T.V. Series Review: Kim Possible Season 1

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Kim Possible Season 1 Summary

Season 1, Episode 1: Crush

Kim tries to stop Dr. Drakken from using stolen Japanese game technology to build a giant robot. Fighting the bad guys, however, is nothing compared to asking her crush, Josh Mankey (Breckin Meyer), out to an upcoming school dance

Season 1, Episode 2: Sink or Swim

On their way to a cheerleading competition, the Middleton Cheer squad gets stranded at an old camp with which Ron has a long and bad history. He faces Gill, an amphibious mutant who, when human, constantly picked on Ron, but who is now determined to get his revenge on him for inadvertently causing his transformation.

Season 1, Episode 3: The New Ron

When Ron finds himself gaining attention with a haircut Kim convinced him to get, he attempts to transform his personality as well, but develops an unhealthy obsession with his hair. When he and Kim go to France to get more hair gel, Ron unwittingly inspires reclusive billionaire Señor Senior, Jr. to take up a life of crime, and now Kim and the newly changed Ron must save France from a blackout.

Season 1, Episode 4: Tick-Tick-Tick

Kim has to fit both foiling Drakken’s plan to use stolen nano-explosive technology and detention into her life after Ron inadvertently causes her to fail substitute teacher Mr. Barkin’s “three strikes” tardy policy.

Season 1, Episode 5: Downhill

A school ski trip leads to “humiliation nation” when Bonnie manages to place Kim’s parents as chaperones. As she struggles with her parents’ presence, Kim also has to confront a rogue geneticist named DNAmy and her mutant monsters.

Season 1, Episode 6: Bueno Nacho

Kim takes a job at Bueno Nacho to pay for a fashionable jacket, convincing the reluctant Ron to keep her company by applying for him too. As Ron’s career kicks off and he becomes assistant manager, Drakken plots to destroy Wisconsin from inside a giant wheel of cheese, capturing Kim in the process. In order to save her, Ron must choose between his career or duty as sidekick.

Season 1, Episode 7: Number One

The international crime-fighting organization, Global Justice, pairs Kim with their snobby top agent to hunt down the kidnapper of a prominent scientist, revealed to be villainous Scottish golfer Duff Killigan. Sensing weakness, Bonnie uses the opportunity to make a play to replace Kim as cheer captain.

Season 1, Episode 8: Mind Games

Drakken’s latest scheme accidentally leads to Kim and Ron switching bodies. Kim gets a taste of what it is like to be the unpopular outcast while Ron finds out about life with the burden of actual responsibility.

Season 1, Episode 9: Attack of the Killer Bebes

Robots that are suspiciously similar to ones designed by Drew Lipsky (Dr. Drakken)—one of Dr. Possible’s old college buddies—kidnap his friends one by one. Meanwhile, Ron joins the cheerleading squad as the mascot, much to Kim’s chagrin.

Season 1, Episode 10: Royal Pain

Kim allows the snobbish Prince of Rodeghan to hide out in Middleton for protection, and he winds up running against her in the school election, which is complicated by the arrival of an organization bent on overthrowing the Rodeghan monarchy.

Season 1, Episode 11: Coach Possible

After Dr. James Possible breaks his leg, Kim takes over coaching his soccer team, and drives the twins and the other players insane with her ultra-competitiveness. In between practice, she and Ron try to recover state-of-the-art animatronic animals and a neon-style gas from the thieving Seniors, one of which is coming up with his own evil scheme for the very first time.

Season 1, Episode 12: Pain King vs. Cleopatra

Kim and Ron get tickets to the big match between hit wrestlers Pain King and Steel Toe. Ron, unable to get Kim excited about the event, fears that a new friend has come between them. However, a new challenger plans to crash the match with a magical amulet, given as a gift to Queen Cleopatra, imbuing him with the great supernatural powers of the spirit of Anubis.

Season 1, Episode 13: Monkey Fist Strike

Kim and Ron help the adventurer Lord Monty Fiske retrieve a monkey statue, ostensibly to give to a museum. Fiske, however, uses it along with the rest of the set to transform into a fearsome kung fu master. When Kim is forced to visit her nerdy cousin Larry, it’s all up to Ron to stop Monkey Fist.

Season 1, Episode 14: October 31st

While fighting Drakken, Shego, and Duff Killigan, Kim accidentally has a strange bracelet attached to her wrist. She discovers that the bracelet grows every time she lies, leading to embarrassment when she tries to get out of a series of engagements to attend a Halloween party with Josh Mankey.

Season 1, Episode 15: All the News

Ron fudges a quote to turn it into a hot scoop, landing Kim into a forced date with Middleton High’s dim-witted star quarterback Brick Flagg and giving himself a sweet spot on the school paper. His journalistic career runs into trouble, however, when he accuses TV daredevil Adrena Lynn of faking her stunts and she vows revenge.

Season 1, Episode 16: Kimitation Nation

A designer copies Kim’s mission outfit and turns it into the next fashion trend. While initially hopeful that the sudden popularity of her clothes would allow her to be accepted by seniors, Kim Style is eventually copied by all the girls and even some boys. Drakken, struck by this inspiration, tries to create an army of Kim Possible clones to destroy his teenage foe.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Twin Factor

Drakken steals mind-control technology which he intends to replicate to take over the world. When her parents leave on a retreat Kim is forced to take her twin brothers along to stop Drakken.

Season 1, Episode 18: Animal Attraction

Kim falls for the latest craze sweeping Middleton High, Animology, which purports to predict personality and romantic compatibility. Along the way, she has to stop Señor Senior, Sr.’s scheme to destroy the billionaire’s club he was kicked out of and also deal with Animology’s prediction that Señor Senior, Jr. is her soulmate.

Season 1, Episode 19: Monkey Ninjas in Space

Based upon the Monkey Monk’s prediction, Monkey Fist kidnaps the world’s smartest monkey and uses the Middleton space center to launch himself into space while Kim faces her dad’s humiliating behavior, and Ron faces his fear of monkeys.

Season 1, Episode 20: Ron the Man

Ron is shocked to discover in front of Mr. Barkin’s entire class that his rabbi never signed his bar mitzvah certificate. To prove his manhood, he wears a strength-enhancing ring created by Hench Co. Industries. Drakken, in the meantime, uses the other rings to attempt to steal an invention Professor Dementor has gotten to first.

Season 1, Episode 21: Low Budget

When her stylish jeans are ruined while on a mission, Kim is forced to skip her trendy Club Banana designer apparel and buy from discount department store Smarty Mart. While there, she and Ron discover clerk Frugal Lucre’s plot to use the barcodes of expired products to destroy the Internet.

Kim Possible Season 1 Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A fun spy show for kids.

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