Recap / Kim Possible S 2 E 2 Grudge Match

While at the movies, Ron becomes smitten by the new ticket taker, Zita Flores. Despite Kim's claim otherwise, he feels he has no chance with her due to "the rules," an unwritten code that, among other things, states that "guys like me don't end up with girls like that". Later, the two are called to the Space Center to investigate the theft of robot from scientist Fen, which was supposedly stolen by his former lab partner, Vivian Porter.

With Cousin Larry's help, Kim & Ron track Vivian to the Robot Rumble, an underground society of geniuses who fight robots, founded by her boyfriend Oliver. Forced to battle in the ring, Kim uses the Kimmunicator and gets trounced, resulting her in and Ron being banned. Afterwards, Ron makes several attempts to ask Zita out, failing each one; after returning to the Space Center, Fen claims Oliver's robot is his, so he and Kim break into the rumble arena and retrieve it, though not before fighting off another one.

Although things seem wrapped up, Kim is still wary, until her dad mentions that he can't believe Fen could ever design a robot on his own. Convinced her suspicions are correct, she heads to the space center, as Oliver & Vivian have arrived, and revals that Vivian built the robot and Fen, jealous he could never make one himself, framed her so he could obtain hers. Using a giant electromagnet, Kim defeats the bitter scientist and reveals that Oliver was a robot, also built by Vivian, who is given a job at the Space Center. Back at the movies, Ron is upset when he finds Zita gone, only to encounter her in the theater, and the two have a "date" of sorts.

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