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Episode 202 
Helga's Love Potion / Gerald's Secret 

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Helga's Love Potion
Helga's had enough of her "I love him, and yet I hate him" feelings for Arnold, so she drinks an "out-of-love potion" and loses all feelings for Arnold - or anything else, for that matter
Written by Craig Bartlett
Storyboard Direction by Dan Povenmire
Animation Direction by Steve Socki
Storyboard Artist: Sherm Cohen

Arnold - Phillip Van Dyke
Gerald - Jamil W. Smith
Helga - Francesca Marie Smith
Phoebe - Anndi McAfee
Brainy - Craig Bartlett
Miriam Pataki - Kath E. Soucie
Mr. Simmons - Dan Butler
Madame Blanche - Kathy Najimy (credited as "Najimi")

  • When Helga goes into her closet, she has quite a few different dresses, but the one she always wears isn't there
  • Once again, the class changes; Sid replaces Iggy from the students in "New Teacher"
  • The palm on the front door of Madame Blanche's shop has four fingers, which is all part of the "everybody has four fingers" joke (just like they do on The Simpsons)
  • When Helga first enters Madame Blanche's shop, the "crystal ball" appears to have some sort of "live-action" cloud effect
  • Connie and Burt from "6th Grade Girls" are in the school hallway in the scene after Helga reads her "indifferent" poem
  • Apparently, Helga doesn't have an alarm clock (or maybe she does, and its name is Miriam)
  • Anybody in the Los Angeles area know if there really is a sports radio station 1340 AM, like the billboard says?
    Someone told me that there is a sports radio station at that frequency in Boise, Idaho.  Also, the
    World Radio TV Handbook says that all stations in the USA at 1340 have no more than 1 kilowatt of broadcasting power.
  • When Helga runs into Arnold at the end, she passes in front of the law office that was shown in "Helga's Makeover"

Gerald's Secret
...is that he never learned how to ride a bike; can Arnold teach him in time for the big "bikeathon"?
Written by Jonathan Greenberg
Storyboard Direction by Tuck Tucker
Animation Direction by Larry Leichliter
Storyboard Artist: Jay Lender

Arnold - Phillip Van Dyke
Gerald - Jamil W. Smith
Helga - Francesca Marie Smith
Harold - Justin Shenkarow
Sid - Sam Gifaldi
Stinky - Christopher Walberg
Harvey - Lou Rawls
Mr. Johanssen - Rick Fitts

  • Don't try this at home: riding at night without lights is not only dangerous, but it's illegal
  • Normally, Harold doesn't wear a bicycle helmet, but he does during the bikeathon
  • Helga wears her hair ribbon over her helmet
  • The announcer says the bikeathon begins "at the gun", but then somebody sounds an air horn to start the race

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