Recap / Kim Possible S 1 E 21 Low Budget
While helping to save manatees in Florida from a pair of rowdy hicks, Kim gets her pants destroyed by an alligator, and is forced to buy replacements at Smarty Mart, a large chain store that she hates but Ron loves. Once she buys the new pants, she heads back to Middleton to buy a pair from Club Banana (which, aside from the logo and being more expensive, are pretty much identical to the ones she bought at Smarty Mart), when an odd accented villain, calling himself Frugal Lucre, demands a dollar from every person on Earth or he'll destroy the Internet, then shuts down all electrical devices in the area, including the Kimmunicator.
Resolving to stop Lucre (and get Club Banana back online) Kim is able to get Wade, once his computer recovers, to analyze the video. Hearing an odd noise in the background, Wade isolates it and learns it's a Smarty Mart announcement, meaning Lucre is an employee of the store. Heading to the nearest Smarty Mart, Kim gains access to the manager's office and downloads a list of personnel, identifying Lucre as Francis Lerman. Heading to Philadelphia, Kim & Ron arrive at Lucre's house, but are captured and strung up in a net in his basement lair over a kiddie pool of snapping turtles.
Easily escaping the cheap trap, the heroes head to Smarty Mart to stop Lucre from activating his Internet destroying virus via the UPC code of an expired can of Vienna sausages
. While Ron searches for the can, Kim chases down Lucre, stopping him by putting an anti-theft tag on his employee vest, causing him to be stopped by the greeter. With the Internet saved, Kim receives a Smarty Mart circular as thanks and learns the store and its cheap prices aren't so bad...sort of.
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