Norm: Space is cold and unforgiving, like my father!
Narrator: Buford Van Stomm, world renowned chef, winner of the Palme de Mouton, runner-up of the Tri-State Area chili cook-off, and master prepare of the cuisine to the crown-

Buford: Hey, get that camera out of my face!
Narrator: He's also kinda mean.

Buford: You bet your boots.
Man: Ducky Momo needs to get to the other side of the Dumbletown River. Can you help him find the Butter-Berry Bridge?
Kids: It's behind you, Ducky Momo! Behind you! Yes, right there! It's right there, Ducky Momo! Right behind you! No, over there! Look the other way! OH, FOR PETE'S SAKE!
Girl 3: Uh-oh, Dr. Baljeet! Who are they?

Baljeet: Just some old friends. In post-apocalyptic battle gear. Okay, maybe "friends" is stretching it a bit.
Girl 3: Jeepers!
(A boat is seen passing through a drawbridge)
Baljeet: GI hope you have got your carry on stowed, because we are ready for take-off.
(He skillfully jumps over the bridge with his motorcycle, flying into the sky. The band of truckers attempt to duplicate Baljeet's actions, but only get to the other side of the bridge)
Trucker 1: Dude, you are so lucky.
Trucker 2: Yeah, I know. I gotta slow down.
Girl 3: (Now dangling by Baljeet's hand, who is dangling on a piece of railing from a helicopter) Whoa, that was close!
Baljeet: As long as we are up here, how about we fly to a little island I know?
Girl 3: Oh, thank you, Dr. Baljeet.
Baljeet: Ninja.
Girl 3: What?
Baljeet: It is Dr. Ninja Baljeet. You forgot the "ninja" part.
Girl 3: Really?

Baljeet: I did not go through 6 years of ninja school just to be called Dr. Baljeet. It is Dr. Ninja Baljeet, okay?
Man: Poor Ducky Momo. He still can't find the bridge. Can you help him find the bridge?

Ducky Momo: (quacks)

Kids: Behind you! It's behind you! Oh, for crying out loud! Why can't you just turn around?! Just turn around! No, not that way! Where are you going?! Why can't you just find the dang bridge?! You can see it from here!
Jeremy: Hey, Suzy. What are you doing out here, and what's with the lumpy table?

Suzy: Oh, uh, it's my lemonade stand.
Jeremy: Lemonade stand? Where's the lemonade?
Suzy: I... drank all of it?
Jeremy: Holy guacamole! You sure are a handful. (leaves)
Norm: I made more lemonade!

Suzy: About time! We just lost a customer! Now help me fix this lumpy table!
Roger: Thanks for your help, Katt Karr!

Katt Karr: (meows and releases a hairball)

Roger: You know, let's just pretend we didn't see that.
Kids: What are you looking at?! That's not a bridge! What is that? That's a candy wrapper, not a bridge! Look at him! Now, where's he going?! Where's he going?! Where did he go? Where did he go? How has he survived this long?!
Doofenshmirtz: Oh, I'm sorry. Is this Studio A?

Narrator: No, this is Studio--Hey, wait a second. You just wanted to get into this episode, didn't you?
Doofenshmirtz: What?! No! No!
Narrator: Yes, you did!
Doofenshmirtz: Yes, I did.
Narrator: Get out!
Doofenshmirtz: Alright. But, I can totally read that faster than you.
Narrator: Out!
Doofenshimrtz: Okay, okay, grumpy.
Narrator: Batteries not included.
Doofenshmirtz: Batteries not included!

Narrator: OUT!

Background Information

  • Heinz Doofenshmirtz breaks the fourth wall by attempting to get on screen during the credits.
  • It's been revealed Isabella wears her red bow under her Fireside beret.
  • Ferb TV channels:
  • Channel 2: Dr. Ninja Baljeet
  • Channel 3: The Klimpaloon and Giant Floating Baby Head Hour
  • Channel 4: That's the Norm
  • Channel 5: Your Cooking STINKS and so do YOU!
  • Channel 6: Katt Karr
  • Channel 7: Ducky Momo
  • Channel 12: Dancing with the Bears
  • Channel 13: News
  • Ferb TV commercials
  • Channel 2: Meap's Carbonated Goulash
  • Channel 5: Fireside Girls commercial

Production Information

  • This is officially the final episode to end with the "Walt Disney Television Animation" logo. Episodes produced after "Minor Monogram" will have the logo "Disney Television Animation". The episode airs with the latter production studio in countries excluding the United States.
  • Along with "What A Croc!", this is the fifth-longest an episode has its segments air separately.

International Premieres

  • February 10, 2012 (Disney Channel Asia)
  • September 14, 2012 (Disney XD Canada)
  • November 8, 2012 (Disney XD UK)
  • November 9, 2012 (Disney Channel Latin America and Brazil)
  • December 1, 2012 (Disney XD Netherlands)
  • December 8, 2012 (Disney XD Latin America & Brazil)
  • December 16, 2012 (Disney XD Spain)
  • January 9, 2013 (Disney Channel Portugal)
  • January 10, 2013 (Disney XD Poland)
  • January 18, 2013 (Family Channel)
  • January 27, 2013 (Disney Channel Bulgaria, Czech, Hungary, Middle East, Poland, Romania, South Africa)

Errors

  • In the close-up of Isabella putting her beret on, her red hair bow is much smaller in size.
  • The Narrator from Dancing with the Bears said that Sherman is from an 80's band but in reality he's from a 90's band.
  • When the camera pans across the Fireside Girls saluting, Milly's collar is the same color as her shirt.
  • In "That's the Norm", in one of the scenes, Suzy's room has her name going down in a line that's spelled "Sgzy" instead of "Suzy". It is possible that the U was hanging in a weird way.
  • In the last shot of the episode, Ferb's belt is brown.
  • When Buford smashes the olive with a toothpick inside, the tooth pick disappears.
  • When Ducky Momo walks offscreen he appears to be walking on the stream.

Continuity

  • Isabella's sash has an "I Just Saw A Cute Boy" patch, referring to Phineas. ("Isabella and the Temple of Sap")
  • Norm mentions that his father is also cold and unforgiving, thus making this a possible third time Norm says that Doofenshmirtz is his father, the first two being "A Real Boy" and "Norm Unleashed".

Allusions

  • Austin Powers - International Man of Mystery - When Baljeet says " I did not go through 6 years of ninja school just to be called Dr. Baljeet. It is Dr. Ninja Baljeet, okay?", this is similar to when Dr. Evil says "Doctor Evil!  I didn't spend six years in evil medical school to be called 'mister'."
  • Dora the Explorer - The show, Ducky Momo, seems to be a parody of this show.
  • Dancing with the Stars - Dancing with the Bears is a spoof title of the dance show.
  • Kitchen Nightmares - Buford's show, Your Cooking Stinks and So Do You, as well as the personality he displays, alludes to Gordon Ramsay, a famous chef known for his harsh methods.
  • Many Talent Shows - When Guilbaud and Buford talks to the camera like in many talent shows.
  • The Adventures of Dr. McNinja/Doctor Who/Ninja Turtles - Baljeet's show has elements from these shows.
  • ALF - That's the Norm, a sitcom about an alien robot, seems to be a parody of this show about a wisecracking, troublesome extraterrestrial visitor whose presence has to be kept a secret from people.
  • Classic sitcoms - That's the Norm is a parody of famous sitcoms, that are known for using laugh tracks and catch phrases.
  • Mad Max, Mad Max 2/The Road Warrior - The people in the semi-truck chasing Baljeet in his "Doctor Ninja" show are a reference to these 1980s Mel Gibson movies.
  • Knight Rider - The "Katt Karr" is a reference to the talking automobile K.I.T.T. The name even references K.A.R.R., the "evil twin" counterpart of K.I.T.T.
  • US Marines - The Fireside Girls commercial, "The few. The relentless. The Fireside Girls." appears to be a parody of an US Marines commercial, with its saying, "The few. The proud. The Marines." .
  • "Who's on First?" routine - The concept of unusual nicknames of sports players is the setup to this famous vaudeville routine, made famous by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
  • The Candymakers - The chocolate harmonica that Dexter Thompson plays is featured in the novel by author Wendy Mass.
  • Happy Days/ "Jumping the Shark" - During the opening credits for "Katt Karr", Katt Karr can be seen jumping over a shark tank similar to The Fonz jumping over a shark and coining the phrase for the moment when a show has met its highest point and is now on the decline.
  • S.W.A.T. - Kat Karr's theme song parodies the theme song to this show.
  • Saturday Night Live - The legal disclaimers in the end credits Meap Carbonated Goulash commercial may be a reference to the "Happy Fun Ball" sketch, a spoof toy commercial followed by a long list of alarming legal disclaimers.

Trivia

Cast

References

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