Weird Science: An Episode Guide

Episode Descriptions

Season One

Episode 1 - "She's Alive"

Original Air Date: March 5, 1994

Freshman losers GARY WALLACE and WYATT DONNELLY kill an evening by using Wyatt's computer to "design" the perfect woman. A mysterious lightning storm brings their creation to life in the form of LISA, a super-babe computer genie that grants wishes and wears tight dresses. She uses her awesome, god-like magic to get the guys dates for the school dance. Oh, and Wyatt's older brother CHETT gets sent to hell.1

Written by:
Tom Spezialy & Alan Cross

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Melendy Britt as Marcia Donnelly
Richard Fancy as Wayne Donnelly
Carrie Stevens as Kriten
Christy Michelle Taylor as Jenny
Chad Cox as Ted
Robert Feeney as Ian
Elmarie Wendel as Mrs. Wilder
Joel Martin as Group Leader

 

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Episode 2 - "Universal Remote"

Original Air Date: March 12, 1994

Gary wishes for a remote control so he can "skip the boring parts" of life. Unfortunately, he becomes trapped in a temporal loop and gets repeatedly smacked in the face with a door. Oh, and Chett gets a faceful of kitty litter.1

Written by:
Peter Ocko & Adam Barr

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Thomas Bellin as Mr. Bailyn
Jodi Peterson as Sandy
Stephani Dicker as Maria
Amy Leland as Donna
Chad Cox as Ted
Sarah McDonnell as Ms. Bouvier
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi

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Episode 3 - "Cyrano de Brainiac"

Original Air Date: March 19, 1994

A dateless Gary needs a little romantic advice. Who better to play the love doctor than history's greatest genious, Albert Einstein? Despite the inherit lameness of this plan, Lisa goes ahead and zaps uop Einstein's disembodied brain. As Einsein has a sexy German accent and looks real good in a KFC bucket, Lisa can't help but fall in love with him. Oh, and Chett switches places with Einstein's brain and ends up floating in a jar of formaldehyde.1

Written by:
Doug Chamberlin & Chris Webb

Directed by:
Mark Jean

Guest Stars:
Steve Suskind as Einstein's Brain
Genia Michaela as Amy

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Episode 4 - "Magnifico Dad"

Original Air Date: March 26, 1994

A wish gone awry causes Al Wallace, Gary's crusty tow-truck driver father, to accidentally swap places with super-hunk Magnifico. Gary soon learns that having the world's hottest stud for a dad isn't all it's cracked up to be. Oh, and Chett's head gets morphed into all sorts of interesting shapes.1

Written by:
Tom Spezialy & Alan Cross

Directed by:
Mark Jean

Guest Stars:
Jeff Doucette as Al Wallace
Joyce Bulifant as Emily Wallace
Chip Meyer as Magnifico
Sarah Mac Donnell as Ms. Bouvier
Derl Carroll as Photographer

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Episode 5 - "The Feminine Mistake"

Original Air Date: April 9, 1994

Lisa gets pissed with the guy's sexism and transforms them into girls. Now they get leered at and pinched by every male in a ten mile radius. Gary digs it because now guys buy him things. Wyatt enjoys standing shirtless in front of mirrors. Oh, and Chett fights a popular football jock for the right to see Gary naked.1

Written by:
Kari Lizer & Eric Alan

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Sharon Martin as Melinda
Jennifer Manasseri as Wynona
Rachel Parker as Gariette
Phil Buckman as Roger
Carl Steven as Matthew
Brian D. Turk as Abe
Jeffrey C. Rosenthal as Nice Guy

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Episode 6 - "Airball Kings"

Original Air Date: April 16, 1994

Wyatt and Gary ask Lisa to get them on the Basketball team. Rather than simply given them athletic ability, Lisa takes a shortcut and zaps Coach Armstrong's brain. In his eyes, Gary and Wyatt can do nothing wrong — he puts them in as starters in every game. Since Gary and Wyatt really suck, Farber High enters a major losing streak. Gary and Wyatt become pariahs. Oh, and Chett's head gets turned into a basketball.1

Written by:
Jeff Vlaming

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Lyman Ward as Coach Armstrong
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Sebastian Tillinger as Dick
K. Jill Sorgen as Kelly

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Episode 7 - "Party High, U.S.A."

Original Air Date: April 23, 1994

Bored with traditional high scholl curriculu, Gary asks Lisa to "spice it up" a little. The result? Classes like: "History of the Bikini," "The Literature of Supermarket Tabloids," "How to Eat a Pizza," and "Substitute Teacher Torture." Much to Gary's chagrin, however, he's still a failure. No matter how fun the subject may be, you've still got to study to learn anything. Oh, and Chett-The-Leaf-Man get's blown away by Lisa.1

Written by:
Phil Liberman

Directed by:
Mark Jean

Guest Stars:
Jeff Doucette as Al Wallace
Joyce Bulifant as Emily Wallace
Brian George as Mr. Palete
Lorna Scott as Ms. Bailey
Don Perry as Mr. Gill
Tom Henschel as Mr. Hall
Nancy Linari as Ms. Marrone
Kari Lizer as Ms. Lizer

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Episode 8 - "One Size Fits All"

Original Air Date: April 30, 1994

Wyatt's got the hots for a buff physical fitness dreak. Lisa zaps him up a muscle suit. Wearing it gives Wyatt the body of a totally-ripped man-god. Unfortunately, Gary shrinks the suit in the dryer, leaving Wyatt without a pec to stand on.1

Written by:
Kari Lizer, Phil Ocko,
& Adam Barr

Directed by:
Mark Jean

Guest Stars:
Kim Dunham as Catherine
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Lauren Tewes as Ms. Tankey
Eric Brownstone as Guy 1
Kari Davis as Elizabeth
Chad Cox as Ted

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Episode 9 - "Keep's on Tickin'"

Original Air Date: May 7, 1994

Wyatt's afraid to take risks. Gary's afraid he'll never get to do the horizontal frog dance with an actual girl. Lisa tries to allay their respective fears by zapping up two magic watches. Gary's watch predicts he'll be doing the animal thing in three day's time. Wyatt's watch tells him he'll live 'till age 97. This reassures the guys... until they realize they've got the watches switched! Wyatt's due to die in three days, and Gary won't lose his virginity until the age most man lose bladder control. Oh, and Chett accidentally blows up his jeep.1

Written by:
Jeff Vlaming

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Kriten Price as Louise
Krystee Clark as Melissa

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Episode 10 - "Mr. President"

Original Air Date: May 14, 1994

Wyatt wishes to be president of the Chess club. Lisa misunderstands and makes him President of the United States. Oops. All is well in the Donnelly Administration... until Wyatt's misuse of power almost gets him impeached. Oh, and Chett gets a neat bullet-proof limo.1

Written by:
Jeff Vlaming

Directed by:
Mark Jean

Guest Stars:
Melendy Britt as Marcia Donnelly
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Alex Mann as Brad Langtree
James Daughton as President Aide
Maura Sodan as Reporter 1
James C. Bockelman as Reporter 2
John Petlock as FBI Director
Nigel Gibbs as Team Commander
Daniel Keough as Agent Clint
Robyn Scott as Miss Delaware
Ana Daniels as Miss Puerto Rico

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Episode 11 - "Fatal Lisa"

Original Air Date: May 21, 1994

Gary tries to "wish" Lisa into falling in love with him. His lame plan backfires, causing her to fall hard fro Wyatt instead. Lisa becomes a frightening, obsessive pyshco -- anyone who threatens to keep her from Wyatt ends up a smoldering grease spot. Oh, and Chett mistakes Lisa for a hooker.1

Written by:
Tom Spezialy & Alan Cross

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Melendy Britt as Marcia Donnelly
Carl Steven as Matthew
Ruth Livier as Kim
Jim Jansen as Mr. Bailey

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Episode 12 - "Killer Party"

Original Air Date: May 28, 1994

Gary throws a party of teh century — in Wyatt's house, while his parents are away. When Wyatt's folks return unexpectedly, Lisa zaps their brains and makes them into horny sixteen year-olds. The same fate befalls Gary's folks as well. Things get ugly from there on in — Wyatt's mom hits on Gary and Gary's dad paints a face on his heroically-proportioned bare belly. Oh, and Chett holds everyone hostage at gunpoint.1

Written by:
Richard Doctorow

Directed by:
Tom Spezialy

Guest Stars:
Richard Fancy as Wayne Donnelly
Melendy Britt as Marcia Donnelly
Jeff Doucette as Al Wallace
Joyce Bulifant as Emily Wallace
Adam Stradlin as Nordiff
Tricia Vessey as Caitlin
Michael Bower as Kyle

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Episode 13 - "Sex Ed"

Original Air Date: June 4, 1994

Gary and Wyatt are frustrated at Farber High's lousy sex ed classes. Nobody gives them the straight dope about sex — what's a post-adolescent hormone factory to do? Lisa helps out by zapping the entire school and taking over as the teacher of the world's most informative sex class. The only sticky part is Gary's upcoming "lab project" — consummation with his sexy lab partner in front of the rest of the class. Oh, and Chett provides the gruesome details of how he lost his virginity.1

Written by:
Peter Ocko & Adam Barr

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Eve Brent as Mrs. Burnbaum
Chad Cox as Ted
Dani Lee as Margaret
Ruth Livier as Kim
Vanessa Grant as Bonnie
Sebastian Tillinger as Dick

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Season Two

Episode 14 - "Lisa's Virus"

Original Air Date: August 6, 1994

Lisa contracts a computer virus that gives her flu-like symptoms. In her fevered delerium, she accidentally brings her favorite soap opera to life, complete with its gun-toting homicidal villian. Pretty soon the only thing standing between our heroes and certain death is Gary's third nipple. Oh, and Chett runs away with Lisa into the TV set.1

Written by:
Kari Lizer

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Seth Green as Lubec
Cindy Ambuehl as Brooke
Clayton Norcross as Michael
Robert Romanus as Damien

 

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Episode 15 - "The Bazooka Boys"

Original Air Date: August 13, 1994

Gary and Wyatt are totally overextended. Lisa fixes it so they can litterally be in two places at the same time — she fashions two identical Gary and Wyatt clones out of bubble gum. They take over the mundane parts of the guys' lives. Trouble is , the Bubble Doubles are better at being Gary and Wyatt than Gary and Wyatt are. The Bubble Doubles decide to murder Gary and Wyatt and permanently replace them. Oh, and Chett walks in on the naked Bubble Doubles, experiencing deep-seated feelings of shame and guilt.1

Written by:
Eric Alen

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Sarah MacDonnell as Ms. Bouvier
Brittney Powell as Paula Sparks
Heather Campbell as Monya

 

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Episode 16 - "The Most Dangerous Wish"

Original Air Date: August 20, 1994

Lisa feels that Gary and Wyatt take her for granted. When they finish their computer game she zaps up for them, Gary and Wyatt bitch about it not being challenging enough. Tired of their ingratitude, Lisa decides to teach them a lesson when they ask her to zap up a few more levels for the game — she brings the game to life. Gary and Wyatt, armed with ray guns, are stalked through Wyatt's house by the game's alien boss ZANTHRAX. Zanthrox captures Lisa, forcing Wyatt and Gary to enter Cyberspace. Lisa can only be rescued by defeating Zanthrax in a game of life size Pong. Oh, and Chett walks around carrying a lot of guns.1

Written by:
Peter Ocko & Adam Barr

Directed by:
Max Tash

Guest Stars:
Michael S. Deak as Zanthrax

 

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Episode 17 - "Wyatt Erectus"

Original Air Date: August 27, 1994

Wyatt makes a painful discovery — he's a wussy. Hoping to bring out his killer edge, Lisa gives him a magic cologne called, "Aggression." With the scent, Wyatt is a new man, more forward, confident, and... well, aggresive. Problem is, Wyatt usues too much of the stuff and devolves into a caveman right before a big double-date with Gary. Oh, and Chett re-enacts "Caddyshack" with a troublesome raccoon.1

Written by:
Jeff Vlaming

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Amy Hathaway as Deb
Eva Loseth as Mindy
Steve Susskind
Ed Gale as Primate

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Episode 18 - "A Tale of Two Lisa's"

Original Air Date: September 10, 1994

Gary wants Lisa to take him to Mardi Gras. Wyatt wants Lisa to help him study for a big test tomarrow. The guys' bickering causes Lisa to split into two distinctively different Lisas. One timid and Wyatt-ish, one impulsive and Gary-ish. The guys learn that without the balance of both their influences, Lisa ain't much fun. To reinforce this message, the capricious Gary-Lisa zaps the guys into four-foot-high farting, belching trolls. They may be ugly, but they sure can dance. Oh, and Chett gets turned into a troll too.1

Written by:
Kari Lizer

Directed by:
Ricardo Mendaz Matta

Guest Stars:
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Brian George as Mr. Palate
Phil Buckman as Roger

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Episode 19 - "Nightmare on Chett Street"

Original Air Date: September 17, 1994

Lisa's proudly shows off her latest magic device, Dream Chairs that allow Gary and Wyatt to enter the heads of anyone they choose. An unexpected glitch traps Gary in Chett's head putting Gary in partial control of Chett's body. Unfortunately, for Chett this all happens on the first day of his new busboy job — if he loses his job, Dad's kicking him out of the house for good. Of course Gary does the humane, responsible thing and tries to get Chett fired.1

Written by:
Phil Lieberstein

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Andrew Pine as Wayne Donnelly
Richard Karron as Mr. Brinkman
Sarah MacDonnell as Ms. Bouvier
Brittney Powell as Paula Sparks
Christina Venuti as Jane
Heather Nygren as Triplet 1
Cheryl Maxield as Triplet 2
Weny Callahan as Triplet 3

 

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Episode 20 - "Magic for Beginners"

Original Air Date: September 24, 1994

In an effort to ace the upcoming talent show, the guys get Lisa to zap up a magic book that allows them to do real magic. Instead of making pennies disappear and handkerchiefs dance, the guys are soon slicing people in half, breathing fire and conjuring demons from the bowls of hell. Impressed by the guys' stunning abilities, Principal Scampi shanghais them to do a magic show for a chic dinner party he's throwing. Scampi figures the big showstopper will be when the guys "magically" chop off their principal's head! Only problem is the magic book's been destroyed and all heheadings are strictly non-reversable. Oh, and Chett accidentally walks in on the disconnected lower half of Wyatt's body taking a whiz.1

Written by:
Tom Spezialy & Alan Cross

Directed by:
Tom Spezialy

Guest Stars:
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
K. Jill Sorgen as Linda
Eddie Powers as Elvis
Wil Darwin Adams as Demon
Peter Ocko as Quacking Man

 

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Episode 21 - "Copper Top Girl"

Original Air Date: October 1, 1994

Gary owes Wyatt a favor, and as payment Wyatt wants to be set up with a compatible girl. Problem is, there aren't any many girls who like video games, foreign films, and "MST3K." Gary opts for the easy way out and gets Lisa to create an android girl named Rachel to go out with Wyatt once, thereby releasing Gary from his obligation. Trouble is, Wyatt and the Rachel the Robot Girl fall deeply in love. It's Romeo and Juiet for the information Age. Somebody's gonna have to tell the love-struck Wyatt that Rachel's not like other girls -- unless her removeable head tips him off...1

Written by:
Jeff Vlaming

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Julie Condra Douglas as Rachel
Vanessa Grant as Janine

 

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Episode 22 - "Switched at Birth"

Original Air Date: October 8, 1994

Wyatt feels neglected by his folks because they're always away. Gary feels smothered by his folks because they're always there. The two guys switch lives, courtesy of genie magic. Now Wyatt gets to play Frivolous Facts with Al and Emily Wallace, finally experiencing the fun of having a real family. Meanwhile, Greedmeister Gary gives Marcia Donnelly's platinum card a major aerobic workout. When the guys finally switch back, the irresponsible Gary has destroyed Wyatt's life. Wyatt's computer (along with Lisa) has been sold to pay the credit bills and Wyatt's headed off to Westmonth Military Acedemy — Chett's alma mater!1

Written by:
Kari Lizer

Directed by:
Ricardo Mendez Matta

Guest Stars:
Jeff Doucett as Al Wallace
Joyce Bulifant as Emily Wallace
Melendy Britt as Marcia Donnelly

 

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Episode 23 - "Camp Wannabe"

Original Air Date: October 15, 1994

Gary wants to wreak revenge on Jeremy Scanlon, a bully who tortured nine years ago at Summer camp. So Lisa zaps the the guys back to Camp Hi-Di-Ho, summer 1985, a bygone era when hair was big and everybody walked like an Egyption. Disguised as camp counselors, the guys rescue the eight year old Gary from Jeremy. After returning to the present, however, it becomes clear that saving Little Gary from humilation in the past has utterly destroyed Jeremy Scanlon's life in the present. The only solution is? Go back to the past and humilate eight year old Gary all over again. 1

Written by:
Peter Ocko & Adam Barr

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Tracy Lindsey as Rhonda Wellman
Robyn Bliley as Julia Potnam
Nathan Lawrence as Little Gary
Ian Bohen as Jeremy Scanlon
Matthew Linville as Little Jeremy
Ashly Nation as Little Julia
Joshua Boyd as Boy

 

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Episode 24 - "Circuit Courtship"

Original Air Date: October 22, 1994

Lisa zaps up a sentient supercomputer for the guys -- his name is HANK. He's tuned in, turned on and jacked up into the Information Super Highway. He's also quick with a one-liner. At first, life with Hank is pretty sweat. He anticipates and grants the guys every wish from changing their grades to getting Principal Scampi summonded for Jury Duty. Trouble kicks in when Hank falls hard-drive-over-heels in love for Lisa and finds it necessary to "delete" the competition -- Gary and Wyatt. Oh, and Chett gets attacked by every electric appliance in the house. 1

Written by:
Kevin Murphy & Ed Ferrara

Directed by:
Ricard Mendez Matta

Guest Stars:
Dwight Schultz as Hank
Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi
Keith Tellez as Robot

 

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Episode 25 - "Chett Reborn"

Original Air Date: October 29, 1994

An ill-worded wish turns Chett into a cute little infant. The former gun-toting bully is growing up all over again at an accelerated rate. Now Wyatt has a chance to re-raise his brother and correct all the mistakes his parents made. Problem is, Wyatt's gentle loving parenting turns the adult Chett into a sweet-but-pathetic wussey-boy incapable of defending himself. It takes the dirtiest joke in history of broadcast television and a barroon brawl to rouse the warrior in Chett, turning him back into his old butt-kicking self.1

Written by:
Paul Lieberstein, Jeff Vlaming,
& Kari Lizer

Directed by:
Steve Dubin

Guest Stars:
Bruce Fine as Rocco
Don Gibb as Rolph
Kenneth Danziger as Mr. Kite
Justin Chapman as Chett at 6
Garret Gerlich as Chett at 3
Lauren Law as Girl

 

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Episode 26 - "Unplugged"

Original Air Date: November 5, 1994

In yet another attempt to impress girls Gary and Wyatt wish to live the lives of rock stars. Along with Lisa, they soon rocket to the top of the charts as power rock trio MegaHurtz. Unfortunately, for a rock star, it's a short trip from Buzz Bin to the cut-out bin. MegaHurtz crashes and burns within a week. Gary stubbernly refuses to accept reality and becomes a pathetic celebrity has-been, appearing on a "$100,000 Pyramid," recording a novelty tune with Alvin & the Chimpmunks, and becoming a the national spokeman for a hemorrhoid ointment.1

Written by:
David S. Cohen

Directed by:
David Grossman

Guest Stars:
Ryan Stiles as Dale Griffin
Jamie Nicole Dudney as Tawny
Sebastian Tillinger as Dick
B.J. Barie as Fan
Lisa Canning as Lincoln

 

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