SQUARE PEGS
TV Series 1982. Created by Ann Beatts. Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Amy Linker, Jami Gertz, Tracy Nelson and Merritt Butrick.
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1The AcropolisBBBDiningDiners

The Acropolis
A Greek diner.

2Armed Response BBBMusicMusicians

Armed Response
Weemawee High School radio station WWEM DJ Marshall Blechtman plays a song called Love is Better than Money by a band named Armed Response.

3Beef Newtons BBBFood ProductsChips and Crackers

Beef Newtons
Snack food that Johnny offers Marshall when he's depressed.

4Birds BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Birds
Cardinal Spellman High School mascot. The Weemawee High Braves play baseball against their rich rivals Cardinal Spellman High School Birds.

5The Blechtman LH700 Human Attraction Ana... BBBTechnology ProductsElectronics

The Blechtman LH700 Human Attraction Analyzer
Marshall's device, designed to scientifically measure love as a physical force.

6Blechtman Organization BBBServicesPublic Relations

Blechtman Organization
Marshall's management company he starts to rep Johnny's band, Open 24 Hours, featuring The Doors drummer John Densmore.

7BravesBBBSportsSchool Mascots

Braves
Weemawee High School mascot.

8Brown Lumps BBBMenuMenu Items

Brown Lumps
Menu items in the Weemawee High School cafeteria.

9A Cafeteria Line 2 BBBEntertainmentTheater Productions

A Cafeteria Line 2
Potential sequel to A Cafeteria Line that Lauren mentions, the musical production by the high school drama department.

10A Cafeteria LineBBBEntertainmentTheater Productions

A Cafeteria Line
Musical production by the high school drama department.

11Cardinal Spellman High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Cardinal Spellman High School
The Weemawee High Braves play baseball against their rich rivals Cardinal Spellman High School Birds.

12Cavalcade of Amateurs BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Cavalcade of Amateurs
TV show that LaDonna mentions, that she was on when she was 4 years old, singing the song 'Bess, You is My Woman Now'.

13Centerville High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Centerville High School
Rival high school.

14Channel 124 BBBCinemaTV Stations

Channel 124
TV station, home of several TV shows featuring host Dan Vermillion.

15Channel 147 BBBCinemaTV Stations

Channel 147
TV station airing Doug Henning's Magic Show and The Mysterians.

16Chunks 'N' Franks BBBFood ProductsMeat

Chunks 'N' Franks
Food product. When Johnny Slash's new band Open 24 Hours performs at Jim's Family Market, they agree to open with the Chunks 'N' Franks jingle.

17The Clothes Vine BBBApparelClothing Stores

The Clothes Vine
Clothing store that LaDonna mentions to Vinnie.

18Colossus BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Colossus
Mid-Central High School mascot. Weemawee High's new female football team the Squaws play against Mid-Central High Colossus.

19Creature Theater BBBCinemaMovies

Creature Theater
Marshall mentions the scary movie anthology series Creature Theater, featuring the movie Horror at Party Beach.

20Dancing Mall Fever BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Dancing Mall Fever
TV show on Channel 124 featuring host Dan Vermillion.

21The Dingletones BBBMusicMusicians

The Dingletones
Principal Dingleman's band from when he was in high school, seen in flashback.

22Dino DiNuccio's Very Reliable Cars BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Dino DiNuccio's Very Reliable Cars
Jennifer's father's car dealership.

23Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited
When completing their Nielson TV viewing report, Marshall and Johnny discuss several programs, including "Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited" and "Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited, Part 2". While magician Doug Henning did have several TV specials in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the specials were called "Doug Henning's World of Magic", not "Magic Show". Though he did have a stage show called "The Magic Show".

24Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited, P... BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited, Part 2
When completing their Nielson TV viewing report, Marshall and Johnny discuss several programs, including "Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited" and "Doug Henning's Magic Show 3 Revisited, Part 2". While magician Doug Henning did have several TV specials in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the specials were called "Doug Henning's World of Magic", not "Magic Show". Though he did have a stage show called "The Magic Show".

25Dunkin' for Dollars BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Dunkin' for Dollars
TV show on Channel 124 featuring host Dan Vermillion.

26E.T. 12 BBBCinemaMovies

E.T. 12
Patty: Everyone knows we wrote the graffiti and we're still not popular. And I am grounded until Poltergeist 2.
Lauren: Make that E.T. 12.


27Erase That BBBMusicSongs

Erase That
Weemawee High School radio station WWEM DJ Marshall Blechtman plays the song Love is Better Than Money, immediately followed by the flipside, Erase That.

28Falcons BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Falcons
Lake Murongo High School mascot. The Weemawee High Braves play baseball against the Lake Murongo High Falcons, now featuring Johnny Slash as designated hitter.

29First National Weemawee Pep Club Bank BBBFinancial CompaniesBanks

First National Weemawee Pep Club Bank
Bank name on the giant check that Muffy makes for Jennifer DiNuccio.



30Fun Warts BBBToysNovelty Items

Fun Warts
Store where Lauren buys "Fun Warts", fake warts to get out of swimming at school.

31Future Nurses of America BBBOrganizationsProfessional Organizations

Future Nurses of America
Organization that Lauren mentions while attempting to save Jennifer from choking.

32Grease Burger BBBMenuBurgers

Grease Burger
Menu item at the local diner The Grease.

33The Grease BBBDiningDiners

The Grease
Local diner. Larry Simpson takes Patty to lunch.

34Greenwich Village Theater of Mime and An... BBBEntertainmentTheater Companies

Greenwich Village Theater of Mime and Anger
Substitute teacher Mr. McNulty claims to have been a founding member.

35Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tech BBBEducationHigh Schools

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tech
Weemawee's rival, and competitor on the TV game show It's Academical.

36Horror at Party Beach BBBCinemaMovies

Horror at Party Beach
Marshall mentions the scary movie anthology series Creature Theater, featuring the movie Horror at Party Beach.

37Indians Are Cleveland BBBLiteraturePoetry

Indians Are Cleveland
Poem by John Long Couteau that Johnny Slash reads while competing to be the new Weemawee Indian mascot.

38It's a Reptile World BBBLiteratureBooks

It's a Reptile World
Ten volume set of books bound in real lizard - prize for the victorious school in the TV game show It's Academical.

39It's Academical BBBTelevisionTV Shows

It's Academical
TV show on Channel 124 featuring host Dan Vermillion.

40I'm Tired BBBMusicSongs

I'm Tired
Song by Johnny Slash's new band Open 24 Hours.

41Jim's Family Market BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Jim's Family Market
Grocery store where Johnny Slash's band Open 24 Hours performs.

42Johnny Bars BBBFood ProductsCandy

Johnny Bars
When Johnny Slash becomes a star baseball player, Marshall sells "Johnny Bars" in the stands during the Weemawee High Braves game against Cardinal Spellman.

43Lake Murongo High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Lake Murongo High School
The Weemawee High Braves play baseball against the Lake Murongo High Falcons, now featuring Johnny Slash as designated hitter.

44Love Is Better Than Money BBBMusicSongs

Love Is Better Than Money
Weemawee High School radio station WWEM DJ Marshall Blechtman plays a song called Love is Better than Money by a band named Armed Response.

45The Marshall Blechtman Hour BBBRadioRadio Programs

The Marshall Blechtman Hour
Marshall's show on the campus radio station.

46Marshall Blechtman Joke of the Month Clu... BBBServicesMiscellaneous Services

Marshall Blechtman Joke of the Month Club
Joke Marshall makes.

47Mekong Delta Advisors BBBSportsFootball Teams

Mekong Delta Advisors
New teacher Mr. Murphy's football team back in Vietnam.

48Mid-Central High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Mid-Central High School
Weemawee High's new female football team the Squaws play against Mid-Central High Colossus.

49Moe Spangler and His Band of Renown BBBMusicMusicians

Moe Spangler and His Band of Renown
Band that Muffy mentions, who she'll be stuck with if Johnny's band won't play.

50Open 24 Hours BBBMusicMusicians

Open 24 Hours
Johnny Slash's new band, featuring The Doors drummer John Densmore.



51Open 48 Hours BBBMusicMusicians

Open 48 Hours
New name of Johnny Slash's band. Twice as good as his old band, Open 24 Hours. When Devo cancels, Muffy asks Johnny to play her bar mitzvah. Ultimately, Devo does end up playing.

52Poltergeist 2 BBBCinemaMovies

Poltergeist 2
Joke Patty makes: Everyone knows we wrote the graffiti and we're still not popular. And I am grounded until Poltergeist 2. A film which wouldn't come out for 3 more years, in 1986.

53Purple Things BBBMenuMenu Items

Purple Things
Menu items in the Weemawee High School cafeteria.

54Really Unique Stuff BBBRetailGift Shops

Really Unique Stuff
Store Johnny Slash mentions, where you can get really unique stuff.

55The Return of the Mysterians BBBCinemaMovies

The Return of the Mysterians
When completing their Nielson TV viewing report, Marshall and Johnny discuss several programs, including"The Mysterians" and "The Return of the Mysterians". While there is a 1957 Japanese science fiction film called "The Mysterians", there was no sequel produced.

56Rocky IV BBBCinemaMovies

Rocky IV
Joke Lauren makes: I'm in training for Rocky IV. A film which wouldn't come out for 2 more years, in 1985.

57Sitting Here Resting My Bones Because Th... BBBMusicSongs

Sitting Here Resting My Bones Because This Loneliness Won't Leave Me Alone
Song title - Muffy's answer to the audio clip question during the TV game show It's Academical. The correct answer was: Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding.

58Slashmobile BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Slashmobile
Johnny Slash's car. Mentioned.

59The Small World's Children's Choir BBBMusicMusicians

The Small World's Children's Choir
Choir that Muffy invites to perform at the school.

60Snack Valley Treats BBBFood IndustriesFood Companies

Snack Valley Treats
Company that makes Chunks 'N' Franks, food product that consists of pineapple chunks and hot dog tid bits. When Johnny Slash's new band Open 24 Hours performs at Jim's Family Market, they agree to open with the Chunks 'N' Franks jingle.

61Somerville Elementary School BBBEducationElementary Schools

Somerville Elementary School
School that Principal Dingleman mentions, where he used to work.

62Soul Train College of Musical Knowledge BBBEducationPerforming Arts Schools

Soul Train College of Musical Knowledge
Joke LaDonna makes, school she claims to have attended.

63Suburban Housewife BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Suburban Housewife
Magazine Marshall shows Johnny.

64Sunday Night Fever BBBCinemaMovie Sequels

Sunday Night Fever
Joke Jennifer makes - the sequel to Saturday Night Fever.

65Taco-flavored Cheeseballs BBBFood ProductsChips and Crackers

Taco-flavored Cheeseballs
Snack food that Johnny offers Marshall when he's depressed.

66Teen Rap BBBTelevisionTV Shows

Teen Rap
TV show on Channel 124 featuring host Dan Vermillion.

67There Ain't a Black Girl Alive Who Can L... BBBLiteraturePoetry

There Ain't a Black Girl Alive Who Can Look at a Broom and Think About Halloween
Poem by student LaDonna Fredericks.

68Tigers BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Tigers
Centerville High School mascot.

69Uncle Sal's Dress Barn BBBApparelClothing Stores

Uncle Sal's Dress Barn
Clothing store at the mall that Lauren mentions that's having their 3rd annual going out of business sale.

70Uncle Sal's Magic Shop BBBRetailMagic Shops

Uncle Sal's Magic Shop
Store where Lauren buys "Fun Warts", fake warts to get out of swimming at school.

71Uncle Sal's Video and Antique Clothing A... BBBAmusementVideo Game Arcades

Uncle Sal's Video and Antique Clothing Arcade
Company that provides the school with video games, with all quarters going to support he school's adopted Guatemalan child.

72Weemawee High SchoolBBBEducationHigh Schools

Weemawee High School
Setting.

73Weemawee High Squaws BBBSportsFootball Teams

Weemawee High Squaws
Weemawee High's new female football team. Name suggested by Muffy.

74Weemawee Hills Ice Rink BBBAmusementSkating Rinks

Weemawee Hills Ice Rink
Lauren suggests crashing the Children of Computer Programmers Teen Skating Party at the Weemawee Hills Ice Rink as part of her Christmas Party Blitzkrieg.

75Weemawee Tom Tom BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Weemawee Tom Tom
Weemawee High School newspaper.

76Weemaweek Heights Family Fun Center BBBAmusementAmusement Parks

Weemaweek Heights Family Fun Center
Lauren suggests crashing the Children of Anesthesiologists Tobogganing Party at the Weemaweek Heights Family Fun Center as part of her Christmas Party Blitzkrieg.

77WWEM BBBRadioRadio Stations

WWEM
Weemawee High School radio station, featuring Marshall Blechtman as DJ.

78Ye Old Renaissance Country Club BBBEntertainmentPrivate Clubs

Ye Old Renaissance Country Club
Country club where Muffy was originally planning to have her bar mitzvah, before moving it to Milton Felcher Hall.

79Yellow Runny Stuff BBBMenuMenu Items

Yellow Runny Stuff
Menu items in the Weemawee High School cafeteria.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
80December 31, 1981 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 31, 1981
Vinnie's New Year's Eve party. When Vinnie invites Patty and Lauren to his New Year's Eve party, he says it will be the best party since his party last year.



81April 30, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

April 30, 1982
Arbor Day. When Muffy convinces teacher Miss Loomis to let the girls come over to her house on Halloween, mentioning that holidays are hard on people, Miss Loomis admits that she did have a bad Arbor Day.



82October 31, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 31, 1982
Patty and Lauren and their friends spend Halloween at their teacher Miss Loomis' house for a sleepover. Marshall and Slash crash the party.



83December 20, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 20, 1982
Date of the Children of Computer Programmers Teen Skating Party at the Weemawee Hills Ice Rink - party that Lauren suggests crashing.



84December 21, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 21, 1982
Date of the Children of Anesthesiologists Tobogganing Party at the Weemaweek Heights Family Fun Center - party that Lauren suggests crashing.



85December 31, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 31, 1982
Patty and Lauren and their friends have so much fun spending Halloween at their teacher Miss Loomis' house for a sleepover that they plan to do it again on new Year's Eve.



86December 31, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 31, 1982
Vinnie invites Patty and Lauren to his New Year's Eve party, the best party since his party last year.



87January 10, 1983 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

January 10, 1983
Weemawee students arrive at school to find Patty and Lauren's graffiti.



88January 11, 1983 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

January 11, 1983
Weemawee students arrive at school to find Patty and Lauren's graffiti for the second day in a row.



89January 12, 1983 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

January 12, 1983
Weemawee students arrive at school to find Patty and Lauren's graffiti for the third day in a row.



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
90The City MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

The City
Nearby city. State not specified. Johnny mentions that he visits all the time, offers to take Patty.

91Hallelujah-ville MapUrban AreasCities-Joke

Hallelujah-ville
Joke Patty makes reporting on the Weemawee High Braves baseball game: When Johnny sent that nugget on a ride to Hallelujah-villa, the crowd went bananas. Every man, woman and child took off their hats, threw them on the ground, jumped up and down, and swore to name their first born "Johnny Slash".

92Meadowbrook MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Meadowbrook
Street Slash mentions, after bringing Father Guido Sarducci to see Marshall.

93Milton Felcher Hall MapStructuresEvent Venues

Milton Felcher Hall
Location of Muffy's bar mitzvah, after moving it from Ye Old Renaissance Country Club.

94Uncle Sal's Rest Home MapResidential CommunitiesRetirement Communities

Uncle Sal's Rest Home
After Johnny Slash's new band Open 24 Hours performs at Jim's Family Market, Muffy wants them to perform at Uncle Sal's Rest Home.

95WeemaweeMapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Weemawee
Setting.

OTHER
96Champagne Beige OtherMatterColors

Champagne Beige
Jennifer tells Johnny that her hair color is champagne beige.

97Intense Red OtherMatterColors

Intense Red
During Careers Week, Jennifer DiNuccio announces that for her career, she'd like to come up with names for new nail polish colors, including Intense Red, Tres Red and Very Red.

98Jennifer DiNuccio OtherQuotesQuotes

Jennifer DiNuccio
Jennifer DiNuccio: Well, excuse like me, okay?

99Jennifer DiNuccio OtherQuotesQuotes

Jennifer DiNuccio
Jennifer DiNuccio: Like, gross me back to the stone age.

100Jennifer DiNuccio OtherQuotesQuotes

Jennifer DiNuccio
Jennifer DiNuccio: This is like beyond the valley of out of control.

101Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Johnny Slash
Johnny Slash: Boo! Totally.

102Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Johnny Slash
Johnny Slash: I like love. Love is good.

103Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Johnny Slash
Johnny Slash: Want some Beef Newtons?

104Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Johnny Slash
Johnny Slash: Life is weird. It scares me.

105Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Johnny Slash
Johnny Slash: I love plans. Plans are good. Totally.

106LaDonna Fredericks OtherQuotesQuotes

LaDonna Fredericks
LaDonna Fredericks: I don't know, girl. Halloween, huh. To me, white people in sheets is not a good time. I hate that holiday.

107Marshall Blechtman & Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Marshall Blechtman & Johnny Slash
Marshall Blechtman: I'm so depressed.
Johnny Slash: Depressed? I've got something for that - Taco-flavored Cheeseballs.


108Marshall Blechtman & Johnny Slash OtherQuotesQuotes

Marshall Blechtman & Johnny Slash
Marshall Blechtman: Slash, I can't believe it! You have a hidden talent! I feel like Alfred the butler finding out that Bruce Wayne is actually Batman.
Johnny Slash: Bruce Wayne is Batman? This changes everything. I have to go home and check my back issues.


109The Mean Reds OtherMedical ConditionsConditions

The Mean Reds
What LaDonna tells Jennifer Vinnie has when he snaps at her for working at the Grease.

110Muffy Tepperman OtherQuotesQuotes

Muffy Tepperman
Muffy Tepperman: Honestly, I could just barf.

111Muffy Tepperman OtherQuotesQuotes

Muffy Tepperman
Muffy Tepperman: My cousin Adam had a Star Wars bar mitzvah, and then Joshue Grossman had a Rocky III bar mitzvah, so I was going to have a Poltergeist bar mitzvah. But then I thought that movie themes had been done to death.

112Muffy Tepperman OtherQuotesQuotes

Muffy Tepperman
Muffy Tepperman: I'm going to ignore that because, frankly, I don't get it.

113Patty OtherQuotesQuotes

Patty
Patty: When Johnny sent that nugget on a ride to Hallelujah-villa, the crowd went bananas. Every man, woman and child took off their hats, threw them on the ground, jumped up and down, and swore to name their first born "Johnny Slash".

114Patty & Lauren OtherQuotesQuotes

Patty & Lauren
Patty: Ever since I was little, nobody I cared about wore glasses except for Clark Kent, and when he took them off, he could see through walls.
Lauren: And when he put them on, he wrote great articles.
Patty: Oh, you mean like, Giant meteorite heading for Metropolis.


115Patty & Lauren OtherQuotesQuotes

Patty & Lauren
Patty: Everyone knows we wrote the graffiti and we're still not popular. And I am grounded until Poltergeist 2.
Lauren: Make that E.T. 12.


116Principal Dingleman, Johnny Slash & Mars... OtherQuotesQuotes

Principal Dingleman, Johnny Slash & Marshall Blechtman
Principal Dingleman: Class, I wish I could say good morning, but I can't, that's because I'm too outraged by the latest assault on the hallowed halls of Weemawee. "Jim Morrison is God" scrawled across the cafeteria wall.
Johnny Slash: People are strange.
Marshall Blechtman: They sure are, especially when you're a stranger.
Johnny Slash: Or when you're alone.

117Shanghai Scarlett OtherMatterColors

Shanghai Scarlett
Nail polish color that Jennifer mentions.

118Substitute teacher Mr. McNulty's nicknam... OtherTriviaName Game

Substitute teacher Mr. McNulty's nickname for Muffy Tepperman.
Muffler
Muffin
Muffaletta


119Tres Red OtherMatterColors

Tres Red
During Careers Week, Jennifer DiNuccio announces that for her career, she'd like to come up with names for new nail polish colors, including Intense Red, Tres Red and Very Red.

120Untitled OtherThemesPleasantville


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121Very Red OtherMatterColors

Very Red
During Careers Week, Jennifer DiNuccio announces that for her career, she'd like to come up with names for new nail polish colors, including Intense Red, Tres Red and Very Red.

122Which reindeer does Johnny Slash play in... OtherTriviaQuestions

Which reindeer does Johnny Slash play in the Christmas pageant?
Prancer
Rudolph
Blitzen






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